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1. Advanced Europe: Reversing the Slide

1. Advanced Europe: Reversing the Slide »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2011, Europe : Navigating Stormy Waters

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 October 2011

ISBN: 9781616351281

Keywords: expenditure, fiscal consolidation, labor market, domestic demand, unemployment

The euro area crisis has entered into a new stage in the context of a marked global slowdown. Tensions have moved from the euro area periphery to some core economies, prompting new policy interv...

Annex

Annex »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2011, Europe : Navigating Stormy Waters

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 October 2011

ISBN: 9781616351281

Keywords: expenditure, fiscal consolidation, labor market, domestic demand, unemployment

(a) Constructing a Trade Interconnectedness Index The trade interconnectedness index (TII) is the weighted average of indicators capturing the importance of bilateral trade between c...

Appendix. Europe: IMF-Supported Arrangements59

Appendix. Europe: IMF-Supported Arrangements59 »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2011, Europe : Navigating Stormy Waters

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 October 2011

ISBN: 9781616351281

Keywords: expenditure, fiscal consolidation, labor market, domestic demand, unemployment

(As of September 7, 2011) Country...

Can Policies Affect Employment Intensity of Growth? A Cross-Country Analysis•

Can Policies Affect Employment Intensity of Growth? A Cross-Country Analysis• »

Source: Can Policies Affect Employment Intensity of Growth? A Cross-Country Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2012/218

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Davide Furceri , Ernesto Crivelli , and Joël Toujas-Bernate

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475505689

Keywords: employment elasticities, structural policies, reforms, labor market, labor market policies, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment and Investment: Other, Mobility

The aim of this paper is to provide new estimates of employment-output elasticities and assess the effect of structural and macroeocnomic policies on the employment-intensity of growth. Using an unbalanced panel of...

Chapter 8. A Disaggregated Approach to Prioritizing Structural Reforms for Growth and Employment

Chapter 8. A Disaggregated Approach to Prioritizing Structural Reforms for Growth and Employment »

Source: Jobs and Growth : Supporting the European Recovery: Supporting the European Recovery

Series: Books

Author(s): Martin Schindler , Helge Berger , Bas Bakker , and Antonio Spilimbergo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484304464

Keywords: labor market, employment, unemployment, regulations, labor productivity

A Granular Approach to Reform Achieving sustained growth is no simple feat, given that it involves important policy choices and tradeoffs. Chapter 7 shows that designing structural r...

Chapter 7. Assessing the Gains from Structural Reforms for Jobs and Growth

Chapter 7. Assessing the Gains from Structural Reforms for Jobs and Growth »

Source: Jobs and Growth : Supporting the European Recovery: Supporting the European Recovery

Series: Books

Author(s): Martin Schindler , Helge Berger , Bas Bakker , and Antonio Spilimbergo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484304464

Keywords: labor market, employment, unemployment, regulations, labor productivity

Structural Reforms and Gaps in Euro Area Countries Euro area countries, particularly those in the periphery, have made strong progress on their structural reform agendas since the gl...

Chapter 6. Challenges and Solutions for Fostering Job Creation in the Balkans

Chapter 6. Challenges and Solutions for Fostering Job Creation in the Balkans »

Source: Jobs and Growth : Supporting the European Recovery: Supporting the European Recovery

Series: Books

Author(s): Martin Schindler , Helge Berger , Bas Bakker , and Antonio Spilimbergo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484304464

Keywords: labor market, employment, unemployment, regulations, labor productivity

Different countries face different labor market challenges, and reforms to address these challenges must be carefully tailored to specific country circumstances. Chapter 5 discussed key labor market problems...

Chapter 2. Growth and the Importance of Sequencing Debt Reductions across Sectors

Chapter 2. Growth and the Importance of Sequencing Debt Reductions across Sectors »

Source: Jobs and Growth : Supporting the European Recovery: Supporting the European Recovery

Series: Books

Author(s): Martin Schindler , Helge Berger , Bas Bakker , and Antonio Spilimbergo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484304464

Keywords: labor market, employment, unemployment, regulations, labor productivity

Debt in the Euro Area High debt in the euro area is weighing on growth. Countries that experienced a rapid increase in private sector debt in the run-up to the global financial crisi...

Chapter 1. Jobs and Growth: Supporting the European Recovery

Chapter 1. Jobs and Growth: Supporting the European Recovery »

Source: Jobs and Growth : Supporting the European Recovery: Supporting the European Recovery

Series: Books

Author(s): Martin Schindler , Helge Berger , Bas Bakker , and Antonio Spilimbergo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484304464

Keywords: labor market, employment, unemployment, regulations, labor productivity

Five years after the onset of the global financial crisis, Europe’s economy is still fragile. Despite extended crisis management and reform efforts, growth remains anemic and recessions have recurred. In add...

Chapter 9. Making Current Account Adjustment in Europe Growth Friendly

Chapter 9. Making Current Account Adjustment in Europe Growth Friendly »

Source: Jobs and Growth : Supporting the European Recovery: Supporting the European Recovery

Series: Books

Author(s): Martin Schindler , Helge Berger , Bas Bakker , and Antonio Spilimbergo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484304464

Keywords: labor market, employment, unemployment, regulations, labor productivity

Rebalancing and Reforms The analysis in the previous chapters focuses on how to enhance the functioning and the efficiency of countries’ economies. However, repairing balance sheets...