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Trade and the Crisis
			: Protect or Recover

Trade and the Crisis : Protect or Recover »

Volume/Issue: 2010/07

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Mika Saito , Christian Henn , Rob Gregory , and Brad McDonald

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455251216.004

ISBN: 9781455251216

Keywords: Protectionism, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Trade restrictions, Trade policy, Unemployment, World Trade Organization, Transparency, WTO, trade flows, world trade

The pace of trade reforms waned from the mid-2000s as protectionist sentiment began to increase. With the onset of the global financial crisis, reform progress not only halted but began to reverse. As we show in th...

Institutions, Informality, and Wage Flexibility
			: Evidence From Brazil

Institutions, Informality, and Wage Flexibility : Evidence From Brazil »

Volume/Issue: 2012/84

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Irineu de Carvalho Filho , and Marcello Estevão

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475502367.001

ISBN: 9781475502367

Keywords: informal work, regulations, wage, unemployment rate, employment, Institutions, Informality, and Wage Flexibility:, Wages, Compensation

Even though institutions are created to protect workers, they may interfere with labor market functioning, raise unemployment, and end up being circumvented by informal contracts. This paper uses Brazilian microeco...

The Labor Market and Economic Adjustment

The Labor Market and Economic Adjustment »

Volume/Issue: 1995/125

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pierre-Richard Agénor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451854787.001

ISBN: 9781451854787

Keywords: wage, wages, employment, unemployment, minimum wage

This paper examines the role of the labor market in the transmission process of adjustment policies in developing countries. It begins by reviewing the recent evidence regarding the functioning of these markets. It...

Institutions, Informality, and Wage Flexibility

Institutions, Informality, and Wage Flexibility »

Source: Institutions, Informality, and Wage Flexibility : Evidence From Brazil

Volume/Issue: 2012/84

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Irineu de Carvalho Filho , and Marcello Estevão

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2012

ISBN: 9781475502367

Keywords: informal work, regulations, wage, unemployment rate, employment, Institutions, Informality, and Wage Flexibility:, Wages, Compensation

Even though institutions are created to protect workers, they may interfere with labor market functioning, raise unemployment, and end up being circumvented by informal contracts. This paper uses Brazilian microeco...

The Labor Market and Economic Adjustment

The Labor Market and Economic Adjustment »

Source: The Labor Market and Economic Adjustment

Volume/Issue: 1995/125

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pierre-Richard Agénor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1995

ISBN: 9781451854787

Keywords: wage, wages, employment, unemployment, minimum wage

This paper examines the role of the labor market in the transmission process of adjustment policies in developing countries. It begins by reviewing the recent evidence regarding the functioning of these markets. It...

Trade and the Crisis

Trade and the Crisis »

Source: Trade and the Crisis : Protect or Recover

Volume/Issue: 2010/07

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Mika Saito , Christian Henn , Rob Gregory , and Brad McDonald

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2010

ISBN: 9781455251216

Keywords: Protectionism, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Trade restrictions, Trade policy, Unemployment, World Trade Organization, Transparency, WTO, trade flows, world trade

The pace of trade reforms waned from the mid-2000s as protectionist sentiment began to increase. With the onset of the global financial crisis, reform progress not only halted but began to reverse. As we show in th...