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Estimating Sri Lanka’s Potential Output1

Estimating Sri Lanka’s Potential Output1 »

Source: Estimating Sri Lanka's Potential Output

Volume/Issue: 2014/40

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ding Ding , John Nelmes , Roshan Perera , and Volodymyr Tulin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 March 2014

ISBN: 9781484333938

Keywords: Output Gap, Multivariate Filter, inflation, unemployment rate, equilibrium unemployment, equilibrium unemployment rate, Time-Series Models, Forecasting and Other Model Applications,

In this paper we present various techniques to estimate Sri Lanka's potential output and output gap, including statistical and model-based approaches. Compared to conventional statistical filters that rely exclusiv...

Estimating Sri Lanka's Potential Output

Estimating Sri Lanka's Potential Output »

Volume/Issue: 2014/40

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ding Ding , John Nelmes , Roshan Perera , and Volodymyr Tulin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 March 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484333938.001

ISBN: 9781484333938

Keywords: Output Gap, Multivariate Filter, inflation, unemployment rate, equilibrium unemployment, equilibrium unemployment rate, Time-Series Models, Forecasting and Other Model Applications,

In this paper we present various techniques to estimate Sri Lanka's potential output and output gap, including statistical and model-based approaches. Compared to conventional statistical filters that rely exclusiv...

Privatization, Social Impact, and Social Safety Nets

Privatization, Social Impact, and Social Safety Nets »

Volume/Issue: 1999/68

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , Henry Ma , and Christian Schiller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451848977.001

ISBN: 9781451848977

Keywords: Privatization, social safety nets, social welfare, state-owned enterprises, transition, employment, impact of privatization, employment guarantees, unemployment

Privatization promotes economic efficiency and growth, thereby reinforcing macroeconomic adjustment. In the short run, however, it can lead to job losses and wage cuts for workers and higher prices for consumers. T...

Sri Lanka's Sources of Growth

Sri Lanka's Sources of Growth »

Volume/Issue: 2007/225

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nombulelo Duma

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451867893.001

ISBN: 9781451867893

Keywords: Growth accounting, tfp, unemployment, real gdp,

This paper uses the growth accounting framework to assess Sri Lanka's sources of growth. It finds that while labor was the dominant factor contributing to growth in the 1980s, labor's contribution declined over tim...

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...

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...

Privatization, Social Impact, and Social Safety Nets

Privatization, Social Impact, and Social Safety Nets »

Source: Privatization, Social Impact, and Social Safety Nets

Volume/Issue: 1999/68

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , Henry Ma , and Christian Schiller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1999

ISBN: 9781451848977

Keywords: Privatization, social safety nets, social welfare, state-owned enterprises, transition, employment, impact of privatization, employment guarantees, unemployment

Privatization promotes economic efficiency and growth, thereby reinforcing macroeconomic adjustment. In the short run, however, it can lead to job losses and wage cuts for workers and higher prices for consumers. T...

Sri Lanka's Sources of Growth

Sri Lanka's Sources of Growth »

Source: Sri Lanka's Sources of Growth

Volume/Issue: 2007/225

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nombulelo Duma

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2007

ISBN: 9781451867893

Keywords: Growth accounting, tfp, unemployment, real gdp,

This paper uses the growth accounting framework to assess Sri Lanka's sources of growth. It finds that while labor was the dominant factor contributing to growth in the 1980s, labor's contribution declined over tim...