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Cost-Benefit Analysis of Leaning Against the Wind

Cost-Benefit Analysis of Leaning Against the Wind »

Source: Cost-Benefit Analysis of Leaning Against the Wind

Volume/Issue: 2016/3

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lars Svensson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2016

ISBN: 9781498314787

Keywords: macroprudential policy, unemployment, unemployment rate, debt, marginal cost, benchmark, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects), All Countries

“Leaning against the wind” (LAW) with a higher monetary policy interest rate may have benefits in terms of lower real debt growth and associated lower probability of a financial crisis but has costs in terms of hig...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Norway

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Norway »

Source: Norway : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Norway

Volume/Issue: 2016/214

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498345026

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Oil prices, Unemployment, Labor markets, Immigration, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Housing, Macroprudential Policy

The paper examines the nature and scale of spillovers to a number of European countries from monetary policies in the euro area and the United States using three different approaches. The analysis focuses on select...

Norway
			: 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Norway

Norway : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Norway »

Volume/Issue: 2016/214

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 July 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498345026.002

ISBN: 9781498345026

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Oil prices, Unemployment, Labor markets, Immigration, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Housing, Macroprudential Policy

The paper examines the nature and scale of spillovers to a number of European countries from monetary policies in the euro area and the United States using three different approaches. The analysis focuses on select...

Norway
			: Selected Issues

Norway : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2014/260

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 August 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498374408.002

ISBN: 9781498374408

Keywords: immigration, labor market, labor supply, employment, unemployment

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Cost-Benefit Analysis of Leaning Against the Wind

Cost-Benefit Analysis of Leaning Against the Wind »

Volume/Issue: 2016/3

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lars Svensson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498314787.001

ISBN: 9781498314787

Keywords: macroprudential policy, unemployment, unemployment rate, debt, marginal cost, benchmark, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects), All Countries

“Leaning against the wind” (LAW) with a higher monetary policy interest rate may have benefits in terms of lower real debt growth and associated lower probability of a financial crisis but has costs in terms of hig...

The Nordic Labor Market and Migration

The Nordic Labor Market and Migration »

Volume/Issue: 2015/254

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Giang Ho , and Kazuko Shirono

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 December 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513528366.001

ISBN: 9781513528366

Keywords: Nordic countries, migration, labor market, unemployment, Nordic model, labor, labor supply, drivers, Institutions and the Macroeconomy, Labor Force and Employment

The large influx of migrants to Nordic countries in recent years is challenging the adoptability of Nordic labor market institutions while also adding to potential growth. This paper examines the trends, economic d...

The Wage Bargaining Structure in Norway and Sweden and its Influenceon Real Wage Developments

The Wage Bargaining Structure in Norway and Sweden and its Influenceon Real Wage Developments »

Volume/Issue: 1998/174

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alun Thomas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451977059.001

ISBN: 9781451977059

Keywords: wage bargaining, centralized, decentralized, real wage, tradables, services, wage, unemployment, unemployment rate, employment

The paper investigates the determinants of wages in the tradables and service sectors in Norway and Sweden. Tradables wages are determined by their own productivity growth whereas service sector wages are influence...

Unemployment, Capital-Labor Substitution, and Economic Growth

Unemployment, Capital-Labor Substitution, and Economic Growth »

Volume/Issue: 1999/43

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bob Rowthorn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451846300.001

ISBN: 9781451846300

Keywords: Unemployment, Capital, Elasticity of Substitution, Bargaining, Technical Progress, wage, employment, labor demand

This paper discusses the influence of economic growth on the equilibrium unemployment rate (NAIRU). It examines how income distribution and the NAIRU are influenced by capital formation, technical progress, and lab...

The labour supply of low-skilled - incentives in the unemployment insurance systems
			: A comparative description based on Nordic countries

The labour supply of low-skilled - incentives in the unemployment insurance systems : A comparative description based on Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Iben Bolvig , Inés Hardoy , Merja Kauhanen , Reija Lilja , and Marianne Røed

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289315715

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Labour Supply, Unemployment Insurance Systems, Nordic Countries, Labour Market Situation, Low Skilled Adults, Unemployment Benefit System

The labour supply of low-skilled - incentives in the unemployment insurance systems. A comparative description based on Nordic countriesIn this report we describe and discuss the changing character of unemployment...

The Nordic Labor Market and Migration

The Nordic Labor Market and Migration »

Source: The Nordic Labor Market and Migration

Volume/Issue: 2015/254

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Giang Ho , and Kazuko Shirono

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 December 2015

ISBN: 9781513528366

Keywords: Nordic countries, migration, labor market, unemployment, Nordic model, labor, labor supply, drivers, Institutions and the Macroeconomy, Labor Force and Employment

The large influx of migrants to Nordic countries in recent years is challenging the adoptability of Nordic labor market institutions while also adding to potential growth. This paper examines the trends, economic d...