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Labor Market Issues in the Caribbean
			: Scope to Mobilize Employment Growth

Labor Market Issues in the Caribbean : Scope to Mobilize Employment Growth »

Volume/Issue: 2014/115

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Magda Kandil , Genevieve Lindow , Mario Mansilla , Joel Chiedu Okwuokei , Jochen M. Schmittmann , Qiaoe Chen , Xin Li , Marika Santoro , and Solomon Stavis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498387804.001

ISBN: 9781498387804

Keywords: labor market, macro policies, structural reforms, employment growth, unemployment rate, Labor Force and Employment, Size, and Structure, Public Policy,

The paper examines the determinants of employment growth, drawing on data available across a sample of Caribbean countries. To that end, the paper analyzes estimates of the employment-output elasticity and the resp...

Unemployment Persistence and Capital Shortage
			: The Case of Trinidad and Tobago

Unemployment Persistence and Capital Shortage : The Case of Trinidad and Tobago »

Volume/Issue: 1997/77

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Benedikt Braumann

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451956719.001

ISBN: 9781451956719

Keywords: Unemployment persistence, capital shortage, overlapping generations, savings, investment, monopolistic competition, real wages, wages, unemployment, employment

This paper examines the link between capital stock and unemployment persistence. An overlapping-generations model with endogenous labor supply and imperfect competition is presented. It is used to interpret the unu...

Labor Market Issues in the Caribbean

Labor Market Issues in the Caribbean »

Source: Labor Market Issues in the Caribbean : Scope to Mobilize Employment Growth

Volume/Issue: 2014/115

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Magda Kandil , Genevieve Lindow , Mario Mansilla , Joel Chiedu Okwuokei , Jochen M. Schmittmann , Qiaoe Chen , Xin Li , Marika Santoro , and Solomon Stavis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498387804

Keywords: labor market, macro policies, structural reforms, employment growth, unemployment rate, Labor Force and Employment, Size, and Structure, Public Policy,

The paper examines the determinants of employment growth, drawing on data available across a sample of Caribbean countries. To that end, the paper analyzes estimates of the employment-output elasticity and the resp...

Unemployment Persistence and Capital Shortage

Unemployment Persistence and Capital Shortage »

Source: Unemployment Persistence and Capital Shortage : The Case of Trinidad and Tobago

Volume/Issue: 1997/77

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Benedikt Braumann

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1997

ISBN: 9781451956719

Keywords: Unemployment persistence, capital shortage, overlapping generations, savings, investment, monopolistic competition, real wages, wages, unemployment, employment

This paper examines the link between capital stock and unemployment persistence. An overlapping-generations model with endogenous labor supply and imperfect competition is presented. It is used to interpret the unu...