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Can Institutional Reform Reduce Job Destruction and Unemployment Duration? Yes it Can

Can Institutional Reform Reduce Job Destruction and Unemployment Duration? Yes it Can »

Source: Can Institutional Reform Reduce Job Destruction and Unemployment Duration? Yes it Can

Volume/Issue: 2012/54

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Esther Perez Ruiz , and Yao Yao

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2012

ISBN: 9781463937140

Keywords: Search model, unemployment inflows, unemployment duration, unemployment, unemployment rates, unemployment rate, employment, Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs: General

We read search theory's unemployment equilibrium condition as an Iso-Unemployment Curve(IUC).The IUC is the locus of job destruction rates and expected unemployment durations rendering the same unemployment level....

Euro Area Policies: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation With Member Countries

Euro Area Policies: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation With Member Countries »

Source: Euro Area Policies : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation With Member Countries

Volume/Issue: 2014/198

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498342865

Keywords: unemployment, youth unemployment, low inflation

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that the euro area recovery is taking hold. Real output has expanded for four consecutive quarters, and financial market sentiment has improved markedly. Complementary p...

Fostering Growth in Europe Now

Fostering Growth in Europe Now »

Source: Fostering Growth in Europe Now

Volume/Issue: 2012/7

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Bergljot Barkbu , Jesmin Rahman , and Rodrigo Valdes

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 June 2012

ISBN: 9781475504644

Keywords: Euro Area, Real effective exchange rates, Macroprudential Policy, Growth, unemployment, macroeconomic policy, structural reform, fiscal policy, labor market, employment

Staff Discussion Notes showcase the latest policy-related analysis and research being developed by individual IMF staff and are published to elicit comment and to further debate. These papers are generally brief an...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation on Euro Area Policies

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation on Euro Area Policies »

Source: Euro Area Policies : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation With Member Countries

Volume/Issue: 2014/198

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498342865

Keywords: unemployment, youth unemployment, low inflation

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that the euro area recovery is taking hold. Real output has expanded for four consecutive quarters, and financial market sentiment has improved markedly. Complementary p...

Euro Area Policies
			: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation With Member Countries

Euro Area Policies : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation With Member Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2014/198

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 July 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498342865.002

ISBN: 9781498342865

Keywords: unemployment, youth unemployment, low inflation

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that the euro area recovery is taking hold. Real output has expanded for four consecutive quarters, and financial market sentiment has improved markedly. Complementary p...

Portugal
			: Recent Economic Developments

Portugal : Recent Economic Developments »

Volume/Issue: 1995/124

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451832082.002

ISBN: 9781451832082

Keywords: unemployment, pension, social security, pensions, social security system

This paper reviews economic developments in Portugal during 1990-95. Economic activity rebounded weakly in 1994, growing by 1 percent after a fall of 1.2 percent in 1993. The recession in 1993 was deeper, and the r...

Portugal
			: Selected Issues Paper

Portugal : Selected Issues Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2013/19

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 January 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475589498.002

ISBN: 9781475589498

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

Portugal's economy is in deep recession, and the crisis has opened up a large output gap, with severe consequences for employment and government revenue. While the focus is on the medium- and long-term, this analys...

Fostering Growth in Europe Now

Fostering Growth in Europe Now »

Volume/Issue: 2012/7

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Bergljot Barkbu , Jesmin Rahman , and Rodrigo Valdes

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 June 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475504644.006

ISBN: 9781475504644

Keywords: Euro Area, Real effective exchange rates, Macroprudential Policy, Growth, unemployment, macroeconomic policy, structural reform, fiscal policy, labor market, employment

Staff Discussion Notes showcase the latest policy-related analysis and research being developed by individual IMF staff and are published to elicit comment and to further debate. These papers are generally brief an...

Labor Market Policies and IMF Advice in Advanced Economies during the Great Recession

Labor Market Policies and IMF Advice in Advanced Economies during the Great Recession »

Volume/Issue: 2013/2

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Olivier Blanchard , Florence Jaumotte , and Prakash Loungani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 March 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484301289.006

ISBN: 9781484301289

Keywords: Labor market institutions, Unemployment, Great Recession, employment, employment protection, labor market, unemployment insurance,

This paper does two things. First, it articulates what are the main implications of theoretical and empirical research for design of labor market policies and labor market institutions. Second, in this light, the p...

Youth Unemployment in Advanced Economies in Europe
			: Searching for Solutions

Youth Unemployment in Advanced Economies in Europe : Searching for Solutions »

Volume/Issue: 2014/11

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Angana Banerji , Sergejs Saksonovs , Huidan Lin , and Rodolphe Blavy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 December 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498337113.006

ISBN: 9781498337113

Keywords: Youth employment, youth unemployment, Okun&;amp;#x2019;s law, business cycle, labor market factors, unemployment, labor market, labor, unemployment rates, Labor Force and Employment

The SDN will assess the youth unemployment problem in advanced European countries, with a special focus on the euro area. It will document the main trends in youth and adult unemployment in 22 European countries be...