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Chapter 8. A Disaggregated Approach to Prioritizing Structural Reforms for Growth and Employment

Chapter 8. A Disaggregated Approach to Prioritizing Structural Reforms for Growth and Employment »

Source: Jobs and Growth : Supporting the European Recovery: Supporting the European Recovery

Series: Books

Author(s): Martin Schindler , Helge Berger , Bas Bakker , and Antonio Spilimbergo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484304464

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

A Granular Approach to Reform Achieving sustained growth is no simple feat, given that it involves important policy choices and tradeoffs. Chapter 7 shows that designing structural r...

Chapter 7. Assessing the Gains from Structural Reforms for Jobs and Growth

Chapter 7. Assessing the Gains from Structural Reforms for Jobs and Growth »

Source: Jobs and Growth : Supporting the European Recovery: Supporting the European Recovery

Series: Books

Author(s): Martin Schindler , Helge Berger , Bas Bakker , and Antonio Spilimbergo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484304464

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

Structural Reforms and Gaps in Euro Area Countries Euro area countries, particularly those in the periphery, have made strong progress on their structural reform agendas since the gl...

Chapter 6. Challenges and Solutions for Fostering Job Creation in the Balkans

Chapter 6. Challenges and Solutions for Fostering Job Creation in the Balkans »

Source: Jobs and Growth : Supporting the European Recovery: Supporting the European Recovery

Series: Books

Author(s): Martin Schindler , Helge Berger , Bas Bakker , and Antonio Spilimbergo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484304464

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

Different countries face different labor market challenges, and reforms to address these challenges must be carefully tailored to specific country circumstances. Chapter 5 discussed key labor market problems...

Chapter 2. Growth and the Importance of Sequencing Debt Reductions across Sectors

Chapter 2. Growth and the Importance of Sequencing Debt Reductions across Sectors »

Source: Jobs and Growth : Supporting the European Recovery: Supporting the European Recovery

Series: Books

Author(s): Martin Schindler , Helge Berger , Bas Bakker , and Antonio Spilimbergo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484304464

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

Debt in the Euro Area High debt in the euro area is weighing on growth. Countries that experienced a rapid increase in private sector debt in the run-up to the global financial crisi...

Chapter 1. Jobs and Growth: Supporting the European Recovery

Chapter 1. Jobs and Growth: Supporting the European Recovery »

Source: Jobs and Growth : Supporting the European Recovery: Supporting the European Recovery

Series: Books

Author(s): Martin Schindler , Helge Berger , Bas Bakker , and Antonio Spilimbergo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484304464

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

Five years after the onset of the global financial crisis, Europe’s economy is still fragile. Despite extended crisis management and reform efforts, growth remains anemic and recessions have recurred. In add...

Chapter 9. Making Current Account Adjustment in Europe Growth Friendly

Chapter 9. Making Current Account Adjustment in Europe Growth Friendly »

Source: Jobs and Growth : Supporting the European Recovery: Supporting the European Recovery

Series: Books

Author(s): Martin Schindler , Helge Berger , Bas Bakker , and Antonio Spilimbergo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484304464

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

Rebalancing and Reforms The analysis in the previous chapters focuses on how to enhance the functioning and the efficiency of countries’ economies. However, repairing balance sheets...

Chapter 4. Reducing Public Debt When Growth Is Slow

Chapter 4. Reducing Public Debt When Growth Is Slow »

Source: Jobs and Growth : Supporting the European Recovery: Supporting the European Recovery

Series: Books

Author(s): Martin Schindler , Helge Berger , Bas Bakker , and Antonio Spilimbergo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484304464

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

Growth and Fiscal Consolidation are Driving Debt Dealing with high public debt is never easy, but the current environment poses new challenges for many advanced economies....

Chapter 3. Reducing the Employment Impact of Corporate Balance Sheet Repair

Chapter 3. Reducing the Employment Impact of Corporate Balance Sheet Repair »

Source: Jobs and Growth : Supporting the European Recovery: Supporting the European Recovery

Series: Books

Author(s): Martin Schindler , Helge Berger , Bas Bakker , and Antonio Spilimbergo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484304464

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

Corporate Balance Sheets Matter for Employment Corporate sector balance sheets in many euro area economies are in need of repair, but fixing them will have significant implications f...

Chapter 10. The Role of Vertical Supply Links in Boosting Growth

Chapter 10. The Role of Vertical Supply Links in Boosting Growth »

Source: Jobs and Growth : Supporting the European Recovery: Supporting the European Recovery

Series: Books

Author(s): Martin Schindler , Helge Berger , Bas Bakker , and Antonio Spilimbergo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484304464

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

Export Networks Matter The external environment is critical in the quest for growth. Strong global demand can provide the lift that amplifies the fruits of structural reforms, while...

Chapter 5. What Do Past Reforms Tell Us about Fostering Job Creation in Western Europe?

Chapter 5. What Do Past Reforms Tell Us about Fostering Job Creation in Western Europe? »

Source: Jobs and Growth : Supporting the European Recovery: Supporting the European Recovery

Series: Books

Author(s): Martin Schindler , Helge Berger , Bas Bakker , and Antonio Spilimbergo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484304464

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

Shocks and Long-Standing Reform Gaps Between 2007 and 2012, Western Europe lost about 4 million jobs. Unemployment, youth and long-term unemployment in particular, reached unpreceden...