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1 Economic Reforms, Growth, Employment, and the Social Sectors in the Arab Economies

1 Economic Reforms, Growth, Employment, and the Social Sectors in the Arab Economies »

Source: The Social Effects of Economic Adjustment on Arab Countries

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 1997

ISBN: 9781557756053

Keywords: unemployment, privatization, employment, income distribution, social insurance

Patricia Alonso-Gamo and Mohamed A. El-Erian Most Arab countries have embarked on, or are in the process of formulating, medium-term economic reform policies with an important common...

Mitigating the Social Costs of the Economic Crisis and the Reform Programs in Asia

Mitigating the Social Costs of the Economic Crisis and the Reform Programs in Asia »

Volume/Issue: 1998/7

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Marijn Verhoeven , Sanjeev Gupta , Gerd Schwartz , Calvin McDonald , Željko Bogetic , and Christian Schiller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451971408.003

ISBN: 9781451971408

Keywords: Asia, Financial crisis, Social policy, Poverty, social safety nets, social impact, unemployment, disability, price increases, safety nets

This paper presents a preliminary analysis of the likely social impact of the economic crisis and the reform programs in three Asian countries—Indonesia, Korea, and Thailand. The focus is on likely changes i...

Republic of Moldova
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Evaluation Report 2005

Republic of Moldova : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Evaluation Report 2005 »

Volume/Issue: 2006/185

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 May 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451825084.002

ISBN: 9781451825084

Keywords: social insurance, poverty line, social assistance, unemployment

This paper reviews the Poverty Reduction Strategy Annual Evaluation Report 2005 for Moldova. Economic growth and income redistribution policies promoted in the context of Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction Strat...

Income Inequality and Fiscal Policy

Income Inequality and Fiscal Policy »

Volume/Issue: 2012/8

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): David Coady , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 June 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475504828.006

ISBN: 9781475504828

Keywords: Fiscal consolidation, Developed countries, Developing countries, Fiscal policy, Government expenditures, Income inequality, Income distribution, Taxation, Unemployment, tax

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...

Income Distribution and Macroeconomic Performance in the United States

Income Distribution and Macroeconomic Performance in the United States »

Volume/Issue: 1996/97

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jeffrey Cole , and Christopher Towe

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451851977.001

ISBN: 9781451851977

Keywords: unemployment rate, household income, distribution of income, skilled labor

The factors underlying the rise in U.S. income inequality since the mid-1970s are examined. The results suggest that the trend increase in income inequality has not been related to macroeconomic developments, such...

Income Distribution and Macroeconomic Performance in the United States

Income Distribution and Macroeconomic Performance in the United States »

Source: Income Distribution and Macroeconomic Performance in the United States

Volume/Issue: 1996/97

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jeffrey Cole , and Christopher Towe

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1996

ISBN: 9781451851977

Keywords: unemployment rate, household income, distribution of income, skilled labor

The factors underlying the rise in U.S. income inequality since the mid-1970s are examined. The results suggest that the trend increase in income inequality has not been related to macroeconomic developments, such...

Income Inequality and Fiscal Policy

Income Inequality and Fiscal Policy »

Source: Income Inequality and Fiscal Policy

Volume/Issue: 2012/8

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): David Coady , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 June 2012

ISBN: 9781475504828

Keywords: Fiscal consolidation, Developed countries, Developing countries, Fiscal policy, Government expenditures, Income inequality, Income distribution, Taxation, Unemployment, tax

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...

6 Main Themes and Highlights of the Discussions

6 Main Themes and Highlights of the Discussions »

Source: The Social Effects of Economic Adjustment on Arab Countries

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 1997

ISBN: 9781557756053

Keywords: unemployment, privatization, employment, income distribution, social insurance

Taher H. Kanaan The discussion over the two days of the seminar ecompassed contributions and intervention by practically all the participants. It was lively and wide-ranging, coverin...

Mitigating the Social Costs of the Economic Crisis and the Reform Programs in Asia

Mitigating the Social Costs of the Economic Crisis and the Reform Programs in Asia »

Source: Mitigating the Social Costs of the Economic Crisis and the Reform Programs in Asia

Volume/Issue: 1998/7

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Marijn Verhoeven , Sanjeev Gupta , Gerd Schwartz , Calvin McDonald , Željko Bogetic , and Christian Schiller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1998

ISBN: 9781451971408

Keywords: Asia, Financial crisis, Social policy, Poverty, social safety nets, social impact, unemployment, disability, price increases, safety nets

This paper presents a preliminary analysis of the likely social impact of the economic crisis and the reform programs in three Asian countries—Indonesia, Korea, and Thailand. The focus is on likely changes i...

5. Privatization and Labor Issues in the Context of Economic Reform

5. Privatization and Labor Issues in the Context of Economic Reform »

Source: The Social Effects of Economic Adjustment on Arab Countries

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 1997

ISBN: 9781557756053

Keywords: unemployment, privatization, employment, income distribution, social insurance

Rolph van der Hoeven, Massoud Karshenas, and Gyorgy Sziraczki Since the early 1980s, in the so-called post-oil boom era, the economies of the Middle East and North Africa region (MEN...