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Cross-Country Report on Minimum Wages

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Source: Cross-Country Report on Minimum Wages : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/151

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 2016

ISBN: 9781475528374

Keywords: minimum wage, minimum wages, minimum wage hikes, workers, labor

This paper provides a cross-country report on minimum wages. In the past few years, many countries in Central Eastern and Southeastern Europe (CESEE) have increasingly turned to minimum wage policies. Throughout th...

Cross-Country Report on Minimum Wages
			: Selected Issues

Cross-Country Report on Minimum Wages : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2016/151

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475528374.002

ISBN: 9781475528374

Keywords: minimum wage, minimum wages, minimum wage hikes, workers, labor

This paper provides a cross-country report on minimum wages. In the past few years, many countries in Central Eastern and Southeastern Europe (CESEE) have increasingly turned to minimum wage policies. Throughout th...

Wage Flexibility in Turbulent Times
			: A Practitioner's Guide, with an Application to Poland

Wage Flexibility in Turbulent Times : A Practitioner's Guide, with an Application to Poland »

Volume/Issue: 2005/134

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451861532.001

ISBN: 9781451861532

Keywords: wage, unemployment, unemployment rate, local unemployment, Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs: General,

This paper reviews several methods to measure wage flexibility, and their suitability for evaluating the extent of such flexibility during times of structural change, when wage distributions and wage curves can be...

Wage Flexibility in Turbulent Times

Wage Flexibility in Turbulent Times »

Source: Wage Flexibility in Turbulent Times : A Practitioner's Guide, with an Application to Poland

Volume/Issue: 2005/134

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2005

ISBN: 9781451861532

Keywords: wage, unemployment, unemployment rate, local unemployment, Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs: General,

This paper reviews several methods to measure wage flexibility, and their suitability for evaluating the extent of such flexibility during times of structural change, when wage distributions and wage curves can be...

Changes in the Structure of Earnings During the Polish Transition

Changes in the Structure of Earnings During the Polish Transition »

Source: Changes in the Structure of Earnings During the Polish Transition

Volume/Issue: 2002/135

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eswar Prasad , and Michael Keane

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2002

ISBN: 9781451855715

Keywords: Wage inequality, between- and within-group inequality, education and experience premia, labor reallocation, transition, earnings inequality, wage, earnings distribution, labor income, Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies: General

This paper documents that inequality in labor earnings increased substantially during the economic transition in Poland. One surprising result is that earnings inequality increased markedly in both the private and...

Changes in the Structure of Earnings During the Polish Transition

Changes in the Structure of Earnings During the Polish Transition »

Volume/Issue: 2002/135

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eswar Prasad , and Michael Keane

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451855715.001

ISBN: 9781451855715

Keywords: Wage inequality, between- and within-group inequality, education and experience premia, labor reallocation, transition, earnings inequality, wage, earnings distribution, labor income, Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies: General

This paper documents that inequality in labor earnings increased substantially during the economic transition in Poland. One surprising result is that earnings inequality increased markedly in both the private and...

2 A View from the IMF

2 A View from the IMF »

Source: Economic Policy and Equity

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 May 1999

ISBN: 9781557757883

Keywords: income distribution, transition economies, income inequality, distribution of income, wage

Introduction...

Comments: Alicia H. Munnell

Comments: Alicia H. Munnell »

Source: Economic Policy and Equity

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 May 1999

ISBN: 9781557757883

Keywords: income distribution, transition economies, income inequality, distribution of income, wage

Amartya Sen has written a sweeping overview as an introduction to this important Conference on Economic Policy and Equity. Although the conference organizers framed the issues in terms of the inequality of i...

Comments: Arjun Sengupta

Comments: Arjun Sengupta »

Source: Economic Policy and Equity

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 May 1999

ISBN: 9781557757883

Keywords: income distribution, transition economies, income inequality, distribution of income, wage

I am sorry that Stanley Fischer is not here, because I was going to pay him a compliment. His presentation showed clearly how the IMF has changed. He listed five points that are important for combining econo...