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Aspects of the Swiss Labor Market

Aspects of the Swiss Labor Market »

Source: Aspects of the Swiss Labor Market

Volume/Issue: 1996/3

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paula De Masi , and S. Henry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1996

ISBN: 9781451841855

Keywords: unemployment, unemployment benefits, unemployment rate, employment, unemployed

This paper presents an analysis of the behavior of the Swiss labor market, which emphasizes both changes to labor supply and real wage inflexibility as determinants of recent unusually high levels of unemployment....

Corrigendum

Corrigendum »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 44 No. 1

Volume: 44

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1997

ISBN: 9781451957112

Keywords: labor market, unemployment rate, labor market policies, unemployment benefits, unemployed

This paper argues that an important group of labor market policies are complementary in the sense that the effect of each policy is greater when implemented in conjunction with the other policies than in isolation....

Currency Unions, Economic Fluctuations, and Adjustment: Some New Empirical Evidence

Currency Unions, Economic Fluctuations, and Adjustment: Some New Empirical Evidence »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 44 No. 1

Volume: 44

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1997

ISBN: 9781451957112

Keywords: labor market, unemployment rate, labor market policies, unemployment benefits, unemployed

This paper argues that an important group of labor market policies are complementary in the sense that the effect of each policy is greater when implemented in conjunction with the other policies than in isolation....

Denmark: Selected Issues

Denmark: Selected Issues »

Source: Denmark : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2006/342

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451811117

Keywords: labor market, unemployment rate, labor market policies, active labor market, unemployment benefits

The paper discusses the flexicurity model, its key policy elements, and association with a low unemployment rate and a high standard of social security for the unemployed. It provides details of an empirical analys...

Denmark: Selected Issues

Denmark: Selected Issues »

Source: Denmark : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2006/342

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451811117

Keywords: labor market, unemployment rate, labor market policies, active labor market, unemployment benefits

The paper discusses the flexicurity model, its key policy elements, and association with a low unemployment rate and a high standard of social security for the unemployed. It provides details of an empirical analys...

Does the Gap Model Work in Asia?

Does the Gap Model Work in Asia? »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 44 No. 1

Volume: 44

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1997

ISBN: 9781451957112

Keywords: labor market, unemployment rate, labor market policies, unemployment benefits, unemployed

This paper argues that an important group of labor market policies are complementary in the sense that the effect of each policy is greater when implemented in conjunction with the other policies than in isolation....

Economic Restructuring, Unemployment, and Growth in a Transition Economy

Economic Restructuring, Unemployment, and Growth in a Transition Economy »

Source: Economic Restructuring, Unemployment, and Growth in a Transition Economy

Volume/Issue: 1993/16

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kornelia Krajnyak , Bankim Chadha , and Fabrizio Coricelli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1993

ISBN: 9781451843323

Keywords: employment, unemployment rate, unemployment benefits, private sector employment

This paper develops a model of the process of reallocation of labor from the state sector to the private sector. When growth is exogenously determined, we show that in the initial stages of transition unemployment...

Endogeneity in Structural Unemployment Equations

Endogeneity in Structural Unemployment Equations »

Source: Endogeneity in Structural Unemployment Equations : The Case of Canada

Volume/Issue: 1993/94

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1993

ISBN: 9781451950694

Keywords: unemployment, unemployment rate, unemployment insurance, employment, unemployment benefits

This paper examines the endogeneity of several structural variables which enter unemployment rate equations—the generosity of unemployment benefits, nonwage labor costs, the relative minimum wage, and the de...

Evaluating Unemployment Policies

Evaluating Unemployment Policies »

Source: Evaluating Unemployment Policies : What Do the Underlying Theories Tell Us?

Volume/Issue: 1995/7

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dennis Snower

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1995

ISBN: 9781451842388

Keywords: unemployment, employment, unemployed, unemployment benefits, unemployment rates

The paper surveys unemployment policies for advanced market economies and evaluates them by examining the predictions of the underlying macroeconomic theories. The basic idea is that, for the most part, different u...

Explaining Unemployment in Spain

Explaining Unemployment in Spain »

Source: Explaining Unemployment in Spain : Structural Change, Cyclical Fluctuations, and Labor Market Rigidities

Volume/Issue: 1994/102

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jeffrey Franks

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1994

ISBN: 9781451852578

Keywords: unemployment, employment, unemployment rate, unemployed, unemployment benefits

Spain has the most serious and persistent unemployment problem in Europe, with an unemployment rate that reached 24.6 percent in early 1994. This paper explores the characteristics of this unemployment problem, its...