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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...

Government Finance Statistics Yearbook, 2009

Government Finance Statistics Yearbook, 2009 »

Series: Government Finance Statistics

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589068629.043

ISBN: 9781589068629

Keywords: liabilities, taxes, financial assets, loans, financial derivatives, interest, local governments, benefits, salaries, public debt

Detailed annual data for Fund member governments are supplied on revenue income by source (tax, lending, bonds, etc.), and expenditure by sector (defense, education, health, etc.) for all levels of government (nati...

Why Are Women Working So Much More in Canada? An International Perspective

Why Are Women Working So Much More in Canada? An International Perspective »

Volume/Issue: 2006/92

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Evridiki Tsounta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451863529.001

ISBN: 9781451863529

Keywords: female participation, benefit system, labor force participation, labor market, labor force, employment, labor supply,

This paper analyzes the role of the tax and benefit system in spurring the impressive increase in Canadian female labor participation in the last decade. Using annual panel data for 10 large industrial countries ov...

Endogeneity in Structural Unemployment Equations
			: The Case of Canada

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451950694.001

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...

Reform of the Canada Pension Plan
			: Analytical Considerations

Reform of the Canada Pension Plan : Analytical Considerations »

Volume/Issue: 1997/141

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Charles Kramer , and Yutong Li

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451928327.001

ISBN: 9781451928327

Keywords: public pensions, applied general equilibrium, pension, benefits, public pension, wage, retirement

Like other transfer programs, a pay-as-you-go public pension system can significantly affect economic behavior and, hence, relative prices and macroeconomic aggregates. This paper illustrates some of these effects,...

Stress Tests for Defined Benefit Pension Plans - A Primer

Stress Tests for Defined Benefit Pension Plans - A Primer »

Volume/Issue: 2011/29

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gregorio Impavido

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455216765.001

ISBN: 9781455216765

Keywords: Key Words: Defined benefit plans, pension mathematics, FSAP, retirement, benefits, pension, retirement age, salary, General Financial Markets: General (includes Measurement and Data), Financial Institutions and Services: General

Stress testing is a useful and increasingly popular, yet sometimes misunderstood, method of analyzing the resilience of financial systems to adverse events. This paper aims to help demystify stress tests and illust...

The Simple Economics of Benefit Transfers

The Simple Economics of Benefit Transfers »

Volume/Issue: 1995/5

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dennis Snower

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451842128.001

ISBN: 9781451842128

Keywords: unemployment, employment, unemployed, unemployment benefits, labor demand

The paper examines the employment and unemployment implications of permitting unemployed people to use part of their unemployment benefits to provide employment vouchers to the firms that hire them. This opportunit...

Women Are Key for Future Growth
			: Evidence from Canada

Women Are Key for Future Growth : Evidence from Canada »

Volume/Issue: 2017/166

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bengt Petersson , Rodrigo Mariscal , and Kotaro Ishi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484309247.001

ISBN: 9781484309247

Keywords: Labor productivity, Taxation, Western Hemisphere, Canada, female participation, benefit system, Personal Income and Other Nonbusiness Taxes and Subsidies, Labor Force and Employment, Size, and Structure

How important are female workers for economic growth? This paper presents empirical evidence that an increase in female labor force participation is positively associated with labor productivity growth. Using panel...

Introducing a General Anti-Avoidance Rule (GAAR)

Introducing a General Anti-Avoidance Rule (GAAR) »

Source: Introducing a General Anti-Avoidance Rule (GAAR) : Ensuring That a GAAR Achieves Its Purpose

Volume: 1

Series: Tax Law Technical Note

Author(s): Christophe Waerzeggers , and Cory Hillier

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 January 2016

ISBN: 9781513515823

Keywords: Tax evasion, Tax regimes, Tax systems, tax, tax benefit, tax law, transaction, tax avoidance

Tax avoidance continues to attract attention globally with strong support for tax law reform at all levels. This Tax Law IMF Technical Note focuses on some of the key design and drafting considerations of one speci...

Reform of the Canada Pension Plan

Reform of the Canada Pension Plan »

Source: Reform of the Canada Pension Plan : Analytical Considerations

Volume/Issue: 1997/141

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Charles Kramer , and Yutong Li

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1997

ISBN: 9781451928327

Keywords: public pensions, applied general equilibrium, pension, benefits, public pension, wage, retirement

Like other transfer programs, a pay-as-you-go public pension system can significantly affect economic behavior and, hence, relative prices and macroeconomic aggregates. This paper illustrates some of these effects,...