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Coping with Spain's Aging

Coping with Spain's Aging »

Source: Coping with Spain's Aging : Retirement Rules and Incentives

Volume/Issue: 2007/122

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Hoffmaister , Mario Catalan , and Jaime Guajardo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2007

ISBN: 9781451866865

Keywords: pension reform, dynamic general equilibrium model, and Spanish pension system, pension, retirement, retirement age, tax rate, benefits, Spanish Pension System,

This paper evaluates the macroeconomic and welfare effects of extending the averaging period used to calculate pension benefits in a pay-as-you-go system. It also examines the complementarities between reforms exte...

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....

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....

EU Framework for Safeguarding Financial Stability

EU Framework for Safeguarding Financial Stability »

Source: EU Framework for Safeguarding Financial Stability : Towards an Analytical Benchmark for Assessing its Effectiveness

Volume/Issue: 2007/260

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): María Nieto , and Garry Schinasi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2007

ISBN: 9781451868234

Keywords: Safeguarding EU financial stability, benefits, financial stability, financial system, financial institutions, deposit insurance,

European finance is becoming increasingly cross-border, while the European architecture for safeguarding financial stability - including decision-making processes for providing financial-stability public goods - ha...

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...

Geography, Trade Patterns, and Economic Policy

Geography, Trade Patterns, and Economic Policy »

Source: Geography, Trade Patterns, and Economic Policy

Volume/Issue: 1994/16

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Carlos Asilis , and Luis Rivera-Batiz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1994

ISBN: 9781451843330

Keywords: wages, trade patterns, wage, benefits

This paper presents a geographical theory of location and interregional trade. Location is treated as an endogenous variable by firms, consumers and perfectly mobile workers in a two-sector economy. Space plays a c...

IMF Papers on Policy Analysis and Assessment

IMF Papers on Policy Analysis and Assessment »

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....

Spain
			: Recent Economic Developments

Spain : Recent Economic Developments »

Volume/Issue: 1996/56

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451811995.002

ISBN: 9781451811995

Keywords: unemployment, employment, social security, social security system, unemployment benefits

This paper describes economic developments in Spain during the 1990s. Spain emerged from a recession in 1994, as real GDP increased by 2 percent, following a decline of 1.1 percent in 1993. The recovery was trigger...

A Tradeoff between the Output and  Current Account Effects of Pension Reform

A Tradeoff between the Output and Current Account Effects of Pension Reform »

Volume/Issue: 2012/283

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mario Catalan , and Nicolas Magud

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 December 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475563948.001

ISBN: 9781475563948

Keywords: Pension reform, external balance, dyamic general equilibrium model, pension, retirement, retirement age, pension benefits, benefits, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Social Security and Public Pensions,

We compare the long-term output and current account effects of pension reforms that increase the retirement age with those of reforms that cut pension benefits, conditional on reforms achieving similar fiscal targe...