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Fiscal Policy Implications for Labor Market Outcomes in Middle-Income Countries1

Fiscal Policy Implications for Labor Market Outcomes in Middle-Income Countries1 »

Source: Fiscal Policy Implications for Labor Market Outcomes in Middle-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2015/17

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ara Stepanyan , and Lamin Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 January 2015

ISBN: 9781484326800

Keywords: public and private employment, unemployment rate, wage premium, labor market, employment, labor, Labor Economics Policies,

Many governments have initiated public employment programs or expanded the existing ones in response to high unemployment. However, in many middle-income countries, a relatively large government coexists with persi...

Fiscal Policy Implications for Labor Market Outcomes in Middle-Income Countries

Fiscal Policy Implications for Labor Market Outcomes in Middle-Income Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2015/17

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ara Stepanyan , and Lamin Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 January 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484326800.001

ISBN: 9781484326800

Keywords: public and private employment, unemployment rate, wage premium, labor market, employment, labor, Labor Economics Policies,

Many governments have initiated public employment programs or expanded the existing ones in response to high unemployment. However, in many middle-income countries, a relatively large government coexists with persi...

Emerging Market Business Cycles

Emerging Market Business Cycles »

Source: Emerging Market Business Cycles : The Role of Labor Market Frictions

Volume/Issue: 2012/237

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emine Boz , Ceyhun Bora Durdu , and Nan Li

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 October 2012

ISBN: 9781475511208

Keywords: search frictions, unemployment, employment, unemployment rate, bargaining, unemployed, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Economic Growth of Open Economies,

Emerging economies are characterized by higher consumption and real wage variability relative to output and a strongly countercyclical current account. A real business cycle model of a small open economy that embed...

Emerging Market Business Cycles
			: The Role of Labor Market Frictions

Emerging Market Business Cycles : The Role of Labor Market Frictions »

Volume/Issue: 2012/237

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emine Boz , Ceyhun Bora Durdu , and Nan Li

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 October 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475511208.001

ISBN: 9781475511208

Keywords: search frictions, unemployment, employment, unemployment rate, bargaining, unemployed, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Economic Growth of Open Economies,

Emerging economies are characterized by higher consumption and real wage variability relative to output and a strongly countercyclical current account. A real business cycle model of a small open economy that embed...

Crises, Labor Market Policy, and Unemployment*

Crises, Labor Market Policy, and Unemployment* »

Source: Crises, Labor Market Policy, and Unemployment

Volume/Issue: 2012/65

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Davide Furceri , Lorenzo E. Bernal-Verdugo , and Dominique Guillaume

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2012

ISBN: 9781463938420

Keywords: Labor market, flexibility, reforms, labor market institutions, labor market flexibility, labor market policies, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment and Investment: Other

Using a sample of 97 countries spanning the period 1980?2008, we estimate that financial crises have a large negative impact on unemployment in the short term, but that this effect rapidly disappears in the medium...

Crises, Labor Market Policy, and Unemployment

Crises, Labor Market Policy, and Unemployment »

Volume/Issue: 2012/65

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Davide Furceri , Lorenzo E. Bernal-Verdugo , and Dominique Guillaume

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463938420.001

ISBN: 9781463938420

Keywords: Labor market, flexibility, reforms, labor market institutions, labor market flexibility, labor market policies, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment and Investment: Other

Using a sample of 97 countries spanning the period 1980?2008, we estimate that financial crises have a large negative impact on unemployment in the short term, but that this effect rapidly disappears in the medium...

Labor Market Flexibility and Unemployment
			: New Empirical Evidence of Static and Dynamic Effects

Labor Market Flexibility and Unemployment : New Empirical Evidence of Static and Dynamic Effects »

Volume/Issue: 2012/64

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lorenzo E. Bernal-Verdugo , Davide Furceri , and Dominique Guillaume

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463938413.001

ISBN: 9781463938413

Keywords: Labor market, flexibility, reforms, labor market flexibility, labor market institutions, unemployment outcomes, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment and Investment: Other

The aim of this paper is to analyze the relationship between labor market flexibility and unemployment outcomes. Using a panel of 97 countries from 1985 to 2008, the results of the paper suggest that improvements i...

Labor Market Flexibility and Unemployment

Labor Market Flexibility and Unemployment »

Source: Labor Market Flexibility and Unemployment : New Empirical Evidence of Static and Dynamic Effects

Volume/Issue: 2012/64

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lorenzo E. Bernal-Verdugo , Davide Furceri , and Dominique Guillaume

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2012

ISBN: 9781463938413

Keywords: Labor market, flexibility, reforms, labor market flexibility, labor market institutions, unemployment outcomes, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment and Investment: Other

The aim of this paper is to analyze the relationship between labor market flexibility and unemployment outcomes. Using a panel of 97 countries from 1985 to 2008, the results of the paper suggest that improvements i...

Employment Protection and Business Cycles in Emerging Economies

Employment Protection and Business Cycles in Emerging Economies »

Source: Employment Protection and Business Cycles in Emerging Economies

Volume/Issue: 2011/293

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ruy Lama , and Carlos Urrutia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2011

ISBN: 9781463927271

Keywords: employment, labor market, jobs, employment protection, labor supply

We build a small open economy, real business cycle model with labor market frictions to evaluate the role of employment protection in shaping business cycles in emerging economies. The model features matching frict...

Employment Protection and Business Cycles in Emerging Economies

Employment Protection and Business Cycles in Emerging Economies »

Volume/Issue: 2011/293

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ruy Lama , and Carlos Urrutia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463927271.001

ISBN: 9781463927271

Keywords: employment, labor market, jobs, employment protection, labor supply

We build a small open economy, real business cycle model with labor market frictions to evaluate the role of employment protection in shaping business cycles in emerging economies. The model features matching frict...