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Cross-Country Report on Minimum Wages

Cross-Country Report on Minimum Wages »

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...

Reforming the Public Pension System in the Russian Federation

Reforming the Public Pension System in the Russian Federation »

Volume/Issue: 2012/201

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Frank Eich , Mauricio Soto , and Charleen Gust

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475505511.001

ISBN: 9781475505511

Keywords: Russia, pension reform, pension, pension system, pension spending, retirement, Social Security and Public Pensions,

Pension reform is a key policy challenge in Russia. This paper examines how pension spending could increase in Russia in the absence of reforms, quantifies the impact of some recent proposals, and suggests some alt...

Reforming the Public Pension System in the Russian Federation

Reforming the Public Pension System in the Russian Federation »

Source: Reforming the Public Pension System in the Russian Federation

Volume/Issue: 2012/201

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Frank Eich , Mauricio Soto , and Charleen Gust

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475505511

Keywords: Russia, pension reform, pension, pension system, pension spending, retirement, Social Security and Public Pensions,

Pension reform is a key policy challenge in Russia. This paper examines how pension spending could increase in Russia in the absence of reforms, quantifies the impact of some recent proposals, and suggests some alt...

Estimating Poland's Potential Output

Estimating Poland's Potential Output »

Source: Estimating Poland's Potential Output : A Production Function Approach

Volume/Issue: 2010/15

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Natan Epstein , and Corrado Macchiarelli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2010

ISBN: 9781451962093

Keywords: Production function, potential growth, output gap, NAIRU, unemployment rate, rate of unemployment,

The paper develops a methodology based on the production-function approach to estimate potential output of the Polish economy. The paper concentrates on obtaining a robust estimate of the labor input by deriving Po...

Estimating Poland's Potential Output
			: A Production Function Approach

Estimating Poland's Potential Output : A Production Function Approach »

Volume/Issue: 2010/15

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Natan Epstein , and Corrado Macchiarelli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451962093.001

ISBN: 9781451962093

Keywords: Production function, potential growth, output gap, NAIRU, unemployment rate, rate of unemployment,

The paper develops a methodology based on the production-function approach to estimate potential output of the Polish economy. The paper concentrates on obtaining a robust estimate of the labor input by deriving Po...

Macroeconomics of Migration in New Member States

Macroeconomics of Migration in New Member States »

Volume/Issue: 2008/264

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rudolfs Bems , and Philip Schellekens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451871227.001

ISBN: 9781451871227

Keywords: international factor movements, convergence, general equilibrium, labor flows, labor market, labor force, labor markets,

This paper examines the macroeconomic impact of migration on income convergence in the EU's New Member States (NMS). The paper focuses on cross-border mobility of labor and examines the implications for policymaker...

Macroeconomics of Migration in New Member States

Macroeconomics of Migration in New Member States »

Source: Macroeconomics of Migration in New Member States

Volume/Issue: 2008/264

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rudolfs Bems , and Philip Schellekens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2008

ISBN: 9781451871227

Keywords: international factor movements, convergence, general equilibrium, labor flows, labor market, labor force, labor markets,

This paper examines the macroeconomic impact of migration on income convergence in the EU's New Member States (NMS). The paper focuses on cross-border mobility of labor and examines the implications for policymaker...

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...