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The Challenge of Public Pension Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

The Challenge of Public Pension Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , David Coady , Frank Eich , Sanjeev Gupta , Alvar Kangur , Baoping Shang , and Mauricio Soto

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 January 2016

Language: Chinese

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9787504979971.084

ISBN: 9787504979971

Keywords: Pension reforms, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Pensions, Government expenditures, Cross country analysis, emerging market economies, retirement, pensions, pension spending

Pension reform is high on the policy agenda of many advanced and emerging market economies. In advanced economies the challenge is generally to contain future increases in public pension spending as the population...

Dealing with High Debt in an Era of Low Growth

Dealing with High Debt in an Era of Low Growth »

Source: Dealing with High Debt in an Era of Low Growth

Volume/Issue: 2013/7

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): S. M. Ali Abbas , Bernardin Akitoby , Jochen Andritzky , Helge Berger , Takuji Komatsuzaki , and Justin Tyson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 September 2013

ISBN: 9781484316139

Keywords: Debt strategy, Debt reduction, Developed countries, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Monetary policy, Privatization, Public debt, General Government Debt, Public Debt Sustainability

task has become particularly challenging in European advanced economies where expectations of low growth and limits to monetary policy support are shifting the burden of adjustment onto fiscal consolidation. The SD...

Dealing with High Debt in an Era of Low Growth

Dealing with High Debt in an Era of Low Growth »

Volume/Issue: 2013/7

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): S. M. Ali Abbas , Bernardin Akitoby , Jochen Andritzky , Helge Berger , Takuji Komatsuzaki , and Justin Tyson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 September 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484316139.006

ISBN: 9781484316139

Keywords: Debt strategy, Debt reduction, Developed countries, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Monetary policy, Privatization, Public debt, General Government Debt, Public Debt Sustainability

task has become particularly challenging in European advanced economies where expectations of low growth and limits to monetary policy support are shifting the burden of adjustment onto fiscal consolidation. The SD...

Can Institutional Reform Reduce Job Destruction and Unemployment Duration? Yes it Can

Can Institutional Reform Reduce Job Destruction and Unemployment Duration? Yes it Can »

Source: Can Institutional Reform Reduce Job Destruction and Unemployment Duration? Yes it Can

Volume/Issue: 2012/54

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Esther Perez Ruiz , and Yao Yao

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2012

ISBN: 9781463937140

Keywords: Search model, unemployment inflows, unemployment duration, unemployment, unemployment rates, unemployment rate, employment, Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs: General

We read search theory's unemployment equilibrium condition as an Iso-Unemployment Curve(IUC).The IUC is the locus of job destruction rates and expected unemployment durations rendering the same unemployment level....

Can Institutional Reform Reduce Job Destruction and Unemployment Duration? Yes it Can

Can Institutional Reform Reduce Job Destruction and Unemployment Duration? Yes it Can »

Volume/Issue: 2012/54

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Esther Perez Ruiz , and Yao Yao

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463937140.001

ISBN: 9781463937140

Keywords: Search model, unemployment inflows, unemployment duration, unemployment, unemployment rates, unemployment rate, employment, Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs: General

We read search theory's unemployment equilibrium condition as an Iso-Unemployment Curve(IUC).The IUC is the locus of job destruction rates and expected unemployment durations rendering the same unemployment level....

Assessing the Impact of a Change in the Composition of Public Spending

Assessing the Impact of a Change in the Composition of Public Spending »

Source: Assessing the Impact of a Change in the Composition of Public Spending : A DSGE Approach

Volume/Issue: 2007/168

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ivan Tchakarov , and Roland Straub

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2007

ISBN: 9781451867329

Keywords: Public consumption, DSGE models, private investment, private capital, competitive markets, budget constraint,

Despite intense calls for safeguarding public investment in Europe, public investment expenditure, when measured in relation to GDP, has steadily fallen in the last three decades, evoking fears that economic activi...

Assessing the Impact of a Change in the Composition of Public Spending
			: A DSGE Approach

Assessing the Impact of a Change in the Composition of Public Spending : A DSGE Approach »

Volume/Issue: 2007/168

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ivan Tchakarov , and Roland Straub

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451867329.001

ISBN: 9781451867329

Keywords: Public consumption, DSGE models, private investment, private capital, competitive markets, budget constraint,

Despite intense calls for safeguarding public investment in Europe, public investment expenditure, when measured in relation to GDP, has steadily fallen in the last three decades, evoking fears that economic activi...

Labor's Liquidity Service and Firing Costs

Labor's Liquidity Service and Firing Costs »

Volume/Issue: 2007/120

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Herman Bennett

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451866841.001

ISBN: 9781451866841

Keywords: Firing Costs, Financial Restrictions, Liquidity Constraints, Labor&;amp;#x2019;s Liquidity Service, Empirical Evidence, equation, employment, correlation, standard errors,

This paper proposes a new effect of firing costs on firms' behavior that builds from firms' demand for liquidity. When a time gap exists between production and its associated revenues, firing can become a liquidity...

Labor's Liquidity Service and Firing Costs1

Labor's Liquidity Service and Firing Costs1 »

Source: Labor's Liquidity Service and Firing Costs

Volume/Issue: 2007/120

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Herman Bennett

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2007

ISBN: 9781451866841

Keywords: Firing Costs, Financial Restrictions, Liquidity Constraints, Labor&;amp;#x2019;s Liquidity Service, Empirical Evidence, equation, employment, correlation, standard errors,

This paper proposes a new effect of firing costs on firms' behavior that builds from firms' demand for liquidity. When a time gap exists between production and its associated revenues, firing can become a liquidity...

Can the Standard International Business Cycle Model Explain the Relation Between Trade and Comovement?

Can the Standard International Business Cycle Model Explain the Relation Between Trade and Comovement? »

Source: Can the Standard International Business Cycle Model Explain the Relation Between Trade and Comovement?

Volume/Issue: 2005/204

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kei-Mu Yi , and Ayhan Kose

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2005

ISBN: 9781451862232

Keywords: international business cycle comovement, trade intensity, correlation, transport costs, bilateral trade, correlations, Macroeconomic Aspects Of International Trade And Finance,

Recent empirical research finds that pairs of countries with stronger trade linkages tend to have more highly correlated business cycles. We assess whether the standard international business cycle framework can re...