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Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Western Hemisphere Department

An Uneven Recovery

Amid escalating trade tensions, tighter financial conditions, and volatile commodity markets, economic recovery in LAC has both moderated and become more uneven

Global Financial Stability Report, April 2014

Moving from Liquidity- to Growth-Driven Markets

Advanced and emerging economies need to shift from liquidity- to growth-driven markets during this transitional period for the global financial system.

Are Labor Market Indicators Telling the Truth? Role of Measurement Error in the U.S. Current Population Survey

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Are Labor Market Indicators Telling the Truth? Role of Measurement Error in the U.S. Current Population Survey »

Volume/Issue: 2019/40

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ippei Shibata

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 February 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498300452.001

ISBN: 9781498300452

Keywords: Gross Worker Flows, Current Population Survey, Classification Errors, Unemployment

Labor market indicators are critical for policymakers, but measurement error in labor force survey data is known to be substantial. In this paper, I quantify the implications of classification errors in the U.S. Cu...

Are Labor Market Indicators Telling the Truth? Role of Measurement Error in the U.S. Current Population Survey

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Are Labor Market Indicators Telling the Truth? Role of Measurement Error in the U.S. Current Population Survey »

Source: Are Labor Market Indicators Telling the Truth? Role of Measurement Error in the U.S. Current Population Survey

Volume/Issue: 2019/40

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ippei Shibata

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 February 2019

ISBN: 9781498300452

Keywords: Gross Worker Flows, Current Population Survey, Classification Errors, Unemployment

Labor market indicators are critical for policymakers, but measurement error in labor force survey data is known to be substantial. In this paper, I quantify the implications of classification errors in the U.S. Cu...

Multivariate Filter Estimation of Potential Output for the United States: An Extension with Labor Market Hysteresis

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Multivariate Filter Estimation of Potential Output for the United States: An Extension with Labor Market Hysteresis »

Volume/Issue: 2019/35

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ali Alichi , Hayk Avetisyan , Douglas Laxton , Shalva Mkhatrishvili , Armen Nurbekyan , Lusine Torosyan , and Hou Wang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 February 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484398067.001

ISBN: 9781484398067

Keywords: Macroeconomic Modeling, Potential Output

This paper extends the multivariate filter approach of estimating potential output developed by Alichi and others (2018) to incorporate labor market hysteresis. This extension captures the idea that long and deep r...

Multivariate Filter Estimation of Potential Output for the United States: An Extension with Labor Market Hysteresis

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Multivariate Filter Estimation of Potential Output for the United States: An Extension with Labor Market Hysteresis »

Source: Multivariate Filter Estimation of Potential Output for the United States: An Extension with Labor Market Hysteresis

Volume/Issue: 2019/35

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ali Alichi , Hayk Avetisyan , Douglas Laxton , Shalva Mkhatrishvili , Armen Nurbekyan , Lusine Torosyan , and Hou Wang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484398067

Keywords: Macroeconomic Modeling, Potential Output

This paper extends the multivariate filter approach of estimating potential output developed by Alichi and others (2018) to incorporate labor market hysteresis. This extension captures the idea that long and deep r...

Inequality of Opportunity, Inequality of Income and Economic Growth

Inequality of Opportunity, Inequality of Income and Economic Growth »

Volume/Issue: 2019/34

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Shekhar Aiyar , and Christian Ebeke

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484396988.001

ISBN: 9781484396988

Keywords: Income inequality, Economic growth, Income distribution, Income shocks, Human capital, Intergenerational Mobility;Growth;Gini;inequality;elasticity;unequal access;Brueckner

We posit that the relationship between income inequality and economic growth is mediated by the level of equality of opportunity, which we identify with intergenerational mobility. In economies characterized by int...

Inequality of Opportunity, Inequality of Income and Economic Growth

Inequality of Opportunity, Inequality of Income and Economic Growth »

Source: Inequality of Opportunity, Inequality of Income and Economic Growth

Volume/Issue: 2019/34

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Shekhar Aiyar , and Christian Ebeke

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484396988

Keywords: Income inequality, Economic growth, Income distribution, Income shocks, Human capital, Intergenerational Mobility;Growth;Gini;inequality;elasticity;unequal access;Brueckner

We posit that the relationship between income inequality and economic growth is mediated by the level of equality of opportunity, which we identify with intergenerational mobility. In economies characterized by int...

Countercyclical Fiscal Policy and Gender Employment: Evidence from the G-7 Countries1

Countercyclical Fiscal Policy and Gender Employment: Evidence from the G-7 Countries1 »

Source: Countercyclical Fiscal Policy and Gender Employment: Evidence from the G-7 Countries

Volume/Issue: 2019/4

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bernardin Akitoby , Jiro Honda , and Hiroaki Miyamoto

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2019

ISBN: 9781484390054

Keywords: Italy, Japan, Germany, Europe, Canada, Asia and Pacific, France, United Kingdom, United States, Western Hemisphere

Would countercyclical fiscal policy during recessions improve or worsen the gender employment gap? We give an answer to this question by exploring the state-dependent impact of fiscal spending shocks on employment...

Countercyclical Fiscal Policy and Gender Employment: Evidence from the G-7 Countries

Countercyclical Fiscal Policy and Gender Employment: Evidence from the G-7 Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2019/4

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bernardin Akitoby , Jiro Honda , and Hiroaki Miyamoto

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484390054.001

ISBN: 9781484390054

Keywords: Italy, Japan, Germany, Europe, Canada, Asia and Pacific, France, United Kingdom, United States, Western Hemisphere

Would countercyclical fiscal policy during recessions improve or worsen the gender employment gap? We give an answer to this question by exploring the state-dependent impact of fiscal spending shocks on employment...

Outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean: An Uneven Recovery

Outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean: An Uneven Recovery »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Western Hemisphere Department : An Uneven Recovery

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 October 2018

ISBN: 9781484375365

Keywords: Regional Economic Outlook, Western Hemisphere, economic outlook, economic growth, Latin America and the Caribbean, labor markets, trade, oil prices, structural reforms

Amid escalating trade tensions, tighter financial conditions, and volatile commodity markets, economic recovery in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) has both moderated and become more uneven...

Perspectivas para América Latina y el Caribe: Una recuperación despareja

Perspectivas para América Latina y el Caribe: Una recuperación despareja »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Western Hemisphere Department : An Uneven Recovery

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 October 2018

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781484376843

Keywords: Western Hemisphere, Regional Economic Outlook, economic outlook, economic growth, Latin America and the Caribbean, labor markets, trade, oil prices, structural reforms

En medio de un agravamiento de las tensiones comerciales, condiciones financieras más restrictivas y volatilidad en los mercados de materias primas, la recuperación en América Latina y el Caribe...