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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...

A Fistful of Dollars

A Fistful of Dollars »

Source: A Fistful of Dollars : Lobbying and the Financial Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2009/287

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Deniz Igan , Thierry Tressel , and Prachi Mishra

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2009

ISBN: 9781451874327

Keywords: Lobbying, mortgage lending, mortgage, predatory lending, mortgages, consumer protection,

Using detailed information on lobbying and mortgage lending activities, we find that lenders lobbying more on issues related to mortgage lending (i) had higher loan-to-income ratios, (ii) securitized more intensive...

A Fistful of Dollars
			: Lobbying and the Financial Crisis

A Fistful of Dollars : Lobbying and the Financial Crisis »

Volume/Issue: 2009/287

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Deniz Igan , Thierry Tressel , and Prachi Mishra

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451874327.001

ISBN: 9781451874327

Keywords: Lobbying, mortgage lending, mortgage, predatory lending, mortgages, consumer protection,

Using detailed information on lobbying and mortgage lending activities, we find that lenders lobbying more on issues related to mortgage lending (i) had higher loan-to-income ratios, (ii) securitized more intensive...

Dollarization of the Banking System

Dollarization of the Banking System »

Source: Dollarization of the Banking System : Good or Bad?

Volume/Issue: 2003/146

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gianni De Nicolo , Patrick Honohan , and Alain Ize

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2003

ISBN: 9781451856668

Keywords: Financial Deepening, Financial Instability, inflation, foreign currency, foreign exchange, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

This paper assesses the benefits and risks associated with dollarization of the banking system. We provide novel empirical evidence on the determinants of dollarization, its role in promoting financial development,...

Dollarization of the Banking System
			: Good or Bad?

Dollarization of the Banking System : Good or Bad? »

Volume/Issue: 2003/146

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gianni De Nicolo , Patrick Honohan , and Alain Ize

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451856668.001

ISBN: 9781451856668

Keywords: Financial Deepening, Financial Instability, inflation, foreign currency, foreign exchange, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

This paper assesses the benefits and risks associated with dollarization of the banking system. We provide novel empirical evidence on the determinants of dollarization, its role in promoting financial development,...

Government Spending, Legislature Size, and the Executive Veto

Government Spending, Legislature Size, and the Executive Veto »

Source: Government Spending, Legislature Size, and the Executive Veto

Volume/Issue: 2001/208

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Reza Baqir

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2001

ISBN: 9781451874709

Keywords: political institutions, executive veto, probability, statistics, equation, correlation, Analysis Of Collective Decision-making, Macroeconomic - Aspects Of Public Finance, Macroeconomic Policy, And General Outlook

Recent work on the political economy of fiscal policy has asked how budgetary institutions affect fiscal outcomes. But what determines the budgetary institutions? In this paper I consider one such institution: the...

Government Spending, Legislature Size, and the Executive Veto

Government Spending, Legislature Size, and the Executive Veto »

Volume/Issue: 2001/208

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Reza Baqir

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451874709.001

ISBN: 9781451874709

Keywords: political institutions, executive veto, probability, statistics, equation, correlation, Analysis Of Collective Decision-making, Macroeconomic - Aspects Of Public Finance, Macroeconomic Policy, And General Outlook

Recent work on the political economy of fiscal policy has asked how budgetary institutions affect fiscal outcomes. But what determines the budgetary institutions? In this paper I consider one such institution: the...