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Informality in Paraguay
			: Macro-Micro Evidence and Policy Implications

Informality in Paraguay : Macro-Micro Evidence and Policy Implications »

Volume/Issue: 2015/245

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mauricio Vargas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 November 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513529271.001

ISBN: 9781513529271

Keywords: Informal Economy, Labor Regulations, Tax System, economy, income, taxes, gdp, production, Tax System.,

Paraguay's economy features a high degree of informality. Based on different estimation approaches, informal activity represents more than half of total employment in Paraguay, a higher rate than those observed in...

Informality in Paraguay

Informality in Paraguay »

Source: Informality in Paraguay : Macro-Micro Evidence and Policy Implications

Volume/Issue: 2015/245

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mauricio Vargas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 November 2015

ISBN: 9781513529271

Keywords: Informal Economy, Labor Regulations, Tax System, economy, income, taxes, gdp, production, Tax System.,

Paraguay's economy features a high degree of informality. Based on different estimation approaches, informal activity represents more than half of total employment in Paraguay, a higher rate than those observed in...

Recent U.S. Labor Force Dynamics
			: Reversible or not?

Recent U.S. Labor Force Dynamics : Reversible or not? »

Volume/Issue: 2015/76

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ravi Balakrishnan , Mai Dao , Juan Sole , and Jeremy Zook

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 April 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484315620.001

ISBN: 9781484315620

Keywords: employment gap, macro-economic policy, labor, employment, labor force, labor market, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects), Labor Force and Employment

The U.S. labor force participation rate (LFPR) fell dramatically following the Great Recession and has yet to start recovering. A key question is how much of the post-2007 decline is reversible, something which is...

Recent U.S. Labor Force Dynamics

Recent U.S. Labor Force Dynamics »

Source: Recent U.S. Labor Force Dynamics : Reversible or not?

Volume/Issue: 2015/76

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ravi Balakrishnan , Mai Dao , Juan Sole , and Jeremy Zook

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 April 2015

ISBN: 9781484315620

Keywords: employment gap, macro-economic policy, labor, employment, labor force, labor market, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects), Labor Force and Employment

The U.S. labor force participation rate (LFPR) fell dramatically following the Great Recession and has yet to start recovering. A key question is how much of the post-2007 decline is reversible, something which is...

Uncertainty and Unemployment
			: The Effects of Aggregate and Sectoral Channels

Uncertainty and Unemployment : The Effects of Aggregate and Sectoral Channels »

Volume/Issue: 2015/36

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sangyup Choi , and Prakash Loungani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 February 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498356305.001

ISBN: 9781498356305

Keywords: aggregate uncertainty, sectoral uncertainty, stock market, Great Recession, unemployment rate, labor, labor market, long-term unemployment, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy,

We study the role of uncertainty shocks in explaining unemployment dynamics, separating out the role of aggregate and sectoral channels. Using S&P500 data from the first quarter of 1957 to third quarter of 2014, we...

Uncertainty and Unemployment

Uncertainty and Unemployment »

Source: Uncertainty and Unemployment : The Effects of Aggregate and Sectoral Channels

Volume/Issue: 2015/36

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sangyup Choi , and Prakash Loungani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 February 2015

ISBN: 9781498356305

Keywords: aggregate uncertainty, sectoral uncertainty, stock market, Great Recession, unemployment rate, labor, labor market, long-term unemployment, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy,

We study the role of uncertainty shocks in explaining unemployment dynamics, separating out the role of aggregate and sectoral channels. Using S&P500 data from the first quarter of 1957 to third quarter of 2014, we...

Employment Impacts of Upstream Oil and Gas Investment in the United States

Employment Impacts of Upstream Oil and Gas Investment in the United States »

Source: Employment Impacts of Upstream Oil and Gas Investment in the United States

Volume/Issue: 2015/28

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mark Agerton , Peter Hartley , Kenneth Medlock III , and Ted Temzelides

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2015

ISBN: 9781498376068

Keywords: gas, oil, energy, drilling, Labor Force and Employment, Size, and Structure,

Technological progress in the exploration and production of oil and gas during the 2000s has led to a boom in upstream investment and has increased the domestic supply of fossil fuels. It is unknown, however, how m...

Employment Impacts of Upstream Oil and Gas Investment in the United States

Employment Impacts of Upstream Oil and Gas Investment in the United States »

Volume/Issue: 2015/28

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mark Agerton , Peter Hartley , Kenneth Medlock III , and Ted Temzelides

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498376068.001

ISBN: 9781498376068

Keywords: gas, oil, energy, drilling, Labor Force and Employment, Size, and Structure,

Technological progress in the exploration and production of oil and gas during the 2000s has led to a boom in upstream investment and has increased the domestic supply of fossil fuels. It is unknown, however, how m...

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...