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2 Adjustment Dynamics in the German Labor Market

2 Adjustment Dynamics in the German Labor Market »

Source: Economic Policies and Unemployment Dynamics in Europe

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 January 1997

ISBN: 9781557755780

Keywords: unemployment, employment, unemployment rate, wage, bargaining

Unemployment IN (WEST) Germany remains low compared with that in other European countries. Nevertheless, as elsewhere, it has risen considerably since the 1970s, because employment growth has failed to keep...

Aging, Savings, and Pensions in the Group of Seven Countries: 1980-2025

Aging, Savings, and Pensions in the Group of Seven Countries: 1980-2025 »

Source: Aging, Savings, and Pensions in the Group of Seven Countries : 1980-2025

Volume/Issue: 1989/13

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1989

ISBN: 9781451924657

Keywords: elderly, private savings, pensions, dependency, pension

In the next 30-40 years, past changes in fertility and mortality will lead to a significant increase in the share of the elderly. This study suggests that these demographic trends may lead to a decline in the G-7 p...

Are Europe's Social Security Finances Compatible with EMU?

Are Europe's Social Security Finances Compatible with EMU? »

Source: Are Europe's Social Security Finances Compatible with EMU?

Volume/Issue: 1997/3

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): George Kopits

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1997

ISBN: 9781451974034

Keywords: European Economic and Monetary Union, Europe, Social security, unemployment, unemployment benefits, survivors ? pensions, payroll tax

Pursuant to the Treaty of Maastricht, members of the European Union (EU) intend to participate in the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU), in part through convergence toward specified limits on the overall deficit an...

Can Inheritances Alleviate the Demographic Burden?

Can Inheritances Alleviate the Demographic Burden? »

Source: Can Inheritances Alleviate the Demographic Burden?

Volume/Issue: 2001/97

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Erik Lueth

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2001

ISBN: 9781451852028

Keywords: Bequests, computable GEM, social insurance, aging, budget constraint, welfare loss, Social Security and Public Pensions, Computable and Other Applied General Equilibrium Models,

With pay-as-you-go schemes in place, population aging will impose a heavy fiscal burden on young and future cohorts. However, these cohorts may also profit from larger inheritances as the number of heirs declines....

Credibility of Policies Versus Credibility of Policymakers1/

Credibility of Policies Versus Credibility of Policymakers1/ »

Source: Credibility of Policies Versus Credibility of Policymakers

Volume/Issue: 1994/49

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Masson , and Allan Drazen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1994

ISBN: 9781451971811

Keywords: unemployment, unemployment rate, high unemployment, employment

Standard models of policy credibility, defined as the expectation that an announced policy will be carried out, emphasize the preferences of the policymaker, and the role of tough policies in signalling toughness a...

Do Forecasters Believe in Okun’s Law? An Assessment of Unemployment and Output Forecasts

Do Forecasters Believe in Okun’s Law? An Assessment of Unemployment and Output Forecasts »

Source: Do Forecasters Believe in Okun's Law? An Assessment of Unemployment and Output Forecasts

Volume/Issue: 2014/24

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Laurence Ball , João Tovar Jalles , and Prakash Loungani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 February 2014

ISBN: 9781475584097

Keywords: forecast revisions, Okun&;amp;#x2019;s Law, Great Recession, forecast assessment, unemployment rate, unemployment forecasts, recession, employment, Forecasting and Other Model Applications, Forecasting and Simulation

This paper provides an assessment of the consistency of unemployment and output forecasts. We show that, consistent with Okun's Law, forecasts of real GDP growth and the change in unemployment are negatively correl...

Economic Policies and Unemployment Dynamics in Europe

Economic Policies and Unemployment Dynamics in Europe »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 January 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557755780.071

ISBN: 9781557755780

Keywords: unemployment, employment, unemployment rate, wage, bargaining

This book, edited by S.G.B. Henry and Dennis J. Snower, examines the high unemployment that has plagued five European countries- France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom- for more than a decade. Its me...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Economic Policies and Unemployment Dynamics in Europe

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 January 1997

ISBN: 9781557755780

Keywords: unemployment, employment, unemployment rate, wage, bargaining

This book, edited by S.G.B. Henry and Dennis J. Snower, examines the high unemployment that has plagued five European countries- France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom- for more than a decade. Its me...

Effective Taxation for Recipients of Social Assistance in Germany and the Consequences of the 1996 Tax Reform

Effective Taxation for Recipients of Social Assistance in Germany and the Consequences of the 1996 Tax Reform »

Source: Effective Taxation for Recipients of Social Assistance in Germany and the Consequences of the 1996 Tax Reform

Volume/Issue: 1995/120

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christian Thimann

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1995

ISBN: 9781451854213

Keywords: social assistance, child allowances, unemployment

This paper explores the problem of effective taxation at the lower end of the income scale in Germany. For the recipients of social income maintenance--currently about 1.8 million nationals--effective taxation cons...

Germany

Germany »

Source: Germany : Recent Economic Developments and Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 1996/111

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 October 1996

ISBN: 9781451810301

Keywords: unemployment, unemployment rate, employment, unemployment benefits, unemployed

This Recent Economic Developments and Selected Issues paper highlights that Germany's recovery from the 1993 recession, which had already been weaker than the previous three recoveries, stalled in the third quarter...