Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers
Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , and Ke-young Chu
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 May 1996
Keywords: Social policy, Tax policy, benefits, payroll, wage, pensions, informal sector
The paper discusses the social protection implications of the weakening financial and administrative capacity of countries undergoing economic transition. The formal sector is shrinking, and unemployment and undere...