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A Three-Country Macroeconomic Model for Portugal

A Three-Country Macroeconomic Model for Portugal »

Volume/Issue: 2019/281

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alex Pienkowski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513519241.001

ISBN: 9781513519241

Keywords: Nominal effective exchange rate, Real interest rates, Negative interest rates, External sector, Financial crises, Portugal, euro area, macroeconomic modeling, Bayesian estimation, WP

This paper outlines a simple three-country macroeconomic model designed to focus on the transmission of external shocks to Portugal. Building on the framework developed by Berg et al (2006), this model differentiat...

A Three-Country Macroeconomic Model for Portugal1

A Three-Country Macroeconomic Model for Portugal1 »

Source: A Three-Country Macroeconomic Model for Portugal

Volume/Issue: 2019/281

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alex Pienkowski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2019

ISBN: 9781513519241

Keywords: Nominal effective exchange rate, Real interest rates, Negative interest rates, External sector, Financial crises, Portugal, euro area, macroeconomic modeling, Bayesian estimation, WP

This paper outlines a simple three-country macroeconomic model designed to focus on the transmission of external shocks to Portugal. Building on the framework developed by Berg et al (2006), this model differentiat...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Portugal

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Portugal »

Source: Portugal : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal

Volume/Issue: 2019/221

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498325172

Keywords: Credit, Expenditures, Real sector, Fiscal sector, External sector, potential growth, percent, percent of GDP, euro area, Haver

After a strong performance in 2017, economic activity has moderated. The second half of 2018 was marked by a deceleration, coinciding with weaker economic activity in Europe. The headline fiscal balance improved, w...

Portugal
			: 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal

Portugal : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal »

Volume/Issue: 2019/221

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498325172.002

ISBN: 9781498325172

Keywords: Credit, Expenditures, Real sector, Fiscal sector, External sector, potential growth, percent, percent of GDP, euro area, Haver

After a strong performance in 2017, economic activity has moderated. The second half of 2018 was marked by a deceleration, coinciding with weaker economic activity in Europe. The headline fiscal balance improved, w...

Portugal
			: Selected Issues

Portugal : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2019/222

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498325196.002

ISBN: 9781498325196

Keywords: Social security, Pension funds, Pension reforms, Pensions, Private savings, pension scheme, sample average, save rate, asset allocation, household save rate

Selected Issues...

Portugal: 2019 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal

Portugal: 2019 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal »

Source: Portugal : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal

Volume/Issue: 2019/221

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498325172

Keywords: Credit, Expenditures, Real sector, Fiscal sector, External sector, potential growth, percent, percent of GDP, euro area, Haver

After a strong performance in 2017, economic activity has moderated. The second half of 2018 was marked by a deceleration, coinciding with weaker economic activity in Europe. The headline fiscal balance improved, w...

Portugal: Selected Issues Paper

Portugal: Selected Issues Paper »

Source: Portugal : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2019/222

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498325196

Keywords: Social security, Pension funds, Pension reforms, Pensions, Private savings, pension scheme, sample average, save rate, asset allocation, household save rate

Selected Issues...

Portugal: Selected Issues Paper

Portugal: Selected Issues Paper »

Source: Portugal : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2019/222

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498325196

Keywords: Social security, Pension funds, Pension reforms, Pensions, Private savings, pension scheme, sample average, save rate, asset allocation, household save rate

Selected Issues...

Portugal: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Portugal: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Portugal : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal

Volume/Issue: 2019/221

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498325172

Keywords: Credit, Expenditures, Real sector, Fiscal sector, External sector, potential growth, percent, percent of GDP, euro area, Haver

After a strong performance in 2017, economic activity has moderated. The second half of 2018 was marked by a deceleration, coinciding with weaker economic activity in Europe. The headline fiscal balance improved, w...

Statement by Mr. Fanizza and Ms. Lopes on Portugal Executive Board Meeting July 8, 2019

Statement by Mr. Fanizza and Ms. Lopes on Portugal Executive Board Meeting July 8, 2019 »

Source: Portugal : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal

Volume/Issue: 2019/221

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498325172

Keywords: Credit, Expenditures, Real sector, Fiscal sector, External sector, potential growth, percent, percent of GDP, euro area, Haver

After a strong performance in 2017, economic activity has moderated. The second half of 2018 was marked by a deceleration, coinciding with weaker economic activity in Europe. The headline fiscal balance improved, w...

Can Contingent Convertibles Help Private Asset Managers Fund Their Acquisition of Non-Performing Loans from Portuguese Banks?

Can Contingent Convertibles Help Private Asset Managers Fund Their Acquisition of Non-Performing Loans from Portuguese Banks? »

Source: Can Contingent Convertibles Help Private Asset Managers Fund Their Acquisition of Non-Performing Loans from Portuguese Banks?

Volume/Issue: 2019/99

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andre Santos

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498312080

Keywords: Financial soundness indicators, Bank capital, Financial crises, Credit, Interest rates, Asset managers, contingent convertibles, asset pricing, nonperforming loans, AMs

This paper analyzes the capital structure of private asset managers in which the acquisition of nonperforming loans (NPLs) is funded with Contingent Convertibles (CoCos) placed with investors. The paper develops a...

Can Contingent Convertibles Help Private Asset Managers Fund Their Acquisition of Non-Performing Loans from Portuguese Banks?

Can Contingent Convertibles Help Private Asset Managers Fund Their Acquisition of Non-Performing Loans from Portuguese Banks? »

Volume/Issue: 2019/99

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andre Santos

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 May 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498312080.001

ISBN: 9781498312080

Keywords: Financial soundness indicators, Bank capital, Financial crises, Credit, Interest rates, Asset managers, contingent convertibles, asset pricing, nonperforming loans, AMs

This paper analyzes the capital structure of private asset managers in which the acquisition of nonperforming loans (NPLs) is funded with Contingent Convertibles (CoCos) placed with investors. The paper develops a...

1. Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence

1. Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Europe : Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484375402

Keywords: Europe, Regional Economic Outlook, economic outlook, financial conditions, fiscal policy, monetary policy, emerging Europe, advanced Europe

Activity continued to expand in the first half of 2018, but at a slower-than-expected pace, mainly in advanced Europe. The external environment has become less supportive, with slow...

Executive Summary

Executive Summary »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Europe : Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484375402

Keywords: Europe, Regional Economic Outlook, economic outlook, financial conditions, fiscal policy, monetary policy, emerging Europe, advanced Europe

Economic activity continued to expand in the first half of 2018, albeit at a slower-than-expected pace, mainly in advanced Europe. Domestic demand, supported by stronger employment...

2. Macroprudential Policies and House Prices in Europe: An Overview of Recent Experiences

2. Macroprudential Policies and House Prices in Europe: An Overview of Recent Experiences »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Europe : Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484375402

Keywords: Europe, Regional Economic Outlook, economic outlook, financial conditions, fiscal policy, monetary policy, emerging Europe, advanced Europe

This chapter documents the increasing use of macroprudential policies (MaPPs) in Europe in recent years to build financial resilience, contain general and sectoral credit growth, an...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Europe
			: Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Europe : Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484375402.086

ISBN: 9781484375402

Keywords: Europe, Regional Economic Outlook, economic outlook, financial conditions, fiscal policy, monetary policy, emerging Europe, advanced Europe

Economic activity continued to expand in the first half of 2018, albeit at a slower-than-expected pace, mainly in advanced Europe. Domestic demand, supported by stronger employment and wages, remains the main engin...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Europe : Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484375402

Keywords: Europe, Regional Economic Outlook, economic outlook, financial conditions, fiscal policy, monetary policy, emerging Europe, advanced Europe

Economic activity continued to expand in the first half of 2018, albeit at a slower-than-expected pace, mainly in advanced Europe. Domestic demand, supported by stronger employment and wages, remains the main engin...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Portugal

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Portugal »

Source: Portugal : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal

Volume/Issue: 2018/273

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2018

ISBN: 9781484375921

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Loans, Mortgages, Housing prices, Current account surpluses, Fiscal policy, Investment, Labor productivity, Economic indicators

The Portuguese economy performed strongly in 2017. Investment and exports were the key drivers of growth. Labor market conditions continued to improve, with falling unemployment and broad-based employment creation....

Portugal
			: 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal

Portugal : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal »

Volume/Issue: 2018/273

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484375921.002

ISBN: 9781484375921

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Loans, Mortgages, Housing prices, Current account surpluses, Fiscal policy, Investment, Labor productivity, Economic indicators

The Portuguese economy performed strongly in 2017. Investment and exports were the key drivers of growth. Labor market conditions continued to improve, with falling unemployment and broad-based employment creation....

Portugal
			: Selected Issues

Portugal : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2018/274

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484375969.002

ISBN: 9781484375969

Keywords: Economic conditions, Economic growth, Private investment, Fiscal reforms, Capital stocks, Public investment, Profit margins, Current account, Balance sheets, Insolvency

Selected Issues...

Portugal: 2018 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal

Portugal: 2018 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal »

Source: Portugal : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal

Volume/Issue: 2018/273

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2018

ISBN: 9781484375921

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Loans, Mortgages, Housing prices, Current account surpluses, Fiscal policy, Investment, Labor productivity, Economic indicators

The Portuguese economy performed strongly in 2017. Investment and exports were the key drivers of growth. Labor market conditions continued to improve, with falling unemployment and broad-based employment creation....

Portugal: Selected Issues

Portugal: Selected Issues »

Source: Portugal : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/274

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2018

ISBN: 9781484375969

Keywords: Economic conditions, Economic growth, Private investment, Fiscal reforms, Capital stocks, Public investment, Profit margins, Current account, Balance sheets, Insolvency

Selected Issues...

Portugal: Selected Issues

Portugal: Selected Issues »

Source: Portugal : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/274

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2018

ISBN: 9781484375969

Keywords: Economic conditions, Economic growth, Private investment, Fiscal reforms, Capital stocks, Public investment, Profit margins, Current account, Balance sheets, Insolvency

Selected Issues...

Portugal: Selected Issues

Portugal: Selected Issues »

Source: Portugal : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/274

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2018

ISBN: 9781484375969

Keywords: Economic conditions, Economic growth, Private investment, Fiscal reforms, Capital stocks, Public investment, Profit margins, Current account, Balance sheets, Insolvency

Selected Issues...

Portugal: Selected Issues

Portugal: Selected Issues »

Source: Portugal : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/274

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2018

ISBN: 9781484375969

Keywords: Economic conditions, Economic growth, Private investment, Fiscal reforms, Capital stocks, Public investment, Profit margins, Current account, Balance sheets, Insolvency

Selected Issues...

Portugal: Selected Issues

Portugal: Selected Issues »

Source: Portugal : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/274

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2018

ISBN: 9781484375969

Keywords: Economic conditions, Economic growth, Private investment, Fiscal reforms, Capital stocks, Public investment, Profit margins, Current account, Balance sheets, Insolvency

Selected Issues...

Portugal: Selected Issues

Portugal: Selected Issues »

Source: Portugal : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/274

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2018

ISBN: 9781484375969

Keywords: Economic conditions, Economic growth, Private investment, Fiscal reforms, Capital stocks, Public investment, Profit margins, Current account, Balance sheets, Insolvency

Selected Issues...

Portugal: Selected Issues

Portugal: Selected Issues »

Source: Portugal : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/274

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2018

ISBN: 9781484375969

Keywords: Economic conditions, Economic growth, Private investment, Fiscal reforms, Capital stocks, Public investment, Profit margins, Current account, Balance sheets, Insolvency

Selected Issues...

Portugal: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Portugal: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Portugal : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal

Volume/Issue: 2018/273

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2018

ISBN: 9781484375921

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Loans, Mortgages, Housing prices, Current account surpluses, Fiscal policy, Investment, Labor productivity, Economic indicators

The Portuguese economy performed strongly in 2017. Investment and exports were the key drivers of growth. Labor market conditions continued to improve, with falling unemployment and broad-based employment creation....

Statement by Mr. Alessandro Leipold, Executive Director for Portugal and Ms. Ines Lopes, Advisor to the Executive Director September 7, 2018

Statement by Mr. Alessandro Leipold, Executive Director for Portugal and Ms. Ines Lopes, Advisor to the Executive Director September 7, 2018 »

Source: Portugal : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal

Volume/Issue: 2018/273

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2018

ISBN: 9781484375921

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Loans, Mortgages, Housing prices, Current account surpluses, Fiscal policy, Investment, Labor productivity, Economic indicators

The Portuguese economy performed strongly in 2017. Investment and exports were the key drivers of growth. Labor market conditions continued to improve, with falling unemployment and broad-based employment creation....

IMF Policy Paper: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Portugal

IMF Policy Paper: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Portugal »

Source: Portugal : Sixth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions-Press Release; Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2018/52

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 February 2018

ISBN: 9781484342923

Keywords: Post-program monitoring, Risk management, Public debt, Debt sustainability, Executive Board decisions, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases, Staff Reports, Portugal

The Portuguese economy has strengthened. Supported by a benign external environment, job-rich growth has gathered momentum since late 2016. The headline fiscal balance continued to benefit from stronger growth and...

Portugal
			: Sixth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions-Press Release; Staff Report

Portugal : Sixth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions-Press Release; Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2018/52

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 February 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484342923.007

ISBN: 9781484342923

Keywords: Post-program monitoring, Risk management, Public debt, Debt sustainability, Executive Board decisions, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases, Staff Reports, Portugal

The Portuguese economy has strengthened. Supported by a benign external environment, job-rich growth has gathered momentum since late 2016. The headline fiscal balance continued to benefit from stronger growth and...

IMF Policy Paper: Portugal: Sixth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions

IMF Policy Paper: Portugal: Sixth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions »

Source: Portugal : Sixth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions-Press Release; Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2018/52

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 February 2018

ISBN: 9781484342923

Keywords: Post-program monitoring, Risk management, Public debt, Debt sustainability, Executive Board decisions, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases, Staff Reports, Portugal

The Portuguese economy has strengthened. Supported by a benign external environment, job-rich growth has gathered momentum since late 2016. The headline fiscal balance continued to benefit from stronger growth and...

IMF Executive Board Discusses the Adequacy of the Fund’s Precautionary Balances

IMF Executive Board Discusses the Adequacy of the Fund’s Precautionary Balances »

Source: Review of the Adequacy of the Fund's Precautionary Balances

Volume/Issue: 2018/007

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 February 2018

ISBN: 9781498307246

Keywords: Risk management, Credit risk, Financial risk, Credit demand, Credit, adequacy, SDRs, special reserve, general reserve, repurchase

This paper reviews the adequacy of the Fund's precautionary balances, using the framework approved by the Board in 2010. The review takes place on the standard two-year cycle and assesses developments since the las...

Review of the Adequacy of the Fund's Precautionary Balances

Review of the Adequacy of the Fund's Precautionary Balances »

Volume/Issue: 2018/007

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 February 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498307246.007

ISBN: 9781498307246

Keywords: Risk management, Credit risk, Financial risk, Credit demand, Credit, adequacy, SDRs, special reserve, general reserve, repurchase

This paper reviews the adequacy of the Fund's precautionary balances, using the framework approved by the Board in 2010. The review takes place on the standard two-year cycle and assesses developments since the las...

Review of the Adequacy of the Fund’s Precautionary Balances

Review of the Adequacy of the Fund’s Precautionary Balances »

Source: Review of the Adequacy of the Fund's Precautionary Balances

Volume/Issue: 2018/007

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 February 2018

ISBN: 9781498307246

Keywords: Risk management, Credit risk, Financial risk, Credit demand, Credit, adequacy, SDRs, special reserve, general reserve, repurchase

This paper reviews the adequacy of the Fund's precautionary balances, using the framework approved by the Board in 2010. The review takes place on the standard two-year cycle and assesses developments since the las...

Collective Bargaining Through the Magnifying Glass

Collective Bargaining Through the Magnifying Glass »

Source: Collective Bargaining Through the Magnifying Glass : A Comparison Between the Netherlands and Portugal

Volume/Issue: 2017/275

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Hijzen , Pedro Martins , and Jante Parlevliet

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484332986

Keywords: Netherlands, Portugal, Employment, Europe, Industrial relations, social dialogue, General, Comparative Studies of Particular Economies

Since the global financial crisis, sector-level bargaining has come under renewed scrutiny. While in Southern Europe, the crisis raised concerns about the role of collective bargaining as an obstacle to labor marke...

Collective Bargaining Through the Magnifying Glass
			: A Comparison Between the Netherlands and Portugal

Collective Bargaining Through the Magnifying Glass : A Comparison Between the Netherlands and Portugal »

Volume/Issue: 2017/275

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Hijzen , Pedro Martins , and Jante Parlevliet

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 December 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484332986.001

ISBN: 9781484332986

Keywords: Netherlands, Portugal, Employment, Europe, Industrial relations, social dialogue, General, Comparative Studies of Particular Economies

Since the global financial crisis, sector-level bargaining has come under renewed scrutiny. While in Southern Europe, the crisis raised concerns about the role of collective bargaining as an obstacle to labor marke...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Portugal

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Portugal »

Source: Portugal : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal

Volume/Issue: 2017/278

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484319338

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Financial sector, Banking sector, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Portugal has made notable progress over the past year in reducing uncertainty over near-term risks. The exit from the Excessive Deficit Procedure in 2017, together...

Portugal
			: 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal

Portugal : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal »

Volume/Issue: 2017/278

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484319338.002

ISBN: 9781484319338

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Financial sector, Banking sector, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Portugal has made notable progress over the past year in reducing uncertainty over near-term risks. The exit from the Excessive Deficit Procedure in 2017, together...

Portugal
			: Selected Issues

Portugal : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2017/279

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484319369.002

ISBN: 9781484319369

Keywords: Investment, Economic growth, Economic forecasting, Central banks, Wage bill, Public debt, Selected issues

This Selected Issues paper derives the average investment growth needed for Portugal to achieve the 2-percent and 2.5-percent real GDP growth in the medium term (from 2017 to 2022). As per the IMF staff estimates,...

Portugal: Selected Issues

Portugal: Selected Issues »

Source: Portugal : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/279

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484319369

Keywords: Investment, Economic growth, Economic forecasting, Central banks, Wage bill, Public debt, Selected issues

This Selected Issues paper derives the average investment growth needed for Portugal to achieve the 2-percent and 2.5-percent real GDP growth in the medium term (from 2017 to 2022). As per the IMF staff estimates,...

Portugal: Selected Issues

Portugal: Selected Issues »

Source: Portugal : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/279

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484319369

Keywords: Investment, Economic growth, Economic forecasting, Central banks, Wage bill, Public debt, Selected issues

This Selected Issues paper derives the average investment growth needed for Portugal to achieve the 2-percent and 2.5-percent real GDP growth in the medium term (from 2017 to 2022). As per the IMF staff estimates,...

Portugal: Selected Issues

Portugal: Selected Issues »

Source: Portugal : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/279

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484319369

Keywords: Investment, Economic growth, Economic forecasting, Central banks, Wage bill, Public debt, Selected issues

This Selected Issues paper derives the average investment growth needed for Portugal to achieve the 2-percent and 2.5-percent real GDP growth in the medium term (from 2017 to 2022). As per the IMF staff estimates,...

Portugal: Selected Issues

Portugal: Selected Issues »

Source: Portugal : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/279

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484319369

Keywords: Investment, Economic growth, Economic forecasting, Central banks, Wage bill, Public debt, Selected issues

This Selected Issues paper derives the average investment growth needed for Portugal to achieve the 2-percent and 2.5-percent real GDP growth in the medium term (from 2017 to 2022). As per the IMF staff estimates,...

Portugal: Selected Issues

Portugal: Selected Issues »

Source: Portugal : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/279

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484319369

Keywords: Investment, Economic growth, Economic forecasting, Central banks, Wage bill, Public debt, Selected issues

This Selected Issues paper derives the average investment growth needed for Portugal to achieve the 2-percent and 2.5-percent real GDP growth in the medium term (from 2017 to 2022). As per the IMF staff estimates,...

Portugal: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation

Portugal: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Portugal : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal

Volume/Issue: 2017/278

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484319338

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Financial sector, Banking sector, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Portugal has made notable progress over the past year in reducing uncertainty over near-term risks. The exit from the Excessive Deficit Procedure in 2017, together...

Portugal: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Portugal: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Portugal : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal

Volume/Issue: 2017/278

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484319338

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Financial sector, Banking sector, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Portugal has made notable progress over the past year in reducing uncertainty over near-term risks. The exit from the Excessive Deficit Procedure in 2017, together...

Statement by Mr. Cottarelli, Executive Director for Portugal, and Ms. Lopes, Advisor to the Executive Director, September 11, 2017

Statement by Mr. Cottarelli, Executive Director for Portugal, and Ms. Lopes, Advisor to the Executive Director, September 11, 2017 »

Source: Portugal : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal

Volume/Issue: 2017/278

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484319338

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Financial sector, Banking sector, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Portugal has made notable progress over the past year in reducing uncertainty over near-term risks. The exit from the Excessive Deficit Procedure in 2017, together...

IMF Executive Board Concludes Fifth Post-Program Monitoring with Portugal

IMF Executive Board Concludes Fifth Post-Program Monitoring with Portugal »

Source: Portugal : Fifth Post Program Monitoring Discussions-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal

Volume/Issue: 2017/58

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 February 2017

ISBN: 9781475580198

Keywords: Europe, Portugal

The Fifth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions with Portugal highlight a welcome upturn in growth in the second half of 2016 after a sluggish first half, boosted by stronger exports and a further decline in unemploy...

Portugal
			: Fifth Post Program Monitoring Discussions-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal

Portugal : Fifth Post Program Monitoring Discussions-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal »

Volume/Issue: 2017/58

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 February 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475580198.002

ISBN: 9781475580198

Keywords: Europe, Portugal

The Fifth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions with Portugal highlight a welcome upturn in growth in the second half of 2016 after a sluggish first half, boosted by stronger exports and a further decline in unemploy...

Portugal: Fifth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions

Portugal: Fifth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions »

Source: Portugal : Fifth Post Program Monitoring Discussions-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal

Volume/Issue: 2017/58

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 February 2017

ISBN: 9781475580198

Keywords: Europe, Portugal

The Fifth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions with Portugal highlight a welcome upturn in growth in the second half of 2016 after a sluggish first half, boosted by stronger exports and a further decline in unemploy...

Statement by Mr. Carlo Cottarelli, Executive Director for Portugal and Ms. Ines Lopes, Advisor to the Executive Director February 17, 2017

Statement by Mr. Carlo Cottarelli, Executive Director for Portugal and Ms. Ines Lopes, Advisor to the Executive Director February 17, 2017 »

Source: Portugal : Fifth Post Program Monitoring Discussions-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal

Volume/Issue: 2017/58

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 February 2017

ISBN: 9781475580198

Keywords: Europe, Portugal

The Fifth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions with Portugal highlight a welcome upturn in growth in the second half of 2016 after a sluggish first half, boosted by stronger exports and a further decline in unemploy...

A Tale of Two Sectors
			: Why is Misallocation Higher in Services than in Manufacturing?

A Tale of Two Sectors : Why is Misallocation Higher in Services than in Manufacturing? »

Volume/Issue: 2016/220

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daniel Dias , Christine Richmond , and Carlos Robalo Marques

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475553796.001

ISBN: 9781475553796

Keywords: Econometric models, Labor markets, Manufacturing sector, Portugal, Portugal, Productivity, Developed countries, Capital, Services, Total factor productivity

Recent empirical studies document that the level of resource misallocation in the service sector is significantly higher than in the manufacturing sector. We quantify the importance of this difference and study its...

A Tale of Two Sectors

A Tale of Two Sectors »

Source: A Tale of Two Sectors : Why is Misallocation Higher in Services than in Manufacturing?

Volume/Issue: 2016/220

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daniel Dias , Christine Richmond , and Carlos Robalo Marques

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475553796

Keywords: Econometric models, Labor markets, Manufacturing sector, Portugal, Portugal, Productivity, Developed countries, Capital, Services, Total factor productivity

Recent empirical studies document that the level of resource misallocation in the service sector is significantly higher than in the manufacturing sector. We quantify the importance of this difference and study its...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Portugal

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Portugal »

Source: Portugal : Ex Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2011 Extended Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Authorities Views

Volume/Issue: 2016/302

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 September 2016

ISBN: 9781475538403

This paper discusses Portugal's Ex-post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2011 Extended Arrangement. Portugal faced a sudden stop in financing in 2011. The authorities' IMF-supported program aimed to addre...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Portugal

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Portugal »

Source: Portugal : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal

Volume/Issue: 2016/300

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 September 2016

ISBN: 9781475538380

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economic recovery in Portugal is losing momentum. The slowdown in economic activity that began in the second half of 2015 has persisted, despite still-favorable...

Portugal
			: 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal

Portugal : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal »

Volume/Issue: 2016/300

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 September 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475538380.002

ISBN: 9781475538380

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economic recovery in Portugal is losing momentum. The slowdown in economic activity that began in the second half of 2015 has persisted, despite still-favorable...

Portugal
			: Ex Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2011 Extended Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Authorities Views

Portugal : Ex Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2011 Extended Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Authorities Views »

Volume/Issue: 2016/302

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 September 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475538403.002

ISBN: 9781475538403

This paper discusses Portugal's Ex-post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2011 Extended Arrangement. Portugal faced a sudden stop in financing in 2011. The authorities' IMF-supported program aimed to addre...

Portugal
			: Selected Issues

Portugal : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2016/301

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 September 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475538397.002

ISBN: 9781475538397

This Selected Issues paper estimates the fiscal impact of demographic changes in Portugal and the euro area over the period 2015-2100. Under the baseline projections of the United Nations, Portugal is among the cou...

Portugal: Ex-Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access under the 2011 Extended Arrangement

Portugal: Ex-Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access under the 2011 Extended Arrangement »

Source: Portugal : Ex Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2011 Extended Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Authorities Views

Volume/Issue: 2016/302

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 September 2016

ISBN: 9781475538403

This paper discusses Portugal's Ex-post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2011 Extended Arrangement. Portugal faced a sudden stop in financing in 2011. The authorities' IMF-supported program aimed to addre...

Portugal: Selected Issues

Portugal: Selected Issues »

Source: Portugal : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/301

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 September 2016

ISBN: 9781475538397

This Selected Issues paper estimates the fiscal impact of demographic changes in Portugal and the euro area over the period 2015-2100. Under the baseline projections of the United Nations, Portugal is among the cou...

Portugal: Selected Issues

Portugal: Selected Issues »

Source: Portugal : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/301

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 September 2016

ISBN: 9781475538397

This Selected Issues paper estimates the fiscal impact of demographic changes in Portugal and the euro area over the period 2015-2100. Under the baseline projections of the United Nations, Portugal is among the cou...

Portugal: Selected Issues

Portugal: Selected Issues »

Source: Portugal : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/301

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 September 2016

ISBN: 9781475538397

This Selected Issues paper estimates the fiscal impact of demographic changes in Portugal and the euro area over the period 2015-2100. Under the baseline projections of the United Nations, Portugal is among the cou...

Portugal: Staff Report For The 2016 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions

Portugal: Staff Report For The 2016 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions »

Source: Portugal : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal

Volume/Issue: 2016/300

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 September 2016

ISBN: 9781475538380

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economic recovery in Portugal is losing momentum. The slowdown in economic activity that began in the second half of 2015 has persisted, despite still-favorable...

Portugal: Staff Report For The 2016 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions—Informational Annex

Portugal: Staff Report For The 2016 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions—Informational Annex »

Source: Portugal : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal

Volume/Issue: 2016/300

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 September 2016

ISBN: 9781475538380

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economic recovery in Portugal is losing momentum. The slowdown in economic activity that began in the second half of 2015 has persisted, despite still-favorable...

The Portuguese Authorities’ Views on the Ex Post Evaluation

The Portuguese Authorities’ Views on the Ex Post Evaluation »

Source: Portugal : Ex Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2011 Extended Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Authorities Views

Volume/Issue: 2016/302

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 September 2016

ISBN: 9781475538403

This paper discusses Portugal's Ex-post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2011 Extended Arrangement. Portugal faced a sudden stop in financing in 2011. The authorities' IMF-supported program aimed to addre...

Statement by Mr. Cottarelli, Executive Director for Portugal, and Ms. Lopes, Advisor to the Executive Director, September 16, 2016

Statement by Mr. Cottarelli, Executive Director for Portugal, and Ms. Lopes, Advisor to the Executive Director, September 16, 2016 »

Source: Portugal : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal

Volume/Issue: 2016/300

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 September 2016

ISBN: 9781475538380

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economic recovery in Portugal is losing momentum. The slowdown in economic activity that began in the second half of 2015 has persisted, despite still-favorable...

No Extension without Representation? Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Collective Bargaining

No Extension without Representation? Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Collective Bargaining »

Volume/Issue: 2016/143

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Hijzen , and Pedro Martins

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 July 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498380508.001

ISBN: 9781498380508

Keywords: collective bargaining, industrial relations, employer associations, wage setting, employment

In many countries, notably across Europe, collective bargaining coverage is enhanced by government-issued extensions that widen the reach of collective agreements beyond their signatory parties to all firms and wor...

No Extension without Representation? Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Collective Bargaining1

No Extension without Representation? Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Collective Bargaining1 »

Source: No Extension without Representation? Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Collective Bargaining

Volume/Issue: 2016/143

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Hijzen , and Pedro Martins

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498380508

Keywords: collective bargaining, industrial relations, employer associations, wage setting, employment

In many countries, notably across Europe, collective bargaining coverage is enhanced by government-issued extensions that widen the reach of collective agreements beyond their signatory parties to all firms and wor...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Selected Issues

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Selected Issues »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/175

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2016

ISBN: 9781498308373

Keywords: tourism, travel, tourist, transport, tourist arrivals

This paper discusses the following selected issues related to the São Tomé and Príncipe's economy: tourism competitiveness in São Tomé and Príncipe-challenges and strategy, macro-financial linkages, private sector...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Selected Issues

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Selected Issues »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/175

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2016

ISBN: 9781498308373

Keywords: tourism, travel, tourist, transport, tourist arrivals

This paper discusses the following selected issues related to the São Tomé and Príncipe's economy: tourism competitiveness in São Tomé and Príncipe-challenges and strategy, macro-financial linkages, private sector...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Selected Issues

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Selected Issues »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/175

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2016

ISBN: 9781498308373

Keywords: tourism, travel, tourist, transport, tourist arrivals

This paper discusses the following selected issues related to the São Tomé and Príncipe's economy: tourism competitiveness in São Tomé and Príncipe-challenges and strategy, macro-financial linkages, private sector...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Selected Issues

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Selected Issues »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/175

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2016

ISBN: 9781498308373

Keywords: tourism, travel, tourist, transport, tourist arrivals

This paper discusses the following selected issues related to the São Tomé and Príncipe's economy: tourism competitiveness in São Tomé and Príncipe-challenges and strategy, macro-financial linkages, private sector...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility, and Request for Waiver for Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Modification of Performance Criteria

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility, and Request for Waiver for Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Modification of Performance Criteria »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : 2016 Article IV Consultation, First Review under the Extended Credit Facility, and Request for Waiver for Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Exective Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Volume/Issue: 2016/174

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2016

ISBN: 9781498307444

Keywords: debt, poverty, monetary fund, commercial banks, market

This paper discusses recent economic developments and economic outlook and risks of São Tomé and Príncipe. Although São Tomé and Príncipe's economic development is constrained by its insularity, fragility, limited...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Waiver for Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Modification of Performance Criteria—Debt Sustainability Analysis Update

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Waiver for Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Modification of Performance Criteria—Debt Sustainability Analysis Update »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : 2016 Article IV Consultation, First Review under the Extended Credit Facility, and Request for Waiver for Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Exective Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Volume/Issue: 2016/174

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2016

ISBN: 9781498307444

Keywords: debt, poverty, monetary fund, commercial banks, market

This paper discusses recent economic developments and economic outlook and risks of São Tomé and Príncipe. Although São Tomé and Príncipe's economic development is constrained by its insularity, fragility, limited...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Waiver for Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Modification of Performance Criteria—Informational Annex

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Waiver for Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Modification of Performance Criteria—Informational Annex »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : 2016 Article IV Consultation, First Review under the Extended Credit Facility, and Request for Waiver for Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Exective Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Volume/Issue: 2016/174

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2016

ISBN: 9781498307444

Keywords: debt, poverty, monetary fund, commercial banks, market

This paper discusses recent economic developments and economic outlook and risks of São Tomé and Príncipe. Although São Tomé and Príncipe's economic development is constrained by its insularity, fragility, limited...

IMF Executive Board Completes the First Review under the ECF Arrangement for São Tomé and Príncipe and Approves US$0.9 Million Disbursement

IMF Executive Board Completes the First Review under the ECF Arrangement for São Tomé and Príncipe and Approves US$0.9 Million Disbursement »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : 2016 Article IV Consultation, First Review under the Extended Credit Facility, and Request for Waiver for Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Exective Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Volume/Issue: 2016/174

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2016

ISBN: 9781498307444

Keywords: debt, poverty, monetary fund, commercial banks, market

This paper discusses recent economic developments and economic outlook and risks of São Tomé and Príncipe. Although São Tomé and Príncipe's economic development is constrained by its insularity, fragility, limited...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe
			: 2016 Article IV Consultation, First Review under the Extended Credit Facility, and Request for Waiver for Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Exective Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : 2016 Article IV Consultation, First Review under the Extended Credit Facility, and Request for Waiver for Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Exective Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe »

Volume/Issue: 2016/174

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498307444.002

ISBN: 9781498307444

Keywords: debt, poverty, monetary fund, commercial banks, market

This paper discusses recent economic developments and economic outlook and risks of São Tomé and Príncipe. Although São Tomé and Príncipe's economic development is constrained by its insularity, fragility, limited...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe
			: Selected Issues

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2016/175

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498308373.002

ISBN: 9781498308373

Keywords: tourism, travel, tourist, transport, tourist arrivals

This paper discusses the following selected issues related to the São Tomé and Príncipe's economy: tourism competitiveness in São Tomé and Príncipe-challenges and strategy, macro-financial linkages, private sector...

Statement by Mr. Yambaye, Executive Director and Mr. Lopes Varela, Advisor to the Executive Director, on the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe, June 10, 2016

Statement by Mr. Yambaye, Executive Director and Mr. Lopes Varela, Advisor to the Executive Director, on the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe, June 10, 2016 »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : 2016 Article IV Consultation, First Review under the Extended Credit Facility, and Request for Waiver for Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Exective Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Volume/Issue: 2016/174

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2016

ISBN: 9781498307444

Keywords: debt, poverty, monetary fund, commercial banks, market

This paper discusses recent economic developments and economic outlook and risks of São Tomé and Príncipe. Although São Tomé and Príncipe's economic development is constrained by its insularity, fragility, limited...

IMF Executive Board Concludes Third Post-Program Monitoring with Portugal

IMF Executive Board Concludes Third Post-Program Monitoring with Portugal »

Source: Portugal : Third Post-Program Discussions-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal

Volume/Issue: 2016/97

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513541747

Keywords: debt, monetary fund, market, inflation, oil prices

This report discusses key issues related to the economy of Portugal. Highly accommodative macroeconomic conditions have generated only modest growth in the presence of remaining structural impediments. In 2015, low...

Portugal
			: Third Post-Program Discussions-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal

Portugal : Third Post-Program Discussions-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal »

Volume/Issue: 2016/97

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513541747.002

ISBN: 9781513541747

Keywords: debt, monetary fund, market, inflation, oil prices

This report discusses key issues related to the economy of Portugal. Highly accommodative macroeconomic conditions have generated only modest growth in the presence of remaining structural impediments. In 2015, low...

Portugal: Third Post-Program Monitoring

Portugal: Third Post-Program Monitoring »

Source: Portugal : Third Post-Program Discussions-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal

Volume/Issue: 2016/97

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513541747

Keywords: debt, monetary fund, market, inflation, oil prices

This report discusses key issues related to the economy of Portugal. Highly accommodative macroeconomic conditions have generated only modest growth in the presence of remaining structural impediments. In 2015, low...

Statement by Mr. Carlo Cottarelli, Executive Director for Portugal and Ms. Ines Lopes, Advisor to the Executive Director, March 30, 2016

Statement by Mr. Carlo Cottarelli, Executive Director for Portugal and Ms. Ines Lopes, Advisor to the Executive Director, March 30, 2016 »

Source: Portugal : Third Post-Program Discussions-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal

Volume/Issue: 2016/97

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513541747

Keywords: debt, monetary fund, market, inflation, oil prices

This report discusses key issues related to the economy of Portugal. Highly accommodative macroeconomic conditions have generated only modest growth in the presence of remaining structural impediments. In 2015, low...

5. Dealing with Private Debt Overhang: Corporate Debt Restructuring1

5. Dealing with Private Debt Overhang: Corporate Debt Restructuring1 »

Source: From Crisis to Convergence : Charting a Course for Portugal

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Dmitry Gershenson , Albert Jaeger , and Subir Lall

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513597225

Keywords: Stabilization policy, Fiscal stabilization, Stabilization programs, Economic stabilization, debt, labor, labor market, investment, market

In the years preceding the economic crisis, the corporate sector experienced rapid debt accumulation. The stock of nonfinancial corporation (NFC) debt stands at 112.7 percent of gross domestic p...

4. Dealing with Public Debt Overhang: Fiscal Adjustment and Challenges Ahead1

4. Dealing with Public Debt Overhang: Fiscal Adjustment and Challenges Ahead1 »

Source: From Crisis to Convergence : Charting a Course for Portugal

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Dmitry Gershenson , Albert Jaeger , and Subir Lall

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513597225

Keywords: Stabilization policy, Fiscal stabilization, Stabilization programs, Economic stabilization, debt, labor, labor market, investment, market

Portugal has made significant progress in its fiscal consolidation, overcoming structural and legal challenges, in the context of a sharp fall in output. Still, the debt-to-GDP ratio remains hig...

From Crisis to Convergence
			: Charting a Course for Portugal

From Crisis to Convergence : Charting a Course for Portugal »

Volume: 16

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Dmitry Gershenson , Albert Jaeger , and Subir Lall

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513597225.087

ISBN: 9781513597225

Keywords: Stabilization policy, Fiscal stabilization, Stabilization programs, Economic stabilization, debt, labor, labor market, investment, market

In 2011, following years of large-scale external imbalances financed by debt, Portugal's economy reached a crisis point. To restore economic growth and credibility with international lenders, the country embarked...

From Crisis to Convergence: Charting a Course for Portugal

From Crisis to Convergence: Charting a Course for Portugal »

Source: From Crisis to Convergence : Charting a Course for Portugal

Volume: 16

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Dmitry Gershenson , Albert Jaeger , and Subir Lall

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513597225

Keywords: Stabilization policy, Fiscal stabilization, Stabilization programs, Economic stabilization, debt, labor, labor market, investment, market

In 2011, following years of large-scale external imbalances financed by debt, Portugal's economy reached a crisis point. To restore economic growth and credibility with international lenders, the country embarked...

From Crisis to Convergence: Charting a Course for Portugal

From Crisis to Convergence: Charting a Course for Portugal »

Source: From Crisis to Convergence : Charting a Course for Portugal

Volume: 16

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Dmitry Gershenson , Albert Jaeger , and Subir Lall

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513597225

Keywords: Stabilization policy, Fiscal stabilization, Stabilization programs, Economic stabilization, debt, labor, labor market, investment, market

In 2011, following years of large-scale external imbalances financed by debt, Portugal's economy reached a crisis point. To restore economic growth and credibility with international lenders, the country embarked...

From Crisis to Convergence: Charting a Course for Portugal

From Crisis to Convergence: Charting a Course for Portugal »

Source: From Crisis to Convergence : Charting a Course for Portugal

Volume: 16

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Dmitry Gershenson , Albert Jaeger , and Subir Lall

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513597225

Keywords: Stabilization policy, Fiscal stabilization, Stabilization programs, Economic stabilization, debt, labor, labor market, investment, market

In 2011, following years of large-scale external imbalances financed by debt, Portugal's economy reached a crisis point. To restore economic growth and credibility with international lenders, the country embarked...

From Crisis to Convergence: Charting a Course for Portugal

From Crisis to Convergence: Charting a Course for Portugal »

Source: From Crisis to Convergence : Charting a Course for Portugal

Volume: 16

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Dmitry Gershenson , Albert Jaeger , and Subir Lall

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513597225

Keywords: Stabilization policy, Fiscal stabilization, Stabilization programs, Economic stabilization, debt, labor, labor market, investment, market

In 2011, following years of large-scale external imbalances financed by debt, Portugal's economy reached a crisis point. To restore economic growth and credibility with international lenders, the country embarked...

From Crisis to Convergence: Charting a Course for Portugal

From Crisis to Convergence: Charting a Course for Portugal »

Source: From Crisis to Convergence : Charting a Course for Portugal

Volume: 16

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Dmitry Gershenson , Albert Jaeger , and Subir Lall

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513597225

Keywords: Stabilization policy, Fiscal stabilization, Stabilization programs, Economic stabilization, debt, labor, labor market, investment, market

In 2011, following years of large-scale external imbalances financed by debt, Portugal's economy reached a crisis point. To restore economic growth and credibility with international lenders, the country embarked...

From Crisis to Convergence: Charting a Course for Portugal

From Crisis to Convergence: Charting a Course for Portugal »

Source: From Crisis to Convergence : Charting a Course for Portugal

Volume: 16

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Dmitry Gershenson , Albert Jaeger , and Subir Lall

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513597225

Keywords: Stabilization policy, Fiscal stabilization, Stabilization programs, Economic stabilization, debt, labor, labor market, investment, market

In 2011, following years of large-scale external imbalances financed by debt, Portugal's economy reached a crisis point. To restore economic growth and credibility with international lenders, the country embarked...

From Crisis to Convergence: Charting a Course for Portugal

From Crisis to Convergence: Charting a Course for Portugal »

Source: From Crisis to Convergence : Charting a Course for Portugal

Volume: 16

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Dmitry Gershenson , Albert Jaeger , and Subir Lall

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513597225

Keywords: Stabilization policy, Fiscal stabilization, Stabilization programs, Economic stabilization, debt, labor, labor market, investment, market

In 2011, following years of large-scale external imbalances financed by debt, Portugal's economy reached a crisis point. To restore economic growth and credibility with international lenders, the country embarked...

7. Generating Sustainable Growth: A Firm-Level Perspective on Structural Reforms1

7. Generating Sustainable Growth: A Firm-Level Perspective on Structural Reforms1 »

Source: From Crisis to Convergence : Charting a Course for Portugal

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Dmitry Gershenson , Albert Jaeger , and Subir Lall

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513597225

Keywords: Stabilization policy, Fiscal stabilization, Stabilization programs, Economic stabilization, debt, labor, labor market, investment, market

Structural reforms were hoped to increase the scale and number of high-performing firms, which also tend to be exporting firms. Based on the results of a firm survey conducted by IMF staff, ther...

6. Generating Sustainable Growth: Institutional Change1

6. Generating Sustainable Growth: Institutional Change1 »

Source: From Crisis to Convergence : Charting a Course for Portugal

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Dmitry Gershenson , Albert Jaeger , and Subir Lall

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513597225

Keywords: Stabilization policy, Fiscal stabilization, Stabilization programs, Economic stabilization, debt, labor, labor market, investment, market

Minimizing rent-seeking and improving education will channel the country’s resources to productive uses and enhance growth prospects. Starting in the early 2000s, Portugal’s growth stag...

3. Maintaining External Balance: Structural Reforms to Boost Competitiveness1

3. Maintaining External Balance: Structural Reforms to Boost Competitiveness1 »

Source: From Crisis to Convergence : Charting a Course for Portugal

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Dmitry Gershenson , Albert Jaeger , and Subir Lall

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513597225

Keywords: Stabilization policy, Fiscal stabilization, Stabilization programs, Economic stabilization, debt, labor, labor market, investment, market

To absorb the still-large internal slack, and to reduce the very high stock of external imbalances at the same time, competitiveness gains achieved in the past few years need to be maintained. A...

1. Preface1

1. Preface1 »

Source: From Crisis to Convergence : Charting a Course for Portugal

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Dmitry Gershenson , Albert Jaeger , and Subir Lall

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513597225

Keywords: Stabilization policy, Fiscal stabilization, Stabilization programs, Economic stabilization, debt, labor, labor market, investment, market

Portugal is recovering from a sudden stop and the severe recession that followed it. While the external flow imbalance has been corrected and full access to financing restored, stock vulnerabili...

2. Restoring Internal Balance: Creating Jobs for Lower-Skilled Workers1

2. Restoring Internal Balance: Creating Jobs for Lower-Skilled Workers1 »

Source: From Crisis to Convergence : Charting a Course for Portugal

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Dmitry Gershenson , Albert Jaeger , and Subir Lall

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513597225

Keywords: Stabilization policy, Fiscal stabilization, Stabilization programs, Economic stabilization, debt, labor, labor market, investment, market

Broader measures of labor underutilization suggest that labor slack increased significantly more than indicated by the unemployment rate, while the brunt of labor shedding fell on the lower skil...