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Labor Market Regulations in Low-, Middle- and High-Income Countries
			: A New Panel Database

Labor Market Regulations in Low-, Middle- and High-Income Countries : A New Panel Database »

Volume/Issue: 2011/154

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Martin Schindler , and Mariya Aleksynska

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455290673.001

ISBN: 9781455290673

Keywords: unemployment benefit systems, gross replacement rate, benefit coverage, advance notice, severance payment, employment, labor market, unemployment benefits, social security, employment legislation

This paper documents a new database of labor market regulations during 1980-2005 in 91 countries, including low-, middle- and high-income countries, and contains information on unemployment insurance systems, minim...

IMF Survey, Volume 37, Issue 01

IMF Survey, Volume 37, Issue 01 »

Volume/Issue: 37/1

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 January 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451967494.023

ISBN: 9781451967494

Keywords: low-income countries, legal status, world growth, work program, Banks And Banking. Asset Securitization, Bond Market, Capital Market, Carbon Taxes, Economic Development. Environmental Aspects, Environmental Policy. International Cooperation

Work Program, IMF Reform, Local Bond Markets, Lipsky Sees Slower Growth, Climate Change, Lipsky Interviewed, Fiscal Spending in G-7, Korea Health Check, Loan for Guinea, Technical Assistance, Indonesia, Chile's Eco...

Republic of Belarus
			: Selected Issues

Republic of Belarus : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2004/139

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 May 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451805086.002

ISBN: 9781451805086

Keywords: labor market, employment, unemployed, unemployment benefits, labor force

This Selected Issues paper describes labor market trends in Belarus and the role of labor market institutions in the outcome. The paper examines the current status of the tax system in Belarus and assesses recent e...

Belgium
			: Selected Issues

Belgium : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2004/48

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 February 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451803198.002

ISBN: 9781451803198

Keywords: labor market, labor market policies, labor supply, active labor market

Belgium has effected a remarkable fiscal adjustment, best illustrated by the decline in its public debt. While benefiting from an appreciable decline in interest rates, most of the underlying consolidation reflecte...

United Kingdom
			: Selected Issues

United Kingdom : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2001/124

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 August 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451981445.002

ISBN: 9781451981445

Keywords: labor market, employment, labor productivity, labor force, labor market reforms

This Selected Issues paper analyzes the specialty about the cyclical expansion in the United Kingdom. The paper reviews the labor market data, wage inequality, and implications for inequality. The study examines th...

International Labor Standards and International Trade

International Labor Standards and International Trade »

Volume/Issue: 1997/37

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stephen Golub

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451845532.001

ISBN: 9781451845532

Keywords: labor standards, social clause, World Trade Organization, labor costs, international labor standards, labor rights, core labor standards

This paper reviews controversies regarding linkage of international trade and labor standards. Pressures for international harmonization of labor standards arise in the context of increased trade between countries...

Export Processing Zone Groth and Development
			: Manturian Example

Export Processing Zone Groth and Development : Manturian Example »

Volume/Issue: 1990/122

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1990

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451938869.001

ISBN: 9781451938869

Keywords: epz, export processing, export processing zones, net exports, export processing zone

The IMF Working Papers series is designed to make IMF staff research available to a wide audience. Almost 300 Working Papers are released each year, covering a wide range of theoretical and analytical topics, inclu...