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Can Policies Affect Employment Intensity of Growth? A Cross-Country Analysis•

Can Policies Affect Employment Intensity of Growth? A Cross-Country Analysis• »

Source: Can Policies Affect Employment Intensity of Growth? A Cross-Country Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2012/218

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Davide Furceri , Ernesto Crivelli , and Joël Toujas-Bernate

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475505689

Keywords: employment elasticities, structural policies, reforms, labor market, labor market policies, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment and Investment: Other, Mobility

The aim of this paper is to provide new estimates of employment-output elasticities and assess the effect of structural and macroeocnomic policies on the employment-intensity of growth. Using an unbalanced panel of...

Strategies for Reforming Korea’s Labor Market to Foster Growth

Strategies for Reforming Korea’s Labor Market to Foster Growth »

Source: Strategies for Reforming Korea's Labor Market to Foster Growth

Volume/Issue: 2014/137

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mai Dao , Davide Furceri , Tae-Jeong Kim , Meeyeon Kim , and Jisoo Hwang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498337151

Keywords: labor market duality, female labor force participations, youth employment, reforms, labor market, labor force, employment, unemployment, Positive Analysis of Policy-Making and Implementation, Labor Economics Policies,

While the Korean unemployment rates are currently among the lowest in OECD countries, the labor market duality and the underemployment in some segments of the population are important labor market challenges, and f...

More Slack than Meets the Eye? Recent Wage Dynamics in Advanced Economies1

More Slack than Meets the Eye? Recent Wage Dynamics in Advanced Economies1 »

Source: More Slack than Meets the Eye? Recent Wage Dynamics in Advanced Economies

Volume/Issue: 2018/50

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gee Hee Hong , Zsoka Koczan , Weicheng Lian , and Malhar Nabar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 March 2018

ISBN: 9781484345351

Keywords: Economic models, Employment, Labor markets, Unemployment, Wage increases, Monetary policy, wage growth, involuntary part-time employment, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments

Nominal wage growth in most advanced economies remains markedly lower than it was before the Great Recession of 2008-09. This paper finds that the bulk of the wage slowdown is accounted for by labor market slack, i...

Guidance Note on Jobs and Growth Issues in Surveillance and Program Work

Guidance Note on Jobs and Growth Issues in Surveillance and Program Work »

Source: Guidance Note on Jobs and Growth Issues in Surveillance and Program Work

Volume/Issue: 2013/078

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 September 2013

ISBN: 9781498341301

Keywords: Developed countries, Developing countries, Economic growth, Employment, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Labor market policy, Surveillance, Economic conditions, Economic policy

This note provides operational guidance to staff on Jobs and Growth issues in surveillance and program work, building on the Board paper 'Jobs and Growth: Analytical and Operational Considerations for the Fund' (he...

Unemployment in Ireland

Unemployment in Ireland »

Source: Unemployment in Ireland : A Survey of Features and Causes

Volume/Issue: 1994/27

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Julio Santaella

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1995

ISBN: 9781451960457

Keywords: Ireland, Ireland, Labor policy, unemployment, employment, unemployment rate, unemployment problem, unemployed

This paper examines the problem of unemployment in Ireland. A brief description of the main distinctive features of the structure of Irish unemployment is presented. Based on up to date literature, the possible cau...

Social Security Tax Reform and Unemployment

Social Security Tax Reform and Unemployment »

Source: Social Security Tax Reform and Unemployment : A General Equilibrium Analysis for France

Volume/Issue: 1997/59

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1997

ISBN: 9781451966008

Keywords: Tax policy, Unemployment, Laffer Curve, Wage Curve, employment, social security tax, social security taxes

This paper develops and calibrates a simple general equilibrium model with two types of labor and capital for the French economy. The simulation results indicate that targeted reductions in employer social security...

Size Dependent Policies, Informality and Misallocation

Size Dependent Policies, Informality and Misallocation »

Source: Size Dependent Policies, Informality and Misallocation

Volume/Issue: 2018/179

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Era Dabla-Norris , Laura Jaramillo , Frederico Lima , and Alexandre Sollaci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 August 2018

ISBN: 9781484372340

Keywords: Productivity, Employment, Underground economy, Unemployment, Wages, size-dependent policies, misallocation, informality, General, Informal Economy

We examine the effect of size-dependent policies in developing economies by focusing on a set of regulations that are applicable to firms with 20 or more formal employees in Peru. Firms can adjust to the regulation...

Australia: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation

Australia: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation »

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

Volume/Issue: 2019/55

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484399019

Keywords: Economic growth, Credit, Unemployment, Fiscal policy, Employment, household debt;RBA;wage growth;interest-only;Haver

Australia experienced only a minor downturn after the end of the mining investment and commodity price boom but, as elsewhere, the adjustment and rebalancing has been slow, with below-target inflation and low wage...

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2019/55

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484399019

Keywords: Economic growth, Credit, Unemployment, Fiscal policy, Employment, household debt;RBA;wage growth;interest-only;Haver

Australia experienced only a minor downturn after the end of the mining investment and commodity price boom but, as elsewhere, the adjustment and rebalancing has been slow, with below-target inflation and low wage...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Australia

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Australia »

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

Volume/Issue: 2019/55

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484399019

Keywords: Economic growth, Credit, Unemployment, Fiscal policy, Employment, household debt;RBA;wage growth;interest-only;Haver

Australia experienced only a minor downturn after the end of the mining investment and commodity price boom but, as elsewhere, the adjustment and rebalancing has been slow, with below-target inflation and low wage...