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Argentina

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Source: Argentina : Macroeconomic Crisis and Household Vulnerability

Volume/Issue: 2003/89

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gabriela Inchauste , Ana Corbacho , and Mercedes Garcia-Escribano

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2003

ISBN: 9781451851304

Keywords: macroeconomic crisis, household welfare, unemployment, employment, unemployed, unemployment insurance, unemployment rates, National Government Expenditures and Welfare Programs, General Welfare,

Using urban household surveys, we constructed a panel dataset to study the effects of the Argentine macroeconomic crisis of 1999-2002 with the aim of (1) identifying the most vulnerable households, (2) investigatin...

Slovakia's 2004 Tax and Welfare Reforms

Slovakia's 2004 Tax and Welfare Reforms »

Source: Slovakia's 2004 Tax and Welfare Reforms

Volume/Issue: 2005/133

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Moore

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2005

ISBN: 9781451861525

Keywords: tax reform, Slovakia, tax system, tax rates, taxation, tax burden, Subsidies, and Revenue: General, National Government Expenditures and Welfare Programs,

The paper reviews Slovakia's comprehensive reforms to its taxation and welfare systems in 2004, including the introduction of a flat-rate income tax and single-rate value-added tax (VAT), and linkage of social bene...

Tax, Welfare, and Pension Reforms in Slovenia

Tax, Welfare, and Pension Reforms in Slovenia »

Source: Tax, Welfare, and Pension Reforms in Slovenia : Implications for Work Incentives and Labor Participation

Volume/Issue: 2006/298

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Philippe Egoume Bossogo , and Anita Tuladhar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2006

ISBN: 9781451865585

Keywords: Labor participation, pension, wage, benefits, retirement age, National Government Expenditures and Welfare Programs, Social Security and Public Pensions,

The labor participation rate in Slovenia has been lower than in the EU-15 (the members states prior to May 2004), particularly for the low-income and older individuals. Using simulations of tax and social benefits...

Composition of Government Expenditures and Demand for Education in Developing Countries

Composition of Government Expenditures and Demand for Education in Developing Countries »

Source: Composition of Government Expenditures and Demand for Education in Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2002/78

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Matovu , and Era Dabla-Norris

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2002

ISBN: 9781451850116

Keywords: growth, schooling, education spending, primary education, primary education spending, school enrollment, National Government Expenditures and Welfare Programs,

This paper addresses the potential effects on human capital accumulation and economic growth of the alternative compositions of public expenditures in the context of a computable dynamic general equilibrium model o...

Argentina
			: Macroeconomic Crisis and Household Vulnerability

Argentina : Macroeconomic Crisis and Household Vulnerability »

Volume/Issue: 2003/89

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gabriela Inchauste , Ana Corbacho , and Mercedes Garcia-Escribano

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451851304.001

ISBN: 9781451851304

Keywords: macroeconomic crisis, household welfare, unemployment, employment, unemployed, unemployment insurance, unemployment rates, National Government Expenditures and Welfare Programs, General Welfare,

Using urban household surveys, we constructed a panel dataset to study the effects of the Argentine macroeconomic crisis of 1999-2002 with the aim of (1) identifying the most vulnerable households, (2) investigatin...

Slovakia's 2004 Tax and Welfare Reforms

Slovakia's 2004 Tax and Welfare Reforms »

Volume/Issue: 2005/133

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Moore

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451861525.001

ISBN: 9781451861525

Keywords: tax reform, Slovakia, tax system, tax rates, taxation, tax burden, Subsidies, and Revenue: General, National Government Expenditures and Welfare Programs,

The paper reviews Slovakia's comprehensive reforms to its taxation and welfare systems in 2004, including the introduction of a flat-rate income tax and single-rate value-added tax (VAT), and linkage of social bene...

Tax, Welfare, and Pension Reforms in Slovenia
			: Implications for Work Incentives and Labor Participation

Tax, Welfare, and Pension Reforms in Slovenia : Implications for Work Incentives and Labor Participation »

Volume/Issue: 2006/298

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Philippe Egoume Bossogo , and Anita Tuladhar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451865585.001

ISBN: 9781451865585

Keywords: Labor participation, pension, wage, benefits, retirement age, National Government Expenditures and Welfare Programs, Social Security and Public Pensions,

The labor participation rate in Slovenia has been lower than in the EU-15 (the members states prior to May 2004), particularly for the low-income and older individuals. Using simulations of tax and social benefits...

Composition of Government Expenditures and Demand for Education in Developing Countries

Composition of Government Expenditures and Demand for Education in Developing Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2002/78

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Matovu , and Era Dabla-Norris

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451850116.001

ISBN: 9781451850116

Keywords: growth, schooling, education spending, primary education, primary education spending, school enrollment, National Government Expenditures and Welfare Programs,

This paper addresses the potential effects on human capital accumulation and economic growth of the alternative compositions of public expenditures in the context of a computable dynamic general equilibrium model o...

Public Pension Reform: A Primer

Public Pension Reform: A Primer »

Source: Public Pension Reform : A Primer

Volume/Issue: 2007/28

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alain Jousten

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2007

ISBN: 9781451865929

Keywords: household behavior, welfare programs, demographic trends, pension, social insurance, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: Household, National Government Expenditures and Welfare Programs, Social Security and Public Pensions,

The present paper reviews key issues in pension design and pension reform encountered all across the world. The paper heavily refers to the recent U.S. Social Security reform debate in general and to the Personal R...

Aid Scaling Up

Aid Scaling Up »

Source: Aid Scaling Up : Do Wage Bill Ceilings Stand in the Way?

Volume/Issue: 2006/106

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Annalisa Fedelino , Gerd Schwartz , and Marijn Verhoeven

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2006

ISBN: 9781451863666

Keywords: IMF conditionality, aid scaling up, MDGs, wage, salaries, civil service, government wages, National Government Expenditures and Welfare Programs, Wages, Compensation

This paper assesses whether the scaling up of aid and the resulting increase in government spending that is needed to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) would be hampered by wage bill ceilings that are of...