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Economic Policy and Equity

Economic Policy and Equity »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 May 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757883.071

ISBN: 9781557757883

Keywords: income distribution, transition economies, income inequality, distribution of income, wage

This book brings together the views not only of policymakers and academics but also of religious leaders and labor leaders from around the world- including the 1998 Nobel Laureate in Economics, Amartya Sen - who pa...

Privatization in Transition Countries

Privatization in Transition Countries »

Source: Privatization in Transition Countries : A Sampling of the Literature

Volume/Issue: 1999/6

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Oleh Havrylyshyn , and Donal McGettigan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1999

ISBN: 9781451842272

Keywords: Privatization, transition, state-owned enterprises, de novo enterprises, mass privatization, vouchers, transition economies, transition countries, voucher privatization

This paper reviews a selection of studies on privatization experiences in transition countries. Empirical studies almost invariably show privatized enterprises outperform state enterprises. Moreover, the literature...

Russian Federation: Selected Issues

Russian Federation: Selected Issues »

Source: Russian Federation : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2000/150

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 November 2000

ISBN: 9781451944945

Keywords: world market, labor productivity, labor market, transition economies, domestic demand

This Selected Issues paper analyzes Russia's growth performance, the recovery in output, factors behind the post-crisis recovery, the role of the ruble depreciation and higher international energy prices, and labor...

Russian Federation: Selected Issues

Russian Federation: Selected Issues »

Source: Russian Federation : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2000/150

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 November 2000

ISBN: 9781451944945

Keywords: world market, labor productivity, labor market, transition economies, domestic demand

This Selected Issues paper analyzes Russia's growth performance, the recovery in output, factors behind the post-crisis recovery, the role of the ruble depreciation and higher international energy prices, and labor...

Transition and Regional Inequality in Russia

Transition and Regional Inequality in Russia »

Source: Transition and Regional Inequality in Russia : Reorganization or Procrastination?

Volume/Issue: 2002/169

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Irina Dolinskaya , and Irina Tytell

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2002

ISBN: 9781451858358

Keywords: Growth, transition, inequality, income distribution, transition period, probability, per capita income, probabilities, Economic Growth And Aggregate Productivity, Socialist Systems And Transitional Economies

This paper analyzes the evolution of interregional income inequality during transition in Russia. The transition matrix approach reveals that between 1991 and 1997 income mobility tended toward a highly uneven long...

Macroeconomic Conditions and Import Surcharges in Selected Transition Economies

Macroeconomic Conditions and Import Surcharges in Selected Transition Economies »

Source: Macroeconomic Conditions and Import Surcharges in Selected Transition Economies

Volume/Issue: 1999/62

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Piritta Sorsa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1999

ISBN: 9781451848274

Keywords: exchange rates, exchange rate, real exchange rate, balance of payments, transition economies, trade policies

Analysis on macroeconomic determinants of protection in the Czech and Slovak Republics, Hungary, and Poland, while subject to many caveats, suggests that appreciation of the real exchange rate was the main macroeco...

Implications of EMU for Exchange Rate Policy in Central and Eastern Europe1

Implications of EMU for Exchange Rate Policy in Central and Eastern Europe1 »

Source: Implications of EMU for Exchange Rate Policy in Central and Eastern Europe

Volume/Issue: 1999/9

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): George Kopits

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1999

ISBN: 9781451842579

Keywords: international monetary arrangements, transition economies, exchange rate, accession countries, nominal exchange rate, exchange rate movements

In view of the requirements of Stage 2 of European Monetary Union (EMU) for accession to the European Union, this paper examines the desirability for, and the ability of, the lead candidates in Central and Eastern...

Comments: Alicia H. Munnell

Comments: Alicia H. Munnell »

Source: Economic Policy and Equity

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 May 1999

ISBN: 9781557757883

Keywords: income distribution, transition economies, income inequality, distribution of income, wage

Amartya Sen has written a sweeping overview as an introduction to this important Conference on Economic Policy and Equity. Although the conference organizers framed the issues in terms of the inequality of i...

Comments: Irma Adelman

Comments: Irma Adelman »

Source: Economic Policy and Equity

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 May 1999

ISBN: 9781557757883

Keywords: income distribution, transition economies, income inequality, distribution of income, wage

When I was asked to this conference, I had almost the same reaction that Amartya Sen had when he received his invitation, and realized both the subject and the auspices of the conference. Thanks to Stanley F...

Comments: Susan M. Collins

Comments: Susan M. Collins »

Source: Economic Policy and Equity

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 May 1999

ISBN: 9781557757883

Keywords: income distribution, transition economies, income inequality, distribution of income, wage

This conference focuses on a topic that is both important and appropriate for the International Monetary Fund. As I thought about my contribution, I could not help but reflect on the ongoing currency crisis...