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Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook, 1997

Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook, 1997 »

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757012.081

ISBN: 9781557757012

Keywords: labor standards, inflation, employment, wages, monetary policy

These studies provide supporting material for the analysis and scenarios in the World Economic Outlook....

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2009, Europe
			: Securing Recovery

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2009, Europe : Securing Recovery »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589068599.086

ISBN: 9781589068599

Keywords: inflation, foreign currency, monetary policy, employment, fiscal policy

Europe's contraction is ending, but the recovery is fragile. Policymakers should look beyond the crisis to secure a durable upswing and address the threats to potential growth from the crisis and the continent's we...

Fiscal Monitor, October 2014
			: Back to Work:  How Fiscal Policy Can Help

Fiscal Monitor, October 2014 : Back to Work: How Fiscal Policy Can Help »

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 October 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498375702.089

ISBN: 9781498375702

Keywords: employment, labor market, fiscal policy, unemployment, labor force

At a time when job creation tops the policy agenda globally, this issue of the Fiscal Monitor explores if and how fiscal policy can do more for jobs. It finds that while fiscal policy cannot substitute for compreh...

The Asymmetric Effects of Monetary Policy on Job Creation and Destruction

The Asymmetric Effects of Monetary Policy on Job Creation and Destruction »

Source: The Asymmetric Effects of Monetary Policy on Job Creation and Destruction

Volume/Issue: 1997/57

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pietro Garibaldi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1997

ISBN: 9781451967555

Keywords: Transmission of Monetary Policy, Job Creation, Job Destruction, Search Models, employment, job flows, net employment

This paper presents theory and evidence on the asymmetric effects of monetary policy on job creation and job destruction. First, it solves a dynamic matching model and it shows how interest rate changes result in a...

Recent U.S. Labor Force Dynamics

Recent U.S. Labor Force Dynamics »

Source: Recent U.S. Labor Force Dynamics : Reversible or not?

Volume/Issue: 2015/76

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ravi Balakrishnan , Mai Dao , Juan Sole , and Jeremy Zook

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 April 2015

ISBN: 9781484315620

Keywords: employment gap, macro-economic policy, labor, employment, labor force, labor market, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects), Labor Force and Employment

The U.S. labor force participation rate (LFPR) fell dramatically following the Great Recession and has yet to start recovering. A key question is how much of the post-2007 decline is reversible, something which is...

Fiscal Policy Implications for Labor Market Outcomes in Middle-Income Countries1

Fiscal Policy Implications for Labor Market Outcomes in Middle-Income Countries1 »

Source: Fiscal Policy Implications for Labor Market Outcomes in Middle-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2015/17

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ara Stepanyan , and Lamin Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 January 2015

ISBN: 9781484326800

Keywords: public and private employment, unemployment rate, wage premium, labor market, employment, labor, Labor Economics Policies,

Many governments have initiated public employment programs or expanded the existing ones in response to high unemployment. However, in many middle-income countries, a relatively large government coexists with persi...

Labor Market Issues in the Caribbean

Labor Market Issues in the Caribbean »

Source: Labor Market Issues in the Caribbean : Scope to Mobilize Employment Growth

Volume/Issue: 2014/115

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Magda Kandil , Genevieve Lindow , Mario Mansilla , Joel Chiedu Okwuokei , Jochen M. Schmittmann , Qiaoe Chen , Xin Li , Marika Santoro , and Solomon Stavis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498387804

Keywords: labor market, macro policies, structural reforms, employment growth, unemployment rate, Labor Force and Employment, Size, and Structure, Public Policy,

The paper examines the determinants of employment growth, drawing on data available across a sample of Caribbean countries. To that end, the paper analyzes estimates of the employment-output elasticity and the resp...

I How Accurate Are the IMF’s Short-Term Forecasts? Another Examination of the World Economic Outlook

I How Accurate Are the IMF’s Short-Term Forecasts? Another Examination of the World Economic Outlook »

Source: Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook, 1997

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 1998

ISBN: 9781557757012

Keywords: labor standards, inflation, employment, wages, monetary policy

The World Economic Outlook forecasts, published twice a year, are comprehensive in their coverage, both of countries and of economic variables, and only a part of the whole is exami...

II IMF Estimates of Potential Output: Theory and Practice

II IMF Estimates of Potential Output: Theory and Practice »

Source: Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook, 1997

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 1998

ISBN: 9781557757012

Keywords: labor standards, inflation, employment, wages, monetary policy

The concepts of potential output and the output gap are central to the IMF’s analytical work in providing policy recommendations to member country governments. Representing the econ...

III Multilateral Unit-Labor-Cost-Based Competitiveness Indicators for Advanced, Developing, and Transition Countries

III Multilateral Unit-Labor-Cost-Based Competitiveness Indicators for Advanced, Developing, and Transition Countries »

Source: Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook, 1997

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 1998

ISBN: 9781557757012

Keywords: labor standards, inflation, employment, wages, monetary policy

The IMF’s multilateral real exchange rate indices based on relative unit labor costs in manufacturing, which are currently calculated for 21 industrial countries, have for some time...