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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...

Australia
			: Benefiting from Economic Reforms

Australia : Benefiting from Economic Reforms »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 November 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757326.071

ISBN: 9781557757326

Keywords: inflation, unemployment, monetary policy, employment, current account deficit

Australia's recent economic performance has been impressive. It has experienced steady growth since the early 1990s and inflation has averaged just 2 percent over the same period. This strong showing marks a depart...

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...

Africa on the Move
			: Unlocking the Potential of Small Middle-Income States

Africa on the Move : Unlocking the Potential of Small Middle-Income States »

Series: Books

Author(s): Lamin Leigh , and Ali Mansoor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 January 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513588605.071

ISBN: 9781513588605

Keywords: Economic growth, Infrastructure, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Economic development, Poverty eradication, environment, employment, bank, unemployment, labor

This book describes the reforms needed to move small middle-income countries in sub-Saharan Africa to advanced-economy status. The result of intense discussions with public officials in the countries covered, the b...

Nordic Economic Policy Review Number 1/2010
			: Fiscal Consequences of the Crisis

Nordic Economic Policy Review Number 1/2010 : Fiscal Consequences of the Crisis »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289320894

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Economic Policy, Nordic Council of Ministers, Professional Economists, Nordic Economic Associations, Economy and national budget, Employment Protection Legislation

The Nordic Economic Policy Review is published by the Nordic Council of Ministers and addresses policy issues in a way that is useful for informed non-specialists as well as for professional economists. All article...

Nordic Economic Policy Review
			: Labour Market Consequences of the Economic Crisis

Nordic Economic Policy Review : Labour Market Consequences of the Economic Crisis »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289322515

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Economic Policy, Nordic Council of Ministers, Professional Economists, Nordic Economic Associations, Nationaløkonomisk Forening Finland, Employment Protection Legislation

The Nordic Economic Policy Review is published by the Nordic Council of Ministers and addresses policy issues in a way that is useful for informed non-specialists as well as for professional economists. All article...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Europe

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Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Europe »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513514017.086

ISBN: 9781513514017

Keywords: Budgets, Automobile industry, Employment, Euro Area, Gross domestic product, Inflation, Labor, Monetary policy, Trade, Wages

Economic activity in Europe has slowed on the back of weakness in trade and manufacturing. For most of the region, the slowdown remains externally driven. However, some signs of softer domestic demand have started...

Do Active Labor Market Policies Increase Employment?

Do Active Labor Market Policies Increase Employment? »

Source: Do Active Labor Market Policies Increase Employment?

Volume/Issue: 2003/234

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marcello Estevão

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2003

ISBN: 9781451875645

Keywords: employment rate, labor market policies, bargaining, employment, labor market, employment rates, Production and Organizations,

Using panel data for 15 industrial countries, active labor market policies (ALMPs) are shown to have raised employment rates in the business sector in the 1990s, after controlling for many institutions, country-spe...

Does Public-Sector Employment Fully Crowd Out Private-Sector Employment?

Does Public-Sector Employment Fully Crowd Out Private-Sector Employment? »

Source: Does Public-Sector Employment Fully Crowd Out Private-Sector Employment?

Volume/Issue: 2013/146

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alberto Behar , and Junghwan Mok

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 June 2013

ISBN: 9781484329412

Keywords: unemployment, public employment, employment rate, public-sector employment, Labor Force and Employment, Size, and Structure, Public Policy, Other,

We quantify the extent to which public-sector employment crowds out private-sector employment using specially assembled datasets for a large cross-section of developing and advanced countries, and discuss the impli...