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Jobs and Growth
			: Supporting the European Recovery:  Supporting the European Recovery

Jobs and Growth : Supporting the European Recovery: Supporting the European Recovery »

Series: Books

Author(s): Martin Schindler , Helge Berger , Bas Bakker , and Antonio Spilimbergo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484304464.071

ISBN: 9781484304464

Keywords: labor market, employment, unemployment, regulations, labor productivity

Five years after the onset of the global financial crisis, Europe's economy is still fragile. Notwithstanding recent positive signs amid calmer financial markets, medium-term growth is likely to remain frail owing...

Part I: Removing Obstacles to Growth

Part I: Removing Obstacles to Growth »

Source: Jobs and Growth : Supporting the European Recovery: Supporting the European Recovery

Series: Books

Author(s): Martin Schindler , Helge Berger , Bas Bakker , and Antonio Spilimbergo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484304464

Keywords: labor market, employment, unemployment, regulations, labor productivity

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Part II: Laying the Foundations for Jobs and Growth

Part II: Laying the Foundations for Jobs and Growth »

Source: Jobs and Growth : Supporting the European Recovery: Supporting the European Recovery

Series: Books

Author(s): Martin Schindler , Helge Berger , Bas Bakker , and Antonio Spilimbergo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484304464

Keywords: labor market, employment, unemployment, regulations, labor productivity

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Part III: Achieving Sustainable Growth in a Globalized World

Part III: Achieving Sustainable Growth in a Globalized World »

Source: Jobs and Growth : Supporting the European Recovery: Supporting the European Recovery

Series: Books

Author(s): Martin Schindler , Helge Berger , Bas Bakker , and Antonio Spilimbergo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484304464

Keywords: labor market, employment, unemployment, regulations, labor productivity

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Chapter 1. Jobs and Growth: Supporting the European Recovery

Chapter 1. Jobs and Growth: Supporting the European Recovery »

Source: Jobs and Growth : Supporting the European Recovery: Supporting the European Recovery

Series: Books

Author(s): Martin Schindler , Helge Berger , Bas Bakker , and Antonio Spilimbergo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484304464

Keywords: labor market, employment, unemployment, regulations, labor productivity

Five years after the onset of the global financial crisis, Europe’s economy is still fragile. Despite extended crisis management and reform efforts, growth remains anemic and recessions have recurred. In add...

Chapter 2. Growth and the Importance of Sequencing Debt Reductions across Sectors

Chapter 2. Growth and the Importance of Sequencing Debt Reductions across Sectors »

Source: Jobs and Growth : Supporting the European Recovery: Supporting the European Recovery

Series: Books

Author(s): Martin Schindler , Helge Berger , Bas Bakker , and Antonio Spilimbergo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484304464

Keywords: labor market, employment, unemployment, regulations, labor productivity

Debt in the Euro Area High debt in the euro area is weighing on growth. Countries that experienced a rapid increase in private sector debt in the run-up to the global financial crisi...

Chapter 3. Reducing the Employment Impact of Corporate Balance Sheet Repair

Chapter 3. Reducing the Employment Impact of Corporate Balance Sheet Repair »

Source: Jobs and Growth : Supporting the European Recovery: Supporting the European Recovery

Series: Books

Author(s): Martin Schindler , Helge Berger , Bas Bakker , and Antonio Spilimbergo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484304464

Keywords: labor market, employment, unemployment, regulations, labor productivity

Corporate Balance Sheets Matter for Employment Corporate sector balance sheets in many euro area economies are in need of repair, but fixing them will have significant implications f...

Chapter 4. Reducing Public Debt When Growth Is Slow

Chapter 4. Reducing Public Debt When Growth Is Slow »

Source: Jobs and Growth : Supporting the European Recovery: Supporting the European Recovery

Series: Books

Author(s): Martin Schindler , Helge Berger , Bas Bakker , and Antonio Spilimbergo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484304464

Keywords: labor market, employment, unemployment, regulations, labor productivity

Growth and Fiscal Consolidation are Driving Debt Dealing with high public debt is never easy, but the current environment poses new challenges for many advanced economies....

Chapter 5. What Do Past Reforms Tell Us about Fostering Job Creation in Western Europe?

Chapter 5. What Do Past Reforms Tell Us about Fostering Job Creation in Western Europe? »

Source: Jobs and Growth : Supporting the European Recovery: Supporting the European Recovery

Series: Books

Author(s): Martin Schindler , Helge Berger , Bas Bakker , and Antonio Spilimbergo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484304464

Keywords: labor market, employment, unemployment, regulations, labor productivity

Shocks and Long-Standing Reform Gaps Between 2007 and 2012, Western Europe lost about 4 million jobs. Unemployment, youth and long-term unemployment in particular, reached unpreceden...

Chapter 6. Challenges and Solutions for Fostering Job Creation in the Balkans

Chapter 6. Challenges and Solutions for Fostering Job Creation in the Balkans »

Source: Jobs and Growth : Supporting the European Recovery: Supporting the European Recovery

Series: Books

Author(s): Martin Schindler , Helge Berger , Bas Bakker , and Antonio Spilimbergo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484304464

Keywords: labor market, employment, unemployment, regulations, labor productivity

Different countries face different labor market challenges, and reforms to address these challenges must be carefully tailored to specific country circumstances. Chapter 5 discussed key labor market problems...