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World Economic Outlook, April 2019

Growth Slowdown, Precarious Recovery

The global economic expansion decelerated in the second half of 2018 with global growth projected to slow to 3.3 percent in 2019, with risks to future growth on the downside.

World Economic Outlook, April 2019

Growth Slowdown, Precarious Recovery

The global economic expansion decelerated in the second half of 2018 with global growth projected to slow to 3.3 percent in 2019, with risks to future growth on the downside.

Italy

Italy »

Source: Italy : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2011/176

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2011

ISBN: 9781462301201

Keywords: employment, labor market, unemployment, employment rate, labour

Based on the economic literature, various policy measures and institutions in the product and labor markets that increase growth and employment are studied. From a cross-country approach, this study finds a signifi...

Italy: Selected Issues

Italy: Selected Issues »

Source: Italy : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2011/176

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2011

ISBN: 9781462301201

Keywords: employment, labor market, unemployment, employment rate, labour

Based on the economic literature, various policy measures and institutions in the product and labor markets that increase growth and employment are studied. From a cross-country approach, this study finds a signifi...

Italy: Selected Issues

Italy: Selected Issues »

Source: Italy : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2011/176

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2011

ISBN: 9781462301201

Keywords: employment, labor market, unemployment, employment rate, labour

Based on the economic literature, various policy measures and institutions in the product and labor markets that increase growth and employment are studied. From a cross-country approach, this study finds a signifi...

Italy: Selected Issues

Italy: Selected Issues »

Source: Italy : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2011/176

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2011

ISBN: 9781462301201

Keywords: employment, labor market, unemployment, employment rate, labour

Based on the economic literature, various policy measures and institutions in the product and labor markets that increase growth and employment are studied. From a cross-country approach, this study finds a signifi...

Informal Labour and Credit Markets

Informal Labour and Credit Markets »

Source: Informal Labour and Credit Markets : A Survey

Volume/Issue: 2010/42

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Levine , Emanuela Lotti , Nicoletta Batini , and Young-Bae Kim

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2010

ISBN: 9781451962963

Keywords: Informal economy, labour market, search-matching models, informal sector, labour, labour markets, jobs,

This paper reviews the literature on the informal economy, focusing first on empirical findings and then on existing approaches to modeling informality within both partial and general equilibrium environments. We c...

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...

Labor Market Performance in Transition
			: The Experience of Central and Eastern European Countries

Labor Market Performance in Transition : The Experience of Central and Eastern European Countries »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Philippe Egoume Bossogo , Jerald Schiff , Miho Ihara , Tetsuya Konuki , and Kornelia Krajnyak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064690.084

ISBN: 9781589064690

Keywords: unemployment, employment, labor market, unemployment rates, unemployed

More than a decade after the start of the transition process, unemployment rates remain in the double digits in a number of Central and Eastern European countries. That unemployment rates have failed to decline, ev...

Challenges to the Swedish Welfare State

Challenges to the Swedish Welfare State »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Desmond Lachman , Ramana Ramaswamy , J. Green , Robert Hagemann , and Adam Bennett

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557754868.084

ISBN: 9781557754868

Keywords: pension, export prices, unemployment, labor market, recession

Sweden's economy in the early 1990s has been characterized by a deep recession, high unemployment, a ballooning public sector budgete deficit, and a decline in the value of the currency- developments that have rais...

Belgium: Selected Issues

Belgium: Selected Issues »

Source: Belgium : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2004/48

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 February 2004

ISBN: 9781451803198

Keywords: labor market, labor market policies, labor supply, active labor market

Belgium has effected a remarkable fiscal adjustment, best illustrated by the decline in its public debt. While benefiting from an appreciable decline in interest rates, most of the underlying consolidation reflecte...

Belgium: Selected Issues

Belgium: Selected Issues »

Source: Belgium : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2004/48

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 February 2004

ISBN: 9781451803198

Keywords: labor market, labor market policies, labor supply, active labor market

Belgium has effected a remarkable fiscal adjustment, best illustrated by the decline in its public debt. While benefiting from an appreciable decline in interest rates, most of the underlying consolidation reflecte...