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Ukraine
			: Accelerating the Transition to Market

Ukraine : Accelerating the Transition to Market »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 February 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557756190.071

ISBN: 9781557756190

Keywords: wage, benefits, pension, wages, inflation

Ukraine has made impressive progress in restructuring and stabilizing its economy over the past two years, and yet much remains to be done to revive output and establish a market economy. The 16 papers included in...

The Netherlands
			: Transforming a Market Economy

The Netherlands : Transforming a Market Economy »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 July 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557758040.084

ISBN: 9781557758040

Keywords: wage, employment, unemployment, benefits, wages

The striking turnaround in the Netherlands economic performance over the past decade and a half has attracted widespread attention. Emerging from deep recession and high unemployment in the early 1980s, the economy...

Social Safety Nets
			: Issues and Recent Experience

Social Safety Nets : Issues and Recent Experience »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557756800.071

ISBN: 9781557756800

Keywords: benefits, wage, unemployment, social protection, wages

The 14 papers that comprise this book, edited by Ke-young Chu and Sanjeev Gupta, provide a comprehensive review of the IMF's work on social safety nets. Part I provides a broad overview of the social concerns in st...

Equitable and Sustainable Pensions
			: Challenges and Experience

Equitable and Sustainable Pensions : Challenges and Experience »

Series: Books

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Frank Eich , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616359508.071

ISBN: 9781616359508

Keywords: pension, pensions, benefits, pension system, retirement age

Pension reform is high on the agenda of many advanced and emerging market economies, for many reasons. First, public pensions often constitute a large share of government expenditure. Second, population aging means...

Pension Regimes and Saving

Pension Regimes and Saving »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Alfredo Cuevas , George Mackenzie , and Philip Gerson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557756404.084

ISBN: 9781557756404

Keywords: pension, retirement, benefits, pensions, pension plans

Public pension systems around the world have been criticized in recent years for some serious flaws, including the excessive burden they impose on the public finances and their depressing impact on saving rates. Th...

Aspects of Risk-Benefit Assessment of Food Consumption
			: Directions for the future

Aspects of Risk-Benefit Assessment of Food Consumption : Directions for the future »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Wulf Becker , Per Ola Darnerud , and Salomon Sand

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289317252

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, National Food Administration, Food Consumption, Nordic Council, Risk-benefit Assessment, Risk-benefit Activities, Fish Consumption

During the autumn of 2007, the National Food Administration in Sweden arranged a two-day seminar with the title "Aspects of Risk-Benefit Assessment of Food Consumption - Directions for the Future". The seminar was...

Kosovo

Kosovo »

Source: Kosovo : Technical Assistance Report-Enhancing Social Protection Cash Benefits

Volume/Issue: 2016/123

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 May 2016

ISBN: 9781484353608

Keywords: benefits, pension, family, benefit, disability

This paper assesses the sustainability of the public pension system, discusses recent and proposed changes to veterans' benefits, and reviews the effectiveness of social assistance in Kosovo. The social transfer pr...

The True Costs of REACH

The True Costs of REACH »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2004

ISBN: 9789289310796

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, European Community, Proposed New Chemicals Policy, Independent Researchers, Environmental Benefits, Public Sector Studies, Industry-oriented Study

The proposed new chemicals policy of the European Community, REACH, is an important new development in environmental protection. Rather than waiting for government or independent researchers to determine that chemi...

Technology procurement

Technology procurement »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Bjørn Bauer , Ida Bode , Bo Larsen , Martin Standley , and Lena Stigh

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289317245

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Technology Procurement, Public Procurement, Environmental Benefits, Technology Procurement, Environment-friendly Technologies, Energy-saving Technologies

Technology procurement is a method of merging public procurement with innovation in order to achieve specific, eg. environmental, benefits. The objective of this report has been to provide a clear and well structur...

The labour supply of low-skilled - incentives in the unemployment insurance systems
			: A comparative description based on Nordic countries

The labour supply of low-skilled - incentives in the unemployment insurance systems : A comparative description based on Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Iben Bolvig , Inés Hardoy , Merja Kauhanen , Reija Lilja , and Marianne Røed

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289315715

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Labour Supply, Unemployment Insurance Systems, Nordic Countries, Labour Market Situation, Low Skilled Adults, Unemployment Benefit System

The labour supply of low-skilled - incentives in the unemployment insurance systems. A comparative description based on Nordic countriesIn this report we describe and discuss the changing character of unemployment...