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Drivers of Spain's Export Performance and the Role of the Labor Market Reforms1

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Source: Drivers of Spain's Export Performance and the Role of the Labor Market Reforms

Volume/Issue: 2018/283

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jorge Salas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 December 2018

ISBN: 9781484386941

Keywords: Employment, Europe, Export competitiveness, Export growth, Developed countries, Labor market reforms, Spain, Cross-country analysis, Competitiveness, Employment Protection

Spain's export performance strengthened after the global financial crisis, and exports now represent more than a third of GDP. This paper argues that several factors contributed to that achievement: external demand...

Inefficient Fire-Sales in Decentralized Asset Markets1

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Source: Inefficient Fire-Sales in Decentralized Asset Markets

Volume/Issue: 2019/92

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ehsan Ebrahimy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498303804

Keywords: Supply and demand, Asset prices, Financial assets, Balance sheets, Asset markets, fire-sales, coordination failure, decentralized markets, competitive search, fire-sale

Classic models of fire-sales that emphasize liquidity-constrained natural buyers can-not fully account for the asset fire-sales during the Financial Crisis of 2008. I present a model to demonstrate that fire-sales...

Italy: Quantifying the Benefits of a Comprehensive Reform Package1

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Source: Italy: Quantifying the Benefits of a Comprehensive Reform Package

Volume/Issue: 2018/60

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michal Andrle , Alvar Kangur , and Mehdi Raissi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 March 2018

ISBN: 9781484347614

Keywords: Labor market reforms, Wage bargaining, Europe, Italy, Banking sector, Fiscal policy, growth, competitiveness, product market reforms, DSGE models

This paper seeks to quantify the net benefits of a comprehensive reform package aimed at addressing Italy's inter-related challenges. Specifically, it simulates the growth and competitiveness effects of a package o...

Competitiveness and Wage Bargaining Reform in Italy1

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Source: Competitiveness and Wage Bargaining Reform in Italy

Volume/Issue: 2018/61

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alvar Kangur

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 March 2018

ISBN: 9781484347621

Keywords: Europe, Exports, Italy, Labor costs, competitiveness, exchange rate, labor market reforms, wage bargaining, search and matching, DSGE models

The growth of Italian exports has lagged that of euro area peers. Against the backdrop of unit labor costs that have risen faster than those in euro area peers, this paper examines whether there is a competitivenes...

Drivers of Spain's Export Performance and the Role of the Labor Market Reforms

Drivers of Spain's Export Performance and the Role of the Labor Market Reforms »

Volume/Issue: 2018/283

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jorge Salas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 December 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484386941.001

ISBN: 9781484386941

Keywords: Employment, Europe, Export competitiveness, Export growth, Developed countries, Labor market reforms, Spain, Cross-country analysis, Competitiveness, Employment Protection

Spain's export performance strengthened after the global financial crisis, and exports now represent more than a third of GDP. This paper argues that several factors contributed to that achievement: external demand...

Inefficient Fire-Sales in Decentralized Asset Markets

Inefficient Fire-Sales in Decentralized Asset Markets »

Volume/Issue: 2019/92

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ehsan Ebrahimy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 May 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498303804.001

ISBN: 9781498303804

Keywords: Supply and demand, Asset prices, Financial assets, Balance sheets, Asset markets, fire-sales, coordination failure, decentralized markets, competitive search, fire-sale

Classic models of fire-sales that emphasize liquidity-constrained natural buyers can-not fully account for the asset fire-sales during the Financial Crisis of 2008. I present a model to demonstrate that fire-sales...

Italy: Quantifying the Benefits of a Comprehensive Reform Package

Italy: Quantifying the Benefits of a Comprehensive Reform Package »

Volume/Issue: 2018/60

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michal Andrle , Alvar Kangur , and Mehdi Raissi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 March 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484347614.001

ISBN: 9781484347614

Keywords: Labor market reforms, Wage bargaining, Europe, Italy, Banking sector, Fiscal policy, growth, competitiveness, product market reforms, DSGE models

This paper seeks to quantify the net benefits of a comprehensive reform package aimed at addressing Italy's inter-related challenges. Specifically, it simulates the growth and competitiveness effects of a package o...

Competitiveness and Wage Bargaining Reform in Italy

Competitiveness and Wage Bargaining Reform in Italy »

Volume/Issue: 2018/61

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alvar Kangur

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 March 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484347621.001

ISBN: 9781484347621

Keywords: Europe, Exports, Italy, Labor costs, competitiveness, exchange rate, labor market reforms, wage bargaining, search and matching, DSGE models

The growth of Italian exports has lagged that of euro area peers. Against the backdrop of unit labor costs that have risen faster than those in euro area peers, this paper examines whether there is a competitivenes...