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Colombia

Colombia »

Source: Colombia : Economic Adjustment and the Poor

Volume/Issue: 1991/81

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Claire Liuksila

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1991

ISBN: 9781451954999

Keywords: wage, employment, wages, minimum wage, salaries

This paper assesses the impact on the poor of the macroeconomic adjustment program undertaken in 1985-86. It finds that program-induced changes in production, employment, and real incomes have benefited the poor, w...

The Labor Market and Economic Adjustment

The Labor Market and Economic Adjustment »

Source: The Labor Market and Economic Adjustment

Volume/Issue: 1995/125

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pierre-Richard Agénor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1995

ISBN: 9781451854787

Keywords: wage, wages, employment, unemployment, minimum wage

This paper examines the role of the labor market in the transmission process of adjustment policies in developing countries. It begins by reviewing the recent evidence regarding the functioning of these markets. It...

Excess Wages Tax

Excess Wages Tax »

Source: Excess Wages Tax

Volume/Issue: 1995/17

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): S. Erbas , and Alan Tait

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1995

ISBN: 9781451843484

Keywords: wage, wages, minimum wage, inflation, wage level, Excess Wages Tax,

Excess wages tax (EWT) is a tax-based incomes policy instrument introduced in many centrally-planned economies and still used in some FSU and Eastern European countries in transition. The main macroeconomic goal of...

The Decline of Traditional Sectors in Israel

The Decline of Traditional Sectors in Israel »

Source: The Decline of Traditional Sectors in Israel : The Role of the Exchange Rate and the Minimum Wage

Volume/Issue: 1998/167

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eric Clifton

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1998

ISBN: 9781451858150

Keywords: exchange rate, minimum wage, wage, wages, exchange rate appreciation

This paper examines the role of exchange rate appreciation and the minimum wage in the relative decline of traditional sectors in Israel. It finds little evidence to indicate that real exchange rate appreciation is...

Labor Market Institutions and Unemployment Dynamics in Transition Economies

Labor Market Institutions and Unemployment Dynamics in Transition Economies »

Source: Labor Market Institutions and Unemployment Dynamics in Transition Economies

Volume/Issue: 1997/137

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pietro Garibaldi , and Zuzana Brixiova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1997

ISBN: 9781451930566

Keywords: Unemployment, Transition Economies, Matching Models, wage, minimum wage, wages, benefits

This paper studies interactions between labor market institutions and unemployment dynamics in transition economies. It presents a dynamic matching model in which state sector firms endogenously shed labor and priv...

Minimum Wages and Firm Employment

Minimum Wages and Firm Employment »

Source: Minimum Wages and Firm Employment : Evidence from China

Volume/Issue: 2014/184

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yi Huang , Prakash Loungani , and Gewei Wang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498332309

Keywords: wage, wages, minimum wage, General, Country and Industry Studies of Trade,

This paper provides the first systematic study of how minimum wage policies in China affect firm employment over the 2000-2007 periods. Using a novel dataset of minimum wage regulations across more than 2,800 count...

Minimum Wage as a Wage Policy Tool in Japan

Minimum Wage as a Wage Policy Tool in Japan »

Source: Minimum Wage as a Wage Policy Tool in Japan

Volume/Issue: 2016/232

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chie Aoyagi , Giovanni Ganelli , and Nour Tawk

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475555349

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Income distribution, Japan, Women, Wage policy, Regression analysis, Labor market characteristics, Minimum wages, minimum wage, income policies

Using prefectural data, we study the potential impact on wage dynamics of the planned minimum wage increase policy in Japan. Our main result is that stepping up minimum wage growth from 2 to the planned 3 percent p...

Allocating Business Income between Capital and Labor under a Dual Income Tax

Allocating Business Income between Capital and Labor under a Dual Income Tax »

Source: Allocating Business Income between Capital and Labor under a Dual Income Tax : The Case of Iceland

Volume/Issue: 2012/263

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Thornton Matheson , and Pall Kollbeins

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2012

ISBN: 9781475515411

Keywords: Dual income tax, small business taxation, wage, wages, labor income, minimum wage, tax rate, Dual income txa, Business Taxes and Subsidies,

In contrast to most Scandinavian countries, Iceland allocates the income of closely held businesses (CHBs) between capital and labor based on administratively set minimum wages rather than an imputed return to book...

Informality and the Challenge of Pension Adequacy: Outlook and Reform Options for Peru

Informality and the Challenge of Pension Adequacy: Outlook and Reform Options for Peru »

Source: Informality and the Challenge of Pension Adequacy: Outlook and Reform Options for Peru

Volume/Issue: 2019/149

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christoph Freudenberg , and Frederik Toscani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498318525

Keywords: Pension funds, Social safety nets, Wage indexation, Labor market reforms, Minimum wages, Pension System, Contribution Density, Replacement Rates, Peru, replacement rate

Past reforms have put the Peruvian pension system on a largely fiscally sustainable path, but the system faces important challenges in providing adequate pension levels for a large share of the population. Using ad...

Colombia
			: Economic Adjustment and the Poor

Colombia : Economic Adjustment and the Poor »

Volume/Issue: 1991/81

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Claire Liuksila

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1991

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451954999.001

ISBN: 9781451954999

Keywords: wage, employment, wages, minimum wage, salaries

This paper assesses the impact on the poor of the macroeconomic adjustment program undertaken in 1985-86. It finds that program-induced changes in production, employment, and real incomes have benefited the poor, w...