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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...

The Fall and Recovery of the Cuban Economy in the 1990's

The Fall and Recovery of the Cuban Economy in the 1990's »

Source: The Fall and Recovery of the Cuban Economy in the 1990's : Mirage or Reality?

Volume/Issue: 2001/48

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ernesto Hernández-Catá

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2001

ISBN: 9781451846744

Keywords: growth, liberalization, transition, employment, real gdp, tfp, capital formation, gdp deflator, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Development

The collapse of the Cuban economy following the cessation of Soviet assistance gave way to a strong recovery in 1994-96. There are three possible explanations for this recovery: (i) that it never took place; (ii) t...

IMF Policy Paper: Labor Markets in Hard-Peg Accession Countries: The Baltics and Bulgaria

IMF Policy Paper: Labor Markets in Hard-Peg Accession Countries: The Baltics and Bulgaria »

Source: Labor Markets in Hard-Peg Accession Countries: The Baltics and Bulgaria

Volume/Issue: 2001/100

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2001

ISBN: 9781451959772

Keywords: Labor market institutions, Labor market policy, Labor market regulations, Real sector, Labor market reforms, ISCR, CR, ALMPs, Baltics, transition economy

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

IMF Policy Paper: Labor Markets in Hard-Peg Accession Countries: The Baltics and Bulgaria

IMF Policy Paper: Labor Markets in Hard-Peg Accession Countries: The Baltics and Bulgaria »

Source: Labor Markets in Hard-Peg Accession Countries: The Baltics and Bulgaria

Volume/Issue: 2001/100

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2001

ISBN: 9781451959772

Keywords: Labor market institutions, Labor market policy, Labor market regulations, Real sector, Labor market reforms, ISCR, CR, ALMPs, Baltics, transition economy

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Arab Countries in Transition - An Update on Economic Outlook and Key Challenges

Arab Countries in Transition - An Update on Economic Outlook and Key Challenges »

Source: Arab Countries in Transition - An Update on Economic Outlook and Key Challenges

Volume/Issue: 2014/022

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2014

ISBN: 9781498343459

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, Regional Economic Outlook, Transition economies, Tunisia, Yemen, Economic conditions

Despite uneven progress, there are early signs of improvement and macroeconomic stabilization in some Arab Countries in Transition (ACTs). 1 However, persistently weak growth and subdued private investment amid hei...

Arab Countries in Transition - Economic Outlook and Key Challenges - Deauville Partnership Ministerial Meeting

Arab Countries in Transition - Economic Outlook and Key Challenges - Deauville Partnership Ministerial Meeting »

Source: Arab Countries in Transition - Economic Outlook and Key Challenges - Deauville Partnership Ministerial Meeting

Volume/Issue: 2012/080

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 2012

ISBN: 9781498339797

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, Political economy, Regional Economic Outlook, Transition economies, Tunisia, Yemen

Political uncertainty in the Arab Countries in Transition (ACT) has continued in recent months, especially as the escalation of the conflict in Syria is creating negative regional spillovers.1 While transition gove...

Managing Director's Global Policy Agenda

Managing Director's Global Policy Agenda »

Source: Managing Director's Global Policy Agenda

Volume/Issue: 2013/032

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 April 2013

ISBN: 9781498341950

Keywords: Corporate governance, Developed countries, Economic recovery, Emerging markets, Financial systems, Fund role, Low-income developing countries, Managing Director reports, Technical Assistance, Transition economies

The global economy has avoided the worst, but it is by no means out of the woods, and prospects may be diverging. A three-speed global recovery is emerging. Sentiment has improved, but growth and jobs are still lag...

The Dynamics of Provincial Growth in China

The Dynamics of Provincial Growth in China »

Source: The Dynamics of Provincial Growth in China : A Nonparametric Approach

Volume/Issue: 2006/55

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bulent Unel , and Harm Zebregs

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2006

ISBN: 9781451863154

Keywords: Provincial Growth in China, Convergence, Data Envelopment Analysis, labor productivity growth, growth rate, growth accounting, gdp growth, Economywide Country Studies: Asia including Middle East, Development Planning And Policy, Socialist Systems And Transitional Economies,

China's growth record since the start of its economic reforms in 1978 has been extraordinary. Yet, this impressive performance has been associated with an increasing regional income disparity. We use a recently dev...

Arab Countries in Transition - Economic Outlook and Key Challenges

Arab Countries in Transition - Economic Outlook and Key Challenges »

Source: Arab Countries in Transition - Economic Outlook and Key Challenges

Volume/Issue: 2014/030

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 June 2014

ISBN: 9781498342674

Keywords: Economic conditions, Fiscal policy, Jordan, Morocco, Private sector, Regional Economic Outlook, Transition economies, Tunisia, External sector, Fiscal sector

In spite of deepening and spreading conflicts in the region, as well as, in many cases, a challenging internal socio-political environment, the Arab Countries in Transition (Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia a...

Labor Market Institutions and Unemployment Dynamics in Transition Economies

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451930566.001

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...