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Social Sector Reform in Transition Countries

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Source: Social Sector Reform in Transition Countries

Volume/Issue: 2001/35

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christian Keller , and Peter Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2001

ISBN: 9781451845358

Keywords: social sector reform, pension, health care, social insurance, retirement, unemployment, Public Economics: General, National Government Expenditures and Health, National Government Expenditures and Education, National Government Expenditures and Welfare Programs

During the transition process, many existing social sector institutions and policies were significantly eroded and their underlying character changed. As a result, they often do not redistribute to the poorest, nor...

Privatization, Social Impact, and Social Safety Nets

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Source: Privatization, Social Impact, and Social Safety Nets

Volume/Issue: 1999/68

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , Henry Ma , and Christian Schiller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1999

ISBN: 9781451848977

Keywords: Privatization, social safety nets, social welfare, state-owned enterprises, transition, employment, impact of privatization, employment guarantees, unemployment

Privatization promotes economic efficiency and growth, thereby reinforcing macroeconomic adjustment. In the short run, however, it can lead to job losses and wage cuts for workers and higher prices for consumers. T...

Social Sector Reform in Transition Countries

Social Sector Reform in Transition Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2001/35

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christian Keller , and Peter Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451845358.001

ISBN: 9781451845358

Keywords: social sector reform, pension, health care, social insurance, retirement, unemployment, Public Economics: General, National Government Expenditures and Health, National Government Expenditures and Education, National Government Expenditures and Welfare Programs

During the transition process, many existing social sector institutions and policies were significantly eroded and their underlying character changed. As a result, they often do not redistribute to the poorest, nor...

Privatization, Social Impact, and Social Safety Nets

Privatization, Social Impact, and Social Safety Nets »

Volume/Issue: 1999/68

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , Henry Ma , and Christian Schiller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451848977.001

ISBN: 9781451848977

Keywords: Privatization, social safety nets, social welfare, state-owned enterprises, transition, employment, impact of privatization, employment guarantees, unemployment

Privatization promotes economic efficiency and growth, thereby reinforcing macroeconomic adjustment. In the short run, however, it can lead to job losses and wage cuts for workers and higher prices for consumers. T...