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Latin America And the International Economy

Latin America And the International Economy »

Source: Finance & Development, December 1971

Volume/Issue: 8/4

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1971

ISBN: 9781616353056

Keywords: labor force, employment, jobs, unemployment, labor market

This paper discusses the employment of women in developing countries in the light of recent changes in emphasis on the strategy and objectives of economic development. The paper highlights that in the vast majority...

Morocco: Selected Issues

Morocco: Selected Issues »

Source: Morocco : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2013/110

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484340769

Keywords: unemployment, labor market, employment, youth unemployment, labor force

Morocco has made substantial progress in increasing inclusive growth over the past decade, but additional efforts in terms of growth-enhancing structural reforms are needed. Preserving economic efficiency and foste...

Methodological and Statistical Appendix

Methodological and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, October 2014 : Back to Work: How Fiscal Policy Can Help

Series: Fiscal Monitor

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498375702

Keywords: employment, labor market, fiscal policy, unemployment, labor force

This appendix comprises five sections: Data and Conventions provides a general description of the data and of the conventions used for calculating economy group composites. Fiscal Policy Assumptions summariz...

Chapter 1. Recent Fiscal Developments and Outlook

Chapter 1. Recent Fiscal Developments and Outlook »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, October 2014 : Back to Work: How Fiscal Policy Can Help

Series: Fiscal Monitor

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498375702

Keywords: employment, labor market, fiscal policy, unemployment, labor force

Advanced Economies: Proceeding with Consolidation while Supporting Employment and Growth Fiscal efforts over the last five years have stabilized the average government debt-to-GDP ra...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, October 2014 : Back to Work: How Fiscal Policy Can Help

Series: Fiscal Monitor

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498375702

Keywords: employment, labor market, fiscal policy, unemployment, labor force

At a time when job creation tops the policy agenda globally, this issue of the Fiscal Monitor explores if and how fiscal policy can do more for jobs. It finds that while fiscal policy cannot substitute for compreh...

Sub-Saharan Employment Developments

Sub-Saharan Employment Developments »

Source: Sub-Saharan Employment Developments : The Important Role of Household Enterprises with an Application to Rwanda

Volume/Issue: 2015/185

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alun Thomas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 August 2015

ISBN: 9781513513034

Keywords: structural transformation, household enterprises, salaried employment, workers, labor, labor force, labor market, General, General,

This paper documents the structural transformation in employment that has taken place in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) over the past 15 years. In contrast to Asian economies, where at least half of the labor flows out o...

The Elusive Quest for Inclusive Growth

The Elusive Quest for Inclusive Growth »

Source: The Elusive Quest for Inclusive Growth : Growth, Poverty, and Inequality in Asia

Volume/Issue: 2013/152

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ravi Balakrishnan , Chad Steinberg , and Murtaza Syed

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2013

ISBN: 9781475531169

Keywords: Inequality, Labor Market, pro-poor, gini, income distribution, Personal Income and Wealth Distribution, Government Policy and Regulation, General, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development,

This paper assesses how pro-poor and inclusive Asia’s recent growth has been, and what factors have been driving these outcomes. It finds that while poverty has fallen across the region over the last two dec...

Aid Scaling Up

Aid Scaling Up »

Source: Aid Scaling Up : Do Wage Bill Ceilings Stand in the Way?

Volume/Issue: 2006/106

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Annalisa Fedelino , Gerd Schwartz , and Marijn Verhoeven

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2006

ISBN: 9781451863666

Keywords: IMF conditionality, aid scaling up, MDGs, wage, salaries, civil service, government wages, National Government Expenditures and Welfare Programs, Wages, Compensation

This paper assesses whether the scaling up of aid and the resulting increase in government spending that is needed to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) would be hampered by wage bill ceilings that are of...

Pursuing Women's Economic Empowerment

Pursuing Women's Economic Empowerment »

Source: Pursuing Women's Economic Empowerment

Volume/Issue: 2018/029

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 May 2018

ISBN: 9781498308526

Keywords: Total factor productivity, Labor force participation, Low-income developing countries, Labor market reforms, Gross national product, gender gap, gender inequality, gender equality, IMF, inequality

"The economic and social imperative for women's economic empowerment is clear. Greater gender equality boosts economic growth and leads to better development outcomes. It contributes to reducing income inequality a...

How to Operationalize Gender Issues in Country Work

How to Operationalize Gender Issues in Country Work »

Source: How to Operationalize Gender Issues in Country Work

Volume/Issue: 2018/031

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 June 2018

ISBN: 9781498309011

Keywords: Total factor productivity, Labor force participation, Labor market reforms, Manpower training, Financial management information systems, gender gap, gender inequality, gender issue, article IV, article IV consultation

"Reducing gender gaps can have important economic benefits. Gender gaps remain significant on a global scale, both with respect to opportunities and outcomes. For example, gender-based legal restrictions in many pa...