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Bio-Tchané insists Africa’s future hinges largely on its own actions

Bio-Tchané insists Africa’s future hinges largely on its own actions »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 32, Issue 20

Volume/Issue: 32/20

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 November 2003

ISBN: 9781451926781

Keywords: labor market, financial sector, labor markets, unemployment benefits, growth pact

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

Why Has the Grass Been Greener on One Side of Hispaniola? A Comparative Growth Analysis of the Dominican Republic and Haiti

Why Has the Grass Been Greener on One Side of Hispaniola? A Comparative Growth Analysis of the Dominican Republic and Haiti »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 56, No. 2

Volume: 56

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 June 2009

ISBN: 9781589067950

Keywords: labor productivity growth, employment, labor productivity, labor shares

China’s growth performance since the start of economic reforms in 1978 has been impressive, but the gains have not been distributed equally across provinces. We use a nonparametric approach to analyze the va...

Cameroon

Cameroon »

Source: Cameroon : Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2007/286

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 August 2007

ISBN: 9781451808223

Keywords: salaries, wages, commercial banks, corporate tax, domestic investment

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...

Central Bank Autonomy: Lessons from Global Trends

Central Bank Autonomy: Lessons from Global Trends »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 56, No. 2

Volume: 56

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 June 2009

ISBN: 9781589067950

Keywords: labor productivity growth, employment, labor productivity, labor shares

China’s growth performance since the start of economic reforms in 1978 has been impressive, but the gains have not been distributed equally across provinces. We use a nonparametric approach to analyze the va...

Economic Geography and Wages

Economic Geography and Wages »

Source: Economic Geography and Wages : The Case of Indonesia

Volume/Issue: 2004/79

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mary Amiti , and Lisa Cameron

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2004

ISBN: 9781451850239

Keywords: Agglomeration, vertical linkages, economic geography, cost linkages, demand linkages, market access, wage, benefits, National Security and War, Economic History: Government

The paper finds a significant shift in the economic characteristics of civil conflicts during the1990s. Conflicts have become shorter but with more severe contractions and a stronger recovery of growth. The overall...

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...

IMF Working Papers

IMF Working Papers »

Source: IMF Research Bulletin, December 2013

Volume/Issue: 14/4

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 December 2013

ISBN: 9781484378434

Keywords: labor market, employment, employment protection, unemployment, temporary workers, dual labor markets, credit rating,

In the December 2013 IMF Research Bulletin, the Research Summaries look at 'Reforming Dual Labor Markets in Advanced Economies' (Giovanni Ganelli) and 'Rating Through-The-Cycle: What Does the Concept Imply for Rati...

France: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

France: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: France : 2013 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2013/251

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 August 2013

ISBN: 9781475571868

Keywords: fiscal consolidation, structural fiscal, fiscal adjustment, tax incentives, tax wedge

This 2013 Article IV Consultation highlights that in a context of weakening economic conditions in Europe and sizeable fiscal consolidation and domestic policy uncertainty, the French economy flat lined in 2012. Ho...

Recent Activity–International Monetary Fund

Recent Activity–International Monetary Fund »

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...

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...