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Singapore: Staff Report for the 2003 Article IV Consultation

Singapore: Staff Report for the 2003 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Singapore : Staff Report for the 2003 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2004/105

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 April 2004

ISBN: 9781451834888

Keywords: exchange rate, monetary policy, current account, labor market, financial sector

The economic downturns and an ongoing industrial restructuring toward capital-intensive sectors, such as chemical and pharmaceuticals, have contributed to rising unemployment. With the economic recovery continuing...

Singapore: Staff Report for the 2003 Article IV Consultation Supplementary Information

Singapore: Staff Report for the 2003 Article IV Consultation Supplementary Information »

Source: Singapore : Staff Report for the 2003 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2004/105

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 April 2004

ISBN: 9781451834888

Keywords: exchange rate, monetary policy, current account, labor market, financial sector

The economic downturns and an ongoing industrial restructuring toward capital-intensive sectors, such as chemical and pharmaceuticals, have contributed to rising unemployment. With the economic recovery continuing...

IMF Concludes 2003 Article IV Consultation with Singapore

IMF Concludes 2003 Article IV Consultation with Singapore »

Source: Singapore : Staff Report for the 2003 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2004/105

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 April 2004

ISBN: 9781451834888

Keywords: exchange rate, monetary policy, current account, labor market, financial sector

The economic downturns and an ongoing industrial restructuring toward capital-intensive sectors, such as chemical and pharmaceuticals, have contributed to rising unemployment. With the economic recovery continuing...

Singapore: Staff Report for the 2004 Article IV Consultation

Singapore: Staff Report for the 2004 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Singapore : Staff Report for the 2004 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2005/141

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 April 2005

ISBN: 9781451834239

Keywords: current account, exchange rate, monetary policy, real exchange, labor market

This 2004 Article IV Consultation highlights that in recent years, Singapore's economy has been hit hard by a series of external shocks. These shocks-the Asian crisis, the bursting of the technology bubble, and the...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2004 Article IV Consultation with Singapore

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2004 Article IV Consultation with Singapore »

Source: Singapore : Staff Report for the 2004 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2005/141

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 April 2005

ISBN: 9781451834239

Keywords: current account, exchange rate, monetary policy, real exchange, labor market

This 2004 Article IV Consultation highlights that in recent years, Singapore's economy has been hit hard by a series of external shocks. These shocks-the Asian crisis, the bursting of the technology bubble, and the...

Statement by the Singapore Authorities

Statement by the Singapore Authorities »

Source: Singapore : Staff Report for the 2004 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2005/141

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 April 2005

ISBN: 9781451834239

Keywords: current account, exchange rate, monetary policy, real exchange, labor market

This 2004 Article IV Consultation highlights that in recent years, Singapore's economy has been hit hard by a series of external shocks. These shocks-the Asian crisis, the bursting of the technology bubble, and the...

Crises, Labor Market Policy, and Unemployment*

Crises, Labor Market Policy, and Unemployment* »

Source: Crises, Labor Market Policy, and Unemployment

Volume/Issue: 2012/65

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Davide Furceri , Lorenzo E. Bernal-Verdugo , and Dominique Guillaume

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2012

ISBN: 9781463938420

Keywords: Labor market, flexibility, reforms, labor market institutions, labor market flexibility, labor market policies, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment and Investment: Other

Using a sample of 97 countries spanning the period 1980?2008, we estimate that financial crises have a large negative impact on unemployment in the short term, but that this effect rapidly disappears in the medium...

What Can Boost Female Labor Force Participation in Asia?

What Can Boost Female Labor Force Participation in Asia? »

Source: What Can Boost Female Labor Force Participation in Asia?

Volume/Issue: 2015/56

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yuko Kinoshita , and Fang Guo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 March 2015

ISBN: 9781498329750

Keywords: female labor force participation, fertility, labor market duality, employment, labor, labor force, female labor, regular employment, Labor Economics Policies, Economics of Gender

Both Japan and Korea are trying to boost female labor force participation (FLFP) as they face the challenges of a rapidly aging population. Though FLFP has generally been on a rising trend, the female labor force...

Malaysia: Selected Issues

Malaysia: Selected Issues »

Source: Malaysia : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/62

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 March 2018

ISBN: 9781484345092

Keywords: Labor markets, Employment, Unemployment, Labor productivity, Fiscal policy, Budget deficits, Selected issues, Malaysia, Total factor productivity, Labor market institutions

This Selected Issues Paper presents an overview of the Malaysian labor market. Malaysia's economy and its labor market have undergone significant shifts in the last three decades. The labor market is now more urban...

Malaysia: Selected Issues

Malaysia: Selected Issues »

Source: Malaysia : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/62

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 March 2018

ISBN: 9781484345092

Keywords: Labor markets, Employment, Unemployment, Labor productivity, Fiscal policy, Budget deficits, Selected issues, Malaysia, Total factor productivity, Labor market institutions

This Selected Issues Paper presents an overview of the Malaysian labor market. Malaysia's economy and its labor market have undergone significant shifts in the last three decades. The labor market is now more urban...