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Philippines
			: Selected Issues

Philippines : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2008/120

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 April 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451831429.002

ISBN: 9781451831429

Keywords: output gap, international monetary fund, capital stock, inflation rate, labor income

This study discusses the Philippine output gap from three perspectives and evaluates the utility of the approaches for policymaking. Incentives in the Philippines appear broadly comparable with those in neighboring...

Philippines
			: Selected Issues Paper

Philippines : Selected Issues Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2011/58

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455219971.002

ISBN: 9781455219971

Keywords: tfp, international monetary fund, labor market, public investment, production function

This paper estimates potential growth in the Philippines using different methodologies, and discusses growth prospects for the medium term. Several approaches can be used to estimate potential growth. It also descr...

The Impact of Tradeon Wages
			: What If Countries Are Not Small?

The Impact of Tradeon Wages : What If Countries Are Not Small? »

Volume/Issue: 2006/155

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ichiro Tokutsu , and Mika Saito

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451864151.001

ISBN: 9781451864151

Keywords: wage, skilled labor, tariff rates, intermediate inputs, Neoclassical Models of Trade, Country and Industry Studies of Trade, Trade and Labor Market Interactions, Existence and Stability Conditions of Equilibrium,

This paper explores the effect of trade on the relative wage of less-skilled labor through its effect on world prices, which are typically exogenously given under the small open economy assumption. Using the 1995 i...

Why is Unemployment High in the Philippines?

Why is Unemployment High in the Philippines? »

Volume/Issue: 2002/23

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ray Brooks

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451844054.001

ISBN: 9781451844054

Keywords: employment, wage, minimum wage, unemployment rate, Demand and Supply of Labor: General, Unemployment: Models, Duration, Incidence, and Job Search, Phillipines

Unemployment has remained high in the Philippines, at almost twice the level of neighboring countries, despite relatively fast employment growth in the past decade. Employment growth was not sufficient to reduce un...

The Impact of Tradeon Wages

The Impact of Tradeon Wages »

Source: The Impact of Tradeon Wages : What If Countries Are Not Small?

Volume/Issue: 2006/155

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ichiro Tokutsu , and Mika Saito

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9781451864151

Keywords: wage, skilled labor, tariff rates, intermediate inputs, Neoclassical Models of Trade, Country and Industry Studies of Trade, Trade and Labor Market Interactions, Existence and Stability Conditions of Equilibrium,

This paper explores the effect of trade on the relative wage of less-skilled labor through its effect on world prices, which are typically exogenously given under the small open economy assumption. Using the 1995 i...

Philippines

Philippines »

Source: Philippines : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2008/120

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 April 2008

ISBN: 9781451831429

Keywords: output gap, international monetary fund, capital stock, inflation rate, labor income

This study discusses the Philippine output gap from three perspectives and evaluates the utility of the approaches for policymaking. Incentives in the Philippines appear broadly comparable with those in neighboring...

Philippines

Philippines »

Source: Philippines : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2011/58

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2011

ISBN: 9781455219971

Keywords: tfp, international monetary fund, labor market, public investment, production function

This paper estimates potential growth in the Philippines using different methodologies, and discusses growth prospects for the medium term. Several approaches can be used to estimate potential growth. It also descr...

Philippines: Selected Issues

Philippines: Selected Issues »

Source: Philippines : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2008/120

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 April 2008

ISBN: 9781451831429

Keywords: output gap, international monetary fund, capital stock, inflation rate, labor income

This study discusses the Philippine output gap from three perspectives and evaluates the utility of the approaches for policymaking. Incentives in the Philippines appear broadly comparable with those in neighboring...

Philippines: Selected Issues

Philippines: Selected Issues »

Source: Philippines : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2008/120

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 April 2008

ISBN: 9781451831429

Keywords: output gap, international monetary fund, capital stock, inflation rate, labor income

This study discusses the Philippine output gap from three perspectives and evaluates the utility of the approaches for policymaking. Incentives in the Philippines appear broadly comparable with those in neighboring...

Philippines: Selected Issues Paper

Philippines: Selected Issues Paper »

Source: Philippines : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2011/58

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2011

ISBN: 9781455219971

Keywords: tfp, international monetary fund, labor market, public investment, production function

This paper estimates potential growth in the Philippines using different methodologies, and discusses growth prospects for the medium term. Several approaches can be used to estimate potential growth. It also descr...