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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...

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Source: Singapore : A Case Study in Rapid Development

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Kenneth Bercuson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1995

ISBN: 9781557754639

Keywords: private consumption, wage, gnp, tfp, national saving

Since attaining independence in 1965, Singapore has experienced exceptionally rapid growth, low inflation, and a healthy balance of payments. This paper reviews Singapore's economic development from a long-term per...

Dynamiccs of Asian Savings
			: Role of Growth and Age Structure

Dynamiccs of Asian Savings : Role of Growth and Age Structure »

Volume/Issue: 1988/49

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 1988

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451971545.001

ISBN: 9781451971545

Keywords: inflation, terms of trade, disposable income, private consumption, consumption function

This paper shows how growth and demography, two important determinants of the savings rate in the life-cycle approach, explain a large part of the diversity in savings behavior in Asia across eight countries as wel...

Brunei Darussalam
			: Statistical Appendix

Brunei Darussalam : Statistical Appendix »

Volume/Issue: 2014/191

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 July 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498376600.002

ISBN: 9781498376600

Keywords: gas, oil, expenditure, consumption expenditure

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Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Singapore : A Case Study in Rapid Development

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Kenneth Bercuson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1995

ISBN: 9781557754639

Keywords: private consumption, wage, gnp, tfp, national saving

Since attaining independence in 1965, Singapore has experienced exceptionally rapid growth, low inflation, and a healthy balance of payments. This paper reviews Singapore's economic development from a long-term per...

Cambodia
			: Statistical Appendix

Cambodia : Statistical Appendix »

Volume/Issue: 2000/134

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 November 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451821703.002

ISBN: 9781451821703

Keywords: expenditure, telecommunications, consumption expenditure, vat, expenditures

In this study, the following statistical data are presented in detail: agriculture, livestock, and fishery production, structure of revenue, monetary survey, reserve money, interest rates, central government operat...

Brunei Darussalam
			: Statistical Appendix

Brunei Darussalam : Statistical Appendix »

Volume/Issue: 2012/193

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475505405.002

ISBN: 9781475505405

Keywords: expenditure, oil and gas, gas sector, consumption expenditure

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...

Malaysia
			: Recent Economic Developments

Malaysia : Recent Economic Developments »

Volume/Issue: 1994/4

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 January 1994

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451828214.002

ISBN: 9781451828214

Keywords: gnp, private consumption, domestic demand, gross domestic product, terms of trade

This paper describes economic developments in Malaysia during the 1990s. Real output growth strengthened to 81/2 percent in 1993 from 7¾ percent in the previous year. In contrast to 1992, however, growth in output...

Demographic Change in Asia
			: The Impacton Optimal National Saving, Investment, and the Current Account

Demographic Change in Asia : The Impacton Optimal National Saving, Investment, and the Current Account »

Volume/Issue: 2000/115

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ian McDonald , Serge Bésanger , and Ross Guest

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451853858.001

ISBN: 9781451853858

Keywords: Current Account Balance, Investments, Aging, Demography, national saving, consumption demands, demographic projections, age group, older people

This paper calculates the levels of optimal national saving, investment, and the current account balance for five Asian economies—Hong Kong SAR, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, and the Philippines—for the...

Food Prices and Political Instability

Food Prices and Political Instability »

Volume/Issue: 2011/62

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rabah Arezki , and Markus Bruckner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455221066.001

ISBN: 9781455221066

Keywords: Conflict, Political Institutions, food price, food production, food insecurity, food consumption, Economic Systems: General, General,

We examine the effects that variations in the international food prices have on democracy and intra-state conflict using panel data for over 120 countries during the period 1970-2007. Our main finding is that in Lo...