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World Economic Outlook, April 2010
			: Rebalancing Growth

World Economic Outlook, April 2010 : Rebalancing Growth »

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 April 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589069152.081

ISBN: 9781589069152

Keywords: unemployment, employment, unemployment rate, current account, current account surplus

The global economic recovery is progressing better than expected, but the speed of recovery varies, as outlined in the April 2010 World Economic Outlook. Some countries, notably in Asia, are off to a strong start,...

China's Growth and Integration into the World Economy
			: Prospects and Challenges

China's Growth and Integration into the World Economy : Prospects and Challenges »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Eswar Prasad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589062580.084

ISBN: 9781589062580

Keywords: Economic growth, Development, Trade, exchange rate, inflation, real exchange rate, employment, unemployment

China's transformation into a dynamic private-sector-led economy and its integration into the world economy have been among the most dramatic global economic developments of recent decades. This paper provides an o...

Excerpt: China's Economy in Transition
			: From External to Internal Rebalancing

Excerpt: China's Economy in Transition : From External to Internal Rebalancing »

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Anoop Singh , Malhar Nabar , and Papa N'Diaye

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484374177.073

ISBN: 9781484374177

Keywords: Asia, Real effective exchange rates, Financial crises, Unemployment, Economies, Current account surpluses, current account, real interest rate, financial reform, real estate

This is a prepublication excerpt of "China's Economy in Transition." The excerpt includes the Table of Contents, Introduction and Overview, Chapter Summaries, and Recap....

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2011, Middle East and Central Asia

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2011, Middle East and Central Asia »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 October 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616351298.086

ISBN: 9781616351298

Keywords: Economic recovery, Energy prices, Commodity prices, Economic forecasting, Economic conditions, Spillovers, South Sudan, Regional Economic Outlook, Foreign direct investment, Monetary policy

The Arab Spring holds the promise of improved living standards and a more prosperous future for the peoples of the Middle East and North Africa region. At the same time, the region is witnessing uncertainty and eco...

People’s Republic of China—Hong Kong Special Administrative Region: Staff Report for the 2005 Article IV Consultation Discussions

People’s Republic of China—Hong Kong Special Administrative Region: Staff Report for the 2005 Article IV Consultation Discussions »

Source: People's Republic of China-Hong Kong Special Administrative Region : Staff Report for the 2005 Article IV Consultation Discussions

Volume/Issue: 2006/50

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2006

ISBN: 9781451816938

Keywords: budget, interest, interest rates, article, unemployment rate

The staff report for the 2005 Article IV Consultation on the People's Republic of China highlights economic developments and fiscal policy. The continued robust growth owes much to the favorable external environmen...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2005 Article IV Consultation with the People’s Republic of China—Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2005 Article IV Consultation with the People’s Republic of China—Hong Kong Special Administrative Region »

Source: People's Republic of China-Hong Kong Special Administrative Region : Staff Report for the 2005 Article IV Consultation Discussions

Volume/Issue: 2006/50

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2006

ISBN: 9781451816938

Keywords: budget, interest, interest rates, article, unemployment rate

The staff report for the 2005 Article IV Consultation on the People's Republic of China highlights economic developments and fiscal policy. The continued robust growth owes much to the favorable external environmen...

Output and Unemployment Dynamics during the Great Recession

Output and Unemployment Dynamics during the Great Recession »

Source: Output and Unemployment Dynamics during the Great Recession : A Panel Unobserved Components Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2010/185

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francis Vitek

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2010

ISBN: 9781455202195

Keywords: Output dynamics, Unemployment dynamics, World economy, Great Recession, Panel unobserved components model, unemployment rate, unemployment, domestic demand, labor demand, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

This paper analyzes the sources of output and unemployment dynamics in the world economy during the Great Recession. This analysis is based on a panel unobserved components model of the world economy, disaggregated...

Unemployment and Productivity in the Long Run

Unemployment and Productivity in the Long Run »

Source: Unemployment and Productivity in the Long Run : the Role of Macroeconomic Volatility

Volume/Issue: 2010/259

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paolo Surico , Luca Ricci , and Pierpaolo Benigno

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2010

ISBN: 9781455209590

Keywords: macroeconomic volatility, downward wage rigidities, unemployment rate, employment, unemployment rates, rate of unemployment, Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics: General, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production

We propose a theory of low-frequency movements in unemployment based on asymmetric real wage rigidities. The theory generates two main predictions: long-run unemployment increases with (i) a fall in long-run produc...

Annex Imf Executive Board Discussion of the Outlook, April 2010

Annex Imf Executive Board Discussion of the Outlook, April 2010 »

Source: World Economic Outlook, April 2010 : Rebalancing Growth

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 April 2010

ISBN: 9781589069152

Keywords: unemployment, employment, unemployment rate, current account, current account surplus

The following remarks by the Acting Chair were made at the conclusion of the Executive Board’s discussion of the World Economic Outlook on April 7, 2010....

Statistical Appendix

Statistical Appendix »

Source: World Economic Outlook, April 2010 : Rebalancing Growth

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 April 2010

ISBN: 9781589069152

Keywords: unemployment, employment, unemployment rate, current account, current account surplus

The Statistical Appendix presents historical data, as well as projections. It comprises five sections: Assumptions, What’s New, Data and Conventions, Classification of Countries, an...