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1 Social Dimensions of the IMF’s Policy Dialogue

1 Social Dimensions of the IMF’s Policy Dialogue »

Source: Social Safety Nets : Issues and Recent Experience

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 1998

ISBN: 9781557756800

Keywords: benefits, wage, unemployment, social protection, wages

IMF Involvement in Social Issues The IMF’s involvement in social issues has to be seen in the context of its mandate. The mandate, as laid down in its Articles of Agreement, is clear...

13 Social Protection During Russia’s Economic Transformation

13 Social Protection During Russia’s Economic Transformation »

Source: Social Safety Nets : Issues and Recent Experience

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 1998

ISBN: 9781557756800

Keywords: benefits, wage, unemployment, social protection, wages

The transition to a market economy in Russia has reduced most people’s real incomes, especially the incomes of the poor. The sharp decline in output and the manifold increases in prices have taken their heav...

5 Social Protection in Transition Countries: Emerging Issues

5 Social Protection in Transition Countries: Emerging Issues »

Source: Social Safety Nets : Issues and Recent Experience

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 1998

ISBN: 9781557756800

Keywords: benefits, wage, unemployment, social protection, wages

The former centrally planned countries undergoing economic transition have experienced a sharp decline in output, income, and employment in recent years. This has resulted in severe hardships for many househ...

7 Social Protection, Labor Market Rigidity, and Enterprise Restructuring in China

7 Social Protection, Labor Market Rigidity, and Enterprise Restructuring in China »

Source: Social Safety Nets : Issues and Recent Experience

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 1998

ISBN: 9781557756800

Keywords: benefits, wage, unemployment, social protection, wages

An unpleasant trade-off facing policymakers in economies in transition is how to reconcile market efficiency and social protection. These economies have inherited from the central planning era a large, ineff...

Social Safety Nets
			: Issues and Recent Experience

Social Safety Nets : Issues and Recent Experience »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557756800.071

ISBN: 9781557756800

Keywords: benefits, wage, unemployment, social protection, wages

The 14 papers that comprise this book, edited by Ke-young Chu and Sanjeev Gupta, provide a comprehensive review of the IMF's work on social safety nets. Part I provides a broad overview of the social concerns in st...

2 Social Safety Nets in Economic Reform

2 Social Safety Nets in Economic Reform »

Source: Social Safety Nets : Issues and Recent Experience

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 1998

ISBN: 9781557756800

Keywords: benefits, wage, unemployment, social protection, wages

Social safety nets can be broadly defined as those instruments aimed at mitigating possible adverse effects of reform measures on the poor. These instruments include temporary arrangements, as well as existi...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Social Safety Nets : Issues and Recent Experience

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 1998

ISBN: 9781557756800

Keywords: benefits, wage, unemployment, social protection, wages

The 14 papers that comprise this book, edited by Ke-young Chu and Sanjeev Gupta, provide a comprehensive review of the IMF's work on social safety nets. Part I provides a broad overview of the social concerns in st...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Social Safety Nets : Issues and Recent Experience

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 1998

ISBN: 9781557756800

Keywords: benefits, wage, unemployment, social protection, wages

The 14 papers that comprise this book, edited by Ke-young Chu and Sanjeev Gupta, provide a comprehensive review of the IMF's work on social safety nets. Part I provides a broad overview of the social concerns in st...

3 The Implications of Adjustment Programs for Poverty: Conceptual issues and Analytical Framework

3 The Implications of Adjustment Programs for Poverty: Conceptual issues and Analytical Framework »

Source: Social Safety Nets : Issues and Recent Experience

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 1998

ISBN: 9781557756800

Keywords: benefits, wage, unemployment, social protection, wages

During the past decade, many developing countries have faced severe macroeconomic imbalances that they have tried to correct through a series of programs. Many of the programs have been supported by the IMF....