Browse

You are looking at 41 - 50 of 56 items :

  • Annual Report of the Executive Board x
  • Asia and the Pacific x
  • Periodicals and Reports x
  • Macedonia, former Yugoslav Republic of x
Clear All
1 | Overview

1 | Overview »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2011 : Pursuing Equitable and Balanced Growth

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 September 2011

ISBN: 9781616351106

Keywords: financial sector, financial stability, debt relief, statistics, balance of payments

The IMF remains central to efforts to restore the global economy to a robust and sustained growth path. The institu...

12 Poland: The Social Impact of Transition

12 Poland: The Social Impact of Transition »

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

Poland was one of the first economies to undertake the transition from plan to market. This chapter looks at the safety net that existed at the outset, describes how it was reformed during the transition, an...

3 | Policies to Secure Sustained and Balanced Global Growth

3 | Policies to Secure Sustained and Balanced Global Growth »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2011 : Pursuing Equitable and Balanced Growth

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 September 2011

ISBN: 9781616351106

Keywords: financial sector, financial stability, debt relief, statistics, balance of payments

As the recovery from the global economic crisis continued at varying speeds and in varying modes across the globe i...

4 | Reforming and Strengthening the IMF to Better Support Member Countries

4 | Reforming and Strengthening the IMF to Better Support Member Countries »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2011 : Pursuing Equitable and Balanced Growth

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 September 2011

ISBN: 9781616351106

Keywords: financial sector, financial stability, debt relief, statistics, balance of payments

The IMF has been undergoing a fundamental governance overhaul, with the aim of ensuring that the institution better...

14 Reforming Ukraine’s Social Safety Nets: Short-Term and Medium-Term Options

14 Reforming Ukraine’s Social Safety Nets: Short-Term and Medium-Term Options »

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

Ukraine has experienced severe economic dislocations since its independence in 1991, following the breakup of the Baltics, Russia, and other countries of the former Soviet Union. High inflation and large dec...

Russia and the WTO

Russia and the WTO »

Source: Russia and the WTO : The "Gravity" of Outsider Status

Volume/Issue: 2004/159

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yaroslav Lissovolik , and Bogdan Lissovolik

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2004

ISBN: 9781451857702

Keywords: WTO, gravity model, Russia, dummy variable, trade restrictions, trading partners, statistics, import duties, Country and Industry Studies of Trade, Trade and Environment,

With China's accession to the WTO in 2001, Russia is by far that organization's most prominent nonmember. This paper applies the gravity model to gauge whether this "outsider" status has been affecting Russia's exp...

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...