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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...

China's Rising IQ (Innovation Quotient) and Growth

China's Rising IQ (Innovation Quotient) and Growth »

Source: China's Rising IQ (Innovation Quotient) and Growth : Firm-level Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2016/249

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hui He , Nan Li , and Jing Fang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2016

ISBN: 9781475563139

Keywords: Business enterprises, Productivity, China, Asia and Pacific, Technological innovation, Public corporations, Innovation, Growth, Patent, R&;D

This paper examines whether the rapid growing firm patenting activity in China is associated with real economic outcome by building a unique dataset uniting detailed firm balance sheet information with firm patent...

Cotton Sector Strategies in West and Central Africa

Cotton Sector Strategies in West and Central Africa »

Source: Cotton Sector Strategies in West and Central Africa

Volume/Issue: 2002/173

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Louis Goreux , Paul Masson , Dhaneshwar Ghura , and Ousmane Badiane

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2002

ISBN: 9781451858648

Keywords: World Cotton Market, Cotton Subsidies, Cotton Sector Reform, West and Central Africa, cotton sector, farmers, crop, cotton production, farm, Market Structure and Pricing: Oligopoly and Other Forms of Market Imperfection

Cotton production in West and Central Africa (WCA) has contributed to growth and poverty reduction. Recently, the objective of poverty alleviation has been adversely impacted by the downward pressures on world pric...

Tax Administration Reform in China
			: Achievements, Challenges, and Reform Priorities

Tax Administration Reform in China : Achievements, Challenges, and Reform Priorities »

Volume/Issue: 2016/68

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Brondolo , and Zhiyong Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 March 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475523614.001

ISBN: 9781475523614

Keywords: Tax Administration, Tax Administration Reform, China Tax Administration

Tax administration improvements have contributed significantly to a doubling of China's tax-to-GDP ratio and the substantial reduction in taxpayers' compliance costs since the mid-1990s. This paper describes the ke...

The Economic Reform Process in Russia

The Economic Reform Process in Russia »

Volume/Issue: 1993/55

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Odling-Smee , and Henri Lorie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1993

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451847574.001

ISBN: 9781451847574

Keywords: price liberalization, privatization, enterprise reform, balance of payments, enterprise sector

Although various factors point to a more arduous and longer transition in Russia than in Eastern Europe, the broad policy approach should be similar. A necessary condition for effective macroeconomic stabilization...

Political Risk Aversion

Political Risk Aversion »

Volume/Issue: 2009/194

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Laura Valderrama

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451873412.001

ISBN: 9781451873412

Keywords: Individual uncertainty, Innovation, Dynamic voting, Institutional reform., new technology, technology choice, institutional reform, investors, expropriation, Criteria for Decision-Making under Risk and Uncertainty,

This paper studies the effect of individual uncertainty on collective decision-making to implement innovation. We show how individual uncertainty creates a bias for the status quo even under irreversible voting dec...

Income Uncertainty and Household Savings in China

Income Uncertainty and Household Savings in China »

Volume/Issue: 2010/289

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kai Liu , Marcos Chamon , and Eswar Prasad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455211708.001

ISBN: 9781455211708

Keywords: household savings, income uncertainty, buffer-stock savings, pension, pension reform, retirement, survey, calibration,

China's household saving rate has increased markedly since the mid-1990s and the age-savings profile has become U-shaped. We find that rising income uncertainty and pension reforms help explain both of these phenom...

China's Trade Flows
			: Changing Price Sensitivies and the Reform Process

China's Trade Flows : Changing Price Sensitivies and the Reform Process »

Volume/Issue: 1999/1

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anuradha Dayal-Gulati , and Valerie Cerra

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451841619.001

ISBN: 9781451841619

Keywords: Trade reform, Price elasticity, Econometric models, reer, export volumes, foreign trade, export prices, export subsidies

Over the past 20 years, the Chinese authorities have undertaken wide-ranging reforms of their exchange and trade systems that have steadily reduced the role of planning and increased the importance of market forces...

China
			: An Evolving Market Economy:  A Review of Reform Experience

China : An Evolving Market Economy: A Review of Reform Experience »

Volume/Issue: 1992/89

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kalpana Kochhar , and Michael Bell

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1992

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451851212.001

ISBN: 9781451851212

Keywords: foreign trade, state-owned enterprises, aggregate demand, contract responsibility system, output growth, Economic Reform,

This paper examines China’s reform experience since 1978, reviewing major initiatives taken and assessing their impact on economic structure and their implications for macroeconomic management and stability....

The Rise of Foreign Investment in China's Banks-Taking Stock

The Rise of Foreign Investment in China's Banks-Taking Stock »

Volume/Issue: 2006/292

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lamin Leigh , and Richard Podpiera

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451865523.001

ISBN: 9781451865523

Keywords: WTO, banking reforms, banking, foreign banks, banking sector, foreign investors, foreign bank, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

The recent wave of foreign investment in China's banks and the prospects of further opening of the banking sector under the WTO agreement suggest that foreign banks are likely to play an increasingly important role...