Labor Market Policies and IMF Advice in Advanced Economies during the Great Recession

 
Author/Editor: Blanchard, Olivier ; Jaumotte, Florence ; Loungani, Prakash
 
Publication Date: March 29, 2013
 
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Summary: This paper does two things. First, it articulates what are the main implications of theoretical and empirical research for design of labor market policies and labor market institutions. Second, in this light, the paper analyzes the IMF’s labor market recommendations since the beginning of the crisis, both in general, and more specifically in program countries
 
Series: Staff Discussion Notes No. 13/2
Subject(s): Labor market policy | Developed countries | Economic recession | Unemployment | Minimum wage | Wage bargaining | Technical Assistance | Fund role

 
English
Publication Date: March 29, 2013
ISBN/ISSN: 9781484301289/2221-030X Format: Paper
Stock No: SDNEA2013002 Pages: 30
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