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

Author/Editor: Blanchard, Olivier | Jaumotte, Florence | Loungani, Prakash
Published: 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
 
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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  
    Published:   March 29, 2013        
    ISBN/ISSN:   9781484301289/2221-030X   Format:   Paper
    Stock No:   SDNEA2013002   Pages:   30
    Price:   US$10.00 (Academic Rate: US$20.00)
       
     
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