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

Author/Editor:

Olivier J Blanchard ; Florence Jaumotte ; Prakash Loungani

Publication Date:

March 29, 2013

Electronic Access:

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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. 13/02

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

March 29, 2013

ISBN/ISSN:

9781484301289/2221-030X

Stock No:

SDNEA2013002

Price:

$10.00 (Academic Rate:$10.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

30

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