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Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook, 1997

Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook, 1997 »

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757012.081

ISBN: 9781557757012

Keywords: labor standards, inflation, employment, wages, monetary policy

These studies provide supporting material for the analysis and scenarios in the World Economic Outlook....

I How Accurate Are the IMF’s Short-Term Forecasts? Another Examination of the World Economic Outlook

I How Accurate Are the IMF’s Short-Term Forecasts? Another Examination of the World Economic Outlook »

Source: Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook, 1997

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 1998

ISBN: 9781557757012

Keywords: labor standards, inflation, employment, wages, monetary policy

The World Economic Outlook forecasts, published twice a year, are comprehensive in their coverage, both of countries and of economic variables, and only a part of the whole is exami...

II IMF Estimates of Potential Output: Theory and Practice

II IMF Estimates of Potential Output: Theory and Practice »

Source: Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook, 1997

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 1998

ISBN: 9781557757012

Keywords: labor standards, inflation, employment, wages, monetary policy

The concepts of potential output and the output gap are central to the IMF’s analytical work in providing policy recommendations to member country governments. Representing the econ...

VII The Design of EMU

VII The Design of EMU »

Source: Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook, 1997

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 1998

ISBN: 9781557757012

Keywords: labor standards, inflation, employment, wages, monetary policy

European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) is supposed to begin in January 1999. If indeed it goes ahead on schedule, what will this new regime look like and how will it function?...

III Multilateral Unit-Labor-Cost-Based Competitiveness Indicators for Advanced, Developing, and Transition Countries

III Multilateral Unit-Labor-Cost-Based Competitiveness Indicators for Advanced, Developing, and Transition Countries »

Source: Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook, 1997

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 1998

ISBN: 9781557757012

Keywords: labor standards, inflation, employment, wages, monetary policy

The IMF’s multilateral real exchange rate indices based on relative unit labor costs in manufacturing, which are currently calculated for 21 industrial countries, have for some time...

V The Effect of Globalization on Wages in the Advanced Economies

V The Effect of Globalization on Wages in the Advanced Economies »

Source: Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook, 1997

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 1998

ISBN: 9781557757012

Keywords: labor standards, inflation, employment, wages, monetary policy

To what extent has “globalization”—the increasing international integration of markets for goods, factors, and teehnology—affected labor markets in the advanced economies? This pape...

IV Deindustrialization: Causes and Implications

IV Deindustrialization: Causes and Implications »

Source: Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook, 1997

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 1998

ISBN: 9781557757012

Keywords: labor standards, inflation, employment, wages, monetary policy

Three broad developments have been of concern to the advanced economies in recent years: the shrinking share of manufacturing employment, the stagnation of average real wages and th...

VI International Labor Standards and International Trade

VI International Labor Standards and International Trade »

Source: Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook, 1997

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 1998

ISBN: 9781557757012

Keywords: labor standards, inflation, employment, wages, monetary policy

The WTO [World Trade Organization] should, in cooperation with the International Labour Organization, examine in greater detail the important nexus between trade and...

VIII Prices in the Transition: Ten Stylized Facts

VIII Prices in the Transition: Ten Stylized Facts »

Source: Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook, 1997

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 1998

ISBN: 9781557757012

Keywords: labor standards, inflation, employment, wages, monetary policy

For several decades, most prices in the centrally planned economies were set administratively, with little regard for cost or demand. Exceptions included farmers’ markets, where var...

CHAPTER IV THE CHANGING STRUCTURE OF THE MAJOR GOVERNMENT SECURITIES MARKETS: IMPLICATIONS FOR PRIVATE FINANCIAL MARKETS AND KEY POLICY ISSUES

CHAPTER IV THE CHANGING STRUCTURE OF THE MAJOR GOVERNMENT SECURITIES MARKETS: IMPLICATIONS FOR PRIVATE FINANCIAL MARKETS AND KEY POLICY ISSUES »

Source: International Capital Markets, August 2001

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): Donald Mathieson , and Garry Schinasi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 August 2001

ISBN: 9781589060562

Introduction Partly because of their unique characteristics, especially their minimal credit risk, government securities and the deep, liquid markets in which they are traded have co...