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Finance & Development, March 2015

Finance & Development, March 2015 »

Volume/Issue: 52/1

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 February 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498351942.022

ISBN: 9781498351942

Keywords: Finance and Development, jobs, labor market, unemployment, finance, monetary fund

This chapter discusses the impact of global recession on the working population and looks at the future of work in the global economy from a variety of angles. IMF economist Prakash Loungani leads off with an overv...

Mind the Gap-Is Economic Growth in India Leaving Some States Behind?

Mind the Gap-Is Economic Growth in India Leaving Some States Behind? »

Volume/Issue: 2006/103

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Catriona Purfield

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451863635.001

ISBN: 9781451863635

Keywords: Conversions, State Level Growth, employment, per capita income, growth rates, growth rate, General Outlook and Conditions, Economic Development: Regional, Urban, and Rural Analyses

This paper examines how growth has varied across India's states. It finds that (i) the income gap between rich and poor states has widened; (ii) rich and faster-growing states have been more effective in reducing p...

A Game-Theoretic Analysis of Corruption in Bureaucracies

A Game-Theoretic Analysis of Corruption in Bureaucracies »

Volume/Issue: 2000/106

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Era Dabla-Norris

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451852882.001

ISBN: 9781451852882

Keywords: hierarchies, multiple equilibria, wage, wage incentives, wages, central authorities, salaries

This paper examines interactions between self-interested agents in a two-tier government hierarchy, consisting of a central authority and bureaucrats in a two-stage game, where the actions of agents affect private...

Asia Rising
			: A Sectoral Perspective

Asia Rising : A Sectoral Perspective »

Volume/Issue: 2007/130

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451866940.001

ISBN: 9781451866940

Keywords: Growth, productivity growth, employment, agricultural employment, employment share, total employment,

This paper undertakes a cross-country analysis of productivity growth at both the aggregate and sectoral level. It finds that Asia's remarkable output growth over the past 40 years reflected both high investment, a...

Banks and Labor as Stakeholders
			: Impact on Economic Performance

Banks and Labor as Stakeholders : Impact on Economic Performance »

Volume/Issue: 2008/229

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kenichi Ueda , and Stijn Claessens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451870879.001

ISBN: 9781451870879

Keywords: stakeholders, shareholders&;amp;#x2019; maximization, financial liberalization, employment protection, employment, shareholders,

Traditionally, the impacts of the rights of financial institutions and workers on corporate performance have been analyzed independently. Yet, theory clearly indicates that the combination of relative powers of dif...

India's Pattern of Development
			: What Happened, What Follows?

India's Pattern of Development : What Happened, What Follows? »

Volume/Issue: 2006/22

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Arvind Subramanian , Raghuram Rajan , Ioannis Tokatlidis , Kalpana Kochhar , and Utsav Kumar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451862829.001

ISBN: 9781451862829

Keywords: Diversification, Decentralization, Liberalization, Labor Intensity, Skill Intensity, Scale, employment, employment shares, labor productivity, Macroeconomics: Production

India has followed an idiosyncratic pattern of development, certainly compared with other fast-growing Asian economies. While the importance of services rather than manufacturing is widely noted, within manufacturi...

Informal Labour and Credit Markets
			: A Survey

Informal Labour and Credit Markets : A Survey »

Volume/Issue: 2010/42

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Levine , Emanuela Lotti , Nicoletta Batini , and Young-Bae Kim

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451962963.001

ISBN: 9781451962963

Keywords: Informal economy, labour market, search-matching models, informal sector, labour, labour markets, jobs,

This paper reviews the literature on the informal economy, focusing first on empirical findings and then on existing approaches to modeling informality within both partial and general equilibrium environments. We c...

Macroeconomic Impacts of Gender Inequality and Informality in India

Macroeconomic Impacts of Gender Inequality and Informality in India »

Volume/Issue: 2016/16

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Purva Khera

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 February 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475590784.001

ISBN: 9781475590784

Keywords: gender inequality, informality, DSGE model, Indian economy, Bayesian estimation, labor market, labor, workers, unemployment, labor force

This paper examines the macroeconomic interaction between informality and gender inequality in the labor market. A dynamic stochastic general equilibrium model is built to study the impact of gender-targeted polici...

Pension Reform in India

Pension Reform in India »

Volume/Issue: 2001/125

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Robert Gillingham , and Daniel Kanda

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451854824.001

ISBN: 9781451854824

Keywords: Public pensions, personal saving, individual retirement accounts, pension, benefits, retirement, pension system, Social Security and Public Pensions,

This paper reviews the current state of the pension system in India, as well as plans to reform it. Problems with the current system are identified, and, within this context, the appropriate role of the government...

Potential Growth in Emerging Asia

Potential Growth in Emerging Asia »

Volume/Issue: 2014/2

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rahul Anand , Kevin Cheng , Sidra Rehman , and Longmei Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 January 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484345726.001

ISBN: 9781484345726

Keywords: potential growth, emerging Asia, tfp, unemployment, growth rate, growth accounting, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development,

Using three distinct approaches-statistical filtering, production function, and multivariate model- this paper estimates potential growth for China, India, and five ASEAN countries (Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philipp...