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A European Minimum Wage: Implications for Poverty and Macroeconomic Imbalances

A European Minimum Wage: Implications for Poverty and Macroeconomic Imbalances »

Source: A European Minimum Wage: Implications for Poverty and Macroeconomic Imbalances

Volume/Issue: 2020/59

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Enrica Detragiache , Christian Ebeke , La-Bhus Fah Jirasavetakul , Koralai Kirabaeva , Davide Malacrino , Florian Misch , Hyun Woo Park , and Yu Shi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 May 2020

ISBN: 9781513545073

Keywords: External sector, Cost of living, Wage policy, Labor costs, Labor markets, Minimum Wage, European Union, Poverty Alleviation, Current Account Rebalancing, Monetary Unions

A hypothetical European Minimum Wage (MW) set at 60 percent of each country's median wage would reduce in-work poverty but have limited effects on overall poverty, as many poor households do not earn a wage near MW...

A European Minimum Wage: Implications for Poverty and Macroeconomic Imbalances

A European Minimum Wage: Implications for Poverty and Macroeconomic Imbalances »

Volume/Issue: 2020/59

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Enrica Detragiache , Christian Ebeke , La-Bhus Fah Jirasavetakul , Koralai Kirabaeva , Davide Malacrino , Florian Misch , Hyun Woo Park , and Yu Shi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 May 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513545073.001

ISBN: 9781513545073

Keywords: External sector, Cost of living, Wage policy, Labor costs, Labor markets, Minimum Wage, European Union, Poverty Alleviation, Current Account Rebalancing, Monetary Unions

A hypothetical European Minimum Wage (MW) set at 60 percent of each country's median wage would reduce in-work poverty but have limited effects on overall poverty, as many poor households do not earn a wage near MW...

Global Value Chains and External Adjustment: Do Exchange Rates Still Matter?*

Global Value Chains and External Adjustment: Do Exchange Rates Still Matter?* »

Source: Global Value Chains and External Adjustment: Do Exchange Rates Still Matter?

Volume/Issue: 2019/300

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gustavo Adler , Sergii Meleshchuk , and Carolina Osorio Buitron

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 December 2019

ISBN: 9781513521985

Keywords: Exchange rate shocks, Exchange rate policy, Exchange rate pass-through, Flexible exchange rates, Exchange rate adjustments, inflation targeting, foreign exchange intervention, exchange rate, WP, intermediate input

The paper explores how international integration through global value chains shapes the working of exchange rates to induce external adjustment both in the short and medium run. The analysis indicates that greater...

Global Value Chains and External Adjustment: Do Exchange Rates Still Matter?

Global Value Chains and External Adjustment: Do Exchange Rates Still Matter? »

Volume/Issue: 2019/300

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gustavo Adler , Sergii Meleshchuk , and Carolina Osorio Buitron

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 December 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513521985.001

ISBN: 9781513521985

Keywords: Exchange rate shocks, Exchange rate policy, Exchange rate pass-through, Flexible exchange rates, Exchange rate adjustments, inflation targeting, foreign exchange intervention, exchange rate, WP, intermediate input

The paper explores how international integration through global value chains shapes the working of exchange rates to induce external adjustment both in the short and medium run. The analysis indicates that greater...

Fiscal Redistribution and Social Welfare

Fiscal Redistribution and Social Welfare »

Source: Fiscal Redistribution and Social Welfare

Volume/Issue: 2019/51

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Coady , Devin D'Angelo , and Brooks Evans

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2019

ISBN: 9781484398081

Keywords: Social security, Income distribution, Personal income taxes, Social welfare programs, Fiscal policy, Fiscal redistribution, progressivity, targeting, transfers, taxes

Fiscal policy is a key tool for achieving distributional objectives in advanced economies. This paper embeds the discussion of fiscal redistribution within the standard social welfare framework, which lends itself...

Fiscal Redistribution and Social Welfare

Fiscal Redistribution and Social Welfare »

Volume/Issue: 2019/51

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Coady , Devin D'Angelo , and Brooks Evans

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484398081.001

ISBN: 9781484398081

Keywords: Social security, Income distribution, Personal income taxes, Social welfare programs, Fiscal policy, Fiscal redistribution, progressivity, targeting, transfers, taxes

Fiscal policy is a key tool for achieving distributional objectives in advanced economies. This paper embeds the discussion of fiscal redistribution within the standard social welfare framework, which lends itself...

4 Financial Sector Evolution: Challenges in Supporting Macroeconomic Stability and Sustainable Growth

4 Financial Sector Evolution: Challenges in Supporting Macroeconomic Stability and Sustainable Growth »

Source: Into the EU : Policy Frameworks in Central Europe

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2002

ISBN: 9781589060845

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, capital inflows, fiscal policy, expenditure

In the run-up to EU accession—a setting of real convergence and sizable, possibly volatile, capital inflows—the role of the financial sector in supporting broadly based and stable growth will move to center...

Financial Sector Evolution in the Central European Economies
			: Challenges in Supporting Macroeconomic Stability and Sustainable Growth

Financial Sector Evolution in the Central European Economies : Challenges in Supporting Macroeconomic Stability and Sustainable Growth »

Volume/Issue: 2001/141

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nancy Wagner , and Dora Iakova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451856187.001

ISBN: 9781451856187

Keywords: banking system, transition, EU accession, Central Europe, banking, banking sector, recapitalization, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, Socialist Institutions and Their Transitions: Financial Economics

This paper takes stock of the current state of development of the financial systems in five Central European transition economies (the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, the Slovak Republic, and Slovenia) that are al...

Annual Meetings 2000 Governors to gather amid improved outlook, will focus on sustaining growth, fighting poverty

Annual Meetings 2000 Governors to gather amid improved outlook, will focus on sustaining growth, fighting poverty »

Source: IMF Survey : Volume 29, Issue 18

Volume/Issue: 29/18

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451927849

Keywords: international capital markets, international capital, capital markets, international financial system

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

International Capital Markets Staff report sees easing of global credit concerns, although risk of rise in U.S. inflation persists

International Capital Markets Staff report sees easing of global credit concerns, although risk of rise in U.S. inflation persists »

Source: IMF Survey : Volume 29, Issue 18

Volume/Issue: 29/18

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451927849

Keywords: international capital markets, international capital, capital markets, international financial system

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...