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VI Trends in Wage Inequality, 1981–2001

VI Trends in Wage Inequality, 1981–2001 »

Source: Hong Kong SAR : Meeting the Challenges of Integration with the Mainland

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): William Lee , Jorge Chan-Lau , Dora Iakova , Papa N'Diaye , Tao Wang , Ida Liu , Hong Liang , and Eswar Prasad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2004

ISBN: 9781589062948

Keywords: Economic conditions, Hong Kong SAR, prices, wage, expenditure, wages, government expenditure

Income inequality in Hong Kong SAR has increased rapidly over the last twenty years (Figure 6.1). The Gini coefficient, a commonly used summary measure of household income inequalit...

III Key Features I and 2: Broad Ownership and Participation and Embedding the PRGF in the Overall Strategy for Growth and Poverty Reduction

III Key Features I and 2: Broad Ownership and Participation and Embedding the PRGF in the Overall Strategy for Growth and Poverty Reduction »

Source: Is the PRGF Living Up to Expectations?

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Gabriela Inchauste , Nita Thacker , Thomas Dorsey , Shamsuddin Tareq , Emanuele Baldacci , Sanjeev Gupta , and Mark Plant

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2002

ISBN: 9781589061125

Keywords: conditionality, pem, poverty reduction, structural conditionality, public spending

The interrelated key features 1 and 2 set out several aspects of the expected relationship between the PRGF-supported program and the PRSP. Specifically. PRGF-supported programs should be consistent with, an...

Thailand
			: The Road to Sustained Growth

Thailand : The Road to Sustained Growth »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Erik Offerdal , Kalpana Kochhar , Louis Dicks-Mireaux , Jianping Zhou , Mauro Mecagni , and Balázs Horváth

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 December 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557756039.084

ISBN: 9781557756039

Keywords: private investment, wages, wage, fiscal policy, adjustment period

Since the mid-1960s, Thailand's growth performance has been exceptional. Although hard hit by the external shocks fo the late 1970s and the early 1980s that proved severely destabilizing to many developing countrie...

VI Prospects for Self-Sustaining Growth in Eastern Germany

VI Prospects for Self-Sustaining Growth in Eastern Germany »

Source: United Germany : The First Five Years: Performance and Policy Issues

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Karl Habermeier , Robert Corker , Robert Feldman , Tessa Van der Willigen , and H. Vittas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 1995

ISBN: 9781557754721

Keywords: unemployment, wage, inflation, wages, employment

Considerable progress has been made in restructuring the economy of eastern Germany. The system of economic planning in existence at the time of economic and monetary union in mid-1990 has been replaced by a...