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Euro area policies : 2014 article iv consultation selected issues

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Euro area policies : 2014 article iv consultation selected issues
Title
Euro area policies
Title remainder
2014 article iv consultation selected issues
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This Selected Issues paper assesses the youth unemployment problem in advanced European economies, especially the euro area. Youth unemployment rates increased sharply in the euro area after the crisis. Much of these increases can be explained by output dynamics and the greater sensitivity of youth unemployment to economic activity compared with adult unemployment. Labor market institutions also play an important role, especially the tax wedge, minimum wages, and spending on active labor market policies. The paper highlights that policies to address youth unemployment should be comprehensive a
Member of
Dewey number
382.3094
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
IMF Staff Country Report
Series volume
14/199
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  • European Union countries
  • European Union countries
  • European Union countries
Label
Euro area policies : 2014 article iv consultation selected issues
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; CONTENTS; YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT IN EUROPE: OKUN'S LAW AND BEYOND; A. Context; B. Stylized Facts; C. Determinants; D. The Business Cycle; BOXES; 1. SMEs. The Role of Financing Constraints and Youth Unemployment; E. Labor Market Features; F. Conclusions and Policy Recommendations; 2. A Historical Perspective on Growth and Youth Unemployment; REFERENCES; ANNEXES; 1. Data Definitions; 2. Methodology; INVESTMENT IN THE EURO AREA: WHY HAS IT BEEN WEAK?; A. Investment in the Euro Area: Post-crisis Trends; B. Drivers of Investment: Output Changes versus Other Factors; C. Conclusions; REFERENCES
  • APPENDICES1. Data; 2. Results of the Accelerator Model; 3. Results of the Neoclassical Model; 4. Results of the Bond Market Model; CAPITAL MARKET DEVELOPMENT: SME FINANCING IN THE EURO AREA; A. Background; B. Rationale for Securitization of SME Loans; BOXES; 1. Overview of the European Securitization Market; FIGURE; 1. Securitization in Europe; C. Impediments to SME Securitization Markets; 2. Regulatory Hurdles; D. Relative Performance; E. Lessons from Previous SME Support Programs; F. Recent Efforts; G. Suggested Measures to Facilitate the Development of SME Securitization; H. Conclusion
  • 4. The Sectoral Composition of the Current Account in Debtor Economies5. The Sectoral Composition of the Current Account in Other Debtor Economies; 6. The Composition of Net Capital Inflows by Euro Area Economy Group; 7. The Composition of Net Foreign Assets by Euro Area Economy Group; C. Model-based Saving and Investment Imbalances in the Euro Area; 8. Model-Implied Investment and Saving Residuals and the EBA Assessment of Current Account Imblances; BOX; 1. A Model-based Analysis of National Saving and Investment Behavior; D. Good and Bad Ways to Achieve External Rebalancing
  • E. Concluding RemarksTABLES; 1. Net Foreign Assets and Current Accounts in the Euro Area Economies; 2. Average Real Return Difference between Foreign Assets and Liabilities, Euro Area Economies 1999-2012; 3. Regression Results for Investment Model; 4. Regression Results for Saving Model; 5. A Desired Rebalancing Scenario; 6. A "Bad" Rebalancing Scenario; A1. Data Sources and Estimation Sample for the Saving and Investment Regressions; REFERENCES; FISCAL GOVERNANCE IN THE EURO AREA: PROGRESS AND CHALLENGES; A. The Setting: Public Debt on an Upward Trend; TABLE
Control code
ocn891398209
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (115 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781498356077
Other physical details
illustrations, tables
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)891398209
Label
Euro area policies : 2014 article iv consultation selected issues
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; CONTENTS; YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT IN EUROPE: OKUN'S LAW AND BEYOND; A. Context; B. Stylized Facts; C. Determinants; D. The Business Cycle; BOXES; 1. SMEs. The Role of Financing Constraints and Youth Unemployment; E. Labor Market Features; F. Conclusions and Policy Recommendations; 2. A Historical Perspective on Growth and Youth Unemployment; REFERENCES; ANNEXES; 1. Data Definitions; 2. Methodology; INVESTMENT IN THE EURO AREA: WHY HAS IT BEEN WEAK?; A. Investment in the Euro Area: Post-crisis Trends; B. Drivers of Investment: Output Changes versus Other Factors; C. Conclusions; REFERENCES
  • APPENDICES1. Data; 2. Results of the Accelerator Model; 3. Results of the Neoclassical Model; 4. Results of the Bond Market Model; CAPITAL MARKET DEVELOPMENT: SME FINANCING IN THE EURO AREA; A. Background; B. Rationale for Securitization of SME Loans; BOXES; 1. Overview of the European Securitization Market; FIGURE; 1. Securitization in Europe; C. Impediments to SME Securitization Markets; 2. Regulatory Hurdles; D. Relative Performance; E. Lessons from Previous SME Support Programs; F. Recent Efforts; G. Suggested Measures to Facilitate the Development of SME Securitization; H. Conclusion
  • 4. The Sectoral Composition of the Current Account in Debtor Economies5. The Sectoral Composition of the Current Account in Other Debtor Economies; 6. The Composition of Net Capital Inflows by Euro Area Economy Group; 7. The Composition of Net Foreign Assets by Euro Area Economy Group; C. Model-based Saving and Investment Imbalances in the Euro Area; 8. Model-Implied Investment and Saving Residuals and the EBA Assessment of Current Account Imblances; BOX; 1. A Model-based Analysis of National Saving and Investment Behavior; D. Good and Bad Ways to Achieve External Rebalancing
  • E. Concluding RemarksTABLES; 1. Net Foreign Assets and Current Accounts in the Euro Area Economies; 2. Average Real Return Difference between Foreign Assets and Liabilities, Euro Area Economies 1999-2012; 3. Regression Results for Investment Model; 4. Regression Results for Saving Model; 5. A Desired Rebalancing Scenario; 6. A "Bad" Rebalancing Scenario; A1. Data Sources and Estimation Sample for the Saving and Investment Regressions; REFERENCES; FISCAL GOVERNANCE IN THE EURO AREA: PROGRESS AND CHALLENGES; A. The Setting: Public Debt on an Upward Trend; TABLE
Control code
ocn891398209
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (115 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781498356077
Other physical details
illustrations, tables
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)891398209

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