Zuzana Brixiova

International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department

700 19th Street NW

Washington, DC 20431

United States

African Development Bank

Rue Joseph Anoma

01 BP 1387

Ivory Coast (Cote D'ivoire)

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Scholarly Papers (36)

1.

Capital Inflows, Household Debt and the Boom Bust Cycle in Estonia

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 965
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 Oct 2009
Zuzana Brixiova, Laura Vartia and Andreas Woergoetter
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Economics Department (ECO) and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Economics Department (ECO)
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Entrepreneurship and the Business Environment in Africa: An Application to Ethiopia

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7553
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 Aug 2013
Zuzana Brixiova and Mthuli Ncube
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department and BARBICAN Asset Management
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entrepreneurship, SME start-ups, low productivity trap, multiple equilibria, Africa

Credit Constraints and Productive Entrepreneurship in Africa

ICER Working Paper No. 23/2011
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Dec 2011
Mina Baliamoune-Lutz, Zuzana Brixiova and Leonce Ndikumana
University of North Florida , International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department and University of Massachusetts at Amherst
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credit constraints, productive entrepreneurship, employment, policies

Credit Constraints and Productive Entrepreneurship in Africa

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6193
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 24 Dec 2011
Mina Baliamoune-Lutz, Zuzana Brixiova and Leonce Ndikumana
University of North Florida , International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department and University of Massachusetts at Amherst
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credit constraints, productive entrepreneurship, employment, policies

The Real Exchange Rate and Growth in Zimbabwe: Does the Currency Regime Matter?

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 1081
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Oct 2014
Zuzana Brixiova and Mthuli Ncube
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department and BARBICAN Asset Management
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real exchange rate misalignment, growth, employment, currency regime, Zimbabwe

The Real Exchange Rate and Growth in Zimbabwe: Does the Currency Regime Matter?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8398
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Sep 2014
Zuzana Brixiova and Mthuli Ncube
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department and BARBICAN Asset Management
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real exchange rate misalignment, growth, employment, currency regime, Zimbabwe

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Unlocking Productive Entrepreneurship in Africa’s Least Developed Countries

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 990
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 29 Jul 2010
Zuzana Brixiova
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department
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Entrepreneurship, Institutions and Policies, Africa, LDCs, Search Model

Skills and Youth Entrepreneurship in Africa: Analysis with Evidence from Swaziland

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8192
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 24 May 2014
Zuzana Brixiova, Mthuli Ncube and Zorobabel Bicaba
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department, BARBICAN Asset Management and African Development Bank
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youth entrepreneurship, model of skills and structural transformation, policies, Africa

Skills and Youth Entrepreneurship in Africa: Analysis with Evidence from Swaziland

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 1077
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Jun 2014
Zuzana Brixiova, Mthuli Ncube and Zorobabel Bicaba
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department, BARBICAN Asset Management and African Development Bank
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youth entrepreneurship, model of skills and structural transformation, policies, Africa

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Labor Market Trends and Institutions in Belarus

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 24 Jun 2005
Zuzana Brixiova and Vera Volchok
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department and Belarusian State University - Institute for Privatization and Management
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labor markets, institutions, transition

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Growth Slowdown in Bureaucratic Economic Systems: An Issue Revisited

IMF Working Paper No. 01/06
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Jun 2001
Zuzana Brixiova and Aleš Bulíř
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Bureaucracy, planning, growth.

Can Intra-Regional Trade Act as a Global Shock Absorber in Africa?

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 1073
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Feb 2014
Mthuli Ncube, Zuzana Brixiova and Qingwei Meng
BARBICAN Asset Management, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department and African Development Bank
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Intra-regional trade; output co-movement; regional economic communities, Africa

Can Intra-Regional Trade Act as a Global Shock Absorber in Africa?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9205
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Zuzana Brixiova, Qingwei Meng and Mthuli Ncube
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department, African Development Bank and BARBICAN Asset Management
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regional economic communities, output co-movement, intra-regional trade, Africa

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Unlocking Productive Entrepreneurship in Ethiopia: Which Incentives Matter?

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 1000
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Dec 2010
Zuzana Brixiova and Emerta Asaminew Aragie
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department and United Nations - Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
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Model of skills and start ups, labor markets, frictions, informal sector, Africa

Modeling Institutions, Start-Ups and Productivity During Transition

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 975
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 11 Mar 2010
Zuzana Brixiova and Balázs Égert
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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Start-ups, dynamic search model, business climate, productivity, transition

Modeling Institutions, Start-Ups and Productivity during Transition

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2952
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 Feb 2010
Zuzana Brixiova and Balázs Égert
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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start-ups, dynamic search model, business climate, productivity, transition

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Supporting Africa’s Post-Crisis Growth: The Role of Macroeconomic Policies

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 1008
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2011
Zuzana Brixiova, Léonce Ndikumana and Kaouther Abderrahim
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department, Independent and University of Tunis
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Macroeconomic Policies, Growth, Capital Flows, Africa

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The Gender Gap in Education in Eritrea in 1991-98: A Missed Opportunity?

IMF Working Paper No. 01/94
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 01 Feb 2006
Aleš Bulíř, Zuzana Brixiova and Joshua Comenetz
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department and University of Florida
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Gender gap, education, growth, poverty reduction

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Growth Slowdown Under Central Planning: A Model of Poor Incentives

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 01 May 2002
Zuzana Brixiova and Aleš Bulíř
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Central planning, incentives, growth

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Labour Market Reforms and Outcomes in Estonia

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3756
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 12 Mar 2012
Zuzana Brixiova and Balázs Égert
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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labour market reforms, search model, Estonia, OECD countries

Labour Market Reforms and Outcomes in Estonia

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 1027
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 06 Jun 2012
Zuzana Brixiova and Balázs Égert
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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Labour market reforms, search model, Estonia, OECD countries

Labour Market Reforms and Outcomes in Estonia

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6336
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 18 Feb 2012
Zuzana Brixiova and Balázs Égert
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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labour market reforms, search model, Estonia, OECD countries

Can Dreams Come True? Eliminating Extreme Poverty in Africa by 2030

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 1076
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 26 Apr 2014
Mthuli Ncube, Zuzana Brixiova and Zorobabel Bicaba
BARBICAN Asset Management, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department and African Development Bank
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poverty reduction, inequality, inclusive growth, Africa, numerical simulations

Can Dreams Come True? Eliminating Extreme Poverty in Africa by 2030

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8120
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 26 Apr 2014
Mthuli Ncube, Zuzana Brixiova and Zorobabel Bicaba
BARBICAN Asset Management, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department and African Development Bank
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poverty reduction, inequality, inclusive growth, Africa, numerical simulations

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Skill Acquisition and Firm Creation in Transition Economies

IMF Working Paper No. 99/130
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Zuzana Brixiova, Wenli Li and Tarik Yousef
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
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Skill acquisition firm creation transition

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Labor Market Institutions and Unemployment Dynamics in Transition Economies

IMF Working Paper No. 97/137
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Pietro Garibaldi and Zuzana Brixiova
Bocconi University - Department of Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department
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Unemployment, Transition Economies, Matching Models

The Real Exchange Rate and External Competitiveness in Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 1068
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Feb 2014
Zuzana Brixiova, Balázs Égert and Thouraya Hadj Amor
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and Economic Research Forum (ERF)
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real exchange rate misalignment, stock-flow model, competitiveness, trade, Africa

The Real Exchange Rate and External Competitiveness in Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7822
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Dec 2013
Zuzana Brixiova, Balázs Égert and Thouraya Hadj Amor
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and Economic Research Forum (ERF)
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real exchange rate misalignment, stock-flow model, competitiveness, trade, employment, North Africa

Youth Employment in Africa: New Evidence and Policies from Swaziland

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 1052
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 01 Aug 2013
Zuzana Brixiova and Thierry Kangoye
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department and African Development Bank
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youth employment and entrepreneurship, multivariate analysis, policies, Africa

Youth Employment in Africa: New Evidence and Policies from Swaziland

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7467
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 06 Jul 2013
Zuzana Brixiova and Thierry Kangoye
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department and African Development Bank
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youth employment and entrepreneurship, multivariate analysis, policies, Africa

Public Debt Sustainability in Africa: Building Resilience and Challenges Ahead

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 1053
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 01 Aug 2013
Zuzana Brixiova and Mthuli Ncube
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department and BARBICAN Asset Management
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public debt, sovereign bonds, interest-growth differential, primary balance, Africa

Public Debt Sustainability in Africa: Building Resilience and Challenges Ahead

Development Policy Review, Vol. 33, Issue 5, pp. 555-580, 2015
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Aug 2015
Mthuli Ncube and Zuzana Brixiova
BARBICAN Asset Management and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department
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Public debt, sovereign bonds, interest‐growth differential, primary balance, Africa

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Credit Constraints & Productive Entrepreneurship in Africa

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 1025
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 Jan 2012
Zuzana Brixiova, Mina Baliamoune-Lutz and Leonce Ndikumana
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department, University of North Florida and University of Massachusetts at Amherst
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credit constraints, productive entrepreneurship, employment, policies

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Labour Market Flexibility in Estonia: What More Can Be Done?

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 964
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 16 Oct 2009
Zuzana Brixiova
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department
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Labour market policies, flexibility, Estonia

Entrepreneurship, Institutions and Skills in Low-Income Countries

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6451
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 01 Jun 2017
Zuzana Brixiova and Balázs Égert
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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model of start-ups and strategic complements, institutions, education, low-income countries, threshold regression

Entrepreneurship, Institutions and Skills in Low-Income Countries

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10704
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 01 May 2017
Zuzana Brixiova and Balázs Égert
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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model of start-ups and strategic complements, institutions, education, low-income countries, threshold regression

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Start-Up Capital and Women's Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Swaziland

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10279
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 31 Oct 2016
Zuzana Brixiova and Thierry Kangoye
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department and African Development Bank
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women's entrepreneurship, start-up capital, search model, multivariate analysis

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On the Speed of Transition in Central and Eastern Europe: Does On-the-Job Search Matter?

IMF Working Paper No. 97/102
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Zuzana Brixiova
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department
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unemployment, on-the-job search, Central and Eastern Europe

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Gender Disparities in Employment and Earnings in Sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from Swaziland

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10455
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 10 Jan 2017
Zuzana Brixiova and Thierry Kangoye
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department and African Development Bank
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gender gap in the labor market, skills, credit, multivariate analysis, policies

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Africa's Counter-Cyclical Policy Responses to the Crisis

Journal of Globalization and Development Vol. 1(1) Article 16 (2010)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Jan 2013
Louis Kasekende, Zuzana Brixiova and Leonce Ndikumana
African Development Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department and University of Massachusetts at Amherst
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Africa, inflation targetting, counter-cyclical policy, crisis

Capital Account Policies, IMF Programs and Growth in Developing Regions

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8774
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 24 Jan 2015
Zorobabel Bicaba, Zuzana Brixiova and Mthuli Ncube
African Development Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department and BARBICAN Asset Management
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adaptive learning, dynamics of capital account policies, growth, IMF programs

Capital Account Policies, IMF Programs and Growth in Developing Regions

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 1085
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Nov 2014
Zorobabel Bicaba, Zuzana Brixiova and Mthuli Ncube
African Development Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department and BARBICAN Asset Management
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Adaptive learning, dynamics of capital account policies, growth, IMF programs

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Macroeconomic Shock Synchronization in the East African Community

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 1031
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 05 Jun 2012
Albert Mafusire and Zuzana Brixiova
affiliation not provided to SSRN and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department
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shock synchronization, structural VAR, regional integration, East Africa

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Gender and Constraints to Entrepreneurship in Africa: New Evidence from Swaziland

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9273
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Zuzana Brixiova and Thierry Kangoye
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department and African Development Bank
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gender and entrepreneurship, start-up capital, skills, training, multivariate analysis

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The Real Exchange Rate and Growth in Emerging Markets: The Case of Zimbabwe

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 19, Issue 3, pp. 564-576, 2015
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 16 Jul 2015
Zuzana Brixiova, Mthuli Ncube and Zorobabel Bicaba
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department, BARBICAN Asset Management and African Development Bank
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Capital Flows and the Boom-Bust Cycle: The Case of Estonia

Economic Systems, Vol. 34, No. 1, 2010
Posted: 06 Mar 2010
Zuzana Brixiova, Laura Vartia and Andreas Woergoetter
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Economics Department (ECO) and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Economics Department (ECO)

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Capital flows, Boom-bust cycle, Global financial and economic crisis, Estonia

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Skill Shortages and Labor Market Outcomes in Central Europe

Economic Systems, Vol. 33, No. 1, 2009
Posted: 03 Feb 2009
Zuzana Brixiova, Wenli Li and Tarik Yousef
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)

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Skill shortages, Employment, Central Europe

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Labor Market Adjustment in Transition Economies with On-the-Job Search

Posted: 29 Nov 2000
Zuzana Brixiova and Tarik Yousef
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department and Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)

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Unemployment, On-the-job search, Transition economies

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Skill Acquisition and Private Firm Creation in Transition Economies

Posted: 03 Jun 1999
Zuzana Brixiova and Wenli Li
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department and Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

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