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Czech Republic :, Selected Issues

Label
Czech Republic :, Selected Issues
Language
eng
Abstract
This Selected Issues paper examines the state of labor supply in the Czech Republic. The Czech working age population is projected to decline. This has important implications for labor supply and long-term growth. Policies to increase participation rates and retirement age are important and can mitigate the decline in labor force, but are unlikely to offset it. Under a combined moderate policy improvement scenario, the labor force is expected to decline by 3 percent in 2030 and 15 percent in 2050. Under the very optimistic (hence less likely) scenario, the labor force would increase by 3 percentage points by 2030, but then start to decline later with a gap of 8 percent by 2050
resource.governmentPublication
international or intergovernmental publication
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Czech Republic :
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Oclc number
1046615037
Series statement
IMF Staff Country Reports
Sub title
Selected Issues
Table Of Contents
Cover -- CONTENTS -- LABOR SUPPLY IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC: STOCKTAKING AND POLICIES -- A. Motivation -- B. Labor Supply Prospects: Baseline and Policy Scenarios -- C. An Analysis of Distortions Affecting Female Labor Force Participation -- D. Conclusions -- BOX -- 1. An Illustration of the Effect of the Non-Working Spouse Credit on Participation Incentives -- TABLE -- 1. Results from Policy Experiment -- References -- ANNEX -- I. Model Specifications -- LABOR PRODUCTIVITY IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC: STOCKTAKING AND POLICIES -- A. Motivation -- B. Sectoral Contributions to Labor Productivity -- C. Factor Contributions to Labor Productivity -- D. TFP Drivers: Factor Allocation and Technology Dispersion -- E. Future Issues -- F. Policy Implications -- References -- ANNEX -- I. Model Specifications
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