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This paper critically reviews the current state of cross-country research on informality and discusses how existing data sources can be more effectively employed and extended to shed light on the link between public policies and informality.
This paper reviews the main monthly indicators that could help forecasting world trade and compares different type of forecasting models using these indicators.
Housing policies in France are designed to meet several objectives. They consist primarily in ensuring that all households have housing that corresponds to their needs and financial means.
A well-functioning housing market is essential for economic prosperity and well-being.
This paper analyses the effect of capital inflow shocks on the evolution of domestic credit.
This paper provides an empirical investigation of the medium-term determinants of international investment positions for a large sample of advanced and emerging economies.
This paper provides an empirical investigation of the relationship between surges in capital inflows and the probability of subsequent banking, currency and balance-of-payment crises.
In this paper we describe the main features of the French social housing system as viewed from abroad, and place it within the context of systems in other major developed countries, particularly in Europe.
Housing plays a key role in the economy, because of its weight in household expenditures and assets, its importance for social well being, and its impact on educational outcomes and employment as well as on the business cycle.
Australia faces the mutually reinforced challenges of boosting labour supply and promoting social inclusion. Labour underutilisation is especially prevalent among groups such as lone parents, people with disability, and Indigenous Australians.