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Wage reform, soft budget constraints and competition

Jian Sun

Wage reform, soft budget constraints and competition

by Jian Sun

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Published by United Nations University, World Institute for Development Economics Research in Helsinki .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wages -- China,
  • Budget -- China

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJian Sun
    SeriesWIDER working papers -- no. 156
    ContributionsWorld Institute for Development Economics Research
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 34 p. ;
    Number of Pages34
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15265431M

    The research findings show that budget transfers to the farms are inefficient and result in taxation of farms. Farms are operating under the soft budget constraints that have to be removed to improve farm production tion, Russia, debts, credit, budget transfers, Production Economics,Author: Irina V. Bezlepkina.   The Political Economy of Tax Reform Fiscal budget constraint reduces freedom in policy setting by one tax param-eter Assuming, for example, that administrative constraints impose linearity makes wage controls) or seen as outside business of government Support for redistribution declines then picks up again after crisis.

    Given the funding constraints governments are facing, accurate expenditure projections are more important than ever. Since salaries make up the greatest portion of the expenditure budget, it is logical to apply forecasting techniques that can provide a true picture of where payroll dollars are headed. Chinese industrial firms under reform (Английский) Аннотация. State-owned industrial enterprises in China underwent far-reaching changes during the s. Reforms altered the operating environment, financial arrangements, business and administrative relationships, and Cited by:

    First, the marginal cost increases faster than the wage rate. In fact, for any number of workers more than one, the marginal cost of labor is greater than the wage. This is because to hire one more worker requires paying a higher wage rate, not just for the new worker but for all the previous hires also. We can see this graphically in Figure Introduction and Overview Markus Rodlauer and Paul Heytens China has received much attention in recent years as its economy has performed exceptionally well by most standards: after a soft landing from an episode of overheating in the mids, the Chinese economy managed to weather the Asian crisis of the late s largely unscathed and has been able to sustain rapid growth in the face of.


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Wage reform, soft budget constraints and competition. Helsinki: United Nations University, World Institute for Development Economics Research, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors.

Working Paper Wage Reform, Soft Budget Constraints and Competition Since the beginning of the Chinese economic reforms inthere has been a series of effort to reform the labour compensation practice in state- owned enterprises to strengthen the link between pay and productivity.

Jian Sun, "Wage Reform, Soft Budget Constraints and Competition," WIDER Working Paper Series wp, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).

Handle: RePEc:unu:wpaper:wp state. Such a phenomenon is called the soft budget constraint (SBC), a term coined by Ja´nos Kornai (). Kornai attributes many problems in a socialist economy to the exis-tence of the SBC. To achieve successful reform of both Wage reform SOE’s and socialist economies, it is.

POLICY BURDENS, ACCOUNTABILITY AND SOFT BUDGET CONSTRAINT1 Justin Yifu Lin and Guofu Tan 2 December 1 This paper is prepared for the session on “The Soft Budget Constraint. The term “soft budget constraint” (SBC),2 introduced by Kornai (, and ), has become a familiar part of the economics lexicon.

Originally formulated by Kornai to illuminate economic behavior in socialist economies marked by shortage, the concept of SBC is now regularly invoked in the literature on economic transition from socialism.

The soft budget-constraint syndrome, a concept formulated by Kornai (), pertains wherever a funding source - e.g., a bank or government - finds it impossible to keep an enterprise to a fixed budget, i.e., whenever the enter- prise can extract ex post a bigger subsidy or loan than would have beenFile Size: KB.

operating under a soft budget constraint. The subsidies as well as large investment projects (mostly prestige projects) were financed largely with highly opaque and non-parametric levies which, in turn, were determined by price and wage controls.

All key policy decisions emanated from the central plan. With the fall of the Iron Curtain, these. Soft budget constraint, a term coined by Kornai (), is connected to various problems in socialist and transition economies, such as shortage and low efficiency of SOEs.

And due to the negative consequences of SBC, hardening the budget constraints of enterprises has been a principal objective of the economic reforms in transition by:   Schools are making teachers redundant, dropping subjects from the curriculum, and even asking pupils to buy their own books, as headteachers struggle to Author: Rebecca Ratcliffe.

| Impact of privatization on employment and earnings that also considered employment effects, two found a positive effect of privatization on employment, three no effect, and one a negative effect. Recent research using much larger samples of firms provides stronger evidence on the employment and wage effects of privatization [1].Author: Earle, John S.

Shpak, Solomiya. Chinese industrial firms under reform (English) Abstract. State-owned industrial enterprises in China underwent far-reaching changes during the s.

Reforms altered the operating environment, financial arrangements, business and administrative relationships, and internal structure and motivation of firms. Cited by: 2. Soft-budget constraint theory and the Chinese financial system The soft-budget constraint theory 8. János Kornai observed in the s that the chronic loss-making Hungarian SOEs were never allowed to fail during that country’s experiment with market reforms (Kornai,Kornai, ).

These firms were always rescued, or bailed out Cited by: The Hungarian economic reform, (English) Abstract. This paper reviews the Hungarian experience with the economic reform introduced on January 1, It draws on the author's earlier writings on the Hungarian reform, with the addition of new material on agriculture, on the 'second economy' and on the.

StateState--Owned EnterOwned Enterprises: Fiscal Analysis and Forecasting Workshop Bangkok, Thailand June 16 – 27, Justifications, Risks, and Reform Joshua Greene Consultant IMF-TAOLAM training activities are supported by funding of the Government of Japan Lecture Outline Benefits of Competition and the Role of Government in a Market Economy.

"Policy burden, privatization and soft budget constraint," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 36(1), pagesMarch. Lars-Hendrik Roeller & Zhentang Zhang, "Provision of Social Goods and Soft Budget Constraints," Discussion Papers of DIW BerlinDIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research.

Soft budget constraint. Soft budget constraint is an economic concept that was first conceived by Kornai () in offering an explanation to the phenomenon where the government is engaged in continuous rescues of the state owned enterprises (SOEs) that rare facing losses under the planned economic systems of socialist governments.

The China miracle is the result of China’s having chosen the right development strategy—that is, pursuing the economy’s comparative advantage and abandoning the ‘‘heavy-industry-oriented. Working Paper File Downloads Abstract Views; Last month: 3 months: 12 months: Total: Last month: 3 months: 12 months: Total: A Disaggregate Characterisation of Recessions.

substantial state employment that may mean a large state wage bill in the government budget. The hardening of soft budget constraints will make it increasingly difficult for state and social enterprises to pay higher wages that are not backed by growth in productivity and efficiency.

permission to reproduce or translate all or part of this book should be made to OECD Publications, 2, rue André-Pascal, Paris Ce France. to reform regulations to foster competition, innovation, economic growth and important general government revenues covered shortfalls.

These soft budget constraints and monopolies removed.János Kornai 'The Soft Budget Constraint' David Lipton and Jeffrey Sachs 'The Consequences of Central Planning in Eastern Europe' On overview and critique of Kornai's account can be found in Myant, Martin; Jan Drahokoupil ().

Transition Economies: Political Economy in .opportunity cost How Individuals Make Choices Based on Their Budget Constraint, Absolute and Comparative Advantage, What Happens When a Country Has an Absolute Advantage in All Goods, International Trade and Its Effects on Jobs, Wages, and Working Conditions.