IMF sets out key priorities for Greece, including labour market flexibility

Economy Tags: IMF, Labour
Photo via IMF photostream on Flickr []
Photo via IMF photostream on Flickr []

In its staff reportĀ for the 2016 article IV consultation on euro area policies released on Friday, the International Monetary Fund highlighted labour market flexibility, strengthening competition and improving business environment as the key reform priorities for Greece.

With regard to the labour market, the IMF recommends that reforms need to be preserved and further expanded. It makes special mention of the minimum wage, which it argues stands at the high end in the eurozone when measured on a GDP per capita basis.

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