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Debt Sustainability under Catastrophic Risk

Debt Sustainability under Catastrophic Risk »

Source: Debt Sustainability under Catastrophic Risk : The Case for Government Budget Insurance

Volume/Issue: 2008/44

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eduardo Cavallo , Eduardo Borensztein , and Patricio Valenzuela

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2008

ISBN: 9781451869064

Keywords: Natural Disasters, disasters, disaster, hurricane, reconstruction,

Natural disasters are an important source of vulnerability in the Caribbean region. Despite being one of the more disaster-prone areas of the world, it has one of the lowest levels of insurance coverage. This paper...

St. Vincent and the Grenadines

St. Vincent and the Grenadines »

Source: St. Vincent and the Grenadines : Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility

Volume/Issue: 2011/349

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2011

ISBN: 9781463929190

Keywords: hurricane, reconstruction, current account, balance of payments

The Executive Board of the IMF has approved a disbursement of an amount equivalent to SDR 2.075 million under the Rapid Credit Facility for St. Vincent and the Grenadines to help the country manage the economic imp...

St. Vincent and the Grenadines: External and Public Debt Sustainability Analysis

St. Vincent and the Grenadines: External and Public Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: St. Vincent and the Grenadines : Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility

Volume/Issue: 2011/349

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2011

ISBN: 9781463929190

Keywords: hurricane, reconstruction, current account, balance of payments

The Executive Board of the IMF has approved a disbursement of an amount equivalent to SDR 2.075 million under the Rapid Credit Facility for St. Vincent and the Grenadines to help the country manage the economic imp...

St. Vincent and the Grenadines: Request for Disbursement of Rapid Credit Facility Informational Annex

St. Vincent and the Grenadines: Request for Disbursement of Rapid Credit Facility Informational Annex »

Source: St. Vincent and the Grenadines : Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility

Volume/Issue: 2011/349

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2011

ISBN: 9781463929190

Keywords: hurricane, reconstruction, current account, balance of payments

The Executive Board of the IMF has approved a disbursement of an amount equivalent to SDR 2.075 million under the Rapid Credit Facility for St. Vincent and the Grenadines to help the country manage the economic imp...

IMF Executive Board Approves US$3.26 Million Disbursement Under Rapid Credit Facility for St. Vincent and the Grenadines

IMF Executive Board Approves US$3.26 Million Disbursement Under Rapid Credit Facility for St. Vincent and the Grenadines »

Source: St. Vincent and the Grenadines : Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility

Volume/Issue: 2011/349

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2011

ISBN: 9781463929190

Keywords: hurricane, reconstruction, current account, balance of payments

The Executive Board of the IMF has approved a disbursement of an amount equivalent to SDR 2.075 million under the Rapid Credit Facility for St. Vincent and the Grenadines to help the country manage the economic imp...

St. Lucia-Request for Disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility and Emergency Natural Disaster Assistance-Staff Report, Staff Supplement, Press Release and Statement by the Executive Director for St. Lucia

St. Lucia-Request for Disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility and Emergency Natural Disaster Assistance-Staff Report, Staff Supplement, Press Release and Statement by the Executive Director for St. Lucia »

Source: St. Lucia-Request for Disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility and Emergency Natural Disaster Assistance-Staff Report, Staff Supplement, Press Release and Statement by the Executive Director for St. Lucia

Volume/Issue: 2011/278

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 September 2011

ISBN: 9781463902926

Keywords: hurricane, reconstruction, public debt, current account, disaster

St. Lucia faces significant policy challenges in the aftermath of Hurricane Tomas. It is experiencing an urgent balance of payments need that would result in a severe economic disruption. The government is focused...

St. Lucia: External and Public Debt Sustainability Analysis

St. Lucia: External and Public Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: St. Lucia-Request for Disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility and Emergency Natural Disaster Assistance-Staff Report, Staff Supplement, Press Release and Statement by the Executive Director for St. Lucia

Volume/Issue: 2011/278

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 September 2011

ISBN: 9781463902926

Keywords: hurricane, reconstruction, public debt, current account, disaster

St. Lucia faces significant policy challenges in the aftermath of Hurricane Tomas. It is experiencing an urgent balance of payments need that would result in a severe economic disruption. The government is focused...

IMF Executive Board Approves US$8.2 Million in Emergency Assistance for St. Lucia

IMF Executive Board Approves US$8.2 Million in Emergency Assistance for St. Lucia »

Source: St. Lucia-Request for Disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility and Emergency Natural Disaster Assistance-Staff Report, Staff Supplement, Press Release and Statement by the Executive Director for St. Lucia

Volume/Issue: 2011/278

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 September 2011

ISBN: 9781463902926

Keywords: hurricane, reconstruction, public debt, current account, disaster

St. Lucia faces significant policy challenges in the aftermath of Hurricane Tomas. It is experiencing an urgent balance of payments need that would result in a severe economic disruption. The government is focused...

Statement by Stephen O’Sullivan, Executive Director for St. Lucia

Statement by Stephen O’Sullivan, Executive Director for St. Lucia »

Source: St. Lucia-Request for Disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility and Emergency Natural Disaster Assistance-Staff Report, Staff Supplement, Press Release and Statement by the Executive Director for St. Lucia

Volume/Issue: 2011/278

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 September 2011

ISBN: 9781463902926

Keywords: hurricane, reconstruction, public debt, current account, disaster

St. Lucia faces significant policy challenges in the aftermath of Hurricane Tomas. It is experiencing an urgent balance of payments need that would result in a severe economic disruption. The government is focused...

Gone with the Wind

Gone with the Wind »

Source: Gone with the Wind : Estimating Hurricane and Climate Change Costs in the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2016/199

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sebastian Acevedo Mejia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 October 2016

ISBN: 9781475544763

Keywords: Hurricane, tropical cyclone, climate change, climate impact, Caribbean.

This paper studies the economic costs of hurricanes in the Caribbean by constructing a novel dataset that combines a detailed record of tropical cyclones' characteristics with reported damages. I estimate the relat...