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Toward a Lender of First Resort

Toward a Lender of First Resort »

Volume/Issue: 2006/66

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daniel Cohen , and Richard Portes

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451863260.001

ISBN: 9781451863260

Keywords: market discipline, country spreads, financial crises, debt crises, debt crisis, debt dynamics, debt restructuring, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Lending and Debt Problems,

If interest rates (country spreads) rise, debt can rapidly be subject to a snowball effect, which becomes self-fulfilling with regard to the fundamentals themselves. This is a market imperfection, because we cannot...

Recovery Rates From Distressed Debt
			: Empirical Evidence From Chapter 11 Filings, International Litigation, and Recent Sovereign Debt Restructurings

Recovery Rates From Distressed Debt : Empirical Evidence From Chapter 11 Filings, International Litigation, and Recent Sovereign Debt Restructurings »

Volume/Issue: 2003/161

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Manmohan Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451857832.001

ISBN: 9781451857832

Keywords: Distressed debt, Chapter 11, Sovereign litigation, bond, bonds, market debt, sovereign debt, central bank, International Lending and Debt Problems, International Law

On a credit rating-adjusted basis, spreads on U.S. high-yield debt have typically been regarded as a lower bound for emerging market debt. However in the C-rated and defaulted segment, emerging market debt has trad...

4. Integración comercial en América Latina y el Caribe: Entusiasmo, esperanza y realidad

4. Integración comercial en América Latina y el Caribe: Entusiasmo, esperanza y realidad »

Source: Perspectivas económicas regionales, octubre de 2015: Departamento del Hemisferio Occidental : Ajustando bajo presión

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 October 2015

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781513540610

Keywords: intereses, comercio, intercambio, tasa de interés, desarrollo financiero

La región de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) está menos abierta al comercio exterior que la mayoría de las otras regiones de mercados emergentes. En este capítulo se observa que en la mayoría d...

International Competitiveness of the Mediterranean Quartet: A Heterogeneous-Product Approach

International Competitiveness of the Mediterranean Quartet: A Heterogeneous-Product Approach »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 56, No. 4

Volume: 56

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 2009

ISBN: 9781589069107

Keywords: sovereign default, sovereign debt, external debt, sovereign defaults, current account

This paper empirically evaluates four types of costs that may result from an international sovereign default: reputational costs, international trade exclusion costs, costs to the domestic economy through the finan...

Interview with Dimitri Demekas: Rethinking what postconflict aid can accomplish

Interview with Dimitri Demekas: Rethinking what postconflict aid can accomplish »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 32, Issue 01

Volume/Issue: 32/1

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 January 2003

ISBN: 9781451937879

Keywords: economic stability, international monetary fund, fiscal pressures, financial system

IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler has recommended for Executive Board approval a transitional program for Argentina. The IMF said that while providing no net new financing, the arrangement would provide fin...

3. La caída de los precios de las materias primas: Consecuencias para las cuentas fiscales y externas de América Latina

3. La caída de los precios de las materias primas: Consecuencias para las cuentas fiscales y externas de América Latina »

Source: Perspectivas económicas, abril de 2015: Las Américas, : El Norte se recupera, el Sur aún espera

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 May 2015

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781484318768

Keywords: América Latina; exportadores de materias primas; economías que dependen del turismo; América Central y la República Dominicana; economía finacieramente integradas

El impacto de la fuerte caída de los precios de las materias primas en las principales economías de América Latina tendrá importantes consecuencias para su posición...

4. La reciente debilidad de la inversión en América Latina: ¿Estamos frente a un enigma?

4. La reciente debilidad de la inversión en América Latina: ¿Estamos frente a un enigma? »

Source: Perspectivas económicas, abril de 2015: Las Américas, : El Norte se recupera, el Sur aún espera

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 May 2015

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781484318768

Keywords: América Latina; exportadores de materias primas; economías que dependen del turismo; América Central y la República Dominicana; economía finacieramente integradas

Tras haber alcanzado un nivel máximo alrededor de 2010–11, la inversión real se ha desacelerado en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC), en línea con lo acontecido en ot...

Margaret de Vries receives Carolyn Shaw Bell award

Margaret de Vries receives Carolyn Shaw Bell award »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 32, Issue 01

Volume/Issue: 32/1

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 January 2003

ISBN: 9781451937879

Keywords: economic stability, international monetary fund, fiscal pressures, financial system

IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler has recommended for Executive Board approval a transitional program for Argentina. The IMF said that while providing no net new financing, the arrangement would provide fin...

Members’ use of IMF credit

Members’ use of IMF credit »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 32, Issue 01

Volume/Issue: 32/1

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 January 2003

ISBN: 9781451937879

Keywords: economic stability, international monetary fund, fiscal pressures, financial system

IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler has recommended for Executive Board approval a transitional program for Argentina. The IMF said that while providing no net new financing, the arrangement would provide fin...

A New Action-based Dataset of Fiscal Consolidation in Latin America and the Caribbean1

A New Action-based Dataset of Fiscal Consolidation in Latin America and the Caribbean1 »

Source: A New Action-based Dataset of Fiscal Consolidation in Latin America and the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2018/94

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Antonio David , and Daniel Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 April 2018

ISBN: 9781484353059

Keywords: Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Taxation, Uruguay, Western Hemisphere, Argentina, Fiscal policy, Guatemala, Jamaica

This paper presents a new database of fiscal consolidations for 14 Latin American and Caribbean economies during 1989-2016. We focus on discretionary changes in taxes and government spending primarily motivated by...