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Costa Rica: Request for Purchase under the Rapid Financing Instrument—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Costa Rica

Costa Rica: Request for Purchase under the Rapid Financing Instrument—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Costa Rica »

Source: Costa Rica : Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Investment-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Costa Rica

Volume/Issue: 2020/145

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2020

ISBN: 9781513542690

Keywords: Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI), Balance of payments, Exchange rate policy, Financial crises, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Credit, ISCR, CR, pandemic, percent of GDP

This paper states Costa Rica's Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI). The coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic has severely impacted Costa Rica with its large exposure to trade, tourism, and...

IMF Executive Board Approves US$504 Million in Emergency Assistance to Costa Rica to Help Address the COVID-19 Pandemic

IMF Executive Board Approves US$504 Million in Emergency Assistance to Costa Rica to Help Address the COVID-19 Pandemic »

Source: Costa Rica : Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Investment-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Costa Rica

Volume/Issue: 2020/145

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2020

ISBN: 9781513542690

Keywords: Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI), Balance of payments, Exchange rate policy, Financial crises, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Credit, ISCR, CR, pandemic, percent of GDP

This paper states Costa Rica's Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI). The coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic has severely impacted Costa Rica with its large exposure to trade, tourism, and...

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			: Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Investment-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Costa Rica

Costa Rica : Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Investment-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Costa Rica »

Volume/Issue: 2020/145

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513542690.002

ISBN: 9781513542690

Keywords: Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI), Balance of payments, Exchange rate policy, Financial crises, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Credit, ISCR, CR, pandemic, percent of GDP

This paper states Costa Rica's Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI). The coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic has severely impacted Costa Rica with its large exposure to trade, tourism, and...

Statement by Jafar Mojarrad, Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and Syed Ishaq Alavi, Government Provided Advisor to Executive Director April 29, 2020

Statement by Jafar Mojarrad, Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and Syed Ishaq Alavi, Government Provided Advisor to Executive Director April 29, 2020 »

Source: Costa Rica : Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Investment-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Costa Rica

Volume/Issue: 2020/145

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2020

ISBN: 9781513542690

Keywords: Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI), Balance of payments, Exchange rate policy, Financial crises, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Credit, ISCR, CR, pandemic, percent of GDP

This paper states Costa Rica's Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI). The coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic has severely impacted Costa Rica with its large exposure to trade, tourism, and...

Statement by Mr. Villar and Mr. Cartagena Guardado on Costa Rica April 29, 2020

Statement by Mr. Villar and Mr. Cartagena Guardado on Costa Rica April 29, 2020 »

Source: Costa Rica : Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Investment-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Costa Rica

Volume/Issue: 2020/145

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2020

ISBN: 9781513542690

Keywords: Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI), Balance of payments, Exchange rate policy, Financial crises, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Credit, ISCR, CR, pandemic, percent of GDP

This paper states Costa Rica's Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI). The coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic has severely impacted Costa Rica with its large exposure to trade, tourism, and...

The More the Merrier? A Machine Learning Algorithm for Optimal Pooling of Panel Data

The More the Merrier? A Machine Learning Algorithm for Optimal Pooling of Panel Data »

Volume/Issue: 2020/44

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marijn Bolhuis , and Brett Rayner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513529974.001

ISBN: 9781513529974

Keywords: Economic models, Production growth, Developing countries, Emerging markets, Data analysis, Machine learning, GDP growth, forecasts, panel data, pooling.

We leverage insights from machine learning to optimize the tradeoff between bias and variance when estimating economic models using pooled datasets. Specifically, we develop a simple algorithm that estimates the si...

The More the Merrier? A Machine Learning Algorithm for Optimal Pooling of Panel Data1

The More the Merrier? A Machine Learning Algorithm for Optimal Pooling of Panel Data1 »

Source: The More the Merrier? A Machine Learning Algorithm for Optimal Pooling of Panel Data

Volume/Issue: 2020/44

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marijn Bolhuis , and Brett Rayner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513529974

Keywords: Economic models, Production growth, Developing countries, Emerging markets, Data analysis, Machine learning, GDP growth, forecasts, panel data, pooling.

We leverage insights from machine learning to optimize the tradeoff between bias and variance when estimating economic models using pooled datasets. Specifically, we develop a simple algorithm that estimates the si...

Monetary Policy Transmission in Emerging Markets and Developing Economies

Monetary Policy Transmission in Emerging Markets and Developing Economies »

Volume/Issue: 2020/34

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luis Brandao-Marques , R. Gelos , Thomas Harjes , Ratna Sahay , and Yi Xue

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 February 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513529738.001

ISBN: 9781513529738

Keywords: Financial and Monetary Sector, Central bank independence, Nominal effective exchange rate, Monetary policy instruments, Exchange rate policy, Monetary Policy, Emerging markets, Exchange rate channel, Inflation targeting, Financial structure

Central banks in emerging and developing economies (EMDEs) have been modernizing their monetary policy frameworks, often moving toward inflation targeting (IT). However, questions regarding the strength of monetary...

Monetary Policy Transmission in Emerging Markets and Developing Economies

Monetary Policy Transmission in Emerging Markets and Developing Economies »

Source: Monetary Policy Transmission in Emerging Markets and Developing Economies

Volume/Issue: 2020/34

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luis Brandao-Marques , R. Gelos , Thomas Harjes , Ratna Sahay , and Yi Xue

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513529738

Keywords: Financial and Monetary Sector, Central bank independence, Nominal effective exchange rate, Monetary policy instruments, Exchange rate policy, Monetary Policy, Emerging markets, Exchange rate channel, Inflation targeting, Financial structure

Central banks in emerging and developing economies (EMDEs) have been modernizing their monetary policy frameworks, often moving toward inflation targeting (IT). However, questions regarding the strength of monetary...

Intervention Under Inflation Targeting--When Could It Make Sense?

Intervention Under Inflation Targeting--When Could It Make Sense? »

Volume/Issue: 2020/9

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Hofman , Marcos Chamon , Pragyan Deb , Thomas Harjes , Umang Rawat , and Itaru Yamamoto

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513526027.001

ISBN: 9781513526027

Keywords: Central banks, Exchange rate policy, Central bank policy, Exchange markets, Central banking and monetary issues, emerging markets, monetary and exchange rate policies, inflation targeting, foreign exchange intervention, capital flows

We investigate the motives inflation-targeting central banks in emerging markets may have for intervening in foreign exchange markets and evaluate the case for such interventions based on the existing literature. O...