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Eastern Caribbean Currency Union

Eastern Caribbean Currency Union »

Source: Eastern Caribbean Currency Union : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2009/176

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 June 2009

ISBN: 9781451811742

Keywords: debt, exchange rate, international monetary fund, macroeconomic stability

The Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) countries' economies are heavily dependent on the United States for foreign direct investment, mainly in the tourism sector. The Selected Issues paper discusses economic...

Eastern Caribbean Currency Union: Selected Issues

Eastern Caribbean Currency Union: Selected Issues »

Source: Eastern Caribbean Currency Union : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2009/176

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 June 2009

ISBN: 9781451811742

Keywords: debt, exchange rate, international monetary fund, macroeconomic stability

The Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) countries' economies are heavily dependent on the United States for foreign direct investment, mainly in the tourism sector. The Selected Issues paper discusses economic...

Eastern Caribbean Currency Union: Selected Issues

Eastern Caribbean Currency Union: Selected Issues »

Source: Eastern Caribbean Currency Union : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2009/176

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 June 2009

ISBN: 9781451811742

Keywords: debt, exchange rate, international monetary fund, macroeconomic stability

The Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) countries' economies are heavily dependent on the United States for foreign direct investment, mainly in the tourism sector. The Selected Issues paper discusses economic...

Eastern Caribbean Currency Union: Selected Issues

Eastern Caribbean Currency Union: Selected Issues »

Source: Eastern Caribbean Currency Union : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2009/176

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 June 2009

ISBN: 9781451811742

Keywords: debt, exchange rate, international monetary fund, macroeconomic stability

The Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) countries' economies are heavily dependent on the United States for foreign direct investment, mainly in the tourism sector. The Selected Issues paper discusses economic...

Eastern Caribbean Currency Union: Selected Issues

Eastern Caribbean Currency Union: Selected Issues »

Source: Eastern Caribbean Currency Union : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2009/176

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 June 2009

ISBN: 9781451811742

Keywords: debt, exchange rate, international monetary fund, macroeconomic stability

The Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) countries' economies are heavily dependent on the United States for foreign direct investment, mainly in the tourism sector. The Selected Issues paper discusses economic...

Eastern Caribbean Currency Union: Selected Issues

Eastern Caribbean Currency Union: Selected Issues »

Source: Eastern Caribbean Currency Union : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2009/176

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 June 2009

ISBN: 9781451811742

Keywords: debt, exchange rate, international monetary fund, macroeconomic stability

The Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) countries' economies are heavily dependent on the United States for foreign direct investment, mainly in the tourism sector. The Selected Issues paper discusses economic...

Emigration and Brain Drain

Emigration and Brain Drain »

Source: Emigration and Brain Drain : Evidence From the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2006/25

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Prachi Mishra

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2006

ISBN: 9781451862850

Keywords: Emigration, Caribbean, remittances, migration, labor force, labor demand

This paper quantifies the magnitude and nature of migration flows from the Caribbean and estimates their costs and benefits. The Caribbean countries have lost 10-40 percent of their labor force due to emigration to...

Flexible Fiscal Rules and Countercyclical Fiscal Policy1

Flexible Fiscal Rules and Countercyclical Fiscal Policy1 »

Source: Flexible Fiscal Rules and Countercyclical Fiscal Policy

Volume/Issue: 2016/8

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Martine Guerguil , Pierre Mandon , and Rene Tapsoba

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 January 2016

ISBN: 9781513581460

Keywords: Fiscal Policy Rules, Flexibility, Investment-friendly Rules, Cyclically-adjusted Balance Rules, Propensity Scores-matching, fiscal policy, fiscal rules, public spending, fiscal rule, public investment

This paper assesses the impact of different types of flexible fiscal rules on the procyclicality of fiscal policy with propensity scores-matching techniques, thus mitigating traditional self-selection problems. It...

Flying to Paradise

Flying to Paradise »

Source: Flying to Paradise

Volume/Issue: 2016/33

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sebastian Acevedo Mejia , Lu Han , Marie Kim , and Nicole Laframboise

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 February 2016

ISBN: 9781498375108

Keywords: airlift supply factors, tourist, tourist arrivals, airlines, tourists, Time-Series Models, Models with Panel Data,, Aviation, Caribbean, United States

This paper studies the role of airlift supply on the tourism sector in the Caribbean. The paper examines the relative importance of U.S.-Caribbean airlift supply factors such as the number of flights, seats, airlin...

Foreign Banks

Foreign Banks »

Source: Foreign Banks : Trends, Impact and Financial Stability

Volume/Issue: 2012/10

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Neeltje Horen , and Stijn Claessens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463931155

Keywords: bilateral investment, financial globalization, foreign bank, domestic banks, foreign ownership, host countries,

This paper introduces a comprehensive database on bank ownership for 137 countries over 1995-2009, and reviews foreign bank behavior and impact. It documents substantial increases in foreign bank presence, with man...