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Any Link Between Legal Central Bank Independence and Inflation? Evidence from Latin America and the Caribbean

Any Link Between Legal Central Bank Independence and Inflation? Evidence from Latin America and the Caribbean »

Source: Any Link Between Legal Central Bank Independence and Inflation? Evidence from Latin America and the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2005/75

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luis Jácome , and Francisco Vazquez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2005

ISBN: 9781451860948

Keywords: structural reform, Latin America, central bank, central banks, monetary policy, monetary fund, Latin Amercia,

This paper reviews central bank legislation in 24 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean during the 1990s. Using panel regressions, we find a negative relationship between legal central bank independence (CBI...

Back To Basics: Remittances: A Lifeline for Development

Back To Basics: Remittances: A Lifeline for Development »

Source: Finance & Development, December 2005

Volume/Issue: 42/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2005

ISBN: 9781451954050

Keywords: remittances, photography, facsimile, development impact of remittances, impact of remittances

This paper reviews the resurgence of Latin America. The paper highlights that much of the region has witnessed a swift and robust recovery from the successive financial crises of 2001-02. Within two years, the regi...

Bank Group Activity

Bank Group Activity »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1973

Volume/Issue: 10/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1973

ISBN: 9781616353131

Keywords: income distribution, per capita income, income groups, distribution of income

This paper focuses on the subject of development and income distribution, and suggests a method whereby economic development can be skewed in favor of the poor. The paper underscores that improvements in the distri...

Book Notices

Book Notices »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1973

Volume/Issue: 10/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1973

ISBN: 9781616353131

Keywords: income distribution, per capita income, income groups, distribution of income

This paper focuses on the subject of development and income distribution, and suggests a method whereby economic development can be skewed in favor of the poor. The paper underscores that improvements in the distri...

Book: Reviews

Book: Reviews »

Source: Finance & Development, December 2005

Volume/Issue: 42/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2005

ISBN: 9781451954050

Keywords: remittances, photography, facsimile, development impact of remittances, impact of remittances

This paper reviews the resurgence of Latin America. The paper highlights that much of the region has witnessed a swift and robust recovery from the successive financial crises of 2001-02. Within two years, the regi...

Building on Cafta: How the free trade pact can help foster Central America’s economic integration

Building on Cafta: How the free trade pact can help foster Central America’s economic integration »

Source: Finance & Development, December 2005

Volume/Issue: 42/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2005

ISBN: 9781451954050

Keywords: remittances, photography, facsimile, development impact of remittances, impact of remittances

This paper reviews the resurgence of Latin America. The paper highlights that much of the region has witnessed a swift and robust recovery from the successive financial crises of 2001-02. Within two years, the regi...

Capital Inflows and Balance of Payments Pressures

Capital Inflows and Balance of Payments Pressures »

Source: Capital Inflows and Balance of Payments Pressures : Tailoring Policy Responses in Emerging Market Economies

Volume/Issue: 2008/2

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Bikas Joshi , Manuela Goretti , Uma Ramakrishnan , Alun Thomas , Atish Ghosh , and Juan Zalduendo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9781451945997

Keywords: Economic policy, Balance of payments, Capital inflows, Capital flows, Developing countries, Policy Discussion Paper, policy responses, current account, exchange rate,

Although capital inflows are generally beneficial to recipient countries, they also pose a challenge for the conduct of economic policy. This paper proposes a conceptual taxonomy to guide the design of policy respo...

Chapter 3. Cash and Debt Management: Interaction, Coordination, and Integration

Chapter 3. Cash and Debt Management: Interaction, Coordination, and Integration »

Source: Public Financial Management in Latin America : The Key to Efficiency and Transparency

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 January 2016

ISBN: 9781597822268

Keywords: Public financial management, Latin America, accounting, cost, budget, procurement, debt

Introduction This chapter identifies the main cash and debt management (CDM) functions of a ministry of finance (MoF), explains the importance of interaction and coordination between...

Chapter 6. Finding the Costs of Public Services: The Experience of the State of São Paulo in Implementing a Cost System

Chapter 6. Finding the Costs of Public Services: The Experience of the State of São Paulo in Implementing a Cost System »

Source: Public Financial Management in Latin America : The Key to Efficiency and Transparency

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 January 2016

ISBN: 9781597822268

Keywords: Public financial management, Latin America, accounting, cost, budget, procurement, debt

Introduction Cost accounting and analysis are important for improving budgeting, performance evaluation, and resource allocation decisions. Spending budgets are basically the aggrega...

Chapter 7. Integrated Financial Management Information Systems in Latin America: Strategic Aspects and Challenges

Chapter 7. Integrated Financial Management Information Systems in Latin America: Strategic Aspects and Challenges »

Source: Public Financial Management in Latin America : The Key to Efficiency and Transparency

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 January 2016

ISBN: 9781597822268

Keywords: Public financial management, Latin America, accounting, cost, budget, procurement, debt

Introduction Integrated financial management information systems (IFMIS) are systems to support management of public sector budgetary, financial, and accounting operations and promot...