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5. Advancing Financial Development in Latin America and the Caribbean

5. Advancing Financial Development in Latin America and the Caribbean »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2015: Western Hemisphere Department : Adjusting Under Pressure

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513575209

Keywords: Trade integration, Fiscal consolidation, Commodity prices, Exchange rate flexibility, interest, trade, exchange, interest rates, financial development

In recent years, many Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries have made significant efforts to develop their financial systems. This chapter examines the current state of financial developm...

4. After the Boom—Commodity Prices and Economic Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean

4. After the Boom—Commodity Prices and Economic Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, May 2014, Western Hemisphere

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484360118

Keywords: bond yields, bond, fiscal policy, commodity prices, commodity exporters

This chapter takes another look at the commodity boom experienced by Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) since the early 2000s and analyzes how the region will be affected by a more subdued ou...

Appendix

Appendix »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2007, Western Hemisphere

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066427

Keywords: world growth, commodity prices, bond, per capita income, terms of trade

Modeling the Impact of External Shocks on Latin America Section III in this Regional Economic Outlook—as well as the confidence intervals around the central forecast...

3. Challenges Arising from Easy External Financial Conditions

3. Challenges Arising from Easy External Financial Conditions »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, May 2010, Western Hemisphere : Taking Advantage of Tailwinds

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 May 2010

ISBN: 9781589069213

Keywords: commodity prices, capital inflows, domestic demand, exchange rate, commodity exporters

Although easy external financial conditions are overall good news for emerging markets, they come with risks that need to be managed. Past episodes of easy conditions often have led to sustained acceleration...

3. Commodity Price Cycles: The Perils of Mismanaging the Boom

3. Commodity Price Cycles: The Perils of Mismanaging the Boom »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2011, Western Hemisphere : Shifting Winds, New Policy Challenges

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 November 2011

ISBN: 9781616351304

Keywords: terms of trade, commodity prices, inflation, terms of trade shocks, fiscal consolidation

As a net commodity-exporting region, Latin America—and especially South America—has significantly benefited from the commodity price boom of recent years. At the current juncture, however, uncer...

Executive Summary

Executive Summary »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2015: Western Hemisphere Department : Adjusting Under Pressure

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513575209

Keywords: Trade integration, Fiscal consolidation, Commodity prices, Exchange rate flexibility, interest, trade, exchange, interest rates, financial development

Following an early setback in 2015, the pace of global activity rebounded, but the outlook remains modest in both the near and medium term. The recovery in advanced economies is becoming more firm, though it...

Executive Summary

Executive Summary »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2015: Western Hemisphere Department : Northern Spring, Southern Chills

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2015

ISBN: 9781498312127

Keywords: investment, commodity, prices, exchange, debt

Global growth remained modest and uneven last year—amid further downgrades in medium-term growth forecasts and a sharp decline in the price of oil—and is projected to strengthen only gradually over the perio...

4. Fiscal Policy Response to the Crisis: How Much Space for Countercyclical Policy?

4. Fiscal Policy Response to the Crisis: How Much Space for Countercyclical Policy? »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2009, Western Hemisphere : Crisis Averted: What's Next?

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 October 2009

ISBN: 9781589068605

Keywords: fiscal policy, fdi, public debt, external shocks, domestic demand

The global crisis put fiscal policymaking at the forefront, highlighting differences in policy frameworks and preparedness within the region. Countries' circumstances prior to the crisis, largel...

1. Global, U.S., and Canadian Outlook

1. Global, U.S., and Canadian Outlook »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2009, Western Hemisphere : Crisis Averted: What's Next?

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 October 2009

ISBN: 9781589068605

Keywords: fiscal policy, fdi, public debt, external shocks, domestic demand

The global economy is emerging from recession, but the recovery is expected to be sluggish. While financial conditions have continued to improve, many markets remain highly dependent on public s...

1. Global, U.S., and Canadian Outlook

1. Global, U.S., and Canadian Outlook »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, May 2010, Western Hemisphere : Taking Advantage of Tailwinds

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 May 2010

ISBN: 9781589069213

Keywords: commodity prices, capital inflows, domestic demand, exchange rate, commodity exporters

The economic recovery is under way, with upward revisions to global growth as financial markets normalized faster than expected and policy stimulus took effect. The upswing in advanced economies is still mut...