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Colonial Origins, Institutions and Economic Performance in the Caribbean

Colonial Origins, Institutions and Economic Performance in the Caribbean »

Source: Colonial Origins, Institutions and Economic Performance in the Caribbean : Guyana and Barbados

Volume/Issue: 2007/43

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael DaCosta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2007

ISBN: 9781451866070

Keywords: Caribbean, Guyana, Barbados, Institutions, Economic History, elections, labour, political parties, election, labor force

The countries that were once British colonies in the Caribbean share a common language and a colonial history of slavery, dominance of a plantation-based sugar industry, and broadly similar government and administr...

Composition of Trade in Latin America and the Caribbean1

Composition of Trade in Latin America and the Caribbean1 »

Source: Composition of Trade in Latin America and the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2017/42

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Xiaodan Ding , and Metodij Hadzi-Vaskov

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 March 2017

ISBN: 9781475585490

Keywords: Comparative advantage, Caribbean, Latin America, Trade, Export Composition, Economic Complexity, Diversification, General, Country and Industry Studies of Trade, Technological Change: Choices and Consequences

This study analyzes composition of goods trade in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) along four main dimensions: revealed comparative advantage, product complexity, sophistication, and diversification. After des...

Debt, Growth and Natural Disasters A Caribbean Trilogy

Debt, Growth and Natural Disasters A Caribbean Trilogy »

Source: Debt, Growth and Natural Disasters A Caribbean Trilogy

Volume/Issue: 2014/125

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sebastian Acevedo Mejia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498337601

Keywords: Panel VAR with exogenous variables, natural disasters, growth, disasters, disaster, storms, Time-Series Models, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, General, Caribbean.,

This paper seeks to determine the effects that natural disasters have on per capita GDP and on the debt to GDP ratio in the Caribbean. Two types of natural disasters are studied -storms and floods- given their prev...

Public-Private Partnerships in the Caribbean Region
			: Reaping the Benefits while Managing Fiscal Risks

Public-Private Partnerships in the Caribbean Region : Reaping the Benefits while Managing Fiscal Risks »

Volume/Issue: 2019/7

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Maximilien Queyranne , Wendell Daal , and Katja Funke

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498307062.087

ISBN: 9781498307062

Keywords: Public-private partnership, Caribbean, Caribbean Regional Technical Assistance Center (CARTAC), Fiscal risk, Financial management information systems, National income, Financial statistics, Public investments, Real sector, PPPs

To provide policymakers in the Caribbean with a governance framework for improving infrastructure through Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs), while limiting their fiscal costs and risks for the government. And to s...

Dominica

Dominica »

Source: Dominica : Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 1996/79

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 August 1996

ISBN: 9781451810738

Keywords: expenditure, capital expenditure, current expenditure, eastern caribbean central bank, banking

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Dominica

Dominica »

Source: Dominica : Recent Economic Developments

Volume/Issue: 1997/53

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 July 1997

ISBN: 9781451810745

Keywords: commercial banks, capital expenditure, current expenditure, banking, eastern caribbean central bank

This paper describes economic developments in Dominica during the 1990s. The paper highlights that despite the low overall growth rates observed in 1991-95, output in service-related industries grew rapidly. The ho...

East Caribbean Currency Union: Selected Issues

East Caribbean Currency Union: Selected Issues »

Source: Eastern Caribbean Currency Union : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/151

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2017

ISBN: 9781484303382

Keywords: Eastern Caribbean Currency Union

This Selected Issues paper analyzes productivity in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union by exploring two complementary exercises. It computes total factor productivity by extending standard growth accounting frame...

East Caribbean Currency Union: Selected Issues

East Caribbean Currency Union: Selected Issues »

Source: Eastern Caribbean Currency Union : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/151

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2017

ISBN: 9781484303382

Keywords: Eastern Caribbean Currency Union

This Selected Issues paper analyzes productivity in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union by exploring two complementary exercises. It computes total factor productivity by extending standard growth accounting frame...

Eastern Caribbean Central Bank

Eastern Caribbean Central Bank »

Source: Eastern Caribbean Central Bank : Report on Observance of Standards and Codes: Data Module, Response by the Authorities, and Detailed Assessment Using the Data Quality Assessment Framework (DQAF)

Volume/Issue: 2007/289

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 August 2007

ISBN: 9781451807103

Keywords: commercial banks, central bank, eastern caribbean central bank, financial institutions

This report focuses on the Monetary Statistics Component of the Regional Data Module Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes for the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB). The report reveals that with respe...

Eastern Caribbean Central Bank: Monetary Statistics Component of the Regional Data Module Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC)

Eastern Caribbean Central Bank: Monetary Statistics Component of the Regional Data Module Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC) »

Source: Eastern Caribbean Central Bank : Report on Observance of Standards and Codes: Data Module, Response by the Authorities, and Detailed Assessment Using the Data Quality Assessment Framework (DQAF)

Volume/Issue: 2007/289

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 August 2007

ISBN: 9781451807103

Keywords: commercial banks, central bank, eastern caribbean central bank, financial institutions

This report focuses on the Monetary Statistics Component of the Regional Data Module Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes for the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB). The report reveals that with respe...