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Developments in Financial Supervision and the Use of Macroprudential Measures in Central America

Developments in Financial Supervision and the Use of Macroprudential Measures in Central America »

Volume/Issue: 2011/299

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mynor Meza , and Fernando Delgado

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463927851.001

ISBN: 9781463927851

Keywords: financial regulation, financial supervision, Basel III, Central America, foreign exchange, banking, consolidated supervision, banking supervision, foreign exchange positions

Improvements in financial regulation and supervision in the Central American region (CAPDR) have strengthened financial stability. Prudential instruments with potential macroeconomic effects have been introduced. N...

Expenditure Issues and Governance in Central America

Expenditure Issues and Governance in Central America »

Volume/Issue: 2002/187

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ana Corbacho , and Hamid Davoodi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451859522.001

ISBN: 9781451859522

Keywords: Expenditure issues, inequality, social safety nets, Central America, public spending, primary education, health care, health spending, educational attainment, Health

This paper analyzes Central America's track record on inequality, poverty, and quality of fiscal adjustment in relation to economic growth; health and education outcomes; adequacy of social safety nets; and governa...

Potential Output Growth Estimates for Central America and the Dominican Republic

Potential Output Growth Estimates for Central America and the Dominican Republic »

Volume/Issue: 2016/250

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Roberto Garcia-Saltos , Fan Zhang , and Iulia Ruxandra Teodoru

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475563153.001

ISBN: 9781475563153

Keywords: Potential output, Parameter estimation, Central America, Cross country analysis, Dominican Republic, Economic growth, Productivity, Econometric models, Western Hemisphere, macroeconomic modeling

This paper presents estimates of potential output for all Central American economies. Our findings are that potential output growth has declined in recent years in most economies of Central America. Lower capital a...

5. Infraestructura en América Latina y el Caribe

5. Infraestructura en América Latina y el Caribe »

Source: Perspectivas económicas regionales, abril de 2016: Departamento del Hemisferio Occidental : Administrando transiciones y riesgos

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): Hamid Faruqee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2016

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781475523065

Keywords: Latin America, Central America, Caribbean, Commodity price fluctuations, Currency exchange rates, América Latina, América Central, Caribe, fluctuaciones de los precios de las materias primas, tipos de cambio

La infraestructura inadecuada ha sido, a juicio de muchos, uno de los principales obstáculos para el crecimiento y el desarrollo en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC). La red de infraestructura de...

5. Infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean

5. Infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2016, Western Hemisphere Department : Managing Transitions and Risks

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): Hamid Faruqee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498329996

Keywords: Latin America, Central America, Caribbean, Commodity price fluctuations, Currency exchange rates

Inadequate infrastructure has been widely viewed as one of the principal barriers to growth and development in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). Despite the fact that the region’s infrastru...

2. Latin America and the Caribbean: Managing Transitions

2. Latin America and the Caribbean: Managing Transitions »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2016, Western Hemisphere Department : Managing Transitions and Risks

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): Hamid Faruqee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498329996

Keywords: Latin America, Central America, Caribbean, Commodity price fluctuations, Currency exchange rates

As the global recovery continues to struggle to gain its footing, growth in Latin America and the Caribbean is expected to be negative for the second consecutive year in 2016. The regional reces...

Potential Output Growth Estimates for Central America and the Dominican Republic1

Potential Output Growth Estimates for Central America and the Dominican Republic1 »

Source: Potential Output Growth Estimates for Central America and the Dominican Republic

Volume/Issue: 2016/250

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Roberto Garcia-Saltos , Fan Zhang , and Iulia Ruxandra Teodoru

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2016

ISBN: 9781475563153

Keywords: Potential output, Parameter estimation, Central America, Cross country analysis, Dominican Republic, Economic growth, Productivity, Econometric models, Western Hemisphere, macroeconomic modeling

This paper presents estimates of potential output for all Central American economies. Our findings are that potential output growth has declined in recent years in most economies of Central America. Lower capital a...

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2016, Western Hemisphere Department
			: Managing Transitions and Risks

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2016, Western Hemisphere Department : Managing Transitions and Risks »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): Hamid Faruqee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498329996.086

ISBN: 9781498329996

Keywords: Latin America, Central America, Caribbean, Commodity price fluctuations, Currency exchange rates

The United States has seen an improvement in economic activity, driven by consumption, and has taken a first step toward gradual normalization of interest rates. The U.S. recovery continues to support activity in M...

Perspectivas económicas regionales, abril de 2016: Departamento del Hemisferio Occidental
			: Administrando transiciones y riesgos

Perspectivas económicas regionales, abril de 2016: Departamento del Hemisferio Occidental : Administrando transiciones y riesgos »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): Hamid Faruqee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2016

Language: Spanish

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475523065.086

ISBN: 9781475523065

Keywords: Latin America, Central America, Caribbean, Commodity price fluctuations, Currency exchange rates, América Latina, América Central, Caribe, fluctuaciones de los precios de las materias primas, tipos de cambio

La actividad económica en Estados Unidos ha mejorado gracias al impulso del consumo y ha dado un primer paso hacia una normalización gradual de las tasas de interés. La recuperación en Estados Unidos continúa respa...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2016, Western Hemisphere Department : Managing Transitions and Risks

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): Hamid Faruqee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498329996

Keywords: Latin America, Central America, Caribbean, Commodity price fluctuations, Currency exchange rates

The United States has seen an improvement in economic activity, driven by consumption, and has taken a first step toward gradual normalization of interest rates. The U.S. recovery continues to support activity in M...