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An Evaluation of Monetary Regime Options for Latin America

An Evaluation of Monetary Regime Options for Latin America »

Source: An Evaluation of Monetary Regime Options for Latin America

Volume/Issue: 2002/211

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrew Berg , Paolo Mauro , and Eduardo Borensztein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2002

ISBN: 9781451874853

Keywords: currency union, exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, real exchange rate, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

We assess monetary regime options for Latin American countries. The costs of a common currency are likely to outweigh its benefits, as those countries face diverse economic shocks, do not trade much with each other...

Excerpt: Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean

Excerpt: Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean »

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Krishna Srinivasan , Inci Ötker , Uma Ramakrishnan , and Trevor Alleyne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484322154.073

ISBN: 9781484322154

Keywords: Caribbean, Eastern Caribbean Currency Union, Economic growth, Economic integration, Financial analysis, Inclusive growth, International financial cooperation, International financial markets, Regional integration, Financial integration

This book provides a diagnosis of the central economic and financial challenges facing Caribbean policymakers and offers broad policy recommendations for promoting a sustained and inclusive increase in economic wel...

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Source: Excerpt: Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Krishna Srinivasan , Inci Ötker , Uma Ramakrishnan , and Trevor Alleyne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484322154

Keywords: Caribbean, Eastern Caribbean Currency Union, Economic growth, Economic integration, Financial analysis, Inclusive growth, International financial cooperation, International financial markets, Regional integration, Financial integration

This book provides a diagnosis of the central economic and financial challenges facing Caribbean policymakers and offers broad policy recommendations for promoting a sustained and inclusive increase in economic wel...

Financial Structure, Bank Lending Rates, and the Transmission Mechanism of Monetary Policy

Financial Structure, Bank Lending Rates, and the Transmission Mechanism of Monetary Policy »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 41 No. 4

Volume: 41

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1994

ISBN: 9781451930887

Keywords: currency union, exchange rate, exchange rates, exchange rate regime, currency unions

The paper presents a model of optimum currency areas using a general equilibrium approach with regionally differentiated goods. The choice of a currency union depends upon the size of the underlying disturbances, t...

Fiscal Devaluation in a Monetary Union

Fiscal Devaluation in a Monetary Union »

Source: Fiscal Devaluation in a Monetary Union

Volume/Issue: 2014/201

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Philipp Engler , Giovanni Ganelli , Juha Tervala , and Simon Voigts

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 October 2014

ISBN: 9781484312131

Keywords: currency union, devaluation, consumption, gdp, exchange, trade balance, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

Using a DSGE model calibrated to the euro area, we analyze the international effects of a fiscal devaluation (FD) implemented as a revenue-neutral shift from employer's social contributions to the Value Added Tax....

Fiscal Sustainability and Policy Issues in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union

Fiscal Sustainability and Policy Issues in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union »

Source: Fiscal Sustainability and Policy Issues in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union

Volume/Issue: 2003/162

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anthony Pellechio , Saqib Rizavi , and Phebby Kufa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2003

ISBN: 9781451857894

Keywords: Currency Union, public debt, debt ratio, fiscal policies, central bank, Studies of Particular Policy Episodes, National Deficit Surplus,

The fiscal position of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) has deteriorated significantly in recent years, resulting in sharp increases in public debt. The sustainability of public debt is examined using th...

A Formal Model of Optimum Currency Areas

A Formal Model of Optimum Currency Areas »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 41 No. 4

Volume: 41

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1994

ISBN: 9781451930887

Keywords: currency union, exchange rate, exchange rates, exchange rate regime, currency unions

The paper presents a model of optimum currency areas using a general equilibrium approach with regionally differentiated goods. The choice of a currency union depends upon the size of the underlying disturbances, t...

Framework for the Analysis of Pension and Unemployment Benefit Reform in Poland

Framework for the Analysis of Pension and Unemployment Benefit Reform in Poland »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 41 No. 4

Volume: 41

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1994

ISBN: 9781451930887

Keywords: currency union, exchange rate, exchange rates, exchange rate regime, currency unions

The paper presents a model of optimum currency areas using a general equilibrium approach with regionally differentiated goods. The choice of a currency union depends upon the size of the underlying disturbances, t...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Discussion on Common Policies of Member Countries of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Discussion on Common Policies of Member Countries of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union »

Source: Eastern Caribbean Currency Union : 2016 Discussion on Common Policies of Member Countries-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2016/333

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 October 2016

ISBN: 9781475546361

Keywords: Eastern Caribbean Currency Union

This IMF Staff Report for the 2016 Discussion on Common Policies of Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) Member Countries highlights that the regional recovery in ECCU is gaining ground, supported by continued l...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Discussion on Common Policies of Member Countries of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Discussion on Common Policies of Member Countries of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union »

Source: Eastern Caribbean Currency Union : 2017 Discussion on Common Policies of Member Countries-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/150

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2017

ISBN: 9781484303375

Keywords: Eastern Caribbean Currency Union

This paper discusses key points of 2017 Discussions on Common Policies of Member Countries of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU). Favorable external conditions continue to support economic recovery in the...