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The Employment Effects of Labor and Product Market Deregulation and Their Implications for Structural Reform

The Employment Effects of Labor and Product Market Deregulation and Their Implications for Structural Reform »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 54, No. 3

Volume: 54

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 2007

ISBN: 9781589066519

Keywords: inflation, central bank, monetary fund, terms of trade, gdp deflator

This issue features a timely paper by Vladimir Klyuev and Paul Mills on the role of personal wealth and home equity withdrawal in the decline in the U.S. saving rate. Lusine Lusinyan and Leo Bonato explain how work...

I Overview

I Overview »

Source: Monetary Policy in Dollarized Economies

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Adam Bennett , Eduardo Borensztein , and Tomás Baliño

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1999

ISBN: 9781557757579

Keywords: central bank, exchange rate, currency substitution, inflation, dollarization

Dollarization, the holding by residents of a significant share of their assets in the form of foreign-currency-denominated assets, is a common feature of developing countries and transition economies and is...

II Trends and Explanations

II Trends and Explanations »

Source: Monetary Policy in Dollarized Economies

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Adam Bennett , Eduardo Borensztein , and Tomás Baliño

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1999

ISBN: 9781557757579

Keywords: central bank, exchange rate, currency substitution, inflation, dollarization

In general terms, dollarization is a response to economic instability and high inflation, and to the desire of domestic residents to diversify their asset portfolios. In conditions of hyperinflation, dollari...

III Risks and Benefits of Dollarization

III Risks and Benefits of Dollarization »

Source: Monetary Policy in Dollarized Economies

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Adam Bennett , Eduardo Borensztein , and Tomás Baliño

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1999

ISBN: 9781557757579

Keywords: central bank, exchange rate, currency substitution, inflation, dollarization

In a fully liberalized and convertible financial system, savers would prefer to hold a portion of their portfolio in foreign-currency-denominated assets, simply in order to achieve a desired distribution of...

IMF Approves One-Year US$118 Million Stand-By Arrangement for Bolivia

IMF Approves One-Year US$118 Million Stand-By Arrangement for Bolivia »

Source: Bolivia : Request for Stand-By Arrangement

Volume/Issue: 2003/179

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 June 2003

ISBN: 9781451805697

Keywords: debt, public sector, central bank, deficit, interest

This paper examines Bolivia's Request for a Stand-By Arrangement (SBA). The Bolivian authorities have focused their efforts on restoring economic and social stability, strengthening the banking and corporate sector...

IMF Approves Third Annual PRGF Loan for Bolivia

IMF Approves Third Annual PRGF Loan for Bolivia »

Source: Bolivia : Staff Report for the 2001 Article IV Consultation and Request for Third Annual Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Volume/Issue: 2001/92

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 June 2001

ISBN: 9781451805727

Keywords: debt, central bank, public sector, deficit, interest

Bolivia has a long track record of substantial progress in the areas of macroeconomic stability and structural adjustment; however, poverty remains widespread. Although there were significant delays and setbacks in...

IMF Completes First Review of Bolivia’s Stand-By Arrangement, Approves US$15 Million Disbursement

IMF Completes First Review of Bolivia’s Stand-By Arrangement, Approves US$15 Million Disbursement »

Source: Bolivia : Staff Report for the 2003 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria

Volume/Issue: 2003/257

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 August 2003

ISBN: 9781451805734

Keywords: debt, central bank, public sector, interest, deficit

Macroeconomic and financial vulnerabilities have intensified in recent years. Bolivia has adopted a program to stabilize the situation, and the program is broadly on track. Monetary policy is appropriately geared t...

IMF Completes Fourth Review Under Bolivia’s Stand-By Arrangement

IMF Completes Fourth Review Under Bolivia’s Stand-By Arrangement »

Source: Bolivia : Fourth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria

Volume/Issue: 2004/350

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 2004

ISBN: 9781451805765

Keywords: debt, deficit, budget, central bank, public sector

This paper discusses Bolivia's Fourth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement (SBA) and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria (PC). Economic activity in Bolivia is picking up, led by exports. Re...

IMF Completes Second Review of Bolivia’s Stand-By Arrangement, Approves US$15 Million Disbursement

IMF Completes Second Review of Bolivia’s Stand-By Arrangement, Approves US$15 Million Disbursement »

Source: Bolivia : Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Request for Waiver of Applicability and Modification of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Bolivia

Volume/Issue: 2004/5

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 January 2004

ISBN: 9781451805703

Keywords: central bank, public debt, debt service, current account, external debt

Bolivia's pursuit of structural reforms has begun to yield results despite the difficult social and political context. The fiscal performance under the program needs to be substantially strengthened. The recent pas...

IMF Completes Third Review of Bolivia’s Stand-By Arrangement, Approves US$16 Million Disbursement and Extension of Arrangement

IMF Completes Third Review of Bolivia’s Stand-By Arrangement, Approves US$16 Million Disbursement and Extension of Arrangement »

Source: Bolivia : Third Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, and Augmentation and Extension of the Stand-By Arrangement

Volume/Issue: 2004/193

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 July 2004

ISBN: 9781451805741

Keywords: debt, central bank, deficit, interest, public sector

Bolivia's Third Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria are discussed. The highly dollarized financial system suffered a renewed deposit run in October...