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Source: Stabilization and Reform in Latin America : A Macroeconomic Perspective of the Experience Since the 1990s

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Agnes Belaisch , Charles Collyns , Paula De Masi , Guy Meredith , Anoop Singh , Reva Krieger , and Robert Rennhack

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2005

ISBN: 9781589062504

Keywords: Economic reforms, Economic recovery, Latin America, exchange rate, inflation, banking, exchange rate regimes, dollarization

This study examines external and domestic influences on Latin America's economic performance over the past decade and a half. It notes that over the past few years, macroeconomic policies have strengthened and stru...

V Exchange Rate Regimes and Financial Discipline

V Exchange Rate Regimes and Financial Discipline »

Source: Exchange Rate Policy in Developing Countries : Some Analytical Issues

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Peter Montiel , Bijan Aghevli , and Mohsin Khan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 1991

ISBN: 9781557752093

Keywords: Developing countries, Exchange rate regimes, exchange rate, real exchange rate, inflation, fixed exchange rate, exchange rates

The relationship between the exchange rate regime and financial discipline is a central theme in discussions of the relative merits of fixed and flexible regimes. A conventional argument in the early literat...

V Exiting in a Crisis

V Exiting in a Crisis »

Source: Exit Strategies : Policy Options for Countries Seeking Exchange Rate Flexibility

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Barry Eichengreen , Inci Ötker , A. Hamann , Esteban Jadresic , R. Johnston , Hugh Bredenkamp , and Paul Masson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 1998

ISBN: 9781557757340

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, exchange rate regime, monetary policy, monetary fund

For countries not able to use a period of exchange market tranquility or strong capital inflows to move to a more flexible exchange rate regime, the transition—in circumstances of pressures for...

V Latin American Financial Systems: Crises and Reforms

V Latin American Financial Systems: Crises and Reforms »

Source: Stabilization and Reform in Latin America : A Macroeconomic Perspective of the Experience Since the 1990s

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Agnes Belaisch , Charles Collyns , Paula De Masi , Guy Meredith , Anoop Singh , Reva Krieger , and Robert Rennhack

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2005

ISBN: 9781589062504

Keywords: Economic reforms, Economic recovery, Latin America, exchange rate, inflation, banking, exchange rate regimes, dollarization

Limited access to bank credit and uncertainty about financial system stability have been serious constraints on Latin America’s growth and have contributed to volatility during the past decade. Financial lib...

V. Monetary Anchors

V. Monetary Anchors »

Source: Credibility Without Rules

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Carlo Cottarelli , and Curzio Giannini

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 1997

ISBN: 9781557756442

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rate regime, inflation, central bank, monetary policy

Despite the gradual shift toward discretion illustrated in the previous sections, rule-based frameworks have been very common. This section focuses on these frameworks and on their role as credibility-enhanc...

V Regional Integration and Exchange Rate Arrangements

V Regional Integration and Exchange Rate Arrangements »

Source: Central America : Global Integration and Regional Cooperation

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Markus Rodlauer , and Alfred Schipke

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 July 2005

ISBN: 9781589064461

Keywords: Tax administration, Statistics, exchange rate, exchange rate regimes, exchange rate regime, free trade, trade diversion

The Central American–Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR) with the United States, combined with increasing integration among the Central American countries, provides an opportunity to reflect o...

V. What Is the Degree of Competition Intensity in the Uruguayan Banking System?

V. What Is the Degree of Competition Intensity in the Uruguayan Banking System? »

Source: Macroeconomic Implications of Financial Dollarization : The Case of Uruguay

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): R. Gelos , Alejandro Lopez Mejia , and Marco Piñón-Farah

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 July 2008

ISBN: 9781589067271

Keywords: Dollarization, Banking sector, Exchange rate regimes, External sector, Fiscal sustainability, Fiscal reforms, inflation, monetary policy, central bank, foreign currency

From a medium-term growth perspective, it is important to understand the role of structural factors in shaping the behavior of the financial system in Uruguay. Although previous work suggests that—at least u...

VI An Exit to What?

VI An Exit to What? »

Source: Exit Strategies : Policy Options for Countries Seeking Exchange Rate Flexibility

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Barry Eichengreen , Inci Ötker , A. Hamann , Esteban Jadresic , R. Johnston , Hugh Bredenkamp , and Paul Masson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 1998

ISBN: 9781557757340

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, exchange rate regime, monetary policy, monetary fund

When an existing regime of relative exchange rate fixity is exited in a period of tranquility or upward pressure on the currency, it may be desirable, as previously argued, to move gradually to...

VI. Concluding Remarks

VI. Concluding Remarks »

Source: Credibility Without Rules

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Carlo Cottarelli , and Curzio Giannini

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 1997

ISBN: 9781557756442

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rate regime, inflation, central bank, monetary policy

This paper has presented a study of the adaptation of monetary frameworks in the quarter of a century following the demise of Bretton Woods. The absence in this period of recognized worldwide ground rules fo...

VI Financial Dollarization in Latin America

VI Financial Dollarization in Latin America »

Source: Stabilization and Reform in Latin America : A Macroeconomic Perspective of the Experience Since the 1990s

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Agnes Belaisch , Charles Collyns , Paula De Masi , Guy Meredith , Anoop Singh , Reva Krieger , and Robert Rennhack

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2005

ISBN: 9781589062504

Keywords: Economic reforms, Economic recovery, Latin America, exchange rate, inflation, banking, exchange rate regimes, dollarization

The financial systems of many Latin American countries have become increasingly dollarized in the past decade, making Latin America one of the most dollarized regions in the world (Table 6.1)....