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Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Western Hemisphere Department : An Uneven Recovery

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 October 2018

ISBN: 9781484375365

Keywords: Regional Economic Outlook, Western Hemisphere, economic outlook, economic growth, Latin America and the Caribbean, labor markets, trade, oil prices, structural reforms

Amid escalating trade tensions, tighter financial conditions, and volatile commodity markets, economic recovery in Latin America and the Caribbean has both moderated and become more uneven....

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Western Hemisphere Department : An Uneven Recovery

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 October 2018

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781484376843

Keywords: Western Hemisphere, Regional Economic Outlook, economic outlook, economic growth, Latin America and the Caribbean, labor markets, trade, oil prices, structural reforms

Amid escalating trade tensions, tighter financial conditions, and volatile commodity markets, economic recovery in Latin America and the Caribbean has both moderated and become more uneven....

Resumen ejecutivo

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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 economía mundial sigue en transición, lo que se refleja en un ritmo más lento de la actividad a nivel mundial. Las economías avanzadas continúan recuperándose en forma moderada y desigual. En Estados Unid...

Revisiting the Link between Trade, Growth and Inequality

Revisiting the Link between Trade, Growth and Inequality »

Source: Revisiting the Link between Trade, Growth and Inequality : Lessons for Latin America and the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2017/46

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kimberly Beaton , Aliona Cebotari , and Andras Komaromi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 March 2017

ISBN: 9781475585551

Keywords: Trade, Globalization, Growth, Liberalization, Inequality, Latin America, Caribbean, Economic Growth of Open Economies, Globalization: General, General

We revisit the relationship between international trade, economic growth and inequality with a focus on Latin America and the Caribbean. The paper combines two approaches: First, we employ a cross-country panel fra...

Trade Integration in Latin America: A Network Perspective1

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Source: Trade Integration in Latin America: A Network Perspective

Volume/Issue: 2017/148

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kimberly Beaton , Aliona Cebotari , Xiaodan Ding , and Andras Komaromi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2017

ISBN: 9781484303665

Keywords: Economic integration, Trade, integration, networks, Latin America and the Caribbean, Country and Industry Studies of Trade, Trade Forecasting and Simulation, Globalization: Macroeconomic Impacts, Comparative Studies of Countries, Network Formation and Analysis: Theory

The paper applies a network analysis framework to analyze the regional and global integration of Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries. We compare network-based measures of trade integration to conventional...

4. Traspaso del tipo de cambio en América Latina

4. Traspaso del tipo de cambio en América Latina »

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

Se prevé que las recientes depreciaciones de las monedas creen presiones inflacionarias en toda América Latina, aunque más moderadas que en el pasado. Las mejoras de los regímenes monetarios dur...

3. Understanding Corporate Vulnerabilities in Latin America

3. Understanding Corporate Vulnerabilities in Latin America »

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, Central banks, Exchange rate pass-through, Commodity prices, Exchange rate policy, Oil prices

Firms in Latin America are facing tighter financial market conditions at the global level amid lower potential growth and challenging macroeconomic adjustments at home. This chapter quantifies t...

Women at Work in Latin America and the Caribbean1

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Source: Women at Work in Latin America and the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2017/35

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Natalija Novta , and Joyce Wong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 February 2017

ISBN: 9781475578928

Keywords: Labor productivity, Latin America, Education, Caribbean, Labor force participation, Women, Economics of gender, Women’;s labor supply, Public policy affecting female LFP, Women&;amp;#x2019;s labor supply

Women across the world remain an underutilized resource in the labor force. Participation in the labor force averages around 80 percent for men but only 50 percent for women - nearly half of women's productive pote...