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5. A Cross-Country Perspective on Growth in the Caribbean: The Role of Tourism and Debt

5. A Cross-Country Perspective on Growth in the Caribbean: The Role of Tourism and Debt »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2010, Western Hemisphere : Heating Up in the South, Cooler in the North

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2010

ISBN: 9781589069534

Keywords: reserve requirements, bond, central bank, international financial statistics, financial system

After earlier success, growth performance in most Caribbean countries has been disappointing since the early 1990s. Growth has slowed, in many cases to less than that of relevant comparator coun...

Acerca de los autores

Acerca de los autores »

Source: Gestión financiera pública en América Latina : La clave de la eficiencia y la transparencia

Series: Books

Publisher: Inter-American Development Bank

Publication Date: 19 January 2016

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781597822244

Keywords: Public financial management, Latin America, contabilidad, costo, presupuestos, compras, deuda, gestión financiera pública, América Latina

Claudiano de Albuquerque obtuvo un posgrado en Finanzas en la Escola Brasileira de Administração Pública e de Empresas, que está asociada a la Fundación Getúlio Vargas de Brasil. Fue funcionario...

Achieving a Soft Landing

Achieving a Soft Landing »

Source: Achieving a Soft Landing : The Role of Fiscal Policy

Volume/Issue: 2008/69

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daniel Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2008

ISBN: 9781451869316

Keywords: Business cycle stabilization, inflation, fiscal balance,

This paper utilizes an open-economy New Keynesian overlapping generations model to assess the extent to which fiscal policy, along side an inflation-forecast-based monetary policy, could enhance macroeconomic stabi...

The Acting Chair’s Summing Up IEO Report on the Evaluation of the IMF’s Approach to Capital Account Liberalization

The Acting Chair’s Summing Up IEO Report on the Evaluation of the IMF’s Approach to Capital Account Liberalization »

Source: IEO Evaluation Report on the IMF's Approach to Capital Account Liberalization 2005

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2005

ISBN: 9781589064157

Keywords: capital account liberalization, capital account, capital inflows, capital controls, capital flows

May 11, 2005 Executive Directors welcomed the report by the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) on the IMF’s approach to capital account liberalization. They noted that financ...

Adjustment and the Poor

Adjustment and the Poor »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1990

Volume/Issue: 27/3

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1990

ISBN: 9781451952063

Keywords: social services, social conditions, social sectors, reducing poverty, human resource development

Providing economic opportunities for the poor and building up their capacity to take advantage of those opportunities can help reduce poverty and ensure sustainable growth...

6 Adjustment Becomes More Complex, 1973–76

6 Adjustment Becomes More Complex, 1973–76 »

Source: Balance of Payments Adjustment, 1945 to 1986 : The IMF Experience

Series: Books

Author(s): Margaret De Vries

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1987

ISBN: 9780939934935

Keywords: payments, balance of payments, debt, current account, deficits

In 1973, such dramatic changes took place in the international monetary system and in the world economy that it was as if a trapdoor opened and everything from the system of the previous three decades sudden...

Adjustment in Major Oil Exporting Countries

Adjustment in Major Oil Exporting Countries »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1990

Volume/Issue: 27/3

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1990

ISBN: 9781451952063

Keywords: social services, social conditions, social sectors, reducing poverty, human resource development

Providing economic opportunities for the poor and building up their capacity to take advantage of those opportunities can help reduce poverty and ensure sustainable growth...

9 Adjustment Policies and Experiences, 1979—Mid-1982

9 Adjustment Policies and Experiences, 1979—Mid-1982 »

Source: Balance of Payments Adjustment, 1945 to 1986 : The IMF Experience

Series: Books

Author(s): Margaret De Vries

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1987

ISBN: 9780939934935

Keywords: payments, balance of payments, debt, current account, deficits

In 1979, Fund officials, under the leadership of the new Managing Director, undertook to design specific policies for balance of payments adjustment that they felt were appropriate in the troubled circumstan...

The Adjustment to Commodity Price Shocks in Chile, Colombia, and Peru

The Adjustment to Commodity Price Shocks in Chile, Colombia, and Peru »

Source: The Adjustment to Commodity Price Shocks in Chile, Colombia, and Peru

Volume/Issue: 2017/208

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francisco Roch

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484320648

Keywords: Western Hemisphere, Peru, Chile, Colombia, JEL Classification Numbers: E62, F14, H50, O13 Commodity Prices, Fiscal Policy, Flexible Exchange Rates

This paper presents a comparative analysis of the macroeconomic adjustment in Chile, Colombia, and Peru to commodity terms-of-trade shocks. The study is done in two steps: (i) an analysis of the impulse responses o...

African leaders tackle NEPAD’s stiff challenges

African leaders tackle NEPAD’s stiff challenges »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 32, Issue 01

Volume/Issue: 32/1

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 January 2003

ISBN: 9781451937879

Keywords: economic stability, international monetary fund, fiscal pressures, financial system

IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler has recommended for Executive Board approval a transitional program for Argentina. The IMF said that while providing no net new financing, the arrangement would provide fin...