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4. After the Boom—Commodity Prices and Economic Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean

4. After the Boom—Commodity Prices and Economic Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, May 2014, Western Hemisphere

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484360118

Keywords: bond yields, bond, fiscal policy, commodity prices, commodity exporters

This chapter takes another look at the commodity boom experienced by Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) since the early 2000s and analyzes how the region will be affected by a more subdued ou...

3. Commodity Price Cycles: The Perils of Mismanaging the Boom

3. Commodity Price Cycles: The Perils of Mismanaging the Boom »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2011, Western Hemisphere : Shifting Winds, New Policy Challenges

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 November 2011

ISBN: 9781616351304

Keywords: terms of trade, commodity prices, inflation, terms of trade shocks, fiscal consolidation

As a net commodity-exporting region, Latin America—and especially South America—has significantly benefited from the commodity price boom of recent years. At the current juncture, however, uncer...

Executive Summary

Executive Summary »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2015: Western Hemisphere Department : Northern Spring, Southern Chills

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2015

ISBN: 9781498312127

Keywords: investment, commodity, prices, exchange, debt

Global growth remained modest and uneven last year—amid further downgrades in medium-term growth forecasts and a sharp decline in the price of oil—and is projected to strengthen only gradually over the perio...

1. Global, U.S., and Canadian Outlook and Challenges

1. Global, U.S., and Canadian Outlook and Challenges »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2011, Western Hemisphere : Shifting Winds, New Policy Challenges

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 November 2011

ISBN: 9781616351304

Keywords: terms of trade, commodity prices, inflation, terms of trade shocks, fiscal consolidation

Global activity has slowed, and the expansion has become more uneven with increasing downside risks, accompanied by bouts of global financial market volatility. Although the transient factors th...

5. Has Fiscal Policy Become More Countercyclical in Latin America?

5. Has Fiscal Policy Become More Countercyclical in Latin America? »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, May 2014, Western Hemisphere

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484360118

Keywords: bond yields, bond, fiscal policy, commodity prices, commodity exporters

For many decades, fiscal policy in Latin America has been, on average, procyclical. However, country-specific estimates for the cyclicality of fiscal policy are mostly insignificant, with only a...

I. Overview: Navigating Financial Turbulence

I. Overview: Navigating Financial Turbulence »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2008, Western Hemisphere

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2008

ISBN: 9781589067165

Keywords: inflation, commodity prices, monetary policy, terms of trade, inflation-targeting

1. U.S. and Global Outlook: Financial Shocks Weakening Prospects The global slowdown is largely attributable to developments in the advanced economies and, in particular, the United...

II. Latin American Linkages to Global Financial Market Turbulence

II. Latin American Linkages to Global Financial Market Turbulence »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2008, Western Hemisphere

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2008

ISBN: 9781589067165

Keywords: inflation, commodity prices, monetary policy, terms of trade, inflation-targeting

Resilience So Far, but Global Context Weak As described in Chapter 1, the region’s financial markets have so far been much less affected by the global turmoil originating in the Unit...

III. World Commodity Prices and LAC Inflation

III. World Commodity Prices and LAC Inflation »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2008, Western Hemisphere

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2008

ISBN: 9781589067165

Keywords: inflation, commodity prices, monetary policy, terms of trade, inflation-targeting

Inflation Is Rising Across the LAC Region As discussed in Chapter 1, the recent surge in inflation poses a risk for what is perhaps the region’s most important macroeconomic accompli...

5. Long-Run Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean: The Role of Economic Diversification and Complexity

5. Long-Run Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean: The Role of Economic Diversification and Complexity »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2015: Western Hemisphere Department : Northern Spring, Southern Chills

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2015

ISBN: 9781498312127

Keywords: investment, commodity, prices, exchange, debt

Economic diversification and complexity—relating to the range of products that a country produces and how sophisticated these products are—matter for long-term growt...

Main Economic Indicators

Main Economic Indicators »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2008, Western Hemisphere

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2008

ISBN: 9781589067165

Keywords: inflation, commodity prices, monetary policy, terms of trade, inflation-targeting

Output Growth Inflation External Current Account...