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CHAPTER 3: Coping with Fiscal Revenue Volatility

CHAPTER 3: Coping with Fiscal Revenue Volatility »

Source: Suriname : Toward Stability and Growth

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Masahiro Nozaki , Tobias Roy , Pawel Dyczewski , Bernhard Fritz-Krockow , Fanny Torres Gavela , Gamal El-Masry , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 March 2009

ISBN: 9781589068087

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign currency, inflation, foreign exchange, monetary policy

This chapter analyzes the sources of revenue volatility in Suriname and recommends measures to reduce the impact of exogenous price shocks on the fiscal position. As discussed in the previous chapters, the e...

CHAPTER 5: Dollarization in Suriname

CHAPTER 5: Dollarization in Suriname »

Source: Suriname : Toward Stability and Growth

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Masahiro Nozaki , Tobias Roy , Pawel Dyczewski , Bernhard Fritz-Krockow , Fanny Torres Gavela , Gamal El-Masry , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 March 2009

ISBN: 9781589068087

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign currency, inflation, foreign exchange, monetary policy

Suriname has experienced substantial financial dollarization since the late 1990s. Foreign currency deposits as a percentage of total deposits rose from about 20 percent in 1996 to 57 percent in 2005, while...

CHAPTER 6: Epilogue

CHAPTER 6: Epilogue »

Source: Suriname : Toward Stability and Growth

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Masahiro Nozaki , Tobias Roy , Pawel Dyczewski , Bernhard Fritz-Krockow , Fanny Torres Gavela , Gamal El-Masry , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 March 2009

ISBN: 9781589068087

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign currency, inflation, foreign exchange, monetary policy

Suriname has emerged from the economically turbulent 1990s with a commitment to implementing policies compatible with durable growth. Between 2003 and 2007, real GDP growth averaged above 5 percent per year,...

CHAPTER 1: Introduction

CHAPTER 1: Introduction »

Source: Suriname : Toward Stability and Growth

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Masahiro Nozaki , Tobias Roy , Pawel Dyczewski , Bernhard Fritz-Krockow , Fanny Torres Gavela , Gamal El-Masry , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 March 2009

ISBN: 9781589068087

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign currency, inflation, foreign exchange, monetary policy

During the 1990s, Suriname was subject to exogenous shocks that were exacerbated by inadequate macroeconomic policy responses. During that decade, fiscal and monetary policies tended to vastly amplify the ef...

CHAPTER 4: Monetary and Exchange Rate Policy

CHAPTER 4: Monetary and Exchange Rate Policy »

Source: Suriname : Toward Stability and Growth

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Masahiro Nozaki , Tobias Roy , Pawel Dyczewski , Bernhard Fritz-Krockow , Fanny Torres Gavela , Gamal El-Masry , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 March 2009

ISBN: 9781589068087

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign currency, inflation, foreign exchange, monetary policy

The inflation performance of Suriname reflects the pervasiveness of monetary financing of fiscal needs and the absence of appropriate monetary and exchange rate policies. As documented in Chapter 2, average...

CHAPTER 2: Volatility and Policy Responses

CHAPTER 2: Volatility and Policy Responses »

Source: Suriname : Toward Stability and Growth

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Masahiro Nozaki , Tobias Roy , Pawel Dyczewski , Bernhard Fritz-Krockow , Fanny Torres Gavela , Gamal El-Masry , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 March 2009

ISBN: 9781589068087

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign currency, inflation, foreign exchange, monetary policy

Suriname’s economy underperformed during the 1990s when compared with other countries in the region. The economy was marked by a high degree of volatility, low growth, and high inflation. This comparatively...

Suriname
			: Toward Stability and Growth

Suriname : Toward Stability and Growth »

Volume: 09

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Masahiro Nozaki , Tobias Roy , Pawel Dyczewski , Bernhard Fritz-Krockow , Fanny Torres Gavela , Gamal El-Masry , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 March 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589068087.087

ISBN: 9781589068087

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign currency, inflation, foreign exchange, monetary policy

This paper analyzes the economic growth and stability in Suriname. The paper highlights that in recent years, the outlook has turned substantively more positive. The favorable external environment and the stability...

Does Demand Volatility Lower Growth and Raise Inflation? Evidence from the Caribbean

Does Demand Volatility Lower Growth and Raise Inflation? Evidence from the Caribbean »

Source: Does Demand Volatility Lower Growth and Raise Inflation? Evidence from the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2014/67

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Magda Kandil

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484359679

Keywords: Demand Shocks Asymmetric Effects Contractionary and Inflationary Biases, aggregate demand, price inflation, real output, money supply, Asymmetric Effects, Contractionary and Inflationary Biases., Demand Shocks, General,

The paper investigates asymmetry in the allocation of aggregate demand shocks between real output growth and price inflation over the business cycle in a sample of fifteen Caribbean countries. In most countries, th...

High Inflation and Real Wages

High Inflation and Real Wages »

Source: High Inflation and Real Wages

Volume/Issue: 2001/50

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Benedikt Braumann

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2001

ISBN: 9781451846973

Keywords: Heckscher-Ohlin, cash-in-advance, high inflation, relative price, relative prices, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy,

Empirical data show that real wages fall sharply during periods of high inflation. This paper suggests a simple general equilibrium explanation, without relying on nominal rigidities. It presents an intertemporal t...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation with Suriname

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation with Suriname »

Source: Suriname : 2011 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report, Informational Annex, Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion and Statement by the Executive Director for Suriname

Volume/Issue: 2011/256

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2011

ISBN: 9781462318360

Keywords: inflation, current account, external debt, public debt, foreign currency

In this paper, the economic growth of Suriname is discussed. The fiscal deficit shifted from 2.2 percent to 3.3 percent of GDP during 2009-10. In 2010, CLICO-Suriname was acquired by a local insurance company. The...