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Caribbean Approaches to Economic Stabilization

Caribbean Approaches to Economic Stabilization »

Source: Caribbean Approaches to Economic Stabilization

Volume/Issue: 2000/73

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alvin Hilaire

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2000

ISBN: 9781451849455

Keywords: stabilization, exchange rate, debt, interest, taxes, payments

In the late 1980s Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago found themselves in severe economic difficulties. Their ensuing economic strategies were all market-based, featured fiscal contraction and trade...

Flight Capital as a Portfolio Choice

Flight Capital as a Portfolio Choice »

Source: Flight Capital as a Portfolio Choice

Volume/Issue: 1999/171

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anke Hoeffler , Catherine Pattillo , and Paul Collier

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1999

ISBN: 9781451858488

Keywords: Capital flight, portfolio choice, debt, domestic investment, foreign debt, interest

This paper sets flight capital in the context of portfolio choice, focusing upon the proportion of private wealth that is held abroad. There are large regional differences in this proportion, ranging from 5 percent...

Guyana

Guyana »

Source: Guyana : Recent Economic Developments

Volume/Issue: 1999/52

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 1999

ISBN: 9781451816730

Keywords: debt, interest, liabilities, payments, central bank

This paper focuses on economic developments in Guyana during the 1990s. By 1991, economic performance had turned around in response to the shift in economic policies and the improved incentive framework. Following...

Guyana

Guyana »

Source: Guyana : Statistical Annex

Volume/Issue: 2001/1

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451816747

Keywords: liabilities, interest, debt, treasury bills, taxes

The statistical data on value added by sector at current prices, value added by sector at constant prices, GDP by expenditure at current prices, consumer prices, population estimates, employment in the public secto...

Guyana
			: Recent Economic Developments

Guyana : Recent Economic Developments »

Volume/Issue: 1999/52

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451816730.002

ISBN: 9781451816730

Keywords: debt, interest, liabilities, payments, central bank

This paper focuses on economic developments in Guyana during the 1990s. By 1991, economic performance had turned around in response to the shift in economic policies and the improved incentive framework. Following...

Guyana
			: Statistical Annex

Guyana : Statistical Annex »

Volume/Issue: 2001/1

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451816747.002

ISBN: 9781451816747

Keywords: liabilities, interest, debt, treasury bills, taxes

The statistical data on value added by sector at current prices, value added by sector at constant prices, GDP by expenditure at current prices, consumer prices, population estimates, employment in the public secto...

Caribbean Approaches to Economic Stabilization

Caribbean Approaches to Economic Stabilization »

Volume/Issue: 2000/73

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alvin Hilaire

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451849455.001

ISBN: 9781451849455

Keywords: stabilization, exchange rate, debt, interest, taxes, payments

In the late 1980s Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago found themselves in severe economic difficulties. Their ensuing economic strategies were all market-based, featured fiscal contraction and trade...

Flight Capital as a Portfolio Choice

Flight Capital as a Portfolio Choice »

Volume/Issue: 1999/171

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anke Hoeffler , Catherine Pattillo , and Paul Collier

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451858488.001

ISBN: 9781451858488

Keywords: Capital flight, portfolio choice, debt, domestic investment, foreign debt, interest

This paper sets flight capital in the context of portfolio choice, focusing upon the proportion of private wealth that is held abroad. There are large regional differences in this proportion, ranging from 5 percent...

Macro-Hedging for Commodity Exporters

Macro-Hedging for Commodity Exporters »

Volume/Issue: 2009/229

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eduardo Borensztein , Damiano Sandri , and Olivier Jeanne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451873764.001

ISBN: 9781451873764

Keywords: commodity exports, hedging instruments, forward contracts, open interest, commodity prices,

This paper uses a dynamic optimization model to estimate the welfare gains of hedging against commodity price risk for commodity-exporting countries. The introduction of hedging instruments such as futures and opti...

Public Education Expenditure and Other Determinants of Private Investment in the Caribbean

Public Education Expenditure and Other Determinants of Private Investment in the Caribbean »

Volume/Issue: 1994/122

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Joaquim Levy , and Benedict Clements

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1994

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451854428.001

ISBN: 9781451854428

Keywords: private investment, public investment, real interest rates, private capital

This paper presents an analysis of the determinants of private investment in the Caribbean region, using data for the 1977-91 time period. Drawing on the endogenous growth literature, a model is developed to captur...