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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...

Economic Resilience with An Exchange Rate Peg

Economic Resilience with An Exchange Rate Peg »

Source: Economic Resilience with An Exchange Rate Peg : The Barbados Experience, 1985-2000

Volume/Issue: 2003/168

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Roland Craigwell , Kevin Greenidge , Harold Codrington , and Rupert Worrell

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2003

ISBN: 9781451858280

Keywords: Exchange rate, central bank, inflation, foreign exchange reserves,

This paper discusses the institutional arrangements for exchange rate targeting in Barbados and the critical role they played in the policy response to its balance of payments crisis of 1991-92. The framework featu...

4. Exchange Rate Pass-Through in Latin America

4. Exchange Rate Pass-Through 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

Recent currency depreciations are expected to create inflation pressure across Latin America, though more modest than in the past. Improvements in monetary frameworks over the past two decades h...

Executive Summary

Executive Summary »

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

The global economy remains in transition, reflected in a slower pace of global activity. Recovery in advanced economies continues to be modest and uneven. In the United States, an expanding economy driven by...

1. Global Economy in Transition and the Outlook for the United States and Canada

1. Global Economy in Transition and the Outlook for the United States and Canada »

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

As the world economy undergoes key transitions, the pace of global activity has slowed amid higher financial market volatility. In advanced economies, a modest recovery continues, but unevenly....

A Small Foreign Exchange Market with a Long-Term Peg
			: Barbados

A Small Foreign Exchange Market with a Long-Term Peg : Barbados »

Volume/Issue: 2006/245

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Travis Mitchell , Roland Craigwell , and Rupert Worrell

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451865059.001

ISBN: 9781451865059

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange market, exchange rate changes, foreign exchange transactions, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

This paper is a first analysis of daily transactions in the foreign exchange market of Barbados, a small open economy that has had an unchanged peg to the U.S. dollar for over 30 years. As a result of the credibili...

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...

Economic Resilience with An Exchange Rate Peg
			: The Barbados Experience, 1985-2000

Economic Resilience with An Exchange Rate Peg : The Barbados Experience, 1985-2000 »

Volume/Issue: 2003/168

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Roland Craigwell , Kevin Greenidge , Harold Codrington , and Rupert Worrell

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451858280.001

ISBN: 9781451858280

Keywords: Exchange rate, central bank, inflation, foreign exchange reserves,

This paper discusses the institutional arrangements for exchange rate targeting in Barbados and the critical role they played in the policy response to its balance of payments crisis of 1991-92. The framework featu...

Short Term Inflation Determinants in Barbados

Short Term Inflation Determinants in Barbados »

Volume/Issue: 2018/134

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gregorio Impavido

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 June 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484361580.001

ISBN: 9781484361580

Keywords: Central banks and their policies, Exchange rate pegs, Western Hemisphere, Inflation, Monetary transmission mechanism, Oil prices, Barbados, monetary transmission, pegged exchange rate, capital controls

Inflation in Barbados is mainly imported. But how are external shocks transmitted to the domestic economy? Shouldn't there be also a domestic component, albeit very small, given the presence of capital controls? We...

5. Infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean

5. Infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean »

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

Inadequate infrastructure has been widely viewed as one of the principal barriers to growth and development in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). Despite the fact that the region’s infrastru...