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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...

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...

External Shocks, the Real Exchange Rate, and Tax Policy

External Shocks, the Real Exchange Rate, and Tax Policy »

Source: External Shocks, the Real Exchange Rate, and Tax Policy

Volume/Issue: 1994/88

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stephen Tokarick

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1994

ISBN: 9781451851090

Keywords: exchange rate, real exchange rate, value-added tax, trade reform

This paper uses a computable general equilibrium model of the economy of Trinidad and Tobago to assess the effects of trade liberalization and terms-of-trade shocks on the real exchange rate and the overall fiscal...

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....

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Trinidad and Tobago

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Trinidad and Tobago »

Source: Trinidad and Tobago : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/271

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498358804

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

KEY ISSUES The economy is embarking on sustainable growth, but the main challenge will be to boost long-run growth by structural reforms and reorienting fiscal policy. Supply-side slowdowns in the energy sector a...

Trinidad and Tobago
			: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Trinidad and Tobago : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2014/271

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498358804.002

ISBN: 9781498358804

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

KEY ISSUES The economy is embarking on sustainable growth, but the main challenge will be to boost long-run growth by structural reforms and reorienting fiscal policy. Supply-side slowdowns in the energy sector a...

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...

External Shocks, the Real Exchange Rate, and Tax Policy

External Shocks, the Real Exchange Rate, and Tax Policy »

Volume/Issue: 1994/88

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stephen Tokarick

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1994

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451851090.001

ISBN: 9781451851090

Keywords: exchange rate, real exchange rate, value-added tax, trade reform

This paper uses a computable general equilibrium model of the economy of Trinidad and Tobago to assess the effects of trade liberalization and terms-of-trade shocks on the real exchange rate and the overall fiscal...

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...