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Nicaragua: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Nicaragua: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Nicaragua : 2015 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Nicaragua

Volume/Issue: 2016/34

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 February 2016

ISBN: 9781498390705

Keywords: transparency, monetary fund, macroeconomic stability, debt, tax

The 2015 Article IV Consultation presents economic outlook and risks of Nicaragua. Over the last three years, real GDP growth has averaged 4.8 percent, one of the highest in the region, while inflation has remained...

Statement by Otaviano Canuto, Executive Director for Nicaragua and Manuel Coronel, Advisor to the Executive Director, January 28, 2016

Statement by Otaviano Canuto, Executive Director for Nicaragua and Manuel Coronel, Advisor to the Executive Director, January 28, 2016 »

Source: Nicaragua : 2015 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Nicaragua

Volume/Issue: 2016/34

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 February 2016

ISBN: 9781498390705

Keywords: transparency, monetary fund, macroeconomic stability, debt, tax

The 2015 Article IV Consultation presents economic outlook and risks of Nicaragua. Over the last three years, real GDP growth has averaged 4.8 percent, one of the highest in the region, while inflation has remained...

Institutions and Growth
			: a GMM/IV Panel VAR Approach

Institutions and Growth : a GMM/IV Panel VAR Approach »

Volume/Issue: 2015/174

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Carlos Góes

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513555508.001

ISBN: 9781513555508

Keywords: Institutions, Panel VAR, Economic Development, gdp, gdp per capita, results, Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods, Models with Panel Data, Institutions and Growth, Economic Development.,

Both sides of the institutions and growth debate have resorted largely to microeconometric techniques in testing hypotheses. In this paper, I build a panel structural vector autoregression (SVAR) model for a short...

Institutions and Growth

Institutions and Growth »

Source: Institutions and Growth : a GMM/IV Panel VAR Approach

Volume/Issue: 2015/174

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Carlos Góes

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513555508

Keywords: Institutions, Panel VAR, Economic Development, gdp, gdp per capita, results, Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods, Models with Panel Data, Institutions and Growth, Economic Development.,

Both sides of the institutions and growth debate have resorted largely to microeconometric techniques in testing hypotheses. In this paper, I build a panel structural vector autoregression (SVAR) model for a short...

What Matters for Financial Development and Stability?

What Matters for Financial Development and Stability? »

Volume/Issue: 2015/173

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Raja Almarzoqi , Sami Ben Naceur , and Akshay Kotak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513501178.001

ISBN: 9781513501178

Keywords: financial development, financial possibility frontier, variables, benchmarks, trade, economy, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects)

This study aims to identify policies that influence the development of financial institutions as measured across three dimensions: depth, efficiency, and stability. Applying the concept of the financial possibility...

What Matters for Financial Development and Stability?

What Matters for Financial Development and Stability? »

Source: What Matters for Financial Development and Stability?

Volume/Issue: 2015/173

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Raja Almarzoqi , Sami Ben Naceur , and Akshay Kotak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513501178

Keywords: financial development, financial possibility frontier, variables, benchmarks, trade, economy, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects)

This study aims to identify policies that influence the development of financial institutions as measured across three dimensions: depth, efficiency, and stability. Applying the concept of the financial possibility...

Does Lower Debt Buy Higher Growth? The Impact of Debt Relief Initiatives on Growth

Does Lower Debt Buy Higher Growth? The Impact of Debt Relief Initiatives on Growth »

Source: Does Lower Debt Buy Higher Growth? The Impact of Debt Relief Initiatives on Growth

Volume/Issue: 2014/230

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sandra Marcelino , and Ivetta Hakobyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498369671

Keywords: Growth, debt, debt burden, debt sustainability, external debt, International Lending and Debt Problems, Economic Growth of Open Economies, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development,

In 1996, the IMF and the World Bank introduced the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative-a comprehensive debt relief program aimed at reducing the external debt burden of eligible countries to sustainable leve...

Does Lower Debt Buy Higher Growth? The Impact of Debt Relief Initiatives on Growth

Does Lower Debt Buy Higher Growth? The Impact of Debt Relief Initiatives on Growth »

Volume/Issue: 2014/230

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sandra Marcelino , and Ivetta Hakobyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 December 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498369671.001

ISBN: 9781498369671

Keywords: Growth, debt, debt burden, debt sustainability, external debt, International Lending and Debt Problems, Economic Growth of Open Economies, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development,

In 1996, the IMF and the World Bank introduced the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative-a comprehensive debt relief program aimed at reducing the external debt burden of eligible countries to sustainable leve...

An Application of the "Fan-Chart Approach" to Debt Sustainability in Post-HIPC Low-Income Countries

An Application of the "Fan-Chart Approach" to Debt Sustainability in Post-HIPC Low-Income Countries »

Source: An Application of the "Fan-Chart Approach" to Debt Sustainability in Post-HIPC Low-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2014/102

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Maximilien Kaffo Melou , Mariusz Sumlinski , and Chris Geiregat

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 June 2014

ISBN: 9781498345033

Keywords: HIPC, MDRI, fan chart, debt sustainablity, debt relief, debt sustainability, debt accumulation, debt dynamics, Deficit, International Lending and Debt Problems

We analyse the debt dynamics in countries that benefited from the HIPC/MDRI debt relief initiatives with a view to applying a probabilistic approach to estimating future debt paths for those countries. We extend t...

An Application of the "Fan-Chart Approach" to Debt Sustainability in Post-HIPC Low-Income Countries

An Application of the "Fan-Chart Approach" to Debt Sustainability in Post-HIPC Low-Income Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2014/102

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Maximilien Kaffo Melou , Mariusz Sumlinski , and Chris Geiregat

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 June 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498345033.001

ISBN: 9781498345033

Keywords: HIPC, MDRI, fan chart, debt sustainablity, debt relief, debt sustainability, debt accumulation, debt dynamics, Deficit, International Lending and Debt Problems

We analyse the debt dynamics in countries that benefited from the HIPC/MDRI debt relief initiatives with a view to applying a probabilistic approach to estimating future debt paths for those countries. We extend t...