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Riding the Storm: Fiscal Sustainability in the Caribbean

Riding the Storm: Fiscal Sustainability in the Caribbean »

Volume/Issue: 2020/21

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Serhan Cevik , and Vibha Nanda

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 January 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513526362.001

ISBN: 9781513526362

Keywords: Financial statistics, Fiscal policy, Economic growth, Deficit financing, Financial crises, Debt sustainability, fiscal reaction function, fiscal solvency, WP, debt-to-GDP ratio

Fiscal sustainability remains a paramount challenge for small economies with high debt and greater vulnerability to climate change. This paper applies the model-based sustainability test for fiscal policy in a pane...

Riding the Storm: Fiscal Sustainability in the Caribbean

Riding the Storm: Fiscal Sustainability in the Caribbean »

Source: Riding the Storm: Fiscal Sustainability in the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2020/21

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Serhan Cevik , and Vibha Nanda

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 January 2020

ISBN: 9781513526362

Keywords: Financial statistics, Fiscal policy, Economic growth, Deficit financing, Financial crises, Debt sustainability, fiscal reaction function, fiscal solvency, WP, debt-to-GDP ratio

Fiscal sustainability remains a paramount challenge for small economies with high debt and greater vulnerability to climate change. This paper applies the model-based sustainability test for fiscal policy in a pane...

Government Wage Bill Management and Civil Service Reform in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union

Government Wage Bill Management and Civil Service Reform in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union »

Source: Government Wage Bill Management and Civil Service Reform in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union

Volume/Issue: 2019/110

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): A. E. Wayne Mitchell , Ronald James , and Ann Marie Wickham

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498304214

Keywords: Cost of living, Wage bill, Public sector wages, Social safety nets, Civil service census, Public Wage Bill, Fiscal Sustainability, Employment, Institutional Reforms, ECCU

In this study, we assess the size of the government wage bill and employment in the member countries of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union and their implications for fiscal sustainability and the adequacy of publ...

Government Wage Bill Management and Civil Service Reform in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union

Government Wage Bill Management and Civil Service Reform in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union »

Volume/Issue: 2019/110

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): A. E. Wayne Mitchell , Ronald James , and Ann Marie Wickham

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 May 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498304214.001

ISBN: 9781498304214

Keywords: Cost of living, Wage bill, Public sector wages, Social safety nets, Civil service census, Public Wage Bill, Fiscal Sustainability, Employment, Institutional Reforms, ECCU

In this study, we assess the size of the government wage bill and employment in the member countries of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union and their implications for fiscal sustainability and the adequacy of publ...

Chapter 6 Intervention under Inflation Targeting

Chapter 6 Intervention under Inflation Targeting »

Source: Excerpt: Foreign Exchange Intervention in Inflation Targeters in Latin America

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 2019

ISBN: FXILAEAEX

Keywords: Central banks, Exchange policy, Foreign exchange intervention, Monetary policy, Inflation targeting, inflation-targeting;central bank;inflation target;inflation expectation;intervention policy

This chapter takes a close look at the experience with intervention under inflation- targeting frameworks in Latin America. In particular, it discusses the challenge...

Chapter 1 Introduction: Book in Brief

Chapter 1 Introduction: Book in Brief »

Source: Excerpt: Foreign Exchange Intervention in Inflation Targeters in Latin America

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 2019

ISBN: FXILAEAEX

Keywords: Central banks, Exchange policy, Foreign exchange intervention, Monetary policy, Inflation targeting, inflation-targeting;central bank;inflation target;inflation expectation;intervention policy

There is a growing interest in the use of foreign exchange intervention as a policy tool, particularly in emerging markets. Yet our understanding of many aspects of foreign exchange...

Excerpt: Foreign Exchange Intervention in Inflation Targeters in Latin America

Excerpt: Foreign Exchange Intervention in Inflation Targeters in Latin America »

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/FXILAEAEX.073

ISBN: FXILAEAEX

Keywords: Central banks, Exchange policy, Foreign exchange intervention, Monetary policy, Inflation targeting, inflation-targeting;central bank;inflation target;inflation expectation;intervention policy

Foreign exchange intervention is widely used as a policy tool, particularly in emerging markets, but many facets of this tool remain limited, especially in the context of flexible exchange rate regimes. The Latin...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Excerpt: Foreign Exchange Intervention in Inflation Targeters in Latin America

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 2019

ISBN: FXILAEAEX

Keywords: Central banks, Exchange policy, Foreign exchange intervention, Monetary policy, Inflation targeting, inflation-targeting;central bank;inflation target;inflation expectation;intervention policy

Foreign exchange intervention is widely used as a policy tool, particularly in emerging markets, but many facets of this tool remain limited, especially in the context of flexible exchange rate regimes. The Latin...

1. A Synchronized Global Upturn and the Outlook for the United States and Canada

1. A Synchronized Global Upturn and the Outlook for the United States and Canada »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Western Hemisphere Department : Seizing the Momentum

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339879

The world economy and global trade are experiencing a broad-based cyclical upswing. Since October 2017, global growth outcomes and the outlook for 2018–19 have improved across all regions, reinf...

Country Groups and Country Abbreviations

Country Groups and Country Abbreviations »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Western Hemisphere Department : Seizing the Momentum

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339879

Country Groups CAPDR Caribbean Commodity Exp...