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5. A Cross-Country Perspective on Growth in the Caribbean: The Role of Tourism and Debt

5. A Cross-Country Perspective on Growth in the Caribbean: The Role of Tourism and Debt »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2010, Western Hemisphere : Heating Up in the South, Cooler in the North

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2010

ISBN: 9781589069534

Keywords: reserve requirements, bond, central bank, international financial statistics, financial system

After earlier success, growth performance in most Caribbean countries has been disappointing since the early 1990s. Growth has slowed, in many cases to less than that of relevant comparator coun...

Achieving a Soft Landing

Achieving a Soft Landing »

Source: Achieving a Soft Landing : The Role of Fiscal Policy

Volume/Issue: 2008/69

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daniel Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2008

ISBN: 9781451869316

Keywords: Business cycle stabilization, inflation, fiscal balance,

This paper utilizes an open-economy New Keynesian overlapping generations model to assess the extent to which fiscal policy, along side an inflation-forecast-based monetary policy, could enhance macroeconomic stabi...

The Acting Chair’s Summing Up IEO Report on the Evaluation of the IMF’s Approach to Capital Account Liberalization

The Acting Chair’s Summing Up IEO Report on the Evaluation of the IMF’s Approach to Capital Account Liberalization »

Source: IEO Evaluation Report on the IMF's Approach to Capital Account Liberalization 2005

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2005

ISBN: 9781589064157

Keywords: capital account liberalization, capital account, capital inflows, capital controls, capital flows

May 11, 2005 Executive Directors welcomed the report by the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) on the IMF’s approach to capital account liberalization. They noted that financ...

Adjustment and the Poor

Adjustment and the Poor »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1990

Volume/Issue: 27/3

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1990

ISBN: 9781451952063

Keywords: social services, social conditions, social sectors, reducing poverty, human resource development

Providing economic opportunities for the poor and building up their capacity to take advantage of those opportunities can help reduce poverty and ensure sustainable growth...

6 Adjustment Becomes More Complex, 1973–76

6 Adjustment Becomes More Complex, 1973–76 »

Source: Balance of Payments Adjustment, 1945 to 1986 : The IMF Experience

Series: Books

Author(s): Margaret De Vries

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1987

ISBN: 9780939934935

Keywords: payments, balance of payments, debt, current account, deficits

In 1973, such dramatic changes took place in the international monetary system and in the world economy that it was as if a trapdoor opened and everything from the system of the previous three decades sudden...

Adjustment in Major Oil Exporting Countries

Adjustment in Major Oil Exporting Countries »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1990

Volume/Issue: 27/3

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1990

ISBN: 9781451952063

Keywords: social services, social conditions, social sectors, reducing poverty, human resource development

Providing economic opportunities for the poor and building up their capacity to take advantage of those opportunities can help reduce poverty and ensure sustainable growth...

9 Adjustment Policies and Experiences, 1979—Mid-1982

9 Adjustment Policies and Experiences, 1979—Mid-1982 »

Source: Balance of Payments Adjustment, 1945 to 1986 : The IMF Experience

Series: Books

Author(s): Margaret De Vries

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1987

ISBN: 9780939934935

Keywords: payments, balance of payments, debt, current account, deficits

In 1979, Fund officials, under the leadership of the new Managing Director, undertook to design specific policies for balance of payments adjustment that they felt were appropriate in the troubled circumstan...

The Adjustment to Commodity Price Shocks in Chile, Colombia, and Peru

The Adjustment to Commodity Price Shocks in Chile, Colombia, and Peru »

Source: The Adjustment to Commodity Price Shocks in Chile, Colombia, and Peru

Volume/Issue: 2017/208

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francisco Roch

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484320648

Keywords: Western Hemisphere, Peru, Chile, Colombia, JEL Classification Numbers: E62, F14, H50, O13 Commodity Prices, Fiscal Policy, Flexible Exchange Rates

This paper presents a comparative analysis of the macroeconomic adjustment in Chile, Colombia, and Peru to commodity terms-of-trade shocks. The study is done in two steps: (i) an analysis of the impulse responses o...

Agricultural pricing policies and economic growth: A case for moving away from pricing policies that favor large farmers and urban populations in developing countries

Agricultural pricing policies and economic growth: A case for moving away from pricing policies that favor large farmers and urban populations in developing countries »

Source: Finance & Development, December 1977

Volume/Issue: 14/4

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1977

ISBN: 9781616353315

Keywords: bank, finance, nutrition, loans, loan, Finances And Development,

This paper discusses the launch of the Brandt Commission. The paper highlights that during the week of the Annual Meetings of the Board of Governors of the World Bank and the IMF in Washington, D.C. (September 26-3...

Agroforestry in Sub-Saharan Africa

Agroforestry in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1990

Volume/Issue: 27/3

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1990

ISBN: 9781451952063

Keywords: social services, social conditions, social sectors, reducing poverty, human resource development

Providing economic opportunities for the poor and building up their capacity to take advantage of those opportunities can help reduce poverty and ensure sustainable growth...