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2 Assessing Macroeconomic Policies

2 Assessing Macroeconomic Policies »

Source: Paraguay : Addressing the Stagnation and Instability Trap

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Alejandro Santos

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 December 2009

ISBN: 9781589068520

Keywords: inflation, central bank, exchange rate, monetary policy, monetary fund

The main macroeconomic problem in Paraguay is the persistence of high unemployment and low growth for an extended period of time. Over the past 50 years, Paraguay ha...

A Balancing Act

A Balancing Act »

Source: A Balancing Act : Reform Options for Paraguay's Fiscal Responsibility Law

Volume/Issue: 2016/226

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Antonio David , and Natalija Novta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475555158

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Fiscal responsibility law, Fiscal rules, Paraguay, Fiscal Rules; Fiscal Governance; Paraguay, Fiscal Governance

Paraguay faces a trade-off between building fiscal credibility and amending the existing fiscal rule to accommodate infrastructure investment and provide space for countercyclical policies. In this paper, we discus...

Banking Crises in Latin America in the 1990's

Banking Crises in Latin America in the 1990's »

Source: Banking Crises in Latin America in the 1990's : Lessons From Argentina, Paraguay, and Venezuela

Volume/Issue: 1997/140

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alicia García-Herrero

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1997

ISBN: 9781451856095

Keywords: banking, banking system, banking crisis, inflation, reserve requirements

Recent banking crises in Argentina, Paraguay, and Venezuela suggest that the macroeconomic impact is influenced by the causes of the crisis, the exchange rate regime, the degree of dollarization, and the structure...

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Books »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1984

Volume/Issue: 21/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1984

ISBN: 9781616353582

Keywords: bonds, financial markets, bank bonds, private capital, private capital flows

This paper examines the impact of the World Bank on the financial markets and developing countries. The sound financial structure of the Bank rests on its conservative loan-to-capital ratio. Its large liquidity is...

Bretton Woods at forty: Do we need a new Bretton Woods?

Bretton Woods at forty: Do we need a new Bretton Woods? »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1984

Volume/Issue: 21/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1984

ISBN: 9781616353582

Keywords: bonds, financial markets, bank bonds, private capital, private capital flows

This paper examines the impact of the World Bank on the financial markets and developing countries. The sound financial structure of the Bank rests on its conservative loan-to-capital ratio. Its large liquidity is...

Can the Neoclassical Model Explain the Distribution of Foreign Direct Investment Across Developing Countries?

Can the Neoclassical Model Explain the Distribution of Foreign Direct Investment Across Developing Countries? »

Source: Can the Neoclassical Model Explain the Distribution of Foreign Direct Investment Across Developing Countries?

Volume/Issue: 1998/139

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Harm Zebregs

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1998

ISBN: 9781451929607

Keywords: Foreign Investment, Neoclassical Theory, fdi, marginal products, marginal product, foreign capital, direct investment

Since the beginning of the 1990s, foreign direct investment (FDI) in developing countries has increased dramatically. The distribution of FDI flows across these countries, however, is highly uneven; only a small nu...

The Caribbean Group: Focus on a relatively new aid group

The Caribbean Group: Focus on a relatively new aid group »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1984

Volume/Issue: 21/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1984

ISBN: 9781616353582

Keywords: bonds, financial markets, bank bonds, private capital, private capital flows

This paper examines the impact of the World Bank on the financial markets and developing countries. The sound financial structure of the Bank rests on its conservative loan-to-capital ratio. Its large liquidity is...

Central Bank Involvement in Banking Crises in Latin America

Central Bank Involvement in Banking Crises in Latin America »

Source: Central Bank Involvement in Banking Crises in Latin America

Volume/Issue: 2008/135

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luis Jácome

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2008

ISBN: 9781451869941

Keywords: financial instability, banking, deposit insurance, bank money,

This paper reviews the nature of central bank involvement in 26 episodes of financial disturbance and crises in Latin America from the mid-1990s onwards. It finds that, except in a handful of cases, large amounts o...

Central Banking in Latin America

Central Banking in Latin America »

Source: Central Banking in Latin America : The Way Forward

Volume/Issue: 2016/197

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yan Carriere-Swallow , Luis I. Jacome H. , Nicolas Magud , and Alejandro Werner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2016

ISBN: 9781475543353

Keywords: Central Banking, Monetary Policy, Macroprudential Policy, Latin America.

Latin America's central banks have made substantial progress towards delivering an environment of price stability that is supportive of sustainable economic growth. We review these achievements, and discuss remaini...

Chapter3. Assessing the Reform of the Caja Fiscal

Chapter3. Assessing the Reform of the Caja Fiscal »

Source: Paraguay : Corruption, Reform, and the Financial System

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Jeffrey Franks , Randa Sab , Valerie Mercer-Blackman , and Roberto Benelli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 September 2005

ISBN: 9781589064201

Keywords: Economic reforms, Financial systems, exchange rate, banking, bonds, banking system, financial system

A. Background Paraguay's existing pension system is fragmented into eight independent public institutions. Few workers—less than 10 percent of the active labor force—participate in a...