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Any Link Between Legal Central Bank Independence and Inflation? Evidence from Latin America and the Caribbean

Any Link Between Legal Central Bank Independence and Inflation? Evidence from Latin America and the Caribbean »

Source: Any Link Between Legal Central Bank Independence and Inflation? Evidence from Latin America and the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2005/75

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luis Jácome , and Francisco Vazquez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2005

ISBN: 9781451860948

Keywords: structural reform, Latin America, central bank, central banks, monetary policy, monetary fund, Latin Amercia,

This paper reviews central bank legislation in 24 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean during the 1990s. Using panel regressions, we find a negative relationship between legal central bank independence (CBI...

Are Africa’s Currency Unions Good for Trade?

Are Africa’s Currency Unions Good for Trade? »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 56, No. 4

Volume: 56

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 2009

ISBN: 9781589069107

Keywords: sovereign default, sovereign debt, external debt, sovereign defaults, current account

This paper empirically evaluates four types of costs that may result from an international sovereign default: reputational costs, international trade exclusion costs, costs to the domestic economy through the finan...

Capital Account Convertibility
			: Review of Experience and Implications for IMF Policies

Capital Account Convertibility : Review of Experience and Implications for IMF Policies »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Owen Evens , and Peter Quirk

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557755247.084

ISBN: 9781557755247

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

The paper summarizes the main issues arising from experiences of industrial and developing countries with capital account liberalization and it examines the IMF's treatment of capital controls in its surveillance,...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Capital Account Convertibility : Review of Experience and Implications for IMF Policies

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Owen Evens , and Peter Quirk

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 1995

ISBN: 9781557755247

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

The paper summarizes the main issues arising from experiences of industrial and developing countries with capital account liberalization and it examines the IMF's treatment of capital controls in its surveillance,...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Capital Account Convertibility : Review of Experience and Implications for IMF Policies

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Owen Evens , and Peter Quirk

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 1995

ISBN: 9781557755247

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

The paper summarizes the main issues arising from experiences of industrial and developing countries with capital account liberalization and it examines the IMF's treatment of capital controls in its surveillance,...

Cluster Report

Cluster Report »

Source: Cluster Report : Trade Integration in Latin America and the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2017/66

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 March 2017

ISBN: 9781475586015

Keywords: Puerto Rico, Suriname, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica

This Cluster Report explores opportunities for trade integration in the Latin America and the Caribbean region. It finds that the region can reap significant growth benefits from further trade integration. With tra...

The Costs of Sovereign Default

The Costs of Sovereign Default »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 56, No. 4

Volume: 56

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 2009

ISBN: 9781589069107

Keywords: sovereign default, sovereign debt, external debt, sovereign defaults, current account

This paper empirically evaluates four types of costs that may result from an international sovereign default: reputational costs, international trade exclusion costs, costs to the domestic economy through the finan...

5. Crecimiento a largo plazo en América Latina y el Caribe: El rol de la complejidad y la diversificación económica

5. Crecimiento a largo plazo en América Latina y el Caribe: El rol de la complejidad y la diversificación económica »

Source: Perspectivas económicas, abril de 2015: Las Américas, : El Norte se recupera, el Sur aún espera

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 May 2015

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781484318768

Keywords: América Latina; exportadores de materias primas; economías que dependen del turismo; América Central y la República Dominicana; economía finacieramente integradas

La diversificación y la complejidad económica—en términos de la gama de productos que produce un país y del nivel de sofisticación de esos productos—son importantes para el crecimiento a largo p...

4. Después del boom: Precios de las materias primas y crecimiento económico en América Latina y el Caribe

4. Después del boom: Precios de las materias primas y crecimiento económico en América Latina y el Caribe »

Source: Perspectivas económicas regionales, abril de 2014: Departamento del Hemisferio Occidental

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 April 2014

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781484346129

En este capítulo se le da una nueva mirada al boom de las materias primas que experimentó América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) desde principios de la década de 2000, y se analiza cómo se vería afect...

Distribución directa de los ingresos provenientes de recursos naturales

Distribución directa de los ingresos provenientes de recursos naturales »

Source: Distribución directa de los ingresos provenientes de recursos naturales : ¿vale la pena considerarla?

Volume/Issue: 2014/5

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , Alex Segura-Ubiergo , and Enrique Flores

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2015

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781513592626

Keywords: Recursos naturales, Ingreso, Distribución del ingreso, Política fiscal

Algunos académicos han sostenido que la distribución directa a la población de ingresos públicos provenientes de recursos naturales ayudaría a los países ricos en recursos naturales a escapar de la 'maldición de l...