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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...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: A New Approach to Sovereign Debt Restructuring

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): Anne Krueger

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589061217

Keywords: debt restructuring, sovereign debt, sovereign debt restructuring, sovereign bonds, claims

In recent years there has been extensive discussion inside and outside the IMF on the need to develop a new approach to sovereign debt restructuring. Exploring ways to improve the sovereign debt restructuring proce...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: A New Approach to Sovereign Debt Restructuring

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): Anne Krueger

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589061217

Keywords: debt restructuring, sovereign debt, sovereign debt restructuring, sovereign bonds, claims

In recent years there has been extensive discussion inside and outside the IMF on the need to develop a new approach to sovereign debt restructuring. Exploring ways to improve the sovereign debt restructuring proce...

The Accountant’s Function in Development

The Accountant’s Function in Development »

Source: Finance & Development, December 1965

Volume/Issue: 2/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1965

ISBN: 9781616352806

Keywords: bank group, investment disputes, international finance, private capital

This paper highlights that the annual meetings of the World Bank and its affiliates, the International Development Association (IDA) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), and of the IMF, were held in Sep...

Accounting for Output Drops in Latin America

Accounting for Output Drops in Latin America »

Source: Accounting for Output Drops in Latin America

Volume/Issue: 2009/67

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ruy Lama

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2009

ISBN: 9781451872149

Keywords: Business cycle accounting, DSGE models, small open economy, tfp, bond, business cycle, total factor productivity,

This paper evaluates what type of models can account for the recent episodes of output drops in Latin America. I develop an open economy version of the business cycle accounting methodology (Chari, Kehoe, and McGra...

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...

5. Advancing Financial Development in Latin America and the Caribbean

5. Advancing Financial Development in Latin America and the Caribbean »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2015: Western Hemisphere Department : Adjusting Under Pressure

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513575209

Keywords: Trade integration, Fiscal consolidation, Commodity prices, Exchange rate flexibility, interest, trade, exchange, interest rates, financial development

In recent years, many Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries have made significant efforts to develop their financial systems. This chapter examines the current state of financial developm...

African leaders tackle NEPAD’s stiff challenges

African leaders tackle NEPAD’s stiff challenges »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 32, Issue 01

Volume/Issue: 32/1

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 January 2003

ISBN: 9781451937879

Keywords: economic stability, international monetary fund, fiscal pressures, financial system

IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler has recommended for Executive Board approval a transitional program for Argentina. The IMF said that while providing no net new financing, the arrangement would provide fin...

Alternative Dual Exchange Market Regimes: Some Steady-State Comparisons

Alternative Dual Exchange Market Regimes: Some Steady-State Comparisons »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 38 No. 3

Volume: 38

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1991

ISBN: 9781451973136

Keywords: current account, real exchange, real exchange rate, exchange rate, trade liberalization

Trade liberalization in developing countries is frequently opposed on the grounds that, because it is likely to cause a deterioration in the external balance, it may not be a viable policy option for countries faci...

Annual AEA meeting: Economists probe past, current crises for insights

Annual AEA meeting: Economists probe past, current crises for insights »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 32, Issue 01

Volume/Issue: 32/1

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 January 2003

ISBN: 9781451937879

Keywords: economic stability, international monetary fund, fiscal pressures, financial system

IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler has recommended for Executive Board approval a transitional program for Argentina. The IMF said that while providing no net new financing, the arrangement would provide fin...