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Barbados' 2018-19 Sovereign Debt Restructuring-A Sea Change?

Barbados' 2018-19 Sovereign Debt Restructuring-A Sea Change? »

Source: Barbados' 2018-19 Sovereign Debt Restructuring-A Sea Change?

Volume/Issue: 2020/34

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Myrvin Anthony , Gregorio Impavido , and Bert van Selm

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513529967

Keywords: Domestic debt, Sovereign debt restructuring, Financial crises, Balance of payments, Public debt, Sovereign Debt, Sovereign Defaults, Sovereign Debt Restructurings, Barbados, WP

This paper examines the causes, processes, and outcomes of Barbados' 2018-19 sovereign debt restructuring-its first ever. The restructuring was comprehensive, featuring several rarely used approaches, including the...

Barbados' 2018-19 Sovereign Debt Restructuring-A Sea Change?

Barbados' 2018-19 Sovereign Debt Restructuring-A Sea Change? »

Volume/Issue: 2020/34

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Myrvin Anthony , Gregorio Impavido , and Bert van Selm

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 February 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513529967.001

ISBN: 9781513529967

Keywords: Domestic debt, Sovereign debt restructuring, Financial crises, Balance of payments, Public debt, Sovereign Debt, Sovereign Defaults, Sovereign Debt Restructurings, Barbados, WP

This paper examines the causes, processes, and outcomes of Barbados' 2018-19 sovereign debt restructuring-its first ever. The restructuring was comprehensive, featuring several rarely used approaches, including the...

Barbados: 2019 Article IV Consultation, Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement, Request for Completion of the Financing Assurances Review, and Modification of Performance Criteria —Press Releases; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados

Barbados: 2019 Article IV Consultation, Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement, Request for Completion of the Financing Assurances Review, and Modification of Performance Criteria —Press Releases; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados »

Source: Barbados : 2019 Article IV Consultation, Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement, Request for Completion of the Financing Assurances Review, and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Releases; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados

Volume/Issue: 2019/370

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 December 2019

ISBN: 9781513523453

Keywords: Financial and Monetary Sector, External sector, External debt, Economic indicators, Balance of payments, ISCR, CR, CBB, SOEs, debt restructure

This paper presents 2019 Article IV Consultation with Barbados and its Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement, Request for Completion of the Financing Assurances Review, and Modification of Performance Criter...

Barbados: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation, Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement, Request for Completion of the Financing Assurances Review, and Modification of Performance Criteria—Informational Annex

Barbados: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation, Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement, Request for Completion of the Financing Assurances Review, and Modification of Performance Criteria—Informational Annex »

Source: Barbados : 2019 Article IV Consultation, Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement, Request for Completion of the Financing Assurances Review, and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Releases; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados

Volume/Issue: 2019/370

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 December 2019

ISBN: 9781513523453

Keywords: Financial and Monetary Sector, External sector, External debt, Economic indicators, Balance of payments, ISCR, CR, CBB, SOEs, debt restructure

This paper presents 2019 Article IV Consultation with Barbados and its Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement, Request for Completion of the Financing Assurances Review, and Modification of Performance Criter...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation and Second Review Under the IMF’s Extended Fund Facility for Barbados

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation and Second Review Under the IMF’s Extended Fund Facility for Barbados »

Source: Barbados : 2019 Article IV Consultation, Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement, Request for Completion of the Financing Assurances Review, and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Releases; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados

Volume/Issue: 2019/370

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 December 2019

ISBN: 9781513523453

Keywords: Financial and Monetary Sector, External sector, External debt, Economic indicators, Balance of payments, ISCR, CR, CBB, SOEs, debt restructure

This paper presents 2019 Article IV Consultation with Barbados and its Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement, Request for Completion of the Financing Assurances Review, and Modification of Performance Criter...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Barbados

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Barbados »

Source: Barbados : 2019 Article IV Consultation, Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement, Request for Completion of the Financing Assurances Review, and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Releases; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados

Volume/Issue: 2019/370

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 December 2019

ISBN: 9781513523453

Keywords: Financial and Monetary Sector, External sector, External debt, Economic indicators, Balance of payments, ISCR, CR, CBB, SOEs, debt restructure

This paper presents 2019 Article IV Consultation with Barbados and its Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement, Request for Completion of the Financing Assurances Review, and Modification of Performance Criter...

Barbados
			: 2019 Article IV Consultation, Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement, Request for Completion of the Financing Assurances Review, and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Releases; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados

Barbados : 2019 Article IV Consultation, Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement, Request for Completion of the Financing Assurances Review, and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Releases; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados »

Volume/Issue: 2019/370

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 December 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513523453.002

ISBN: 9781513523453

Keywords: Financial and Monetary Sector, External sector, External debt, Economic indicators, Balance of payments, ISCR, CR, CBB, SOEs, debt restructure

This paper presents 2019 Article IV Consultation with Barbados and its Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement, Request for Completion of the Financing Assurances Review, and Modification of Performance Criter...

Statement by Louise Levonian, Executive Director for Barbados and Jeremy Weil, Senior Advisor to the Executive Director December 16, 2019

Statement by Louise Levonian, Executive Director for Barbados and Jeremy Weil, Senior Advisor to the Executive Director December 16, 2019 »

Source: Barbados : 2019 Article IV Consultation, Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement, Request for Completion of the Financing Assurances Review, and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Releases; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados

Volume/Issue: 2019/370

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 December 2019

ISBN: 9781513523453

Keywords: Financial and Monetary Sector, External sector, External debt, Economic indicators, Balance of payments, ISCR, CR, CBB, SOEs, debt restructure

This paper presents 2019 Article IV Consultation with Barbados and its Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement, Request for Completion of the Financing Assurances Review, and Modification of Performance Criter...

Statement by the Staff Representative on Barbados December 12, 2019

Statement by the Staff Representative on Barbados December 12, 2019 »

Source: Barbados : 2019 Article IV Consultation, Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement, Request for Completion of the Financing Assurances Review, and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Releases; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados

Volume/Issue: 2019/370

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 December 2019

ISBN: 9781513523453

Keywords: Financial and Monetary Sector, External sector, External debt, Economic indicators, Balance of payments, ISCR, CR, CBB, SOEs, debt restructure

This paper presents 2019 Article IV Consultation with Barbados and its Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement, Request for Completion of the Financing Assurances Review, and Modification of Performance Criter...

Barbados: First Review Under the Extended Arrangement and Request for the Completion of the Financing Assurances Review and Modification of Performance Criteria—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados

Barbados: First Review Under the Extended Arrangement and Request for the Completion of the Financing Assurances Review and Modification of Performance Criteria—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados »

Source: Barbados : First Review under the Extended Arrangement and Request for the Completion of the Financing Assurances Review and Modification of Performance Criteria - Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados

Volume/Issue: 2019/182

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498321648

Keywords: Public financial management, Economic recovery, Domestic debt, Public debt, Debt sustainability, ISCR, CR, SOEs, debt restructure, CBB

First Review under the Extended Arrangement and Request for the Completion of the Financing Assurances Review and Modification of Performance Criteria - Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive D...

IMF Executive Board Completes First Review Under the IMF’s Extended Fund Facility for Barbados and Approves US$48.7 Million Disbursement

IMF Executive Board Completes First Review Under the IMF’s Extended Fund Facility for Barbados and Approves US$48.7 Million Disbursement »

Source: Barbados : First Review under the Extended Arrangement and Request for the Completion of the Financing Assurances Review and Modification of Performance Criteria - Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados

Volume/Issue: 2019/182

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498321648

Keywords: Public financial management, Economic recovery, Domestic debt, Public debt, Debt sustainability, ISCR, CR, SOEs, debt restructure, CBB

First Review under the Extended Arrangement and Request for the Completion of the Financing Assurances Review and Modification of Performance Criteria - Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive D...

Barbados
			: First Review under the Extended Arrangement and Request for the Completion of the Financing Assurances Review and Modification of Performance Criteria - Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados

Barbados : First Review under the Extended Arrangement and Request for the Completion of the Financing Assurances Review and Modification of Performance Criteria - Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados »

Volume/Issue: 2019/182

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498321648.002

ISBN: 9781498321648

Keywords: Public financial management, Economic recovery, Domestic debt, Public debt, Debt sustainability, ISCR, CR, SOEs, debt restructure, CBB

First Review under the Extended Arrangement and Request for the Completion of the Financing Assurances Review and Modification of Performance Criteria - Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive D...

Statement by Louise Levonian, Executive Director for Barbados and Jeremy Weil, Senior Advisor to the Executive Director June 24, 2019

Statement by Louise Levonian, Executive Director for Barbados and Jeremy Weil, Senior Advisor to the Executive Director June 24, 2019 »

Source: Barbados : First Review under the Extended Arrangement and Request for the Completion of the Financing Assurances Review and Modification of Performance Criteria - Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados

Volume/Issue: 2019/182

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498321648

Keywords: Public financial management, Economic recovery, Domestic debt, Public debt, Debt sustainability, ISCR, CR, SOEs, debt restructure, CBB

First Review under the Extended Arrangement and Request for the Completion of the Financing Assurances Review and Modification of Performance Criteria - Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive D...

Barbados: Request for An Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility—Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Statement By the Executive Director for Barbados

Barbados: Request for An Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility—Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Statement By the Executive Director for Barbados »

Source: Barbados : Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados

Volume/Issue: 2018/290

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2018

ISBN: 9781484378786

Keywords: Barbados

The key objectives of the program are to restore macroeconomic and debt sustainability, address falling reserves, and increase growth. The new government, which took office in late May, has committed to fiscal cons...

Barbados: Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility—Supplementary Information

Barbados: Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility—Supplementary Information »

Source: Barbados : Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados

Volume/Issue: 2018/290

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2018

ISBN: 9781484378786

Keywords: Barbados

The key objectives of the program are to restore macroeconomic and debt sustainability, address falling reserves, and increase growth. The new government, which took office in late May, has committed to fiscal cons...

IMF Executive Board Approves US$290 million Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility for Barbados

IMF Executive Board Approves US$290 million Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility for Barbados »

Source: Barbados : Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados

Volume/Issue: 2018/290

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2018

ISBN: 9781484378786

Keywords: Barbados

The key objectives of the program are to restore macroeconomic and debt sustainability, address falling reserves, and increase growth. The new government, which took office in late May, has committed to fiscal cons...

Barbados
			: Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados

Barbados : Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados »

Volume/Issue: 2018/290

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484378786.002

ISBN: 9781484378786

Keywords: Barbados

The key objectives of the program are to restore macroeconomic and debt sustainability, address falling reserves, and increase growth. The new government, which took office in late May, has committed to fiscal cons...

State me nt by Ms. Nancy Horsman, Executive Director for Barbados Mr. Jeremy Weil, Senior Advisor to the Executive Director Ms. Lorie Zorn, Senior Advisor to the Executive Director October 1, 2018

State me nt by Ms. Nancy Horsman, Executive Director for Barbados Mr. Jeremy Weil, Senior Advisor to the Executive Director Ms. Lorie Zorn, Senior Advisor to the Executive Director October 1, 2018 »

Source: Barbados : Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados

Volume/Issue: 2018/290

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2018

ISBN: 9781484378786

Keywords: Barbados

The key objectives of the program are to restore macroeconomic and debt sustainability, address falling reserves, and increase growth. The new government, which took office in late May, has committed to fiscal cons...

Short Term Inflation Determinants in Barbados

Short Term Inflation Determinants in Barbados »

Volume/Issue: 2018/134

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gregorio Impavido

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 June 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484361580.001

ISBN: 9781484361580

Keywords: Central banks and their policies, Exchange rate pegs, Western Hemisphere, Inflation, Monetary transmission mechanism, Oil prices, Barbados, monetary transmission, pegged exchange rate, capital controls

Inflation in Barbados is mainly imported. But how are external shocks transmitted to the domestic economy? Shouldn't there be also a domestic component, albeit very small, given the presence of capital controls? We...

Short Term Inflation Determinants in Barbados

Short Term Inflation Determinants in Barbados »

Source: Short Term Inflation Determinants in Barbados

Volume/Issue: 2018/134

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gregorio Impavido

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 June 2018

ISBN: 9781484361580

Keywords: Central banks and their policies, Exchange rate pegs, Western Hemisphere, Inflation, Monetary transmission mechanism, Oil prices, Barbados, monetary transmission, pegged exchange rate, capital controls

Inflation in Barbados is mainly imported. But how are external shocks transmitted to the domestic economy? Shouldn't there be also a domestic component, albeit very small, given the presence of capital controls? We...

Barbados

Barbados »

Source: Barbados : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/134

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484358320

Keywords: Financial sector, Offshore financial centers, Selected issues

This Selected Issues paper summarizes recent development in Barbados's International Business and Financial Services (IBFS) sector and assesses the extent to which the loss of correspondent banking relationships (C...

Barbados: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation

Barbados: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Barbados : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados

Volume/Issue: 2018/133

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484358276

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Debt sustainability, Economic growth, Financial stability, Public enterprises, National accounts, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Barbados' deficit declined to 4.4 percent of GDP in 2016, about of half that in 2014, owing to lower energy prices and a recovery in export earnings. The current ac...

Barbados: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Barbados: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Barbados : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados

Volume/Issue: 2018/133

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484358276

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Debt sustainability, Economic growth, Financial stability, Public enterprises, National accounts, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Barbados' deficit declined to 4.4 percent of GDP in 2016, about of half that in 2014, owing to lower energy prices and a recovery in export earnings. The current ac...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Barbados

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Barbados »

Source: Barbados : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados

Volume/Issue: 2018/133

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484358276

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Debt sustainability, Economic growth, Financial stability, Public enterprises, National accounts, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Barbados' deficit declined to 4.4 percent of GDP in 2016, about of half that in 2014, owing to lower energy prices and a recovery in export earnings. The current ac...

Barbados
			: 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados

Barbados : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados »

Volume/Issue: 2018/133

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484358276.002

ISBN: 9781484358276

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Debt sustainability, Economic growth, Financial stability, Public enterprises, National accounts, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Barbados' deficit declined to 4.4 percent of GDP in 2016, about of half that in 2014, owing to lower energy prices and a recovery in export earnings. The current ac...

Barbados
			: Selected Issues

Barbados : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2018/134

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484358320.002

ISBN: 9781484358320

Keywords: Financial sector, Offshore financial centers, Selected issues

This Selected Issues paper summarizes recent development in Barbados's International Business and Financial Services (IBFS) sector and assesses the extent to which the loss of correspondent banking relationships (C...

Statement by Nancy Horsman, Executive Director for Barbados and Lorie Zorn, Senior Advisor January 26, 2018

Statement by Nancy Horsman, Executive Director for Barbados and Lorie Zorn, Senior Advisor January 26, 2018 »

Source: Barbados : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados

Volume/Issue: 2018/133

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484358276

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Debt sustainability, Economic growth, Financial stability, Public enterprises, National accounts, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Barbados' deficit declined to 4.4 percent of GDP in 2016, about of half that in 2014, owing to lower energy prices and a recovery in export earnings. The current ac...

Chapter 3. Caribbean Tourism in the Global Marketplace: Trends, Drivers, and Challenges

Chapter 3. Caribbean Tourism in the Global Marketplace: Trends, Drivers, and Challenges »

Source: Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean

Series: Books

Author(s): Krishna Srinivasan , Inci Otker , Uma Ramakrishnan , and Trevor Alleyne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484315194

Keywords: Financial analysis, International financial markets, International financial cooperation, Financial integration, Economic growth, Inclusive growth, Regional integration, Regional economic integration, Economic integration, Caribbean

Introduction The Caribbean region is highly dependent on tourism. The role of tourism in economic activity in the region increased steadily following the dismantling of the system of...

Chapter 4. Cuba Awakening: Potential Risks and Opportunities

Chapter 4. Cuba Awakening: Potential Risks and Opportunities »

Source: Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean

Series: Books

Author(s): Krishna Srinivasan , Inci Otker , Uma Ramakrishnan , and Trevor Alleyne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484315194

Keywords: Financial analysis, International financial markets, International financial cooperation, Financial integration, Economic growth, Inclusive growth, Regional integration, Regional economic integration, Economic integration, Caribbean

Introduction The growth of Caribbean tourism other than to Cuba is partly a post–Cuban revolution phenomenon. After the Cuban revolution in 1959, U.S. travel restrictions in 1963 clo...

Chapter 8. Debt Restructuring in the Caribbean—The Recent Experience

Chapter 8. Debt Restructuring in the Caribbean—The Recent Experience »

Source: Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean

Series: Books

Author(s): Krishna Srinivasan , Inci Otker , Uma Ramakrishnan , and Trevor Alleyne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484315194

Keywords: Financial analysis, International financial markets, International financial cooperation, Financial integration, Economic growth, Inclusive growth, Regional integration, Regional economic integration, Economic integration, Caribbean

Introduction Many economies in the Caribbean region have been caught in a low growth–high debt trap for decades. Debt has been built up over the years through large fiscal deficits,...

Chapter 14. Emigration and Remittances in the Caribbean

Chapter 14. Emigration and Remittances in the Caribbean »

Source: Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean

Series: Books

Author(s): Krishna Srinivasan , Inci Otker , Uma Ramakrishnan , and Trevor Alleyne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484315194

Keywords: Financial analysis, International financial markets, International financial cooperation, Financial integration, Economic growth, Inclusive growth, Regional integration, Regional economic integration, Economic integration, Caribbean

Introduction Outward migration has been an important phenomenon for countries in the Caribbean, where emigrants account for more than 20 percent of the region’s population, compared...

Chapter 13. Energy Diversification: Macro-Related Challenges

Chapter 13. Energy Diversification: Macro-Related Challenges »

Source: Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean

Series: Books

Author(s): Krishna Srinivasan , Inci Otker , Uma Ramakrishnan , and Trevor Alleyne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484315194

Keywords: Financial analysis, International financial markets, International financial cooperation, Financial integration, Economic growth, Inclusive growth, Regional integration, Regional economic integration, Economic integration, Caribbean

Introduction The cost of electricity in the Caribbean has been persistently high over the past two decades, and has eroded competitiveness. This situation is largely due to serious i...

Chapter 9. Financial Development and Inclusion in the Caribbean

Chapter 9. Financial Development and Inclusion in the Caribbean »

Source: Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean

Series: Books

Author(s): Krishna Srinivasan , Inci Otker , Uma Ramakrishnan , and Trevor Alleyne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484315194

Keywords: Financial analysis, International financial markets, International financial cooperation, Financial integration, Economic growth, Inclusive growth, Regional integration, Regional economic integration, Economic integration, Caribbean

Introduction Financial development, by providing agents with better market access, liquidity, and diversity of instruments, has the potential to unleash new growth sources and help c...

Chapter 10. Financial Interconnectedness in the Caribbean: Challenges for Financial Stability

Chapter 10. Financial Interconnectedness in the Caribbean: Challenges for Financial Stability »

Source: Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean

Series: Books

Author(s): Krishna Srinivasan , Inci Otker , Uma Ramakrishnan , and Trevor Alleyne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484315194

Keywords: Financial analysis, International financial markets, International financial cooperation, Financial integration, Economic growth, Inclusive growth, Regional integration, Regional economic integration, Economic integration, Caribbean

Introduction The global financial crisis of 2008–09 and, in the Caribbean, the crisis stemming from the collapse of Trinidad and Tobago–based CL Financial Group in 2009, raised aware...

Chapter 5. Fiscal Challenges in the Caribbean: Coping with Natural Disasters

Chapter 5. Fiscal Challenges in the Caribbean: Coping with Natural Disasters »

Source: Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean

Series: Books

Author(s): Krishna Srinivasan , Inci Otker , Uma Ramakrishnan , and Trevor Alleyne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484315194

Keywords: Financial analysis, International financial markets, International financial cooperation, Financial integration, Economic growth, Inclusive growth, Regional integration, Regional economic integration, Economic integration, Caribbean

Introduction The Caribbean economies face difficult fiscal challenges, reflected in their high and rising levels of deficits and debt. Large fiscal deficits and debt have been built...

Chapter 12. Loss of Correspondent Banking Relationships in the Caribbean: Trends, Impact, and Policy Options

Chapter 12. Loss of Correspondent Banking Relationships in the Caribbean: Trends, Impact, and Policy Options »

Source: Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean

Series: Books

Author(s): Krishna Srinivasan , Inci Otker , Uma Ramakrishnan , and Trevor Alleyne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484315194

Keywords: Financial analysis, International financial markets, International financial cooperation, Financial integration, Economic growth, Inclusive growth, Regional integration, Regional economic integration, Economic integration, Caribbean

Introduction A correspondent banking relationship (CBR) is a bilateral arrangement between banks, often involving a cross-border relationship in multiple currencies. According to Erb...

Chapter 7. Managing Economic Citizenship Program Inflows: Reducing Risk and Maximizing Benefits

Chapter 7. Managing Economic Citizenship Program Inflows: Reducing Risk and Maximizing Benefits »

Source: Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean

Series: Books

Author(s): Krishna Srinivasan , Inci Otker , Uma Ramakrishnan , and Trevor Alleyne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484315194

Keywords: Financial analysis, International financial markets, International financial cooperation, Financial integration, Economic growth, Inclusive growth, Regional integration, Regional economic integration, Economic integration, Caribbean

Introduction The number of economic citizenship programs (ECPs) has surged in recent years. An increasing number of countries, especially in the Caribbean, are offering opportunities...

Chapter 11. Problem Loans in the Caribbean: Determinants, Impact, and Strategies for Resolution

Chapter 11. Problem Loans in the Caribbean: Determinants, Impact, and Strategies for Resolution »

Source: Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean

Series: Books

Author(s): Krishna Srinivasan , Inci Otker , Uma Ramakrishnan , and Trevor Alleyne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484315194

Keywords: Financial analysis, International financial markets, International financial cooperation, Financial integration, Economic growth, Inclusive growth, Regional integration, Regional economic integration, Economic integration, Caribbean

Introduction The Caribbean region weathered the global financial crisis relatively well, but the quality of bank assets gradually deteriorated during the subsequent economic recessio...

Chapter 2. Reinvigorating Growth in the Caribbean

Chapter 2. Reinvigorating Growth in the Caribbean »

Source: Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean

Series: Books

Author(s): Krishna Srinivasan , Inci Otker , Uma Ramakrishnan , and Trevor Alleyne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484315194

Keywords: Financial analysis, International financial markets, International financial cooperation, Financial integration, Economic growth, Inclusive growth, Regional integration, Regional economic integration, Economic integration, Caribbean

Introduction Growth in the Caribbean has been disappointing in recent decades. Averaging 2.1 percent per year since 2000, real GDP growth for the Caribbean has been half that of othe...

Chapter 6. Tax Incentives: To Use or Not To Use?

Chapter 6. Tax Incentives: To Use or Not To Use? »

Source: Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean

Series: Books

Author(s): Krishna Srinivasan , Inci Otker , Uma Ramakrishnan , and Trevor Alleyne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484315194

Keywords: Financial analysis, International financial markets, International financial cooperation, Financial integration, Economic growth, Inclusive growth, Regional integration, Regional economic integration, Economic integration, Caribbean

Introduction Tax incentives are all too pervasive in the Caribbean and have been an integral part of the tax systems since the 1970s. They were enacted to attract private investment...

Chapter 1. Unleashing Strong, Sustainable, and Inclusive Growth in the Caribbean

Chapter 1. Unleashing Strong, Sustainable, and Inclusive Growth in the Caribbean »

Source: Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean

Series: Books

Author(s): Krishna Srinivasan , Inci Otker , Uma Ramakrishnan , and Trevor Alleyne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484315194

Keywords: Financial analysis, International financial markets, International financial cooperation, Financial integration, Economic growth, Inclusive growth, Regional integration, Regional economic integration, Economic integration, Caribbean

Since attaining independence in the 1960s and 1970s, Caribbean countries have registered strong economic and social outcomes. Per capita incomes have risen, with most Caribbean coun...

Chapter 15. Violence in the Caribbean: Cost and Impact

Chapter 15. Violence in the Caribbean: Cost and Impact »

Source: Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean

Series: Books

Author(s): Krishna Srinivasan , Inci Otker , Uma Ramakrishnan , and Trevor Alleyne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484315194

Keywords: Financial analysis, International financial markets, International financial cooperation, Financial integration, Economic growth, Inclusive growth, Regional integration, Regional economic integration, Economic integration, Caribbean

Introduction Crime—particularly violent crime—is pervasive in the Caribbean and imposes a serious economic and social burden on the countries in the region. An average of 40 percent...

Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean

Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean »

Series: Books

Author(s): Krishna Srinivasan , Inci Otker , Uma Ramakrishnan , and Trevor Alleyne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484315194.071

ISBN: 9781484315194

Keywords: Financial analysis, International financial markets, International financial cooperation, Financial integration, Economic growth, Inclusive growth, Regional integration, Regional economic integration, Economic integration, Caribbean

This book provides a diagnosis of the central economic and financial challenges facing Caribbean policymakers and offers broad policy recommendations for promoting a sustained and inclusive increase in economic wel...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean

Series: Books

Author(s): Krishna Srinivasan , Inci Otker , Uma Ramakrishnan , and Trevor Alleyne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484315194

Keywords: Financial analysis, International financial markets, International financial cooperation, Financial integration, Economic growth, Inclusive growth, Regional integration, Regional economic integration, Economic integration, Caribbean

This book provides a diagnosis of the central economic and financial challenges facing Caribbean policymakers and offers broad policy recommendations for promoting a sustained and inclusive increase in economic wel...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean

Series: Books

Author(s): Krishna Srinivasan , Inci Otker , Uma Ramakrishnan , and Trevor Alleyne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484315194

Keywords: Financial analysis, International financial markets, International financial cooperation, Financial integration, Economic growth, Inclusive growth, Regional integration, Regional economic integration, Economic integration, Caribbean

This book provides a diagnosis of the central economic and financial challenges facing Caribbean policymakers and offers broad policy recommendations for promoting a sustained and inclusive increase in economic wel...

Problem Loans in the Caribbean: Determinants, Impact and Strategies for Resolution

Problem Loans in the Caribbean: Determinants, Impact and Strategies for Resolution »

Volume/Issue: 2017/230

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kimberly Beaton , Thomas Dowling , Dmitriy Kovtun , Franz Loyola , Alla Myrvoda , Joel Chiedu Okwuokei , Inci Ötker , and Jarkko Turunen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 November 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484326572.001

ISBN: 9781484326572

Keywords: Trinidad and Tobago, Western Hemisphere, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica

The high level of nonperforming loans (NPLs) in the Caribbean has been, in large part, a legacy of the global financial crisis, but their persistence owes much to the weak economic recovery in the region, as well a...

Problem Loans in the Caribbean: Determinants, Impact and Strategies for Resolution

Problem Loans in the Caribbean: Determinants, Impact and Strategies for Resolution »

Source: Problem Loans in the Caribbean: Determinants, Impact and Strategies for Resolution

Volume/Issue: 2017/230

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kimberly Beaton , Thomas Dowling , Dmitriy Kovtun , Franz Loyola , Alla Myrvoda , Joel Chiedu Okwuokei , Inci Ötker , and Jarkko Turunen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484326572

Keywords: Trinidad and Tobago, Western Hemisphere, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica

The high level of nonperforming loans (NPLs) in the Caribbean has been, in large part, a legacy of the global financial crisis, but their persistence owes much to the weak economic recovery in the region, as well a...

Chapter 1. Unleashing Strong, Sustainable, and Inclusive Growth in the Caribbean

Chapter 1. Unleashing Strong, Sustainable, and Inclusive Growth in the Caribbean »

Source: Excerpt: Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Krishna Srinivasan , Inci Ötker , Uma Ramakrishnan , and Trevor Alleyne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484322154

Keywords: Caribbean, Eastern Caribbean Currency Union, Economic growth, Economic integration, Financial analysis, Inclusive growth, International financial cooperation, International financial markets, Regional integration, Financial integration

Since attaining independence in the 1960s and 1970s, Caribbean countries have registered strong economic and social outcomes. Per capita incomes have risen, with most Caribbean countries now in the top 25 pe...

Excerpt: Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean

Excerpt: Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean »

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Krishna Srinivasan , Inci Ötker , Uma Ramakrishnan , and Trevor Alleyne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484322154.073

ISBN: 9781484322154

Keywords: Caribbean, Eastern Caribbean Currency Union, Economic growth, Economic integration, Financial analysis, Inclusive growth, International financial cooperation, International financial markets, Regional integration, Financial integration

This book provides a diagnosis of the central economic and financial challenges facing Caribbean policymakers and offers broad policy recommendations for promoting a sustained and inclusive increase in economic wel...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Excerpt: Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Krishna Srinivasan , Inci Ötker , Uma Ramakrishnan , and Trevor Alleyne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484322154

Keywords: Caribbean, Eastern Caribbean Currency Union, Economic growth, Economic integration, Financial analysis, Inclusive growth, International financial cooperation, International financial markets, Regional integration, Financial integration

This book provides a diagnosis of the central economic and financial challenges facing Caribbean policymakers and offers broad policy recommendations for promoting a sustained and inclusive increase in economic wel...

Loss of Correspondent Banking Relationships in the Caribbean
			: Trends, Impact, and Policy Options

Loss of Correspondent Banking Relationships in the Caribbean : Trends, Impact, and Policy Options »

Volume/Issue: 2017/209

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Trevor Alleyne , Jacques Bouhga-Hagbe , Thomas Dowling , Dmitriy Kovtun , Alla Myrvoda , Joel Chiedu Okwuokei , and Jarkko Turunen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484320686.001

ISBN: 9781484320686

Keywords: Dominica, Dominican Republic, Antigua and Barbuda, Asia and Pacific, Bahamas, The, Barbados, Small states, Grenada, Haiti, Western Hemisphere

Banks across the Caribbean have lost important Correspondent Banking Relationships (CBRs). The macroeconomic impact has so far been limited, in part because banks either have multiple relationships or have been suc...

Loss of Correspondent Banking Relationships in the Caribbean

Loss of Correspondent Banking Relationships in the Caribbean »

Source: Loss of Correspondent Banking Relationships in the Caribbean : Trends, Impact, and Policy Options

Volume/Issue: 2017/209

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Trevor Alleyne , Jacques Bouhga-Hagbe , Thomas Dowling , Dmitriy Kovtun , Alla Myrvoda , Joel Chiedu Okwuokei , and Jarkko Turunen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484320686

Keywords: Dominica, Dominican Republic, Antigua and Barbuda, Asia and Pacific, Bahamas, The, Barbados, Small states, Grenada, Haiti, Western Hemisphere

Banks across the Caribbean have lost important Correspondent Banking Relationships (CBRs). The macroeconomic impact has so far been limited, in part because banks either have multiple relationships or have been suc...

Migration and Remittances in Latin America and the Caribbean
			: Engines of Growth and Macroeconomic Stabilizers?

Migration and Remittances in Latin America and the Caribbean : Engines of Growth and Macroeconomic Stabilizers? »

Volume/Issue: 2017/144

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kimberly Beaton , Svetlana Cerovic , Misael Galdamez , Metodij Hadzi-Vaskov , Franz Loyola , Zsoka Koczan , Bogdan Lissovolik , Jan Martijn , Yulia Ustyugova , and Joyce Wong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 June 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484303641.001

ISBN: 9781484303641

Keywords: Dominica, Dominican Republic, Caribbean, Costa Rica, Antigua and Barbuda, Asia and Pacific, Bahamas, The, Barbados, Belize, El Salvador

Outward migration has been an important phenomenon for countries in Latin American and the Caribbean (LAC), particularly those in Central America and the Caribbean. This paper examines recent trends in outward migr...

Migration and Remittances in Latin America and the Caribbean

Migration and Remittances in Latin America and the Caribbean »

Source: Migration and Remittances in Latin America and the Caribbean : Engines of Growth and Macroeconomic Stabilizers?

Volume/Issue: 2017/144

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kimberly Beaton , Svetlana Cerovic , Misael Galdamez , Metodij Hadzi-Vaskov , Franz Loyola , Zsoka Koczan , Bogdan Lissovolik , Jan Martijn , Yulia Ustyugova , and Joyce Wong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 June 2017

ISBN: 9781484303641

Keywords: Dominica, Dominican Republic, Caribbean, Costa Rica, Antigua and Barbuda, Asia and Pacific, Bahamas, The, Barbados, Belize, El Salvador

Outward migration has been an important phenomenon for countries in Latin American and the Caribbean (LAC), particularly those in Central America and the Caribbean. This paper examines recent trends in outward migr...

Public Investment Scaling-up and Debt Sustainability
			: The Case of Energy Sector Investments in the Caribbean

Public Investment Scaling-up and Debt Sustainability : The Case of Energy Sector Investments in the Caribbean »

Volume/Issue: 2017/138

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ahmed El-Ashram

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 June 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484302453.001

ISBN: 9781484302453

Keywords: Grenada, Haiti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Caribbean, Bahamas, The, Antigua and Barbuda, Asia and Pacific, Jamaica, Barbados

The question of how scaling up public investment could affect fiscal and debt sustainability is key for countries needing to fill infrastructure gaps and build resilience. This paper proposes a bottom-up approach t...

Public Investment Scaling-up and Debt Sustainability

Public Investment Scaling-up and Debt Sustainability »

Source: Public Investment Scaling-up and Debt Sustainability : The Case of Energy Sector Investments in the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2017/138

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ahmed El-Ashram

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 June 2017

ISBN: 9781484302453

Keywords: Grenada, Haiti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Caribbean, Bahamas, The, Antigua and Barbuda, Asia and Pacific, Jamaica, Barbados

The question of how scaling up public investment could affect fiscal and debt sustainability is key for countries needing to fill infrastructure gaps and build resilience. This paper proposes a bottom-up approach t...

Tax Administration Reforms in the Caribbean
			: Challenges, Achievements, and Next Steps

Tax Administration Reforms in the Caribbean : Challenges, Achievements, and Next Steps »

Volume/Issue: 2017/88

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stephane Schlotterbeck

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 April 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475592610.001

ISBN: 9781475592610

Keywords: Antigua and Barbuda, Asia and Pacific, Bahamas, The, Barbados, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Western Hemisphere

Over the past decade, governments in the Caribbean region have introduced the value-added tax (VAT) to modernize their tax system, rapidly mobilize revenue and reduce budget deficits. This paper analyzes VAT perfor...

Tax Administration Reforms in the Caribbean

Tax Administration Reforms in the Caribbean »

Source: Tax Administration Reforms in the Caribbean : Challenges, Achievements, and Next Steps

Volume/Issue: 2017/88

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stephane Schlotterbeck

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475592610

Keywords: Antigua and Barbuda, Asia and Pacific, Bahamas, The, Barbados, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Western Hemisphere

Over the past decade, governments in the Caribbean region have introduced the value-added tax (VAT) to modernize their tax system, rapidly mobilize revenue and reduce budget deficits. This paper analyzes VAT perfor...

Financial Stability Reports in Latin America and the Caribbean

Financial Stability Reports in Latin America and the Caribbean »

Source: Financial Stability Reports in Latin America and the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2017/73

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Cheng Lim , Alexander Klemm , Sumiko Ogawa , Marco Pani , and Claudio Visconti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 March 2017

ISBN: 9781475589597

Keywords: Bahamas, The, Barbados, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Antigua and Barbuda, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Western Hemisphere

Many countries in Latin America and the Caribbean now publish financial stability reports. This study reviews their latest issues to assess their content, quality, and transparency. While some reports provide a str...

Financial Stability Reports in Latin America and the Caribbean

Financial Stability Reports in Latin America and the Caribbean »

Volume/Issue: 2017/73

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Cheng Lim , Alexander Klemm , Sumiko Ogawa , Marco Pani , and Claudio Visconti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 March 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475589597.001

ISBN: 9781475589597

Keywords: Bahamas, The, Barbados, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Antigua and Barbuda, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Western Hemisphere

Many countries in Latin America and the Caribbean now publish financial stability reports. This study reviews their latest issues to assess their content, quality, and transparency. While some reports provide a str...

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...

Cluster Report
			: Trade Integration in Latin America and the Caribbean

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475586015.002

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...

National Insurance Scheme Reforms in the Caribbean

National Insurance Scheme Reforms in the Caribbean »

Volume/Issue: 2016/206

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Koffie Ben Nassar , Joel Chiedu Okwuokei , Mike Li , Timothy Robinson , and Saji Thomas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 October 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475545432.001

ISBN: 9781475545432

Keywords: Jamaica, Insurance, Grenada, Haiti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Barbados, Bahamas, The, Asia and Pacific, Aging

Weighed down by population aging, slow economic growth, and high unemployment, National Insurance Schemes in the Caribbean are projected to run substantial deficits and deplete their assets in the next decades, rai...

National Insurance Scheme Reforms in the Caribbean

National Insurance Scheme Reforms in the Caribbean »

Source: National Insurance Scheme Reforms in the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2016/206

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Koffie Ben Nassar , Joel Chiedu Okwuokei , Mike Li , Timothy Robinson , and Saji Thomas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 October 2016

ISBN: 9781475545432

Keywords: Jamaica, Insurance, Grenada, Haiti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Barbados, Bahamas, The, Asia and Pacific, Aging

Weighed down by population aging, slow economic growth, and high unemployment, National Insurance Schemes in the Caribbean are projected to run substantial deficits and deplete their assets in the next decades, rai...

Gone with the Wind

Gone with the Wind »

Source: Gone with the Wind : Estimating Hurricane and Climate Change Costs in the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2016/199

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sebastian Acevedo Mejia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 October 2016

ISBN: 9781475544763

Keywords: Hurricane, tropical cyclone, climate change, climate impact, Caribbean.

This paper studies the economic costs of hurricanes in the Caribbean by constructing a novel dataset that combines a detailed record of tropical cyclones' characteristics with reported damages. I estimate the relat...

Gone with the Wind
			: Estimating Hurricane and Climate Change Costs in the Caribbean

Gone with the Wind : Estimating Hurricane and Climate Change Costs in the Caribbean »

Volume/Issue: 2016/199

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sebastian Acevedo Mejia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 October 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475544763.001

ISBN: 9781475544763

Keywords: Hurricane, tropical cyclone, climate change, climate impact, Caribbean.

This paper studies the economic costs of hurricanes in the Caribbean by constructing a novel dataset that combines a detailed record of tropical cyclones' characteristics with reported damages. I estimate the relat...

The Effectiveness of Monetary Policy in Small Open Economies

The Effectiveness of Monetary Policy in Small Open Economies »

Source: The Effectiveness of Monetary Policy in Small Open Economies : An Empirical Investigation

Volume/Issue: 2016/189

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Keyra Primus

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 2016

ISBN: 9781475536874

Keywords: Reserve Requirements, Macroeconometric Model, Small Open Economies

This paper examines the relative effectiveness of the use of indirect and direct monetary policy instruments in Barbados, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago, by estimating a restricted Vector Autoregressive model with...

The Effectiveness of Monetary Policy in Small Open Economies
			: An Empirical Investigation

The Effectiveness of Monetary Policy in Small Open Economies : An Empirical Investigation »

Volume/Issue: 2016/189

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Keyra Primus

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475536874.001

ISBN: 9781475536874

Keywords: Reserve Requirements, Macroeconometric Model, Small Open Economies

This paper examines the relative effectiveness of the use of indirect and direct monetary policy instruments in Barbados, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago, by estimating a restricted Vector Autoregressive model with...

Highways to Heaven

Highways to Heaven »

Source: Highways to Heaven : Infrastructure Determinants and Trends in Latin America and the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2016/185

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Valerie Cerra , Alfredo Cuevas , Carlos Góes , Izabela Karpowicz , Troy Matheson , Issouf Samaké , and Svetlana Vtyurina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 2016

ISBN: 9781475536744

Keywords: Latin America and the Caribbean, infrastructure, public investment, investment efficiency, public-private partnerships.

Inadequate infrastructure has been widely viewed as a principal barrier to growth and development in Latin America and the Caribbean. This paper provides a comprehensive overview of infrastructure in the region and...

Highways to Heaven
			: Infrastructure Determinants and Trends in Latin America and the Caribbean

Highways to Heaven : Infrastructure Determinants and Trends in Latin America and the Caribbean »

Volume/Issue: 2016/185

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Valerie Cerra , Alfredo Cuevas , Carlos Góes , Izabela Karpowicz , Troy Matheson , Issouf Samaké , and Svetlana Vtyurina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475536744.001

ISBN: 9781475536744

Keywords: Latin America and the Caribbean, infrastructure, public investment, investment efficiency, public-private partnerships.

Inadequate infrastructure has been widely viewed as a principal barrier to growth and development in Latin America and the Caribbean. This paper provides a comprehensive overview of infrastructure in the region and...

Barbados: Selected Issues

Barbados: Selected Issues »

Source: Barbados : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/280

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 August 2016

ISBN: 9781475530360

This Selected Issues paper discusses data issues and postcrisis growth in Barbados. An analysis of the data on Barbados shows very clear inconsistencies among the various measures of economic development. Although...

Barbados: Selected Issues

Barbados: Selected Issues »

Source: Barbados : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/280

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 August 2016

ISBN: 9781475530360

This Selected Issues paper discusses data issues and postcrisis growth in Barbados. An analysis of the data on Barbados shows very clear inconsistencies among the various measures of economic development. Although...

Barbados: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation

Barbados: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Barbados : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados

Volume/Issue: 2016/279

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 August 2016

ISBN: 9781475530353

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economy of Barbados appears to have turned a corner with a pickup in activity. Real GDP grew by 0.8 percent in 2015, underpinned by an increase in private inves...

Barbados: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Barbados: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Barbados : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados

Volume/Issue: 2016/279

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 August 2016

ISBN: 9781475530353

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economy of Barbados appears to have turned a corner with a pickup in activity. Real GDP grew by 0.8 percent in 2015, underpinned by an increase in private inves...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Barbados

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Barbados »

Source: Barbados : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados

Volume/Issue: 2016/279

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 August 2016

ISBN: 9781475530353

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economy of Barbados appears to have turned a corner with a pickup in activity. Real GDP grew by 0.8 percent in 2015, underpinned by an increase in private inves...

Barbados
			: Selected Issues

Barbados : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2016/280

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 August 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475530360.002

ISBN: 9781475530360

This Selected Issues paper discusses data issues and postcrisis growth in Barbados. An analysis of the data on Barbados shows very clear inconsistencies among the various measures of economic development. Although...

Barbados
			: 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados

Barbados : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados »

Volume/Issue: 2016/279

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 August 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475530353.002

ISBN: 9781475530353

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economy of Barbados appears to have turned a corner with a pickup in activity. Real GDP grew by 0.8 percent in 2015, underpinned by an increase in private inves...

Statement by Michael McGrath, Alternate Executive Director for Barbados and Lorie Zorn, Senior Advisor August 22, 2016

Statement by Michael McGrath, Alternate Executive Director for Barbados and Lorie Zorn, Senior Advisor August 22, 2016 »

Source: Barbados : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados

Volume/Issue: 2016/279

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 August 2016

ISBN: 9781475530353

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economy of Barbados appears to have turned a corner with a pickup in activity. Real GDP grew by 0.8 percent in 2015, underpinned by an increase in private inves...

Statement by the IMF Staff Representative on Barbados August 22, 2016

Statement by the IMF Staff Representative on Barbados August 22, 2016 »

Source: Barbados : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Barbados

Volume/Issue: 2016/279

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 August 2016

ISBN: 9781475530353

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economy of Barbados appears to have turned a corner with a pickup in activity. Real GDP grew by 0.8 percent in 2015, underpinned by an increase in private inves...

Structural Reform and Growth
			: What Really Matters? Evidence from the Caribbean

Structural Reform and Growth : What Really Matters? Evidence from the Caribbean »

Volume/Issue: 2016/82

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kevin Greenidge , Meredith McIntyre , and Hanlei Yun

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484321812.001

ISBN: 9781484321812

Keywords: Structural Reform, Institutional Quality, Small States

Since the 1980's with the introduction of IMF/WB adjustment programs structural reforms have been a core part of the reform agenda in the Caribbean. The paper reviewed the package of structural reforms in trade lib...

Structural Reform and Growth

Structural Reform and Growth »

Source: Structural Reform and Growth : What Really Matters? Evidence from the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2016/82

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kevin Greenidge , Meredith McIntyre , and Hanlei Yun

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2016

ISBN: 9781484321812

Keywords: Structural Reform, Institutional Quality, Small States

Since the 1980's with the introduction of IMF/WB adjustment programs structural reforms have been a core part of the reform agenda in the Caribbean. The paper reviewed the package of structural reforms in trade lib...

1. Estados Unidos, Canadá y el mundo: Perspectivas, riesgos y políticas

1. Estados Unidos, Canadá y el mundo: Perspectivas, riesgos y políticas »

Source: Perspectivas económicas regionales, octubre de 2015: Departamento del Hemisferio Occidental : Ajustando bajo presión

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 October 2015

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781513540610

Keywords: intereses, comercio, intercambio, tasa de interés, desarrollo financiero

El crecimiento mundial se mantiene moderado y desigual. Después de registrar un retroceso a principios de 2015, el ritmo de la actividad mundial repuntó, pero las perspectivas de crecimiento sig...

4. Integración comercial en América Latina y el Caribe: Entusiasmo, esperanza y realidad

4. Integración comercial en América Latina y el Caribe: Entusiasmo, esperanza y realidad »

Source: Perspectivas económicas regionales, octubre de 2015: Departamento del Hemisferio Occidental : Ajustando bajo presión

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 October 2015

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781513540610

Keywords: intereses, comercio, intercambio, tasa de interés, desarrollo financiero

La región de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) está menos abierta al comercio exterior que la mayoría de las otras regiones de mercados emergentes. En este capítulo se observa que en la mayoría d...

2. Perspectivas y desafíos de política económica para América Latina y el Caribe

2. Perspectivas y desafíos de política económica para América Latina y el Caribe »

Source: Perspectivas económicas regionales, octubre de 2015: Departamento del Hemisferio Occidental : Ajustando bajo presión

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 October 2015

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781513540610

Keywords: intereses, comercio, intercambio, tasa de interés, desarrollo financiero

La actividad económica en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) está atravesando una desaceleración prolongada, en tándem con una mayor debilidad de los fundamentos económicos subyacentes. Se proyect...

5. Promoción del desarrollo financiero en América Latina y el Caribe

5. Promoción del desarrollo financiero en América Latina y el Caribe »

Source: Perspectivas económicas regionales, octubre de 2015: Departamento del Hemisferio Occidental : Ajustando bajo presión

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 October 2015

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781513540610

Keywords: intereses, comercio, intercambio, tasa de interés, desarrollo financiero

En los últimos años, muchos países de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) hicieron grandes esfuerzos para desarrollar sus sistemas financieros. En este capítulo se analiza el estado actual del desa...

Perspectivas económicas regionales, octubre de 2015: Departamento del Hemisferio Occidental
			: Ajustando bajo presión

Perspectivas económicas regionales, octubre de 2015: Departamento del Hemisferio Occidental : Ajustando bajo presión »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 October 2015

Language: Spanish

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513540610.086

ISBN: 9781513540610

Keywords: intereses, comercio, intercambio, tasa de interés, desarrollo financiero

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Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Perspectivas económicas regionales, octubre de 2015: Departamento del Hemisferio Occidental : Ajustando bajo presión

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 October 2015

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781513540610

Keywords: intereses, comercio, intercambio, tasa de interés, desarrollo financiero

....

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Perspectivas económicas regionales, octubre de 2015: Departamento del Hemisferio Occidental : Ajustando bajo presión

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 October 2015

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781513540610

Keywords: intereses, comercio, intercambio, tasa de interés, desarrollo financiero

....

Resumen ejecutivo

Resumen ejecutivo »

Source: Perspectivas económicas regionales, octubre de 2015: Departamento del Hemisferio Occidental : Ajustando bajo presión

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 October 2015

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781513540610

Keywords: intereses, comercio, intercambio, tasa de interés, desarrollo financiero

Después de registrar un retroceso a principios de 2015, el ritmo de la actividad mundial repuntó, pero las perspectivas de crecimiento siguen siendo moderadas, tanto a corto como a mediano plazo. La recupera...

3. Subir o no subir la tasa: ¿Puede elegir América Latina? Evaluando la autonomía de la política monetaria

3. Subir o no subir la tasa: ¿Puede elegir América Latina? Evaluando la autonomía de la política monetaria »

Source: Perspectivas económicas regionales, octubre de 2015: Departamento del Hemisferio Occidental : Ajustando bajo presión

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 October 2015

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781513540610

Keywords: intereses, comercio, intercambio, tasa de interés, desarrollo financiero

Mientras América Latina experimenta una fuerte desaceleración económica, el fortalecimiento de la economía en Estados Unidos crea el marco para que la Reserva Federal continúe normalizando la or...

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...

1. Estados Unidos, Canadá y el mundo: Perspectivas y desafíos de política

1. Estados Unidos, Canadá y el mundo: Perspectivas y desafíos de política »

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

En un marco de perspectivas menos favorables, precios del petróleo más bajos y oscilaciones cambiarias, el crecimiento mundial continúa siendo modesto y desigual. El...

3. La caída de los precios de las materias primas: Consecuencias para las cuentas fiscales y externas de América Latina

3. La caída de los precios de las materias primas: Consecuencias para las cuentas fiscales y externas de América Latina »

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

El impacto de la fuerte caída de los precios de las materias primas en las principales economías de América Latina tendrá importantes consecuencias para su posición...

4. La reciente debilidad de la inversión en América Latina: ¿Estamos frente a un enigma?

4. La reciente debilidad de la inversión en América Latina: ¿Estamos frente a un enigma? »

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

Tras haber alcanzado un nivel máximo alrededor de 2010–11, la inversión real se ha desacelerado en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC), en línea con lo acontecido en ot...

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

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484318768.086

ISBN: 9781484318768

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

Perspectivas económicas: Las Américas, abril de 2015...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

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

Perspectivas económicas: Las Américas, abril de 2015...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

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

Perspectivas económicas: Las Américas, abril de 2015...

2. Perspectivas y desafíos de política económica para América Latina y el Caribe

2. Perspectivas y desafíos de política económica para América Latina y el Caribe »

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

El crecimiento en América Latina y el Caribe se desaceleró y se ubicó en un 1,3 por ciento en 2014, y las proyecciones indican que será inferior al 1 por ciento en 2...

Resumen ejecutivo

Resumen ejecutivo »

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

El crecimiento mundial continuó siendo modesto y desigual durante el pasado año—en un marco de nuevas revisiones a la baja de los pronósticos de crecimiento a mediano plazo y una fuerte caída del precio del...

Revisiting Tourism Flows to the Caribbean
			: What is Driving Arrivals?

Revisiting Tourism Flows to the Caribbean : What is Driving Arrivals? »

Volume/Issue: 2014/229

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nicole Laframboise , Nkunde Mwase , Joonkyu Park , and Yingke Zhou

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 December 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498351560.001

ISBN: 9781498351560

Keywords: income elasticity, Carribean, tourism arrivals, expenditure, tourist, destinations, hotels, hotel, Models with Panel Data, tourism arrivals and expenditure,

The Caribbean share of the global tourism market has been declining. This study examines what is driving tourism flows. It estimates the determinants of tourism and explores variations based on sample differences,...