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Informality and Aggregate Productivity: The Case of Mexico

Informality and Aggregate Productivity: The Case of Mexico »

Volume/Issue: 2019/257

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jorge Alvarez , and Cian Ruane

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 November 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513519920.001

ISBN: 9781513519920

Keywords: Social safety nets, Economic conditions, Informal sector, Social security, Labor costs, Informality, Misallocation, Productivity, Growth, Mexico.

We assess the aggregate productivity impact of distortions arising from labor regulations in Mexico and how they interact with informality. Using employment surveys and a firm-level economic census, we document a n...

Informality and Aggregate Productivity: The Case of Mexico

Informality and Aggregate Productivity: The Case of Mexico »

Source: Informality and Aggregate Productivity: The Case of Mexico

Volume/Issue: 2019/257

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jorge Alvarez , and Cian Ruane

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513519920

Keywords: Social safety nets, Economic conditions, Informal sector, Social security, Labor costs, Informality, Misallocation, Productivity, Growth, Mexico.

We assess the aggregate productivity impact of distortions arising from labor regulations in Mexico and how they interact with informality. Using employment surveys and a firm-level economic census, we document a n...

IMF Executive Board Approves New Two-Year US$61 Billion Flexible Credit Line Arrangement with Mexico

IMF Executive Board Approves New Two-Year US$61 Billion Flexible Credit Line Arrangement with Mexico »

Source: Mexico : Arrangement Under the Flexible Credit Line and Cancellation of Current Arrangement-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2019/354

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513521183

Keywords: Financial regulation and supervision, Public debt, Financial crises, External sector, External shocks, ISCR, CR, FCL, mid-term review, strong policy

This paper discusses Mexico's Arrangement Under the Flexible Credit Line and Cancellation of Current Arrangement. Fiscal policy has stemmed the rise in the public debt ratio in the past two years; a very tight mone...

Mexico
			: Arrangement Under the Flexible Credit Line and Cancellation of Current Arrangement-Press Release; and Staff Report

Mexico : Arrangement Under the Flexible Credit Line and Cancellation of Current Arrangement-Press Release; and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2019/354

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 November 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513521183.002

ISBN: 9781513521183

Keywords: Financial regulation and supervision, Public debt, Financial crises, External sector, External shocks, ISCR, CR, FCL, mid-term review, strong policy

This paper discusses Mexico's Arrangement Under the Flexible Credit Line and Cancellation of Current Arrangement. Fiscal policy has stemmed the rise in the public debt ratio in the past two years; a very tight mone...

Mexico: Arrangement Under the Flexible Credit Line and Cancellation of Current Arrangement—Press Release; and Staff Report

Mexico: Arrangement Under the Flexible Credit Line and Cancellation of Current Arrangement—Press Release; and Staff Report »

Source: Mexico : Arrangement Under the Flexible Credit Line and Cancellation of Current Arrangement-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2019/354

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513521183

Keywords: Financial regulation and supervision, Public debt, Financial crises, External sector, External shocks, ISCR, CR, FCL, mid-term review, strong policy

This paper discusses Mexico's Arrangement Under the Flexible Credit Line and Cancellation of Current Arrangement. Fiscal policy has stemmed the rise in the public debt ratio in the past two years; a very tight mone...

Mexico: Assessment of the Impact of the Proposed Arrangement Under the Flexible Credit Line on the Fund’S Finances and Liquidity Position

Mexico: Assessment of the Impact of the Proposed Arrangement Under the Flexible Credit Line on the Fund’S Finances and Liquidity Position »

Source: Mexico : Arrangement Under the Flexible Credit Line and Cancellation of Current Arrangement-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2019/354

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513521183

Keywords: Financial regulation and supervision, Public debt, Financial crises, External sector, External shocks, ISCR, CR, FCL, mid-term review, strong policy

This paper discusses Mexico's Arrangement Under the Flexible Credit Line and Cancellation of Current Arrangement. Fiscal policy has stemmed the rise in the public debt ratio in the past two years; a very tight mone...

Mexico
			: Technical Assistance Report-Public Investment Management Assessment

Mexico : Technical Assistance Report-Public Investment Management Assessment »

Volume/Issue: 2019/339

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513520148.002

ISBN: 9781513520148

Keywords: Financial crises, Public sector investments, Economic policy, Fiscal indicators, Regional economics, ISCR, CR, medium-term, public investment, budget year

This Technical Assistance report on Mexico discusses public investment management assessment (PIMA). It evaluates 15 key institutions in terms of their institutional strength and effectiveness across the planning,...

Mexico

Mexico »

Source: Mexico : Technical Assistance Report-Public Investment Management Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2019/339

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513520148

Keywords: Financial crises, Public sector investments, Economic policy, Fiscal indicators, Regional economics, ISCR, CR, medium-term, public investment, budget year

This Technical Assistance report on Mexico discusses public investment management assessment (PIMA). It evaluates 15 key institutions in terms of their institutional strength and effectiveness across the planning,...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Mexico

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Mexico »

Source: Mexico : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2019/336

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513519005

Keywords: External sector, National accounts, Financial indicators, Balance of payments, Financial soundness indicators, ISCR, CR, percent of GDP, Pemex, medium-term

This 2019 Article IV Consultation with Mexico discusses that growth is expected to accelerate modestly in the near-term, reaching 0.4 percent in 2019, as macroeconomic policies become less contractionary. Monetary...

Mexico
			: 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release and Staff Report

Mexico : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2019/336

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 November 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513519005.002

ISBN: 9781513519005

Keywords: External sector, National accounts, Financial indicators, Balance of payments, Financial soundness indicators, ISCR, CR, percent of GDP, Pemex, medium-term

This 2019 Article IV Consultation with Mexico discusses that growth is expected to accelerate modestly in the near-term, reaching 0.4 percent in 2019, as macroeconomic policies become less contractionary. Monetary...

Mexico
			: Selected Issues

Mexico : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2019/337

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 November 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513519043.002

ISBN: 9781513519043

Keywords: Capital expenditure, Economic indicators, Capital, Investment, Expenditures, ISCR, CR, PEMEX, fiscal regime, profit-sharing

This Selected Issues paper on Mexico focuses on road construction and firm productivity. Low productivity growth is a critical challenge for Mexico. This paper shows that upgrading basic public infrastructure, and...

Mexico: 2019 Article IV Consultation—press Release and Staff Report

Mexico: 2019 Article IV Consultation—press Release and Staff Report »

Source: Mexico : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2019/336

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513519005

Keywords: External sector, National accounts, Financial indicators, Balance of payments, Financial soundness indicators, ISCR, CR, percent of GDP, Pemex, medium-term

This 2019 Article IV Consultation with Mexico discusses that growth is expected to accelerate modestly in the near-term, reaching 0.4 percent in 2019, as macroeconomic policies become less contractionary. Monetary...

Mexico: Selected Issues

Mexico: Selected Issues »

Source: Mexico : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2019/337

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513519043

Keywords: Capital expenditure, Economic indicators, Capital, Investment, Expenditures, ISCR, CR, PEMEX, fiscal regime, profit-sharing

This Selected Issues paper on Mexico focuses on road construction and firm productivity. Low productivity growth is a critical challenge for Mexico. This paper shows that upgrading basic public infrastructure, and...

Mexico: Selected Issues

Mexico: Selected Issues »

Source: Mexico : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2019/337

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513519043

Keywords: Capital expenditure, Economic indicators, Capital, Investment, Expenditures, ISCR, CR, PEMEX, fiscal regime, profit-sharing

This Selected Issues paper on Mexico focuses on road construction and firm productivity. Low productivity growth is a critical challenge for Mexico. This paper shows that upgrading basic public infrastructure, and...

Mexico: Selected Issues

Mexico: Selected Issues »

Source: Mexico : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2019/337

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513519043

Keywords: Capital expenditure, Economic indicators, Capital, Investment, Expenditures, ISCR, CR, PEMEX, fiscal regime, profit-sharing

This Selected Issues paper on Mexico focuses on road construction and firm productivity. Low productivity growth is a critical challenge for Mexico. This paper shows that upgrading basic public infrastructure, and...

Mexico: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Mexico: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Mexico : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2019/336

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513519005

Keywords: External sector, National accounts, Financial indicators, Balance of payments, Financial soundness indicators, ISCR, CR, percent of GDP, Pemex, medium-term

This 2019 Article IV Consultation with Mexico discusses that growth is expected to accelerate modestly in the near-term, reaching 0.4 percent in 2019, as macroeconomic policies become less contractionary. Monetary...

Income Inequality and Government Transfers in Mexico

Income Inequality and Government Transfers in Mexico »

Volume/Issue: 2019/148

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Frederic Lambert , and Hyunmin Park

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 July 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498320863.001

ISBN: 9781498320863

Keywords: Social security, Income distribution, Demographic indicators, North American Free Trade Agreement, Development policy, inequality, poverty, social policies, Mexico, government transfer

We analyze microdata from Mexico's survey on household income and expenditures (ENIGH) to study the evolution of income inequality in Mexico over 2004-16, identify its sources, and investigate how it was affected...

Income Inequality and Government Transfers in Mexico

Income Inequality and Government Transfers in Mexico »

Source: Income Inequality and Government Transfers in Mexico

Volume/Issue: 2019/148

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Frederic Lambert , and Hyunmin Park

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498320863

Keywords: Social security, Income distribution, Demographic indicators, North American Free Trade Agreement, Development policy, inequality, poverty, social policies, Mexico, government transfer

We analyze microdata from Mexico's survey on household income and expenditures (ENIGH) to study the evolution of income inequality in Mexico over 2004-16, identify its sources, and investigate how it was affected...

Optimal Fiscal Spending and Reserve Accumulation Policies under Volatile Aid

Optimal Fiscal Spending and Reserve Accumulation Policies under Volatile Aid »

Volume/Issue: 2019/126

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ioana Moldovan , Shu-Chun Susan Yang , and Luis-Felipe Zanna

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 June 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498312110.001

ISBN: 9781498312110

Keywords: Absorptive capacity, Private consumption, Real interest rates, Government consumption, Public goods, aid, fiscal policy, foreign exchange intervention, optimal policy, low-income countries.

This paper assesses the optimal setting of fiscal spending and foreign exchange rate intervention policies in response to volatile foreign aid, in a small open economy model that incorporates typical features of lo...

Optimal Fiscal Spending and Reserve Accumulation Policies under Volatile Aid

Optimal Fiscal Spending and Reserve Accumulation Policies under Volatile Aid »

Source: Optimal Fiscal Spending and Reserve Accumulation Policies under Volatile Aid

Volume/Issue: 2019/126

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ioana Moldovan , Shu-Chun Susan Yang , and Luis-Felipe Zanna

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498312110

Keywords: Absorptive capacity, Private consumption, Real interest rates, Government consumption, Public goods, aid, fiscal policy, foreign exchange intervention, optimal policy, low-income countries.

This paper assesses the optimal setting of fiscal spending and foreign exchange rate intervention policies in response to volatile foreign aid, in a small open economy model that incorporates typical features of lo...

Firm Size, Life Cycle Dynamics and Growth Constraints: Evidence from Mexico*

Firm Size, Life Cycle Dynamics and Growth Constraints: Evidence from Mexico* »

Source: Firm Size, Life Cycle Dynamics and Growth Constraints: Evidence from Mexico

Volume/Issue: 2019/87

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christian Saborowski , and Florian Misch

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498311137

Keywords: Social security, Economic growth, Development, Services industry, Manufacturing sector, Firm size, Firm growth, Life cycle dynamics, Distortions, Klenow

This paper examines the variation in life cycle growth across the universe of Mexican firms. We establish two stylized facts to motivate our analysis: first, we show that firm size matters for development by illust...

Firm Size, Life Cycle Dynamics and Growth Constraints: Evidence from Mexico

Firm Size, Life Cycle Dynamics and Growth Constraints: Evidence from Mexico »

Volume/Issue: 2019/87

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christian Saborowski , and Florian Misch

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 May 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498311137.001

ISBN: 9781498311137

Keywords: Social security, Economic growth, Development, Services industry, Manufacturing sector, Firm size, Firm growth, Life cycle dynamics, Distortions, Klenow

This paper examines the variation in life cycle growth across the universe of Mexican firms. We establish two stylized facts to motivate our analysis: first, we show that firm size matters for development by illust...

IMF Executive Board Completes Review of Mexico’s Performance Under the Flexible Credit Line Arrangement

IMF Executive Board Completes Review of Mexico’s Performance Under the Flexible Credit Line Arrangement »

Source: Mexico : Review Under the Flexible Credit Line Arrangement-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2018/332

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484386644

Keywords: Mexico, Western Hemisphere

Mexico's economy has exhibited resilience in the face of a complex external environment. The current administration has responded appropriately to the recent external shocks and demonstrated its commitment to macro...

Mexico
			: Review Under the Flexible Credit Line Arrangement-Press Release; and Staff Report

Mexico : Review Under the Flexible Credit Line Arrangement-Press Release; and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2018/332

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 November 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484386644.002

ISBN: 9781484386644

Keywords: Mexico, Western Hemisphere

Mexico's economy has exhibited resilience in the face of a complex external environment. The current administration has responded appropriately to the recent external shocks and demonstrated its commitment to macro...

Mexico: Review under the Flexible Credit Line Arrangement—Press Release; and Staff Report

Mexico: Review under the Flexible Credit Line Arrangement—Press Release; and Staff Report »

Source: Mexico : Review Under the Flexible Credit Line Arrangement-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2018/332

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484386644

Keywords: Mexico, Western Hemisphere

Mexico's economy has exhibited resilience in the face of a complex external environment. The current administration has responded appropriately to the recent external shocks and demonstrated its commitment to macro...

Statement by the Staff Representative on Mexico November 26, 2018

Statement by the Staff Representative on Mexico November 26, 2018 »

Source: Mexico : Review Under the Flexible Credit Line Arrangement-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2018/332

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484386644

Keywords: Mexico, Western Hemisphere

Mexico's economy has exhibited resilience in the face of a complex external environment. The current administration has responded appropriately to the recent external shocks and demonstrated its commitment to macro...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Mexico

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Mexico »

Source: Mexico : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Staff Statement

Volume/Issue: 2018/307

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484383667

Keywords: Mexico, Western Hemisphere

A new political landscape is shaping up in Mexico following the July elections. President-elect López Obrador has promised to reduce corruption and crime, and boost social spending and public investment, while main...

Mexico
			: Selected Issues

Mexico : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2018/308

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484383711.002

ISBN: 9781484383711

Keywords: Mexico, Selected issues, Western Hemisphere

Selected Issues...

Mexico
			: 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Staff Statement

Mexico : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Staff Statement »

Volume/Issue: 2018/307

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484383667.002

ISBN: 9781484383667

Keywords: Mexico, Western Hemisphere

A new political landscape is shaping up in Mexico following the July elections. President-elect López Obrador has promised to reduce corruption and crime, and boost social spending and public investment, while main...

The Price and Welfare Effects of The Value-Added Tax: Evidence from Mexico

The Price and Welfare Effects of The Value-Added Tax: Evidence from Mexico »

Volume/Issue: 2018/240

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rodrigo Mariscal , and Alejandro Werner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484381632.001

ISBN: 9781484381632

Keywords: Western Hemisphere, Mexico, Value-Added Tax, Tax Incidence, Economic Welfare, Inflation Pass-Through, Difference-in-differences, Incidence, Models with Panel Data

In this paper we analyze the incidence of the VAT and its effects on the income distribution. To identify these effects, we rely on two tax reforms undertaken in Mexico that increased the VAT rate for a group of ci...

Mexico: 2018 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Staff Statement

Mexico: 2018 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Staff Statement »

Source: Mexico : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Staff Statement

Volume/Issue: 2018/307

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484383667

Keywords: Mexico, Western Hemisphere

A new political landscape is shaping up in Mexico following the July elections. President-elect López Obrador has promised to reduce corruption and crime, and boost social spending and public investment, while main...

Mexico: Selected Issues

Mexico: Selected Issues »

Source: Mexico : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/308

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484383711

Keywords: Mexico, Selected issues, Western Hemisphere

Selected Issues...

Mexico: Selected Issues

Mexico: Selected Issues »

Source: Mexico : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/308

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484383711

Keywords: Mexico, Selected issues, Western Hemisphere

Selected Issues...

Mexico: Selected Issues

Mexico: Selected Issues »

Source: Mexico : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/308

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484383711

Keywords: Mexico, Selected issues, Western Hemisphere

Selected Issues...

Mexico: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Mexico: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Mexico : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Staff Statement

Volume/Issue: 2018/307

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484383667

Keywords: Mexico, Western Hemisphere

A new political landscape is shaping up in Mexico following the July elections. President-elect López Obrador has promised to reduce corruption and crime, and boost social spending and public investment, while main...

The Price and Welfare Effects of The Value-Added Tax: Evidence from Mexico1

The Price and Welfare Effects of The Value-Added Tax: Evidence from Mexico1 »

Source: The Price and Welfare Effects of The Value-Added Tax: Evidence from Mexico

Volume/Issue: 2018/240

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rodrigo Mariscal , and Alejandro Werner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484381632

Keywords: Western Hemisphere, Mexico, Value-Added Tax, Tax Incidence, Economic Welfare, Inflation Pass-Through, Difference-in-differences, Incidence, Models with Panel Data

In this paper we analyze the incidence of the VAT and its effects on the income distribution. To identify these effects, we rely on two tax reforms undertaken in Mexico that increased the VAT rate for a group of ci...

Statement by the IMF Staff Representative November 5, 2018

Statement by the IMF Staff Representative November 5, 2018 »

Source: Mexico : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Staff Statement

Volume/Issue: 2018/307

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484383667

Keywords: Mexico, Western Hemisphere

A new political landscape is shaping up in Mexico following the July elections. President-elect López Obrador has promised to reduce corruption and crime, and boost social spending and public investment, while main...

Mexico
			: Fiscal Transparency Evaluation

Mexico : Fiscal Transparency Evaluation »

Volume/Issue: 2018/289

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 October 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484379820.002

ISBN: 9781484379820

Keywords: Mexico, Western Hemisphere

This report assesses Mexico's fiscal transparency practices against the IMF's Fiscal Transparency Code (FTC), including the draft pillar on resource revenue management. Mexico scores relatively well when compared t...

Mexico

Mexico »

Source: Mexico : Fiscal Transparency Evaluation

Volume/Issue: 2018/289

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 October 2018

ISBN: 9781484379820

Keywords: Mexico, Western Hemisphere

This report assesses Mexico's fiscal transparency practices against the IMF's Fiscal Transparency Code (FTC), including the draft pillar on resource revenue management. Mexico scores relatively well when compared t...

How Do Migration and Remittances Affect Inequality? A Case Study of Mexico

How Do Migration and Remittances Affect Inequality? A Case Study of Mexico »

Source: How Do Migration and Remittances Affect Inequality? A Case Study of Mexico

Volume/Issue: 2018/136

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Zsoka Koczan , and Franz Loyola

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2018

ISBN: 9781484361634

Keywords: Western Hemisphere, Mexico, Migration, Remittances, inequality, Firm Behavior, International Lending and Debt Problems

The poverty-reducing effects of remittances have been well-documented, however, their effects on inequality are less clear. This paper examines the impact of remittances on inequality in Mexico using household-leve...

How Do Migration and Remittances Affect Inequality? A Case Study of Mexico

How Do Migration and Remittances Affect Inequality? A Case Study of Mexico »

Volume/Issue: 2018/136

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Zsoka Koczan , and Franz Loyola

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484361634.001

ISBN: 9781484361634

Keywords: Western Hemisphere, Mexico, Migration, Remittances, inequality, Firm Behavior, International Lending and Debt Problems

The poverty-reducing effects of remittances have been well-documented, however, their effects on inequality are less clear. This paper examines the impact of remittances on inequality in Mexico using household-leve...

Resource Misallocation and Productivity: Evidence from Mexico

Resource Misallocation and Productivity: Evidence from Mexico »

Volume/Issue: 2018/112

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Florian Misch , and Christian Saborowski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484353578.001

ISBN: 9781484353578

Keywords: Western Hemisphere, Mexico, Resource Misallocation; Productivity; Distortions, Resource Misallocation, Productivity, Distortions Author&;amp;#x2019;s, Microeconomic Analyses of Economic Development

This paper explores the role for specific structural distortions in explaining Mexico's weak productivity growth through the resource misallocation channel. The paper makes two contributions. First, we validate the...

Resource Misallocation and Productivity: Evidence from Mexico

Resource Misallocation and Productivity: Evidence from Mexico »

Source: Resource Misallocation and Productivity: Evidence from Mexico

Volume/Issue: 2018/112

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Florian Misch , and Christian Saborowski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484353578

Keywords: Western Hemisphere, Mexico, Resource Misallocation; Productivity; Distortions, Resource Misallocation, Productivity, Distortions Author&;amp;#x2019;s, Microeconomic Analyses of Economic Development

This paper explores the role for specific structural distortions in explaining Mexico's weak productivity growth through the resource misallocation channel. The paper makes two contributions. First, we validate the...

A New Action-based Dataset of Fiscal Consolidation in Latin America and the Caribbean

A New Action-based Dataset of Fiscal Consolidation in Latin America and the Caribbean »

Volume/Issue: 2018/94

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Antonio David , and Daniel Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 April 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484353059.001

ISBN: 9781484353059

Keywords: Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Taxation, Uruguay, Western Hemisphere, Argentina, Fiscal policy, Guatemala, Jamaica

This paper presents a new database of fiscal consolidations for 14 Latin American and Caribbean economies during 1989-2016. We focus on discretionary changes in taxes and government spending primarily motivated by...

A New Action-based Dataset of Fiscal Consolidation in Latin America and the Caribbean1

A New Action-based Dataset of Fiscal Consolidation in Latin America and the Caribbean1 »

Source: A New Action-based Dataset of Fiscal Consolidation in Latin America and the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2018/94

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Antonio David , and Daniel Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 April 2018

ISBN: 9781484353059

Keywords: Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Taxation, Uruguay, Western Hemisphere, Argentina, Fiscal policy, Guatemala, Jamaica

This paper presents a new database of fiscal consolidations for 14 Latin American and Caribbean economies during 1989-2016. We focus on discretionary changes in taxes and government spending primarily motivated by...

Welfare Gains from Market Insurance: The Case of Mexican Oil Price Risk

Welfare Gains from Market Insurance: The Case of Mexican Oil Price Risk »

Volume/Issue: 2018/35

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chang Ma , and Fabian Valencia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484344163.001

ISBN: 9781484344163

Keywords: Sovereign debt, Mexico, Hedging, Western Hemisphere, Default, Commodity exporters, General

Over the past two decades, Mexico has hedged oil price risk through the purchase of put options. We examine the resulting welfare gains using a standard sovereign default model calibrated to Mexican data. We show t...

Welfare Gains from Market Insurance: The Case of Mexican Oil Price Risk

Welfare Gains from Market Insurance: The Case of Mexican Oil Price Risk »

Source: Welfare Gains from Market Insurance: The Case of Mexican Oil Price Risk

Volume/Issue: 2018/35

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chang Ma , and Fabian Valencia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2018

ISBN: 9781484344163

Keywords: Sovereign debt, Mexico, Hedging, Western Hemisphere, Default, Commodity exporters, General

Over the past two decades, Mexico has hedged oil price risk through the purchase of put options. We examine the resulting welfare gains using a standard sovereign default model calibrated to Mexican data. We show t...

Mexico
			: Detailed Assessment Report-Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Mexico : Detailed Assessment Report-Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism »

Volume/Issue: 2017/405

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484335482.002

ISBN: 9781484335482

Keywords: Mexico, Western Hemisphere

This report provides a summary of the anti-money laundering/combating the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) measures in place in Mexico as at the date of the onsite visit (February 28 to March 16, 2017). It analyzes...

Mexico
			: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes-FATF Recommendations for Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT)

Mexico : Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes-FATF Recommendations for Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) »

Volume/Issue: 2017/406

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484335543.002

ISBN: 9781484335543

Keywords: Western Hemisphere, Mexico

Mexico has a mature AML/CFT regime, with a correspondingly well-developed legal and institutional framework. There has been a significant improvement in some areas of the country's AML/CFT regime compared to that w...

Mexico

Mexico »

Source: Mexico : Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes-FATF Recommendations for Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT)

Volume/Issue: 2017/406

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484335543

Keywords: Western Hemisphere, Mexico

Mexico has a mature AML/CFT regime, with a correspondingly well-developed legal and institutional framework. There has been a significant improvement in some areas of the country's AML/CFT regime compared to that w...

Mexico

Mexico »

Source: Mexico : Detailed Assessment Report-Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Volume/Issue: 2017/405

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484335482

Keywords: Mexico, Western Hemisphere

This report provides a summary of the anti-money laundering/combating the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) measures in place in Mexico as at the date of the onsite visit (February 28 to March 16, 2017). It analyzes...

Adequacy of the Global Financial Safety Net—Review of the Flexible Credit Line and Precautionary and Liquidity Line, and Proposals for Toolkit Reform—Revised Proposals

Adequacy of the Global Financial Safety Net—Review of the Flexible Credit Line and Precautionary and Liquidity Line, and Proposals for Toolkit Reform—Revised Proposals »

Source: Adequacy of the Global Financial Safety Net-Review of the Flexible Credit Line and Precautionary and Liquidity Line, and Proposals for Toolkit Reform-Revised Proposals

Volume/Issue: 2017/068

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Policy Development and Review Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2017

ISBN: 9781498346153

Keywords: Financial safety nets, Lines of credit, Forward commitment capacity, Liquidity, Balance of payments need, FCL, PLL, credit line, SLS, toolkit

in the Fund's work stream on the Adequacy of the Global Financial Safety Net (GFSN). The paper follows the Executive Board's discussion of the Adequacy of the Global Financial Safety Net-Review of the Flexible Cred...

Adequacy of the Global Financial Safety Net—Review of the Flexible Credit Line and Precautionary and Liquidity Line, and Proposals for Toolkit Reform—Revised Proposals—Supplementary Information

Adequacy of the Global Financial Safety Net—Review of the Flexible Credit Line and Precautionary and Liquidity Line, and Proposals for Toolkit Reform—Revised Proposals—Supplementary Information »

Source: Adequacy of the Global Financial Safety Net-Review of the Flexible Credit Line and Precautionary and Liquidity Line, and Proposals for Toolkit Reform-Revised Proposals

Volume/Issue: 2017/068

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Policy Development and Review Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2017

ISBN: 9781498346153

Keywords: Financial safety nets, Lines of credit, Forward commitment capacity, Liquidity, Balance of payments need, FCL, PLL, credit line, SLS, toolkit

in the Fund's work stream on the Adequacy of the Global Financial Safety Net (GFSN). The paper follows the Executive Board's discussion of the Adequacy of the Global Financial Safety Net-Review of the Flexible Cred...

IMF Executive Board Discusses Proposals for Toolkit Reform, Concludes Review of the Flexible Credit Line and Precautionary and Liquidity Line

IMF Executive Board Discusses Proposals for Toolkit Reform, Concludes Review of the Flexible Credit Line and Precautionary and Liquidity Line »

Source: Adequacy of the Global Financial Safety Net-Review of the Flexible Credit Line and Precautionary and Liquidity Line, and Proposals for Toolkit Reform-Revised Proposals

Volume/Issue: 2017/068

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Policy Development and Review Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2017

ISBN: 9781498346153

Keywords: Financial safety nets, Lines of credit, Forward commitment capacity, Liquidity, Balance of payments need, FCL, PLL, credit line, SLS, toolkit

in the Fund's work stream on the Adequacy of the Global Financial Safety Net (GFSN). The paper follows the Executive Board's discussion of the Adequacy of the Global Financial Safety Net-Review of the Flexible Cred...

Adequacy of the Global Financial Safety Net-Review of the Flexible Credit Line and Precautionary and Liquidity Line, and Proposals for Toolkit Reform-Revised Proposals

Adequacy of the Global Financial Safety Net-Review of the Flexible Credit Line and Precautionary and Liquidity Line, and Proposals for Toolkit Reform-Revised Proposals »

Volume/Issue: 2017/068

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Policy Development and Review Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498346153.007

ISBN: 9781498346153

Keywords: Financial safety nets, Lines of credit, Forward commitment capacity, Liquidity, Balance of payments need, FCL, PLL, credit line, SLS, toolkit

in the Fund's work stream on the Adequacy of the Global Financial Safety Net (GFSN). The paper follows the Executive Board's discussion of the Adequacy of the Global Financial Safety Net-Review of the Flexible Cred...

IMF Executive Board Approves New Two-Year US$88 Billion Flexible Credit Line Arrangement with Mexico

IMF Executive Board Approves New Two-Year US$88 Billion Flexible Credit Line Arrangement with Mexico »

Source: Mexico : Arrangement Under the Flexible Credit Line and Cancellation of Current Arrangement-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/355

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484330821

Keywords: Western Hemisphere, Mexico

Mexico's economy has exhibited resilience in the face of a complex external environment. The authorities have responded appropriately to the recent external shocks and demonstrated their commitment to macroeconomic...

Mexico
			: Arrangement Under the Flexible Credit Line and Cancellation of Current Arrangement-Press Release and Staff Report

Mexico : Arrangement Under the Flexible Credit Line and Cancellation of Current Arrangement-Press Release and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2017/355

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 November 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484330821.002

ISBN: 9781484330821

Keywords: Western Hemisphere, Mexico

Mexico's economy has exhibited resilience in the face of a complex external environment. The authorities have responded appropriately to the recent external shocks and demonstrated their commitment to macroeconomic...

Mexico: Arrangement Under the Flexible Credit Line and Cancellation of Current Arrangement

Mexico: Arrangement Under the Flexible Credit Line and Cancellation of Current Arrangement »

Source: Mexico : Arrangement Under the Flexible Credit Line and Cancellation of Current Arrangement-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/355

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484330821

Keywords: Western Hemisphere, Mexico

Mexico's economy has exhibited resilience in the face of a complex external environment. The authorities have responded appropriately to the recent external shocks and demonstrated their commitment to macroeconomic...

Mexico: Assessment of the Impact of the Proposed flexible Credit Line Arrangement on the Fund’s Finances and Liquidity Position

Mexico: Assessment of the Impact of the Proposed flexible Credit Line Arrangement on the Fund’s Finances and Liquidity Position »

Source: Mexico : Arrangement Under the Flexible Credit Line and Cancellation of Current Arrangement-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/355

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484330821

Keywords: Western Hemisphere, Mexico

Mexico's economy has exhibited resilience in the face of a complex external environment. The authorities have responded appropriately to the recent external shocks and demonstrated their commitment to macroeconomic...

IMF Executive Board Concludes the 2017 Article IV Consultation with Mexico

IMF Executive Board Concludes the 2017 Article IV Consultation with Mexico »

Source: Mexico : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/346

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484327586

Keywords: Mexico, Western Hemisphere

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights the Mexican economy's resilience in the face of a complex external environment. Output has continued to grow at a moderate pace while inflation has temporarily risen abo...

Mexico
			: 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report

Mexico : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2017/346

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484327586.002

ISBN: 9781484327586

Keywords: Mexico, Western Hemisphere

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights the Mexican economy's resilience in the face of a complex external environment. Output has continued to grow at a moderate pace while inflation has temporarily risen abo...

Mexico
			: Selected Issues and Analytical Notes

Mexico : Selected Issues and Analytical Notes »

Volume/Issue: 2017/347

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484327647.002

ISBN: 9781484327647

Keywords: Fiscal reforms, Oil production, Energy sector, Labor market reforms, Resource allocation, Productivity, Selected issues, Mexico

This Selected Issues paper assesses the economic impact of Mexico's structural reforms. The Mexican authorities have been implementing an ambitious structural reform agenda in a coordinated effort to lift productiv...

Mexico: 2017 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; and Staff Report

Mexico: 2017 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; and Staff Report »

Source: Mexico : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/346

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484327586

Keywords: Mexico, Western Hemisphere

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights the Mexican economy's resilience in the face of a complex external environment. Output has continued to grow at a moderate pace while inflation has temporarily risen abo...

Mexico: Selected Issues and Analytical Notes

Mexico: Selected Issues and Analytical Notes »

Source: Mexico : Selected Issues and Analytical Notes

Volume/Issue: 2017/347

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484327647

Keywords: Fiscal reforms, Oil production, Energy sector, Labor market reforms, Resource allocation, Productivity, Selected issues, Mexico

This Selected Issues paper assesses the economic impact of Mexico's structural reforms. The Mexican authorities have been implementing an ambitious structural reform agenda in a coordinated effort to lift productiv...

Mexico: Selected Issues and Analytical Notes

Mexico: Selected Issues and Analytical Notes »

Source: Mexico : Selected Issues and Analytical Notes

Volume/Issue: 2017/347

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484327647

Keywords: Fiscal reforms, Oil production, Energy sector, Labor market reforms, Resource allocation, Productivity, Selected issues, Mexico

This Selected Issues paper assesses the economic impact of Mexico's structural reforms. The Mexican authorities have been implementing an ambitious structural reform agenda in a coordinated effort to lift productiv...

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

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

Source: Mexico : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/346

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484327586

Keywords: Mexico, Western Hemisphere

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights the Mexican economy's resilience in the face of a complex external environment. Output has continued to grow at a moderate pace while inflation has temporarily risen abo...

Statement by the Staff Representative on Mexico, November 8, 2017

Statement by the Staff Representative on Mexico, November 8, 2017 »

Source: Mexico : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/346

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484327586

Keywords: Mexico, Western Hemisphere

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights the Mexican economy's resilience in the face of a complex external environment. Output has continued to grow at a moderate pace while inflation has temporarily risen abo...

IMF Executive Board Completes Review of Mexico’s Performance under the Flexible Credit Line Arrangement

IMF Executive Board Completes Review of Mexico’s Performance under the Flexible Credit Line Arrangement »

Source: Mexico : Review Under the Flexible Credit Line-Press Release; Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/129

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 May 2017

ISBN: 9781484301364

Keywords: Mexico, Western Hemisphere

This paper discusses Mexico's Review under the Flexible Credit Line. Mexico's very strong policies and policy frameworks have helped it navigate successfully a complex external environment characterized by the heig...

Mexico
			: Review Under the Flexible Credit Line-Press Release; Staff Report

Mexico : Review Under the Flexible Credit Line-Press Release; Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2017/129

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 May 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484301364.002

ISBN: 9781484301364

Keywords: Mexico, Western Hemisphere

This paper discusses Mexico's Review under the Flexible Credit Line. Mexico's very strong policies and policy frameworks have helped it navigate successfully a complex external environment characterized by the heig...

Mexico: Review Under the Flexible Credit Line Arrangement

Mexico: Review Under the Flexible Credit Line Arrangement »

Source: Mexico : Review Under the Flexible Credit Line-Press Release; Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/129

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 May 2017

ISBN: 9781484301364

Keywords: Mexico, Western Hemisphere

This paper discusses Mexico's Review under the Flexible Credit Line. Mexico's very strong policies and policy frameworks have helped it navigate successfully a complex external environment characterized by the heig...

Chapter 5. Barriers to Integration for Pension Funds

Chapter 5. Barriers to Integration for Pension Funds »

Source: Financial Integration in Latin America : A New Strategy for a New Normal

Series: Books

Author(s): Charles Enoch , Wouter Bossu , Carlos Caceres , and Diva Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2017

ISBN: 9781513520247

Keywords: Cross-border banking, Financial integration, Latin American regional banking, commodity supercycle, fragmentation, international banking system, growth, policymaking, Latin America, regional financial integration

Pension funds are becoming increasingly important in financial markets in the LA-7 (Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Panama, Peru, and Uruguay). The size of these pension funds has surpassed 17 percent of GD...

Chapter 3. Barriers to Integration in Banking

Chapter 3. Barriers to Integration in Banking »

Source: Financial Integration in Latin America : A New Strategy for a New Normal

Series: Books

Author(s): Charles Enoch , Wouter Bossu , Carlos Caceres , and Diva Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2017

ISBN: 9781513520247

Keywords: Cross-border banking, Financial integration, Latin American regional banking, commodity supercycle, fragmentation, international banking system, growth, policymaking, Latin America, regional financial integration

Banking systems are the largest financial intermediaries in the LA-7 countries (Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Panama, Peru, and Uruguay), amounting to about 100 percent of LA-7 GDP. Brazil’s banking syste...

Chapter 6. Barriers to Integration in Capital Markets

Chapter 6. Barriers to Integration in Capital Markets »

Source: Financial Integration in Latin America : A New Strategy for a New Normal

Series: Books

Author(s): Charles Enoch , Wouter Bossu , Carlos Caceres , and Diva Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2017

ISBN: 9781513520247

Keywords: Cross-border banking, Financial integration, Latin American regional banking, commodity supercycle, fragmentation, international banking system, growth, policymaking, Latin America, regional financial integration

Market capitalizations in the LA-7 (Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Panama, Peru, and Uruguay) are moderate in size by emerging market standards; however, continued growth and development will depend on imp...

Chapter 4. Barriers to Integration in the Insurance Sector

Chapter 4. Barriers to Integration in the Insurance Sector »

Source: Financial Integration in Latin America : A New Strategy for a New Normal

Series: Books

Author(s): Charles Enoch , Wouter Bossu , Carlos Caceres , and Diva Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2017

ISBN: 9781513520247

Keywords: Cross-border banking, Financial integration, Latin American regional banking, commodity supercycle, fragmentation, international banking system, growth, policymaking, Latin America, regional financial integration

In the countries that make up the LA-7 (Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Panama, Peru, and Uruguay), insurance penetration (measured by premiums in percent of GDP) remains low, ranging from 1 to 4 percentage...

Chapter 2. Benefits of More Global and Regional Financial Integration in Latin America

Chapter 2. Benefits of More Global and Regional Financial Integration in Latin America »

Source: Financial Integration in Latin America : A New Strategy for a New Normal

Series: Books

Author(s): Charles Enoch , Wouter Bossu , Carlos Caceres , and Diva Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2017

ISBN: 9781513520247

Keywords: Cross-border banking, Financial integration, Latin American regional banking, commodity supercycle, fragmentation, international banking system, growth, policymaking, Latin America, regional financial integration

After a period of endemic economic and financial crises during the 1980s to 1990s, many Latin American countries opened up their previously closed economies to international financial institutions at the tur...

Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 1. Introduction »

Source: Financial Integration in Latin America : A New Strategy for a New Normal

Series: Books

Author(s): Charles Enoch , Wouter Bossu , Carlos Caceres , and Diva Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2017

ISBN: 9781513520247

Keywords: Cross-border banking, Financial integration, Latin American regional banking, commodity supercycle, fragmentation, international banking system, growth, policymaking, Latin America, regional financial integration

Many factors indicate that now may be the time for Latin American economies to work toward greater regional financial integration. This would not be a substitute for wider integration in the world economy; s...

Chapter 7. Legal Barriers to Regional Financial Integration in Latin America

Chapter 7. Legal Barriers to Regional Financial Integration in Latin America »

Source: Financial Integration in Latin America : A New Strategy for a New Normal

Series: Books

Author(s): Charles Enoch , Wouter Bossu , Carlos Caceres , and Diva Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2017

ISBN: 9781513520247

Keywords: Cross-border banking, Financial integration, Latin American regional banking, commodity supercycle, fragmentation, international banking system, growth, policymaking, Latin America, regional financial integration

Legal frameworks shape the context in which economic transactions take place, both within a given economy and between economies. Laws and regulations allow private economic agents to establish and (re)organi...

Chapter 8. Regional Initiatives to Achieve Financial Integration

Chapter 8. Regional Initiatives to Achieve Financial Integration »

Source: Financial Integration in Latin America : A New Strategy for a New Normal

Series: Books

Author(s): Charles Enoch , Wouter Bossu , Carlos Caceres , and Diva Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2017

ISBN: 9781513520247

Keywords: Cross-border banking, Financial integration, Latin American regional banking, commodity supercycle, fragmentation, international banking system, growth, policymaking, Latin America, regional financial integration

This chapter takes stock of existing efforts at regional financial integration. Integration initiatives have a long history in Latin America; however, many have lost momentum after initial enthusiasm. This c...

Chapter 9. Risks and Mitigation for Financial Integration

Chapter 9. Risks and Mitigation for Financial Integration »

Source: Financial Integration in Latin America : A New Strategy for a New Normal

Series: Books

Author(s): Charles Enoch , Wouter Bossu , Carlos Caceres , and Diva Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2017

ISBN: 9781513520247

Keywords: Cross-border banking, Financial integration, Latin American regional banking, commodity supercycle, fragmentation, international banking system, growth, policymaking, Latin America, regional financial integration

Financial integration and the resulting interconnections among financial and nonfinancial institutions provide benefits and risks for countries. As articulated in earlier chapters in this book, financial int...

Financial Integration in Latin America
			: A New Strategy for a New Normal

Financial Integration in Latin America : A New Strategy for a New Normal »

Series: Books

Author(s): Charles Enoch , Wouter Bossu , Carlos Caceres , and Diva Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513520247.071

ISBN: 9781513520247

Keywords: Cross-border banking, Financial integration, Latin American regional banking, commodity supercycle, fragmentation, international banking system, growth, policymaking, Latin America, regional financial integration

With growth slowing across much of the Latin America as a result of the end of the commodity supercycle and economic rebalancing in China, as well as fragmentation of the international banking system, policies to s...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Financial Integration in Latin America : A New Strategy for a New Normal

Series: Books

Author(s): Charles Enoch , Wouter Bossu , Carlos Caceres , and Diva Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2017

ISBN: 9781513520247

Keywords: Cross-border banking, Financial integration, Latin American regional banking, commodity supercycle, fragmentation, international banking system, growth, policymaking, Latin America, regional financial integration

With growth slowing across much of the Latin America as a result of the end of the commodity supercycle and economic rebalancing in China, as well as fragmentation of the international banking system, policies to s...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Financial Integration in Latin America : A New Strategy for a New Normal

Series: Books

Author(s): Charles Enoch , Wouter Bossu , Carlos Caceres , and Diva Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2017

ISBN: 9781513520247

Keywords: Cross-border banking, Financial integration, Latin American regional banking, commodity supercycle, fragmentation, international banking system, growth, policymaking, Latin America, regional financial integration

With growth slowing across much of the Latin America as a result of the end of the commodity supercycle and economic rebalancing in China, as well as fragmentation of the international banking system, policies to s...

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...

Spillovers from U.S. Monetary Policy Normalization on Brazil and Mexico's Sovereign Bond Yields

Spillovers from U.S. Monetary Policy Normalization on Brazil and Mexico's Sovereign Bond Yields »

Volume/Issue: 2017/50

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Carlos Góes , Herman Kamil , Phil De Imus , Mercedes Garcia-Escribano , Roberto Perrelli , Shaun Roache , and Jeremy Zook

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 March 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475586077.001

ISBN: 9781475586077

Keywords: Western Hemisphere, Brazil, Mexico, QE, tapering, local-currency sovereign bond yields, vector error correction models, General

This paper examines the transmission of changes in the U.S. monetary policy to localcurrency sovereign bond yields of Brazil and Mexico. Using vector error-correction models, we find that the U.S. 10-year bond yiel...

Spillovers from U.S. Monetary Policy Normalization on Brazil and Mexico's Sovereign Bond Yields

Spillovers from U.S. Monetary Policy Normalization on Brazil and Mexico's Sovereign Bond Yields »

Source: Spillovers from U.S. Monetary Policy Normalization on Brazil and Mexico's Sovereign Bond Yields

Volume/Issue: 2017/50

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Carlos Góes , Herman Kamil , Phil De Imus , Mercedes Garcia-Escribano , Roberto Perrelli , Shaun Roache , and Jeremy Zook

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 March 2017

ISBN: 9781475586077

Keywords: Western Hemisphere, Brazil, Mexico, QE, tapering, local-currency sovereign bond yields, vector error correction models, General

This paper examines the transmission of changes in the U.S. monetary policy to localcurrency sovereign bond yields of Brazil and Mexico. Using vector error-correction models, we find that the U.S. 10-year bond yiel...

Financial Deepening in Mexico1

Financial Deepening in Mexico1 »

Source: Financial Deepening in Mexico

Volume/Issue: 2017/19

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Herman , and Alexander Klemm

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475572926

Keywords: Credit, Mexico, Financial sector, Banks, Credit expansion, Financial intermediation, Business cycles, Mexico; Credit gap; credit growth; financial development.

International comparisons reveal that-even controlling for a host of explanatory factors-credit depth is exceptionally low in Mexico. Using panel data methods linking credit growth and fundamentals, this paper esti...

Financial Deepening in Mexico

Financial Deepening in Mexico »

Volume/Issue: 2017/19

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Herman , and Alexander Klemm

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 January 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475572926.001

ISBN: 9781475572926

Keywords: Credit, Mexico, Financial sector, Banks, Credit expansion, Financial intermediation, Business cycles, Mexico; Credit gap; credit growth; financial development.

International comparisons reveal that-even controlling for a host of explanatory factors-credit depth is exceptionally low in Mexico. Using panel data methods linking credit growth and fundamentals, this paper esti...

IMF Policy Paper: IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with Mexico
On November

IMF Policy Paper: IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with Mexico On November »

Source: Mexico : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Informational Annex

Volume/Issue: 2016/359

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475556025

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Public debt, Fiscal policy, Labor markets, Women, Monetary policy, Financial sector, Financial stability, Debt sustainability analysis

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that Mexico has navigated successfully a complex external environment, characterized by heightened global financial-market volatility. The economy continues to grow at a...

IMF Policy Paper: Mexico - Financial System Stability Assessment

IMF Policy Paper: Mexico - Financial System Stability Assessment »

Source: Mexico : Financial System Stability Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2016/361

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475556384

Keywords: Financial system stability assessment, Financial sector, Banks, Nonbank financial sector, Financial institutions, Bank supervision, Financial safety nets, Deposit insurance, Stress testing, Economic indicators

This paper discusses the findings and recommendations made in the Financial System Stability Assessment for Mexico. Mexico's economic fundamentals are strong. The medium-term outlook for the Mexican economy foresee...

Mexico
			: Financial System Stability Assessment

Mexico : Financial System Stability Assessment »

Volume/Issue: 2016/361

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 November 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475556384.002

ISBN: 9781475556384

Keywords: Financial system stability assessment, Financial sector, Banks, Nonbank financial sector, Financial institutions, Bank supervision, Financial safety nets, Deposit insurance, Stress testing, Economic indicators

This paper discusses the findings and recommendations made in the Financial System Stability Assessment for Mexico. Mexico's economic fundamentals are strong. The medium-term outlook for the Mexican economy foresee...

Mexico
			: Selected Issues

Mexico : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2016/360

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 November 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475556032.002

ISBN: 9781475556032

Keywords: Economic condition