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Managing Financial Crises
			: Recent Experience and Lessons for Latin America

Managing Financial Crises : Recent Experience and Lessons for Latin America »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): G. Kincaid , and Charles Collyns

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589062085.084

ISBN: 9781589062085

Keywords: Latin America, monetary policy, inflation, banking, debt restructuring, central bank

This paper seeks to draw lessons from the IMF's experience in handling financial crises around the globe over the past ten years that are relevant to the challenges faced by countries in Latin America, especially i...

Inflation Performance and Constitutional Central Bank Independence

Inflation Performance and Constitutional Central Bank Independence »

Source: Inflation Performance and Constitutional Central Bank Independence : Evidence From Latin America and the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2003/53

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eva Gutierrez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2003

ISBN: 9781451847406

Keywords: Latin American countries, central bank, monetary fund,

This paper explores the relationship between the constitutional entrenchment of central bank independence and inflation performance. Empirical studies for developing countries have not found a relationship between...

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2005/75

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luis Jácome , and Francisco Vazquez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2005

ISBN: 9781451860948

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

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

Legal Central Bank Independence and Inflation in Latin America During the 1990s

Legal Central Bank Independence and Inflation in Latin America During the 1990s »

Source: Legal Central Bank Independence and Inflation in Latin America During the 1990s

Volume/Issue: 2001/212

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luis Jácome

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2001

ISBN: 9781451874891

Keywords: Central bank independence, Latin American countries, central bank, monetary fund, Independence,

This paper reviews central banks’ legal reform in Latin America during the 1990s and discusses the status of central bank independence in the region. Based on this information, it builds a simplified index o...

I Overview

I Overview »

Source: Managing Financial Crises : Recent Experience and Lessons for Latin America

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): G. Kincaid , and Charles Collyns

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2003

ISBN: 9781589062085

Keywords: Latin America, monetary policy, inflation, banking, debt restructuring, central bank

As 2001 came to a close and during the opening days of 2002, Argentina slipped into a crisis of unprecedented scope, magnitude, and complexity. The government made a forced exit from the longstanding currenc...

II Assessing Crisis Vulnerabilities in Latin America

II Assessing Crisis Vulnerabilities in Latin America »

Source: Managing Financial Crises : Recent Experience and Lessons for Latin America

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): G. Kincaid , and Charles Collyns

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2003

ISBN: 9781589062085

Keywords: Latin America, monetary policy, inflation, banking, debt restructuring, central bank

Financial crises generally result from a combination of balance sheet fragilities and an inability—perceived or real—to mount an effective policy response. The precise mix of these factors differs across cri...

III Macroeconomic Consequences of a Financial Crisis

III Macroeconomic Consequences of a Financial Crisis »

Source: Managing Financial Crises : Recent Experience and Lessons for Latin America

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): G. Kincaid , and Charles Collyns

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2003

ISBN: 9781589062085

Keywords: Latin America, monetary policy, inflation, banking, debt restructuring, central bank

In designing an appropriate response to a financial crisis, it is essential to assess the probable macroeconomic consequences, notably the effects on economic activity and inflation. This sectio...

IV Reestablishing a Credible Nominal Anchor After a Financial Crisis

IV Reestablishing a Credible Nominal Anchor After a Financial Crisis »

Source: Managing Financial Crises : Recent Experience and Lessons for Latin America

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): G. Kincaid , and Charles Collyns

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2003

ISBN: 9781589062085

Keywords: Latin America, monetary policy, inflation, banking, debt restructuring, central bank

This section examines how to achieve monetary policy credibility and price stability after a financial crisis. 1 The experience of recent cases suggests that mo...

V Dealing with Banking Crises in Dollarized Economies

V Dealing with Banking Crises in Dollarized Economies »

Source: Managing Financial Crises : Recent Experience and Lessons for Latin America

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): G. Kincaid , and Charles Collyns

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2003

ISBN: 9781589062085

Keywords: Latin America, monetary policy, inflation, banking, debt restructuring, central bank

This section discusses the resolution of banking sector problems in the context of partially dollarized economies. 1 This issue emerged forcefully during the re...

VI Public Debt Dynamics and Fiscal Adjustment

VI Public Debt Dynamics and Fiscal Adjustment »

Source: Managing Financial Crises : Recent Experience and Lessons for Latin America

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): G. Kincaid , and Charles Collyns

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2003

ISBN: 9781589062085

Keywords: Latin America, monetary policy, inflation, banking, debt restructuring, central bank

Paying careful attention to public debt dynamics can provide advance warning of potential solvency and liquidity problems. The IMF’s new debt sustainability framework can make an effective contr...