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Regional Economic Outlook, October 2010, Western Hemisphere
			: Heating Up in the South, Cooler in the North

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2010, Western Hemisphere : Heating Up in the South, Cooler in the North »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589069534.086

ISBN: 9781589069534

Keywords: reserve requirements, bond, central bank, international financial statistics, financial system

Heating Up in the South, Cooler in the North broadly describes the economic scene for the Western Hemisphere. The report emphasizes how a mixed environment--with slow recovery in the United States and other advance...

Perspectivas Econômicas, November 2007
			: As Américas

Perspectivas Econômicas, November 2007 : As Américas »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 November 2007

Language: Portuguese

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589066960.086

ISBN: 9781589066960

Keywords: inflation, commodity prices, capital inflows, financial sector, bond, expenditure, financial institutions, bank credit, expenditures, financial markets

In spite of a slower U.S. economy and recent market turbulence, growth in the Latin America and Caribbean region has continued at a robust pace. This reports explores the resilience of the LAC region to external sh...

IMF Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics
			: Annual Report 1996

IMF Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics : Annual Report 1996 »

Series: Balance of Payments Statistics

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 February 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557756367.044

ISBN: 9781557756367

Keywords: statistics, survey, balance of payments, current account, statisticians, foreign exchange, portfolio investment, balance of payments data, investment income, foreign exchange reserves

This annual report of the IMF Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics discusses the Committee's activities during 1996 and outlines its future work program....

1. Global, U.S., and Canadian Outlook

1. Global, U.S., and Canadian Outlook »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2010, Western Hemisphere : Heating Up in the South, Cooler in the North

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2010

ISBN: 9781589069534

Keywords: reserve requirements, bond, central bank, international financial statistics, financial system

The global economic recovery is proceeding, although signs of some moderation of growth are emerging, especially in advanced economies. The upswing in advanced economies is still muted amid bala...

2. Latin America and the Caribbean: Recent Developments and Outlook

2. Latin America and the Caribbean: Recent Developments and Outlook »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2010, Western Hemisphere : Heating Up in the South, Cooler in the North

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2010

ISBN: 9781589069534

Keywords: reserve requirements, bond, central bank, international financial statistics, financial system

The economic recovery in the region has been stronger than previously anticipated for 2010, but also more divergent across countries. Growth in economies more advanced in the recovery—mainly in...

3. Looking at the Last Credit Cycle to Better Manage the Next One

3. Looking at the Last Credit Cycle to Better Manage the Next One »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2010, Western Hemisphere : Heating Up in the South, Cooler in the North

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2010

ISBN: 9781589069534

Keywords: reserve requirements, bond, central bank, international financial statistics, financial system

The main financial challenge in Latin America is to increase financial depth safely, without exacerbating economic cycles. In recent years, firms and households increased their access to bank cr...

4. Macroprudential Tools in Latin America: A Primer

4. Macroprudential Tools in Latin America: A Primer »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2010, Western Hemisphere : Heating Up in the South, Cooler in the North

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2010

ISBN: 9781589069534

Keywords: reserve requirements, bond, central bank, international financial statistics, financial system

The global crisis has highlighted the need to attach greater importance to systemic risk in policy analysis and incorporate a macroprudential perspective in policymaking. This need is especially...

5. A Cross-Country Perspective on Growth in the Caribbean: The Role of Tourism and Debt

5. A Cross-Country Perspective on Growth in the Caribbean: The Role of Tourism and Debt »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2010, Western Hemisphere : Heating Up in the South, Cooler in the North

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2010

ISBN: 9781589069534

Keywords: reserve requirements, bond, central bank, international financial statistics, financial system

After earlier success, growth performance in most Caribbean countries has been disappointing since the early 1990s. Growth has slowed, in many cases to less than that of relevant comparator coun...

Regional Financial Spillovers Across Europe

Regional Financial Spillovers Across Europe »

Source: Regional Financial Spillovers Across Europe : A Global VAR Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2009/23

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Silvia Sgherri , and Alessandro Galesi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2009

ISBN: 9781451871708

Keywords: Global VAR, Macro-Financial Linkages, International Financial Spillovers, equity prices, statistics, error variance, cointegration, bootstrap,

The recent financial crisis raises important issues about the transmission of financial shocks across borders. In this paper, a global vector autoregressive (GVAR) model is constructed to assess the relevance of in...

Exits from Heavily Managed Exchange Rate Regimes

Exits from Heavily Managed Exchange Rate Regimes »

Source: Exits from Heavily Managed Exchange Rate Regimes

Volume/Issue: 2005/39

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Enrica Detragiache , Eisuke Okada , and Ashoka Mody

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2005

ISBN: 9781451860580

Keywords: orderly and disorderly exits, exchange rate, real exchange rate, international financial statistics, exchange rate regime, exchange rate regimes, International Lending and Debt Problems, orderly, and disorderly exits,

A widely held nostrum is that countries should exit heavily managed exchange rate regimes when the going is good, rather than when the exchange rate is under pressure to depreciate. Have countries followed this adv...