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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...

Public Financial Management in Latin America
			: The Key to Efficiency and Transparency

Public Financial Management in Latin America : The Key to Efficiency and Transparency »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 January 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781597822268.071

ISBN: 9781597822268

Keywords: Public financial management, Latin America, accounting, cost, budget, procurement, debt

In recent years, the countries of Latin America have embraced reforms in public financial management and have made many important advances-however, many challenges remain. This book brings together IMF and IDB staf...

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...

Stabilization and Reform in Latin America
			: A Macroeconomic Perspective of the Experience Since the 1990s

Stabilization and Reform in Latin America : A Macroeconomic Perspective of the Experience Since the 1990s »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Agnes Belaisch , Charles Collyns , Paula De Masi , Guy Meredith , Anoop Singh , Reva Krieger , and Robert Rennhack

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589062504.084

ISBN: 9781589062504

Keywords: Economic reforms, Economic recovery, Latin America, exchange rate, inflation, banking, exchange rate regimes, dollarization

This study examines external and domestic influences on Latin America's economic performance over the past decade and a half. It notes that over the past few years, macroeconomic policies have strengthened and stru...

Fiscal Policy in Latin America over the Cycle

Fiscal Policy in Latin America over the Cycle »

Source: Fiscal Policy in Latin America over the Cycle

Volume/Issue: 2014/59

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Klemm

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2014

ISBN: 9781475516470

Keywords: business cycle, Latin America, fiscal balance, tax rates, government spending, fiscal balances, General, Deficit, Latin America.,

This paper provides an analysis of the cyclical stance of fiscal policy in Latin America. Its contributions include developing a new measure of the cyclicality of fiscal policy, careful analysis of the statistical...

The Role of Fiscal Policy in Sustainable Stabilization

The Role of Fiscal Policy in Sustainable Stabilization »

Source: The Role of Fiscal Policy in Sustainable Stabilization : Evidence From Latin America

Volume/Issue: 1997/94

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gerd Schwartz , and Teresa Ter-Minassian

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1997

ISBN: 9781451950786

Keywords: Stabilization, Latin America, inflation, fiscal adjustment, tax revenue, inflation tax

This paper reviews the role of fiscal policy in a number of stabilization programs in Latin America since the early 1980s. The paper highlights the importance of sustainable fiscal adjustment in stabilization effor...

Western Hemisphere

Western Hemisphere »

Source: Western Hemisphere : A Survey of Gender Budgeting Efforts

Volume/Issue: 2016/153

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lucía Pérez Fragoso , and Corina Rodríguez Enríquez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 July 2016

ISBN: 9781475520040

Keywords: Gender budgeting, fiscal policy and administration, Latin America, gender inequality

Gender budgeting is an approach to fiscal policy and administration that integrates considerations of women's equality and advancement into the budget. Latin American countries have undertaken diverse gender budget...

Central Banking in Latin America

Central Banking in Latin America »

Source: Central Banking in Latin America : The Way Forward

Volume/Issue: 2016/197

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yan Carriere-Swallow , Luis I. Jacome H. , Nicolas Magud , and Alejandro Werner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2016

ISBN: 9781475543353

Keywords: Central Banking, Monetary Policy, Macroprudential Policy, Latin America.

Latin America's central banks have made substantial progress towards delivering an environment of price stability that is supportive of sustainable economic growth. We review these achievements, and discuss remaini...

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...

Challenges for Central Banking
			: Perspectives from Latin America

Challenges for Central Banking : Perspectives from Latin America »

Series: Books

Author(s): Luis I. Jacome H. , Yan Carriere-Swallow , Hamid Faruqee , and Krishna Srinivasan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513591766.071

ISBN: 9781513591766

Keywords: central banking, Latin America, monetary independence, economic integration, term premium, monetary policy, forward guidance, macroprudential policies, monetary frameworks, reserve requirements

In the wake of the 2008-09 global financial crisis, central banking and monetary policy in many corners of the world came under intense pressure and entered unchartered waters. The breadth and scale of central ban...