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Regional Economic Outlook, May 2010, Western Hemisphere
			: Taking Advantage of Tailwinds

Regional Economic Outlook, May 2010, Western Hemisphere : Taking Advantage of Tailwinds »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 May 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589069213.086

ISBN: 9781589069213

Keywords: commodity prices, capital inflows, domestic demand, exchange rate, commodity exporters

A multispeed global recovery is under way, with some emerging markets in the lead and the major advanced economies growing more slowly. This macroeconomic setting has brought a return to easy global financial condi...

Regional Economic Outlook, May 2014, Western Hemisphere

Regional Economic Outlook, May 2014, Western Hemisphere »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 April 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484360118.086

ISBN: 9781484360118

Keywords: bond yields, bond, fiscal policy, commodity prices, commodity exporters

The five Regional Economic Outlooks published biannually by the IMF cover Asia and Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Central Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and the Western Hemisphere. In each volume, recent econo...

Regional Economic Outlook, May 2009, Western Hemisphere
			: Stronger Fundamentals Pay Off

Regional Economic Outlook, May 2009, Western Hemisphere : Stronger Fundamentals Pay Off »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 May 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589068438.086

ISBN: 9781589068438

Keywords: foreign banks, banking, foreign bank, commodity prices, banking systems

The global crisis that began in advanced economies has sent severe shocks around the world, posing a test to the economies of Latin America and the Caribbean. The good news is that during this decade the region has...

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2008, Western Hemisphere

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2008, Western Hemisphere »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589067165.086

ISBN: 9781589067165

Keywords: inflation, commodity prices, monetary policy, terms of trade, inflation-targeting

The main focus of this report is the outlook for the region in the face of the downturn now projected for the U.S. economy and the continuing risks that affect the global outlook. Overall the region is better place...

Regional Economic Outlook, November 2007, Western Hemisphere

Regional Economic Outlook, November 2007, Western Hemisphere »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589066724.086

ISBN: 9781589066724

Keywords: inflation, commodity prices, capital inflows, financial sector, bond

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...

Regional Economic Outlook, November 2006, Western Hemisphere

Regional Economic Outlook, November 2006, Western Hemisphere »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065949.086

ISBN: 9781589065949

Keywords: fiscal impulse, commodity prices, public debt, fiscal policy, fiscal impulses

This Western Hemisphere Regional Economic Outlook covers the United States, Canada, Latin America, and the Caribbean. The report reviews recent economic developments, discusses the economic outlook, and outlines ri...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2015: Western Hemisphere Department
			: Adjusting Under Pressure

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2015: Western Hemisphere Department : Adjusting Under Pressure »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 October 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513575209.086

ISBN: 9781513575209

Keywords: Trade integration, Fiscal consolidation, Commodity prices, Exchange rate flexibility, interest, trade, exchange, interest rates, financial development

Economies in the Western Hemisphere are generally seeing a slowdown in growth. The U.S. economy regained momentum after a slow start at the beginning of the year, while in Latin America and the Caribbean economic a...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2011, Western Hemisphere
			: Shifting Winds, New Policy Challenges

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2011, Western Hemisphere : Shifting Winds, New Policy Challenges »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 November 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616351304.086

ISBN: 9781616351304

Keywords: terms of trade, commodity prices, inflation, terms of trade shocks, fiscal consolidation

Despite the recent deterioration in the global economic environment, projections for the region involve only a modest worsening of the outlook. The October 2011 Regional Economic Outlook: Western Hemisphere caution...

Who’s Driving Whom? Analyzing External and Intra-Regional Linkages in the Americas

Who’s Driving Whom? Analyzing External and Intra-Regional Linkages in the Americas »

Source: Who's Driving Whom? Analyzing External and Intra-Regional Linkages in the Americas

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Jeronimo Zettelmeyer , Martin Mühleisen , and Shaun Roache

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 October 2008

ISBN: 9781589067882

Keywords: inflation, bond, commodity prices, spillovers, interest rates

In a global economy beset by concerns over a growth recession, financial volatility, and rising inflation, countries in the Western Hemisphere have been among the few bright spots in recent years. This has not come...

Perspectives de l'économie mondiale, Avril 2009
			: Crise et reprise

Perspectives de l'économie mondiale, Avril 2009 : Crise et reprise »

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 June 2009

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589068308.081

ISBN: 9781589068308

Keywords: recessions, recession, emerging economies, financial crisis, financial crises, banking, capital flows, private capital flows, commodity prices, capital inflows

This edition of the World Economic Outlook explores how a dramatic escalation of the financial crisis in September 2008 provoked an unprecedented contraction of activity and trade, despite active policy responses....