Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Leandro Medina
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 August 2010
Keywords: procyclicality, fiscal positions, exporting countries, price fluctuations, National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: General,
The recent boom and bust in commodity prices has raised concerns about the impact of volatile commodity prices on Latin American countries' fiscal positions. Using a novel quarterly data set-which includes unique c...