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Caribbean Growth in an International Perspective

Caribbean Growth in an International Perspective »

Source: Caribbean Growth in an International Perspective : The Role of Tourism and Size

Volume/Issue: 2012/235

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nita Thacker , Sebastian Acevedo Mejia , and Roberto Perrelli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 September 2012

ISBN: 9781475510898

Keywords: size, growth, tfp, growth accounting, gdp growth, Models with Panel Data, General,

After earlier success, growth performance in most Caribbean countries has been disappointing since the early 1990s. With slower growth, output has fallen behind that of relevant comparator countries. This paper ana...

Macroeconomic Fluctuations in the Caribbean

Macroeconomic Fluctuations in the Caribbean »

Source: Macroeconomic Fluctuations in the Caribbean : The Role of Climatic and External Shocks

Volume/Issue: 2009/159

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sebastian Sosa , and Paul Cashin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2009

ISBN: 9781451873061

Keywords: Business cycle, VAR, block exogeneity, Eastern Caribbean, gdp growth, real gdp, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Time-Series Models, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

This paper develops country-specific VAR models with block exogeneity restrictions to analyze how exogenous factors affect business cycles in the Eastern Caribbean. It finds that external shocks play a key role, ex...

Debt, Growth and Natural Disasters A Caribbean Trilogy

Debt, Growth and Natural Disasters A Caribbean Trilogy »

Source: Debt, Growth and Natural Disasters A Caribbean Trilogy

Volume/Issue: 2014/125

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sebastian Acevedo Mejia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498337601

Keywords: Panel VAR with exogenous variables, natural disasters, growth, disasters, disaster, storms, Time-Series Models, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, General, Caribbean.,

This paper seeks to determine the effects that natural disasters have on per capita GDP and on the debt to GDP ratio in the Caribbean. Two types of natural disasters are studied -storms and floods- given their prev...

Exogenous Shocks and Growth Crises in Low-Income Countries

Exogenous Shocks and Growth Crises in Low-Income Countries »

Source: Exogenous Shocks and Growth Crises in Low-Income Countries : A Vulnerability Index

Volume/Issue: 2012/264

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Era Dabla-Norris , and Yasemin Bal-Gunduz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 November 2012

ISBN: 9781475528510

Keywords: Vulnerability index, growth crises, low-income countries, real gdp, gdp growth, gdp per capita, trading partners, exchange rate regime, Discrete Regression and Qualitative Choice Models, Economic Growth of Open Economies

This paper develops a new index which provides early warning signals of a growth crisis in the event of large external shocks in low-income countries. Multivariate regression analysis and a univariate signaling app...

Caribbean Energy

Caribbean Energy »

Source: Caribbean Energy : Macro-Related Challenges

Volume/Issue: 2016/53

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Arnold McIntyre , Ahmed El-Ashram , Marcio Ronci , Julien Reynaud , Natasha Che , Ke Wang , Sebastian Acevedo Mejia , and Mark Lutz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513560908

Keywords: Energy Reform, Oil Price Shocks, Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, PPP, energy, oil, electricity, investments, investment

High energy costs contribute to dampening Caribbean competitiveness and potential growth. This paper overviews power sector challenges and takes stock of national and regional strategies to address them. It present...

Caribbean Growth in an International Perspective
			: The Role of Tourism and Size

Caribbean Growth in an International Perspective : The Role of Tourism and Size »

Volume/Issue: 2012/235

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nita Thacker , Sebastian Acevedo Mejia , and Roberto Perrelli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 September 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475510898.001

ISBN: 9781475510898

Keywords: size, growth, tfp, growth accounting, gdp growth, Models with Panel Data, General,

After earlier success, growth performance in most Caribbean countries has been disappointing since the early 1990s. With slower growth, output has fallen behind that of relevant comparator countries. This paper ana...

Macroeconomic Fluctuations in the Caribbean
			: The Role of Climatic and External Shocks

Macroeconomic Fluctuations in the Caribbean : The Role of Climatic and External Shocks »

Volume/Issue: 2009/159

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sebastian Sosa , and Paul Cashin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451873061.001

ISBN: 9781451873061

Keywords: Business cycle, VAR, block exogeneity, Eastern Caribbean, gdp growth, real gdp, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Time-Series Models, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

This paper develops country-specific VAR models with block exogeneity restrictions to analyze how exogenous factors affect business cycles in the Eastern Caribbean. It finds that external shocks play a key role, ex...

Debt, Growth and Natural Disasters A Caribbean Trilogy

Debt, Growth and Natural Disasters A Caribbean Trilogy »

Volume/Issue: 2014/125

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sebastian Acevedo Mejia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498337601.001

ISBN: 9781498337601

Keywords: Panel VAR with exogenous variables, natural disasters, growth, disasters, disaster, storms, Time-Series Models, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, General, Caribbean.,

This paper seeks to determine the effects that natural disasters have on per capita GDP and on the debt to GDP ratio in the Caribbean. Two types of natural disasters are studied -storms and floods- given their prev...

Exogenous Shocks and Growth Crises in Low-Income Countries
			: A Vulnerability Index

Exogenous Shocks and Growth Crises in Low-Income Countries : A Vulnerability Index »

Volume/Issue: 2012/264

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Era Dabla-Norris , and Yasemin Bal-Gunduz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 November 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475528510.001

ISBN: 9781475528510

Keywords: Vulnerability index, growth crises, low-income countries, real gdp, gdp growth, gdp per capita, trading partners, exchange rate regime, Discrete Regression and Qualitative Choice Models, Economic Growth of Open Economies

This paper develops a new index which provides early warning signals of a growth crisis in the event of large external shocks in low-income countries. Multivariate regression analysis and a univariate signaling app...

Caribbean Energy
			: Macro-Related Challenges

Caribbean Energy : Macro-Related Challenges »

Volume/Issue: 2016/53

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Arnold McIntyre , Ahmed El-Ashram , Marcio Ronci , Julien Reynaud , Natasha Che , Ke Wang , Sebastian Acevedo Mejia , and Mark Lutz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513560908.001

ISBN: 9781513560908

Keywords: Energy Reform, Oil Price Shocks, Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, PPP, energy, oil, electricity, investments, investment

High energy costs contribute to dampening Caribbean competitiveness and potential growth. This paper overviews power sector challenges and takes stock of national and regional strategies to address them. It present...