Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): A. Salehizadeh , Peter Berezin , and Elcior Santana
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 November 2002
Keywords: growth, diversification, risk-sharing, export earnings, service exports, aggregate consumption, export diversification, trade liberalization, General,
It is typically assumed that countries in the Caribbean suffer from a lack of output and export diversification. Contrary to this popular perception, we find no evidence that output variability is higher in Caribbe...