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Recent Activity: International Monetary Fund

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Source: Finance & Development, September 1969

Volume/Issue: 6/3

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1969

ISBN: 9781616352950

Keywords: monetary fund, discounted cash flow, cash flow, international finance corporation

This paper discusses infrastructure development and building of roads in Honduras. The paper highlights that in countries with backward transportation systems, the concept of 'road' takes on an almost philosophical...

Recent Activity: International Bank for Reconstruction and Development International Development Association International Finance Corporation

Recent Activity: International Bank for Reconstruction and Development International Development Association International Finance Corporation »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1969

Volume/Issue: 6/3

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1969

ISBN: 9781616352950

Keywords: monetary fund, discounted cash flow, cash flow, international finance corporation

This paper discusses infrastructure development and building of roads in Honduras. The paper highlights that in countries with backward transportation systems, the concept of 'road' takes on an almost philosophical...

Capítulo 5: La posición fiscal: Perspectivas y opciones de ajuste

Capítulo 5: La posición fiscal: Perspectivas y opciones de ajuste »

Source: Centroamérica, Panamá y la República Dominicana : Desafíos tras la crisis mundial de 2008-09

Series: Books

Author(s): Marco Pinon , Alejandro Lopez Mejia , M. (Mario) Garza , and Fernando Delgado

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 December 2012

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781475513134

Apoyándose en una posición fiscal relativamente sólida lograda tras un período de consolidación, la región de Centroamérica, Panamá y la República Dominicana (CAPRD) hizo frente a la crisis mundial de 2008–0...

Latest data: Military expenditures stabilize during 1999; variations persist in different regions

Latest data: Military expenditures stabilize during 1999; variations persist in different regions »

Source: IMF Survey : Volume 29, Issue 10

Volume/Issue: 29/10

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451931907

Keywords: emerging market, market countries, financial system, debt relief

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

What is Behind Latin America’s Declining Income Inequality?*

What is Behind Latin America’s Declining Income Inequality?* »

Source: What is Behind Latin America's Declining Income Inequality?

Volume/Issue: 2014/124

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Evridiki Tsounta , and Anayochukwu Osueke

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498378581

Keywords: Gini, emerging economies, Kuznets, gini coefficient, kuznets curve, declining inequality, Personal Income and Wealth Distribution, Equity, Justice, Inequality

Income inequality in Latin America has declined during the last decade, in contrast to the experience in many other emerging and developed regions. However, Latin America remains the most unequal region in the worl...

Publications from the Western Hemisphere Department, April 2017–March 2018

Publications from the Western Hemisphere Department, April 2017–March 2018 »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Western Hemisphere Department : Seizing the Momentum

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339879

Departmental Paper No. 18/05...

Trade Openness and Volatility

Trade Openness and Volatility »

Source: Trade Openness and Volatility

Volume/Issue: 2008/146

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrei Levchenko , and Julian Di Giovanni

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9781451870046

Keywords: Output Volatility, Specialization, Comovement, Sector-Level Data, trade openness, aggregate volatility, correlation, equation, output growth,

This paper examines the mechanisms through which output volatility is related to trade openness using an industry-level panel dataset of manufacturing production and trade. The main results are threefold. First, se...

Migration and Remittances in Latin America and the Caribbean

Migration and Remittances in Latin America and the Caribbean »

Source: Migration and Remittances in Latin America and the Caribbean : Engines of Growth and Macroeconomic Stabilizers?

Volume/Issue: 2017/144

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kimberly Beaton , Svetlana Cerovic , Misael Galdamez , Metodij Hadzi-Vaskov , Franz Loyola , Zsoka Koczan , Bogdan Lissovolik , Jan Martijn , Yulia Ustyugova , and Joyce Wong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 June 2017

ISBN: 9781484303641

Keywords: Dominica, Dominican Republic, Caribbean, Costa Rica, Antigua and Barbuda, Asia and Pacific, Bahamas, The, Barbados, Belize, El Salvador

Outward migration has been an important phenomenon for countries in Latin American and the Caribbean (LAC), particularly those in Central America and the Caribbean. This paper examines recent trends in outward migr...