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Honduras

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Source: Honduras : Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Completion Point Document

Volume/Issue: 2005/386

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2005

ISBN: 9781451817133

Keywords: debt service, debt relief, external debt, debt sustainability, commercial creditors

The paper discusses the consideration of Honduras's Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC). The interim relief provided under the enhanced HIPC Initiative has allowed the government to incre...

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...

Cataclysms and Currencies

Cataclysms and Currencies »

Source: Cataclysms and Currencies : Does the Exchange Rate Regime Matter for Real Shocks?

Volume/Issue: 2005/85

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rodney Ramcharan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2005

ISBN: 9781451861044

Keywords: Exchange rate, shocks, exchange rate regime, per capita income, exchange rate regimes, gross capital formation, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance,

Does the choice of exchange rate regime affect the way an economy's adjustment to real shocks? Exploiting the randomness of natural shocks, this paper assesses empirically the often contrasting answers found in the...

Commodity Price Shocks and Fiscal Outcomes

Commodity Price Shocks and Fiscal Outcomes »

Source: Commodity Price Shocks and Fiscal Outcomes

Volume/Issue: 2012/112

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Issouf Samaké , and Nicola Spatafora

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2012

ISBN: 9781475503333

Keywords: Commodity Booms, export prices, commodity export, commodity exporters, exporters, import prices, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance: General,

The experience of developing countries over 1990-2010 indicates that commodity prices have a significant impact on fiscal outcomes. Both revenue and expenditure rise in response to commodity (import or export) pric...

Capítulo 3: El desafío de estimular el crecimiento

Capítulo 3: El desafío de estimular el crecimiento »

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

En este capítulo se investigan las reformas que Centroamérica, Panamá y la República Dominicana (CAPRD) 1 podrían emprender para mejorar su crecimiento económico a mediano y largo...

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...

La pobreza y los programas respaldados por el FMI: La experiencia de los países de bajo ingreso

La pobreza y los programas respaldados por el FMI: La experiencia de los países de bajo ingreso »

Source: El FMI y la pobreza : Departamento de Finanzas Púlicas

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 January 1999

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781557757869

En 1987, el FMI creó el servicio reforzado de ajuste estructural (SRAE) para facilitar recursos a los países de bajo ingreso durante períodos más largos en condiciones concesionarias (véase el recuadro). Com...

La place de la pauvreté dans les programmes appuyés par le FMI: l’expérience de pays à faible revenu

La place de la pauvreté dans les programmes appuyés par le FMI: l’expérience de pays à faible revenu »

Source: Le FMI et la pauvreté : Département des finances publiques

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 January 1999

Language: French

ISBN: 9781557757852

Keywords: expenditures, public expenditures, expenditure, fiscal policy, social expenditures, military expenditures, capital expenditures, public expenditure, total expenditures, health expenditures

En 1987, le FMI a établi la facilité d’ajustement structurel renforcée (FASR) afin d’accorder pendant des périodes plus longues une aide con-cessionnelle aux pays à faible revenu (voir encadré). Comme la fac...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: El FMI y la pobreza : Departamento de Finanzas Púlicas

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 January 1999

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781557757869

El FMI hace cada vez más hincapié en un "crecimiento de alta calidad" - es decir, un crecimiento que sea sostenible, que esté acompañado de saldos internos y externos apropiados, que respete el medio ambiente y qu...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Le FMI et la pauvreté : Département des finances publiques

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 January 1999

Language: French

ISBN: 9781557757852

Keywords: expenditures, public expenditures, expenditure, fiscal policy, social expenditures, military expenditures, capital expenditures, public expenditure, total expenditures, health expenditures

The IMF is increasingly emphasizing "high-quality growth" - that is, growth that is sustainable, that is accompanied by appropriate domestic and external balances, that respects the environment, and that is aided b...