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Haiti: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Haiti: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Haiti : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2007/292

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 August 2007

ISBN: 9781451817690

Keywords: exchange rate, real exchange rate, real exchange, competitiveness, monetary policy

This Selected Issues paper analyzes Haiti's external competitiveness. The analysis shows that the country has been experiencing equilibrium real exchange rate appreciation pressures, which have originated more rece...

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

Volume/Issue: 2009/288

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2009

ISBN: 9781451817775

Keywords: debt, debt service, debt relief, external debt

This paper discusses Haiti's progress under the Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries. Substantial advances have been made toward meeting the four triggers not fully implemented, and the authoriti...

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Source: Haiti : Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries: Preliminary Document

Volume/Issue: 2006/338

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 September 2006

ISBN: 9781451817638

Keywords: debt service, debt relief, external debt, bilateral creditors, traditional debt relief, Staff Report,

This paper presents a preliminary assessment of the eligibility of Haiti for assistance under the Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative (HIPC) to attain the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). It dis...

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Source: Haiti : Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries: Decision Point Document

Volume/Issue: 2006/440

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 December 2006

ISBN: 9781451817652

Keywords: debt service, debt relief, external debt, debt sustainability, traditional debt relief

This paper presents an assessment of Haiti's qualification for assistance under the Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative. Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) arrangement is scheduled...

Haiti: Selected Issues

Haiti: Selected Issues »

Source: Haiti : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2015/158

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513541587

Keywords: Economic growth, Government expenditures, Education, Public enterprises, Electric power, Infrastructure, Pensions, Monetary policy, Selected Issues Papers, Haiti

This Selected Issues paper examines opportunities and challenges for growth in Haiti. Achieving a sustained increase in living standards in Haiti will require deep-seated reforms across a range of areas. Diversifyi...

Charting the Channels for Development Capital

Charting the Channels for Development Capital »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1965

Volume/Issue: 2/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1965

ISBN: 9781616352783

Keywords: inflation, monetary fund, effects of inflation, foreign exchange, effect of inflation

This paper analyzes the effect of rapid inflation on a country's international position. The paper highlights that when prices and costs in any country rise rapidly, goods produced in the country soon become more e...

Does Lower Debt Buy Higher Growth? The Impact of Debt Relief Initiatives on Growth

Does Lower Debt Buy Higher Growth? The Impact of Debt Relief Initiatives on Growth »

Source: Does Lower Debt Buy Higher Growth? The Impact of Debt Relief Initiatives on Growth

Volume/Issue: 2014/230

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sandra Marcelino , and Ivetta Hakobyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498369671

Keywords: Growth, debt, debt burden, debt sustainability, external debt, International Lending and Debt Problems, Economic Growth of Open Economies, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development,

In 1996, the IMF and the World Bank introduced the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative-a comprehensive debt relief program aimed at reducing the external debt burden of eligible countries to sustainable leve...

Growth in the Dominican Republic and Haiti

Growth in the Dominican Republic and Haiti »

Source: Growth in the Dominican Republic and Haiti : Why has the Grass Been Greener on One Side of Hispaniola?

Volume/Issue: 2007/63

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Laura Jaramillo , and Cemile Sancak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2007

ISBN: 9781451866278

Keywords: Growth, income divergence, growth rates, trade openness, gdp per capita, terms of trade, real gdp, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Comparative Studies of Countries,

The Dominican Republic and Haiti share the island of Hispaniola and are broadly similar in terms of geography and historical institutions, yet their growth performance has diverged remarkably. The countries had the...

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...