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Recent Activity—International Monetary Fund

Recent Activity—International Monetary Fund »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1970

Volume/Issue: 7/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1970

ISBN: 9781616352998

Keywords: road, asphalt, contractors, feeder roads, tenders

This paper explains how the World Bank carries out its most characteristic activity: the identification, preparation, appraisal, and supervision of projects for economic development. The paper highlights that proje...

Fiscal Rules and the Procyclicality of Fiscal Policy in the Developing World1

Fiscal Rules and the Procyclicality of Fiscal Policy in the Developing World1 »

Source: Fiscal Rules and the Procyclicality of Fiscal Policy in the Developing World

Volume/Issue: 2014/122

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Elva Bova , Nathalie Carcenac , and Martine Guerguil

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498305525

Keywords: fiscal policty, cyclicality, developing economies, fiscal rule, budget balance, fiscal institutions, Structure and Scope of Government, Deficit, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

This paper documents the spread of fiscal rules in the developing world and investigates the relation between fiscal rules and procyclical fiscal policy. We find that, since the early 2000s, developing countries ou...

The Economic Effects of Fiscal Consolidation with Debt Feedback

The Economic Effects of Fiscal Consolidation with Debt Feedback »

Source: The Economic Effects of Fiscal Consolidation with Debt Feedback

Volume/Issue: 2013/136

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marcello Estevão , and Issouf Samaké

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484304488

Keywords: Identification, Fiscal mulpiliers, Consolidation, SVECM, fiscal policy, fiscal consolidation, fiscal multipliers, tax revenue, government spending, General,

The past several years of recession and slow recovery have raised much interest on the effect of fiscal stimulus on economic activity, even as high public debts in many countries would call for fiscal consolidation...

Financial Integration and Macroeconomic Volatility

Financial Integration and Macroeconomic Volatility »

Source: Financial Integration and Macroeconomic Volatility

Volume/Issue: 2003/50

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marco Terrones , Eswar Prasad , and Ayhan Kose

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2003

ISBN: 9781451846997

Keywords: Financial Globalization, Macroeconomic Fluctuations, Income and Consumption Volatility, International Risk Sharing, financial integration, output volatility, capital flows, trade openness, trade integration, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration

This paper examines the impact of international financial integration on macroeconomic volatility in a large group of industrial and developing economies over the period 1960-99. We report two major results: First,...

The Role of Structural Reforms in Raising Economic Growth in Central America

The Role of Structural Reforms in Raising Economic Growth in Central America »

Source: The Role of Structural Reforms in Raising Economic Growth in Central America

Volume/Issue: 2011/248

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrew Swiston , and Luis Barrot

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2011

ISBN: 9781463923273

Keywords: Structural Reform, Factor Accumulation, System GMM, financial system, domestic financial system, growth rates, growth rate, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Models with Panel Data, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Other, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development

Central America experienced moderate growth during the last decade, including in the years leading up to the global financial crisis, but the rate of convergence toward advanced country income levels has still been...

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...

2 Consolidated Supervision of Financial Groups in Central America

2 Consolidated Supervision of Financial Groups in Central America »

Source: Central America : Structural Foundations for Regional Financial Integration

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2006

ISBN: 9781589064928

Keywords: payments, banking, payment systems, remittance, remittances

Patricia Brenner and R. Armando Morales 15 Financial groups are becoming the dominant institutional structure in the financial service...

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...

Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast »

Source: Emerging Financial Centers Legal and institutional Framework

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 June 1985

ISBN: 9781451929911

Keywords: central bank, banking, credit union, national bank, monetary authority

Street scene in Abidjan, capital of Ivory Coast Courtesy Wide World Photos IVORY COAST Financial System of...