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Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic: Trade Integration and Economic Performance

Author/Editor: Stephanie Medina Cas, Andrew Swiston, Luis-Diego Barrot.

Release Date: September, 2012

Price: $18.00

This paper studies the potential for the export sector to play a more important role in promoting growth in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic (CAPDR) through deeper intra-regional more...



International Capital Flows and Debt Dynamics

Author/Editor: Martin D. D. Evans.

Release Date: July, 2012

Price: $18.00

This paper presents a new model for studying international capital flows and debt dynamics that emphasizes the role played by expectations concerning future trade flows and returns. I use the model more...



Trinidad and Tobago : Selected Issues

Release Date: June, 2012

Price: $18.00

This Selected Issues Paper focuses on the Heritage and Stabilization Fund (HSF) and development in the energy sector in Trinidad and Tobago. The HSF, established in 2007, is an important national more...



De-monopolization Toward Long-Term Prosperity in China

Author/Editor: Ashvin Ahuja.

Release Date: March, 2012

Price: $18.00

During the past decade, the average Chinese earns roughly 9 times less and is 10 times less productive than the average American at purchasing power parity. Current consensus attributes large more...



The Global Welfare Impact of China: Trade Integration and Technological Change

Author/Editor: Julian di Giovanni, Andrei A. Levchenko, Jing Zhang.

Release Date: March, 2012

Price: $18.00

This paper evaluates the global welfare impact of China's trade integration and technological change in a quantitative Ricardian-Heckscher-Ohlin model implemented on 75 countries. We simulate two more...



Nicaragua: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper - Progress Report on National Human Development Plan as of 2010

Release Date: November, 2011

Price: $18.00

Chile : Selected Issues

Release Date: August, 2011

Price: $18.00

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff more...



St. Kitts and Nevis : 2007 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Release Date: April, 2008

Price: $18.00

The authorities announced a strategy to restore fiscal and debt sustainability, in conjunction with a transition out of sugar production. Discussions centered on restoring fiscal and debt more...



El Salvador : 2007 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for El Salvador

Release Date: March, 2008

Price: $18.00

In 2007, imports of consumer, intermediate, and capital goods grew at annual rates slightly exceeding 10 percent. Export growth lagged behind that of imports, as buoyant nontraditional exports, more...



Eastern Caribbean Currency Union : 2007 Discussion on Common Policies of Member Countries: Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Release Date: March, 2008

Price: $18.00

Over the last decade, the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) macroeconomic performance has deteriorated relative to the rest of the Caribbean. Tourism accounts for three-fifths of exports, and more...



Colombia : 2007 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Release Date: January, 2008

Price: $18.00

Colombia’s economic performance has been strong, aided by sound economic policies. Structural reforms and prudent macroeconomic policy management has contributed to higher economic growth and more...



Mexico : Selected Issues

Release Date: December, 2007

Price: $18.00

This Selected Issues paper analyzes external shocks and business cycle fluctuations in Mexico. The paper examines the relative importance of U.S. demand shocks—and other foreign more...



Chile : Selected Issues

Release Date: September, 2007

Price: $15.00

This Selected Issues paper analyzes the properties of the fiscal surplus rule, a key pillar of Chile’s macroeconomic framework. The findings suggest that the rule is near the more...



Dominica : Statistical Appendix

Release Date: September, 2007

Price: $18.00

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff more...



Haiti : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Release Date: August, 2007

Price: $18.00

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 more...



Bolivia : 2007 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Bolivia

Release Date: July, 2007

Price: $18.00

Bolivia’s 2007 Article IV Consultation reports that reforms are needed to make the budget a more effective developmental and poverty-reducing tool. The fiscal position has shifted into a more...



Suriname : Statistical Appendix

Release Date: May, 2007

Price: $18.00

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff more...



Suriname : 2007 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Suriname

Release Date: May, 2007

Price: $18.00

This 2007 Article IV Consultation highlights that aided by favorable external conditions and an improvement in macroeconomic management, Suriname’s economic performance has improved in recent more...



Mexico : Financial Sector Assessment Program Update: Technical Note: Industrial Organization and Competition: Pension System in Mexico

Release Date: May, 2007

Price: $18.00

The technical note on Mexico’s Financial Sector Assessment Program update analyzes that the private pension system’s regulator in Mexico has introduced innovate rules. Mexico, as with more...



Mexico : Financial Sector Assessment Program Update: Technical Note: Organizational Arrangements for Effective Financial System Regulation, Supervision and Policymaking

Release Date: May, 2007

Price: $18.00

This paper discusses Mexico’s organizational arrangements for effective financial system regulation, supervision and policymaking. Reforms implemented encompassed the legal framework, more...



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