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The Economic Effects of Fiscal Consolidation with Debt Feedback

Author/Editor: Marcello M Estevão, Issouf Samaké.

Release Date: May, 2013

Price: $18.00

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 more...



The Determinants of Banks' Liquidity Buffers in Central America

Author/Editor: Corinne C Delechat, Camila Henao Arbelaez, Priscilla S Muthoora, Svetlana Vtyurina.

Release Date: December, 2012

Price: $18.00

Banks’ liquidity holdings are comfortably above legal or prudential requirements in most Central American countries. While good for financial stability, high systemic liquidity may nonetheless more...



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...



Nicaragua: 2012 Article IV Consultation : Nicaragua: 2012 Article IV Consultation

Release Date: September, 2012

Price: $18.00

This paper is an overview of Nicaragua’s performance in the year 2011. The year 2012 is expected to face a recession and a moderation in the global oil prices. The tax revenue collections will be more...



Nicaragua: Selected Issues

Release Date: September, 2012

Price: $18.00

Nicaragua: Ex Post Assessment of Longer-Term Program Engagement

Release Date: September, 2012

Price: $18.00

Guatemala: Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Informational Annex; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Guatemala

Release Date: June, 2012

Price: $18.00

Panama: Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation

Release Date: April, 2012

Price: $18.00

Belize; Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation

Release Date: December, 2011

Price: $18.00

Developments in Financial Supervision and the Use of Macroprudential Measures in Central America

Author/Editor: Mynor Meza, Fernando L Delgado.

Release Date: December, 2011

Price: $18.00

Improvements in financial regulation and supervision in the Central American region (CAPDR) have strengthened financial stability. Prudential instruments with potential macroeconomic effects have more...



Nicaragua: Seventh Review Under the Extended Credit Facility and Financing Assurances Review - Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Nicaragua

Release Date: November, 2011

Price: $18.00

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

Release Date: November, 2011

Price: $18.00

El Salvador: Third Review under the stand-by arrangement; Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director. : El Salvador: Third Review under the stand-by arrangement; Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director.

Release Date: October, 2011

Price: $18.00

The IMF staff report for the third review under the Stand-By arrangement with the officials of El Salvador on economic developments and policies. Developments from the second review are outlined. more...



Guatemala: Ex-Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2009 Stand-By Arrangement : Guatemala: Ex-Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2009 Stand-By Arrangement

Release Date: October, 2011

Price: $18.00

Owing to the deteriorating economy of Guatemala, authorities requested a Stand-By Arrangement (SBA) with access of SDR 630.6 million in April 2009, which aimed at safeguarding macroeconomic and more...



The Policy Interest-Rate Pass-Through in Central America

Author/Editor: Stephanie Medina Cas, Alejandro Carrion-Menendez, Florencia Frantischek.

Release Date: October, 2011

Price: $18.00

Several Central American (CADR) central banks with independent monetary policies have adopted policy interest rates as their main instrument to signal their monetary policy stances, often in the more...



Improving the Monetary Policy Frameworks in Central America

Author/Editor: Stephanie Medina Cas, Alejandro Carrion-Menendez, Florencia Frantischek.

Release Date: October, 2011

Price: $18.00

Several Central American (CADR) countries with independent monetary policies are strengthening their monetary frameworks and some have implemented or are moving towards inflation targeting (IT) more...



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

Author/Editor: Andrew Swiston, Luis Barrot.

Release Date: October, 2011

Price: $18.00

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 more...



Costa Rica: 2011 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Informational Annex; Public Information Notice, Press Release, and Statement by the Executive Director

Release Date: July, 2011

Price: $18.00

Costa Rica: Ex Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2009 Stand-By Arrangement

Release Date: June, 2011

Price: $18.00

El Salvador: Report on Observance of Standards and Codes - Fiscal Transparency Module

Release Date: June, 2011

Price: $18.00

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