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Commodity Prices and Inflation Expectations in the United States

Author/Editor: Oya Celasun, Roxana Mihet, Lev Ratnovski.

Release Date: March, 2012

Price: $18.00

U.S. monetary policy can remain extraordinarily accommodative only if longer-term inflation expectations stay well-anchored, including in response to commodity price shocks. We find that oil price 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...



Belize : 2008 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion by the Executive Director for Belize

Release Date: March, 2008

Price: $18.00

Belize’s near-term macroeconomic prospects have improved over the past year. The main risks to growth and financial stability arise from fiscal challenges and deterioration in the global 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...



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

Release Date: January, 2008

Price: $18.00

Trinidad and Tobago showed strong economic performance led by the buoyant energy sector. Executive Directors welcomed the robust economic activity, and the decline in public debt and external more...



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

Release Date: September, 2007

Price: $18.00

This 2007 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economy of Barbados has been growing at a solid pace, and the outlook for 2007 is generally favorable. Robust output growth of about 4 percent is 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...



United States : 2007 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Release Date: August, 2007

Price: $18.00

This 2007 Article IV Consultation highlights that following an extended boom led by strong domestic demand, the slowdown in the United States has largely reflected a drag from residential investment 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...



Peru : First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement: Staff Report; Staff Statement Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Peru

Release Date: July, 2007

Price: $18.00

This paper presents Peru’s First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement for SDR 172.37 million approved on January 26, 2007. Implementing sound macroeconomic policies and reforms would reduce 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: The Pension Annuity Market

Release Date: May, 2007

Price: $18.00

This paper presents a technical note on Mexico’s Financial Sector Assessment Program update. The Mexican experience displays interesting characteristics that provide lessons for other countries more...



Uruguay : Fifth and Sixth Reviews Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Requests for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Uruguay

Release Date: April, 2007

Price: $18.00

This paper discusses key findings of the Fifth and Sixth Reviews Under the Stand-By Arrangement (SBA) for Uruguay. Monetary and fiscal policies have been implemented as envisaged in the program. All more...



Peru: Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Requests for Establishment of Performance Criteria Wavier of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria and Rephasing of Future Disbursements 2005 Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Peru : Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Requests for Establishment of Performance Criteria, Wavier of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, and Rephasing of Future Disbursementsó2005 Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Peru

Release Date: March, 2007

Price: $18.00

This paper discusses key findings of the Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement for Peru. The economy continued to perform well in 2004. Real GDP grew by 5.1 percent, inflation was 3.5 percent more...



Trinidad and Tobago : 2006 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Release Date: January, 2007

Price: $18.00

This 2006 Article IV Consultation highlights that economic developments in Trinidad and Tobago continue to be underpinned by a favorable international environment. Surging energy prices, the more...



Uruguay : 2006 Article IV Consultation, Fourth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance and Modification of Performance Criteria: Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Uruguay

Release Date: December, 2006

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With the recovery from the 2002 crisis well advanced, discussions focused on policies to reduce remaining vulnerabilities and sustain growth. Sensitivity analysis suggests that the economy, while more...



Costa Rica : Staff Report for the 2006 Article IV Consultation

Release Date: November, 2006

Price: $18.00

Despite the oil price shock, growth has been high. Discussions focused on the policies needed to reduce Costa Rica’s vulnerabilities, enhance growth, and reduce poverty in a lasting way. more...



Colombia : Selected Issues

Release Date: November, 2006

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In recent years, Colombia has found several innovative ways to improve the efficiency of its public enterprise sector. One option used by Colombia to reform public enterprises has been to enhance more...



Mexico : 2006 Article IV Consultation—Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Release Date: October, 2006

Price: $18.00

Mexico’s two main economic policy challenges are to fully entrench stability and to remove remaining obstacles to economic growth, necessary to end poverty. The floating exchange rate policy more...



Monetary Magic? How the Fed Improved the Flexibility of the U.S. Economy

Author/Editor: Silvia Sgherri, Tamim Bayoumi.

Release Date: February, 2004

Price: $15.00

Extending recent theoretical contributions on sources of inflation inertia, we argue that monetary uncertainty accounts for sluggish expectations adjustment to nominal disturbances. Estimating a more...



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