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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...



The Challenges of Fiscal Consolidation and Debt Reduction in the Caribbean

Author/Editor: Charles Amo Yartey, Machiko Narita, Garth Peron Nicholls, Joel Chiedu Okwuokei.

Release Date: November, 2012

Price: $18.00

This paper examines debt dynamics in the Caribbean and discusses policy options for reducing the high debt levels. Based on empirical studies of factors underlying global large debt reduction 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...



Caribbean Growth in an International Perspective: The Role of Tourism and Size

Author/Editor: Nita Thacker, Sebastian Acevedo Mejia, Roberto Perrelli.

Release Date: September, 2012

Price: $18.00

After earlier success, growth performance in most Caribbean countries has been disappointing since the early 1990s. With slower growth, output has fallen behind that of relevant comparator countries. more...



Argentina: Detailed Assessment of Compliance of Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision

Release Date: September, 2012

Price: $18.00

Argentina: Detailed Assessment of Observance of IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation

Release Date: September, 2012

Price: $18.00

Argentina: Detailed Assessment of Observance of Principles for Insurance Supervision

Release Date: September, 2012

Price: $18.00

Chile: Selected Issues

Release Date: September, 2012

Price: $18.00

Chile: 2012 Article IV Consultation

Release Date: September, 2012

Price: $18.00

Nicaragua: Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation

Release Date: September, 2012

Price: $18.00

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

Dissecting Saving Dynamics : Measuring Wealth, Precautionary, and Credit Effects

Author/Editor: Christopher Carroll, Martin Sommer, Jiri Slacalek.

Release Date: September, 2012

Price: $18.00

We argue that the U.S. personal saving rate’s long stability (from the 1960s through the early 1980s), subsequent steady decline (1980s - 2007), and recent substantial increase (2008 - 2011) more...



Brazil’s Capital Market : Current Status and Issues for Further Development

Author/Editor: Joonkyu Park.

Release Date: September, 2012

Price: $18.00

Capital market development in Brazil is a key policy issue going forward to foster savings, investment and absorptive capacity in a context of prospects for sizable capital flows in the medium term. more...



Peru: Report on the Statistics Technical Assistance and Training Evaluation Mission (December 12 - 16, 2011)

Release Date: August, 2012

Price: $18.00

Haiti: Fourth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility - Staff Report and Press Release

Release Date: August, 2012

Price: $18.00

United States: Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation

Release Date: August, 2012

Price: $18.00

United States: Selected Issues

Release Date: August, 2012

Price: $18.00

Paraguay: Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation

Release Date: August, 2012

Price: $18.00

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