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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...



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

Release Date: August, 2012

Price: $18.00

St. Kitts and Nevis - Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and the Financing Assurances Review, and Request for Waivers of Applicability - Staff Report and Press Release

Release Date: July, 2012

Price: $18.00

Eastern Caribbean Currency Union: Selected Issues

Release Date: June, 2012

Price: $18.00

Trinidad and Tobago: Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation.

Release Date: June, 2012

Price: $18.00

Trinidad and Tobago: Selected Issues

Release Date: June, 2012

Price: $18.00

How Effective Is Monetary Transmission in Low-Income Countries? A Survey of the Empirical Evidence

Author/Editor: Prachi Mishra, Peter Montiel.

Release Date: June, 2012

Price: $18.00

This paper surveys the evidence on the effectiveness of monetary transmission in low-income countries. It is hard to come away from this review with much confidence in the strength of monetary more...



Threshold Effects of Sovereign Debt: Evidence from the Caribbean

Author/Editor: Kevin Greenidge, Roland Craigwell, Chrystol Thomas, Lisa Drakes.

Release Date: June, 2012

Price: $18.00

This paper addresses the issue of threshold effects between public debt and economic growth in the Caribbean. The main finding is that there exists a threshold debt to gross domestic product (GDP) more...



Haiti: Second and Third Reviews Under the Extended Credit Facility - Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Haiti.

Release Date: April, 2012

Price: $18.00

Haiti: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper - Progress Report

Release Date: April, 2012

Price: $18.00

St. Kitts and Nevis - First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and the Financing Assurances Review, and Request for Waivers of Applicability and Modification of Performance Criterion - Staff Report and Press Release

Release Date: March, 2012

Price: $18.00

Dominica - Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility - Staff Report and Press Release

Release Date: February, 2012

Price: $18.00

United Kingdom-Anguilla-British Overseas Territory: Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation

Release Date: January, 2012

Price: $18.00

United Kingdom-Montserrat-British Overseas Territory: 2011 Article IV Consultation

Release Date: January, 2012

Price: $18.00

Barbados: Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation

Release Date: January, 2012

Price: $18.00

The Eastern Caribbean Currency Union: Would a Fiscal Insurance Mechanism Mitigate National Income Shocks?

Author/Editor: Antonio Lemus, Paul Cashin.

Release Date: January, 2012

Price: $18.00

This paper studies the nature of the shocks affecting the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU), and examines whether a hypothetical Eastern Caribbean fiscal insurance mechanism could insure member more...



Barbados: Sectoral Balance Sheet Mismatches and Macroeconomic Vulnerabilities

Author/Editor: Charles Amo Yartey.

Release Date: January, 2012

Price: $18.00

This paper uses the balance sheet approach to analyze macroeconomic vulnerabilities in Barbados between 2006 and 2009. It discusses the financial position of the economy and its main sectors and the more...



St. Vincent and the Grenadines - Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility

Release Date: December, 2011

Price: $18.00

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