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1. A Synchronized Global Upturn and the Outlook for the United States and Canada

1. A Synchronized Global Upturn and the Outlook for the United States and Canada »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Western Hemisphere Department : Seizing the Momentum

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339879

The world economy and global trade are experiencing a broad-based cyclical upswing. Since October 2017, global growth outcomes and the outlook for 2018–19 have improved across all regions, reinf...

5. Poverty and Inequality in Latin America: Gains during the Commodity Boom but an Uncertain Outlook

5. Poverty and Inequality in Latin America: Gains during the Commodity Boom but an Uncertain Outlook »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Western Hemisphere Department : Seizing the Momentum

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339879

Latin America has made impressive progress in reducing inequality and poverty since the turn of the century, although it remains the most unequal region in the world. The declines in inequality...

Chapter 3. Caribbean Tourism in the Global Marketplace: Trends, Drivers, and Challenges

Chapter 3. Caribbean Tourism in the Global Marketplace: Trends, Drivers, and Challenges »

Source: Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean

Series: Books

Author(s): Krishna Srinivasan , Inci Otker , Uma Ramakrishnan , and Trevor Alleyne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484315194

Keywords: Financial analysis, International financial markets, International financial cooperation, Financial integration, Economic growth, Inclusive growth, Regional integration, Regional economic integration, Economic integration, Caribbean

Introduction The Caribbean region is highly dependent on tourism. The role of tourism in economic activity in the region increased steadily following the dismantling of the system of...

Chapter 9. Financial Development and Inclusion in the Caribbean

Chapter 9. Financial Development and Inclusion in the Caribbean »

Source: Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean

Series: Books

Author(s): Krishna Srinivasan , Inci Otker , Uma Ramakrishnan , and Trevor Alleyne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484315194

Keywords: Financial analysis, International financial markets, International financial cooperation, Financial integration, Economic growth, Inclusive growth, Regional integration, Regional economic integration, Economic integration, Caribbean

Introduction Financial development, by providing agents with better market access, liquidity, and diversity of instruments, has the potential to unleash new growth sources and help c...

Chapter 1. Unleashing Strong, Sustainable, and Inclusive Growth in the Caribbean

Chapter 1. Unleashing Strong, Sustainable, and Inclusive Growth in the Caribbean »

Source: Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean

Series: Books

Author(s): Krishna Srinivasan , Inci Otker , Uma Ramakrishnan , and Trevor Alleyne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484315194

Keywords: Financial analysis, International financial markets, International financial cooperation, Financial integration, Economic growth, Inclusive growth, Regional integration, Regional economic integration, Economic integration, Caribbean

Since attaining independence in the 1960s and 1970s, Caribbean countries have registered strong economic and social outcomes. Per capita incomes have risen, with most Caribbean coun...

Haiti
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Haiti : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2014/154

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 June 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498329019.002

ISBN: 9781498329019

Keywords: food security, social services, living conditions, detention centers, street children

This paper focuses on Haiti's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper and 2014-2016 Three-Year Investment Program. The Haiti Strategic Development Plan presents the new framework for the planning, programming, and managem...

Haiti
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Progress Report

Haiti : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2012/75

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 April 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475502701.002

ISBN: 9781475502701

Keywords: health, implementation, strategy, children, disasters

The progress report on Haiti's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper is discussed. The Action Plan for National Recovery and Development of Haiti has been presented to the international community at the United Nations c...

Haiti
			: Request for Extension of the Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility:  Staff Report

Haiti : Request for Extension of the Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility: Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2011/136

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455286614.002

ISBN: 9781455286614

Keywords: macroeconomic stability, banking law, recapitalization

According to the fifth review of the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) arrangement, the Haitian authorities remain committed to macroeconomic stability under the program. On completion of the fifth revie...

Haiti
			: Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Annual Progress Report on Implementation of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Haiti : Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Annual Progress Report on Implementation of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2009/289

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451817782.002

ISBN: 9781451817782

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, disaster, poverty reduction strategy paper, disasters, household survey

Falling international prices have helped lower Haiti's inflation, but base money growth has continued to be higher than targeted in the program. The paper discusses Haiti's Annual Progress Report on Implementation...

Haiti
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Haiti : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2009/290

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451817799.002

ISBN: 9781451817799

Keywords: debt, budget, appropriations, public expenditure

The Haitian authorities have launched a series of actions with the aim of executing the reforms, for which quantitative and qualitative performance criteria have been set and point to the achievement of noteworthy...