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Chapter 1 Paving the Way for Sustained Growth in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic

Chapter 1 Paving the Way for Sustained Growth in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic »

Source: Excerpt: Paving the Way to Sustained Growth and Prosperity in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 July 2018

ISBN: 9781484370315

Figure 1.1, panels 1 and 2). The income gap of CAPDR countries relative to the United States, measured in per capita terms, has only recently recovered to the level of the 1960s...

Excerpt: Paving the Way to Sustained Growth and Prosperity in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic

Excerpt: Paving the Way to Sustained Growth and Prosperity in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic »

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 July 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484370315.073

ISBN: 9781484370315

This is an excerpt from Paving the Way to Growth and Prosperity in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic edited by Kimberly Beaton, Roberto Garcia Saltos, and Lorenzo Figliuoli. Over the past three de...

1. Global Economy in Transition and the Outlook for the United States and Canada

1. Global Economy in Transition and the Outlook for the United States and Canada »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2016, Western Hemisphere Department : Managing Transitions and Risks

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): Hamid Faruqee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498329996

Keywords: Latin America, Central America, Caribbean, Commodity price fluctuations, Currency exchange rates

As the world economy undergoes key transitions, the pace of global activity has slowed amid higher financial market volatility. In advanced economies, a modest recovery continues, but unevenly....

Redistribution, Inequality, and Growth

Redistribution, Inequality, and Growth »

Volume/Issue: 2014/2

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Jonathan Ostry , Andrew Berg , and Charalambos Tsangarides

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 February 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484352076.006

ISBN: 9781484352076

Keywords: Redistribution, Inequality, Growth, gini, redistributive transfers, income distribution, dependent variable, gini coefficient, and Growth,

The Fund has recognized in recent years that one cannot separate issues of economic growth and stability on one hand and equality on the other. Indeed, there is a strong case for considering inequality and an inabi...

Redistribution, Inequality, and Growth

Redistribution, Inequality, and Growth »

Source: Redistribution, Inequality, and Growth

Volume/Issue: 2014/2

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Jonathan Ostry , Andrew Berg , and Charalambos Tsangarides

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 February 2014

ISBN: 9781484352076

Keywords: Redistribution, Inequality, Growth, gini, redistributive transfers, income distribution, dependent variable, gini coefficient, and Growth,

The Fund has recognized in recent years that one cannot separate issues of economic growth and stability on one hand and equality on the other. Indeed, there is a strong case for considering inequality and an inabi...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2011/323

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 November 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463924591.002

ISBN: 9781463924591

Keywords: primary school, primary education, foreign trade, free trade, balance of payments

This paper reports on progress made on Nicaragua's National Human Development Plan as of 2010. The operational goal for Nicaragua's National Human Development Plan is economic growth with increased employment and r...

The Impact of the Global Financial Crisison Microfinance and Policy Implications

The Impact of the Global Financial Crisison Microfinance and Policy Implications »

Volume/Issue: 2011/175

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gabriel Di Bella

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781462313303.001

ISBN: 9781462313303

Keywords: global financial crisis, lending rate fundamentals, capital markets, international capital, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

The global financial crisis affected microfinance institutions (MFIs) as lending growth was constrained by scarcer borrowing opportunities, while the economic slowdown negatively impacted asset quality and profitab...

The Impact of the Global Financial Crisison Microfinance and Policy Implications

The Impact of the Global Financial Crisison Microfinance and Policy Implications »

Source: The Impact of the Global Financial Crisison Microfinance and Policy Implications

Volume/Issue: 2011/175

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gabriel Di Bella

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2011

ISBN: 9781462313303

Keywords: global financial crisis, lending rate fundamentals, capital markets, international capital, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

The global financial crisis affected microfinance institutions (MFIs) as lending growth was constrained by scarcer borrowing opportunities, while the economic slowdown negatively impacted asset quality and profitab...

Nicaragua
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Nicaragua : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2010/108

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 May 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455203673.002

ISBN: 9781455203673

Keywords: maternal mortality, public investment program, budget framework

This poverty reduction strategy paper on Nicaragua shows that the main obstacles to poverty reduction are related to culture, historical, and structural factors, as well as weak public policy. The lack of proper ph...

Kernel Density Estimation Based on Grouped Data
			: The Case of Poverty Assessment

Kernel Density Estimation Based on Grouped Data : The Case of Poverty Assessment »

Volume/Issue: 2008/183

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Camelia Minoiu , and Sanjay Reddy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451870411.001

ISBN: 9781451870411

Keywords: kernel density estimation, grouped data, statistics, poverty line, survey, surveys, household surveys,

We analyze the performance of kernel density methods applied to grouped data to estimate poverty (as applied in Sala-i-Martin, 2006, QJE). Using Monte Carlo simulations and household surveys, we find that the techn...