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The Bank Group Meeting: There was consensus on the need to ameliorate the deprivation of absolute poverty suffered by 800 million people in the developing world.

The Bank Group Meeting: There was consensus on the need to ameliorate the deprivation of absolute poverty suffered by 800 million people in the developing world. »

Source: Finance & Development, December 1973

Volume/Issue: 10/4

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1973

ISBN: 9781616353148

Keywords: fertility, live births, population growth, births, fertility rates

This paper reviews the population policy in developed countries. The paper highlights that despite the weakness of population concerns in most developed countries compared with less-developed countries, most of the...

Chapter 2. Fiscal Performance in the Caribbean Before and After the Global Financial Crisis

Chapter 2. Fiscal Performance in the Caribbean Before and After the Global Financial Crisis »

Source: Caribbean Renewal : Tackling Fiscal and Debt Challenges

Series: Books

Author(s): Charles Amo Yartey , and Therese Turner-Jones

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 May 2014

ISBN: 9781484369142

Keywords: public debt, debt reduction, fiscal consolidation, debt restructuring, fiscal policy

The Caribbean has a track record of high fiscal deficits, partly reflecting procyclical fiscal policies in good times. This has resulted in elevated levels of public-debt-to-GDP ratios since 1990. The predom...

Dominica: First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Financing Assurances Review

Dominica: First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Financing Assurances Review »

Source: Dominica : First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Financing Assurances Review

Volume/Issue: 2004/144

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 May 2004

ISBN: 9781451810868

Keywords: debt, budget, public sector, interest, central bank

This paper examines the First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility for Dominica. The authorities were encouraged by the stronger-than-envisaged performance, but co...

Dominica: Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Cancellation of Stand-By Arrangement and Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Dominica: Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Cancellation of Stand-By Arrangement and Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility »

Source: Dominica : Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Cancellation of Stand-By Arrangement and Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Volume/Issue: 2004/6

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2004

ISBN: 9781451810806

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, public sector, external debt

In this study, the authorities outlined a two-stage strategy and explained the need for requesting the cancellation of Stand-By Arrangement and the approval of a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction G...

Dominica: Second Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Performance Criterion

Dominica: Second Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Performance Criterion »

Source: Dominica : Second Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Performance Criterion

Volume/Issue: 2004/286

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 September 2004

ISBN: 9781451810875

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, public sector, external debt

The staff report for the Second Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility on Dominica focuses on macroeconomic framework and fiscal policy. The program has been based o...

Finances, Organization, and Accountability

Finances, Organization, and Accountability »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2015 : Tackling Challenges Together

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2015

ISBN: 9781475544886

Keywords: debt, imf, tax, interest, investment

In FY2015, the IMF operated within an unchanged budget envelope in real terms. This was the third year in row. Greater utilization and reallocation of the budget enabled the IMF to meet new demands. The IMF’...

Global Financial Regulatory Reform

Global Financial Regulatory Reform »

Source: Global Financial Regulatory Reform : Implications for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC)

Volume/Issue: 2009/19

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Robert Rennhack

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 July 2009

ISBN: 9781462378791

Keywords: Financial institutions, Financial systems, Bank reforms, Bank regulations, Banking sector, Bank supervision, Basel Core Principles, Caribbean, Central banks, Governance

The Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region has weathered the global financial crisis reasonably well so far, although tighter global financial conditions began to take their toll on trade, capital flows and econo...

II. Latin American Linkages to Global Financial Market Turbulence

II. Latin American Linkages to Global Financial Market Turbulence »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2008, Western Hemisphere

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2008

ISBN: 9781589067165

Keywords: inflation, commodity prices, monetary policy, terms of trade, inflation-targeting

Resilience So Far, but Global Context Weak As described in Chapter 1, the region’s financial markets have so far been much less affected by the global turmoil originating in the Unit...

III. The Global Crisis and Banking Systems in Latin America and the Caribbean

III. The Global Crisis and Banking Systems in Latin America and the Caribbean »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, May 2009, Western Hemisphere : Stronger Fundamentals Pay Off

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 May 2009

ISBN: 9781589068438

Keywords: foreign banks, banking, foreign bank, commodity prices, banking systems

Challenges from a Global Crisis The global crisis raises essential questions and issues for financial systems around the world, including in the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) re...

Income Inequality: Does Inflation Matter?

Income Inequality: Does Inflation Matter? »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 48, No. 1

Volume: 48

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): Robert Flood

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2001

ISBN: 9781451974614

Keywords: inflation, inflation rate, inflation rates, effect of inflation, fixed effects

This paper re-examines the issue of the existence of threshold effects in the relationship between inflation and growth, using new econometric techniques that provide appropriate procedures for estimation and infer...