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3 Fiscal Policy: Is the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union a Free-Riding Paradise?

3 Fiscal Policy: Is the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union a Free-Riding Paradise? »

Source: The Caribbean : From Vulnerability to Sustained Growth

Series: Books

Author(s): David Robinson , Paul Cashin , and Ratna Sahay

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2006

ISBN: 9781589065147

Keywords: disasters, debt, disaster, public debt, tourism

Currency unions with fixed exchange rates can induce mutually conflicting fiscal incentives. On the one hand, fiscal overspending by one country can trigger a costly abandonment of the peg for the entire uni...

11 Eastern Caribbean Tourism: Developments and Outlook

11 Eastern Caribbean Tourism: Developments and Outlook »

Source: The Caribbean : From Vulnerability to Sustained Growth

Series: Books

Author(s): David Robinson , Paul Cashin , and Ratna Sahay

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2006

ISBN: 9781589065147

Keywords: disasters, debt, disaster, public debt, tourism

Tourism contributes significantly to GDP, public finances, and the balance of payments in the countries of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU)....

1. Overview

1. Overview »

Source: The Caribbean : From Vulnerability to Sustained Growth

Series: Books

Author(s): David Robinson , Paul Cashin , and Ratna Sahay

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2006

ISBN: 9781589065147

Keywords: disasters, debt, disaster, public debt, tourism

The Caribbean islands have a distinct place in world history and culture that belies their small physical size. During the conquest of the Americas starting in the 17th century, the islands took...

2 Results of the Uruguay Round

2 Results of the Uruguay Round »

Source: The Uruguay Round and the Arab Countries

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 June 1996

ISBN: 9781557754974

Keywords: trade in services, international trade, market access, national treatment, round agreement

This chapter describes the principal results of the GATT’s eighth round of negotiations, launched in Punta del Este, Uruguay, in September 1986, and concluded in Mar...

1 The International Legal Environment of Exchange Rates

1 The International Legal Environment of Exchange Rates »

Source: Legal Effects of Fluctuating Exchange Rates

Series: Books

Author(s): Joseph Gold

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1990

ISBN: 9781475506921

Keywords: currency, currencies, exchange, exchange rates, exchange rate

Original Articles of IMF and Amendments The Articles of Agreement (Articles) of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the practices of the IMF under that treaty are the principal...

7 Trade in Services, the GATS, and the Arab Countries

7 Trade in Services, the GATS, and the Arab Countries »

Source: The Uruguay Round and the Arab Countries

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 June 1996

ISBN: 9781557754974

Keywords: trade in services, international trade, market access, national treatment, round agreement

In September 1986, governments embarked on the longest and most ambitious multilateral trade negotiations held under the auspices of the GATT. They concluded the neg...

Chapter 4. Measuring Pollution Damage from Fuel Use

Chapter 4. Measuring Pollution Damage from Fuel Use »

Source: Getting Energy Prices Right : From Principle to Practice

Series: Books

Author(s): Ian Parry , Dirk Heine , Eliza Lis , and Shanjun Li

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 July 2014

ISBN: 9781484388570

Keywords: air pollution, fuel efficiency, natural gas, carbon dioxide, coal

This chapter begins with a brief review of the literature on valuing climate change damage from carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. The heart of the chapter is about measuring damage fr...

APPENDIX III A Review of Policies in Fund Programs, 1980–84

APPENDIX III A Review of Policies in Fund Programs, 1980–84 »

Source: Fund-Supported Programs, Fiscal Policy, and Income Distribution

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1986

ISBN: 9780939934645

Keywords: taxation, expenditure, salaries, subsidies, income distribution

Selection of the Sample The Fund approved 117 stand-by programs and 23 extended facilities from January 1980 to December 1984, for 68 countries. Twenty-two countries had programs in...

Appendix VII. Executive Directors and Voting Power on April 30, 1999

Appendix VII. Executive Directors and Voting Power on April 30, 1999 »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1999

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 September 1999

ISBN: 9781451945232

Keywords: interest, debt, payments, loans, external debt

DirectorAlternate CastingVotes of Votes byCountry TotalVotes...

Appendix IV: Executive Directors and Voting Power on April 30, 1979

Appendix IV: Executive Directors and Voting Power on April 30, 1979 »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1979

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 1979

ISBN: 9781616351915

Keywords: exchange rate, repurchases, balance of payments, current account, foreign exchange

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