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Attacking Air Pollution in Mexico City

Attacking Air Pollution in Mexico City »

Source: Finance & Development, December 1992

Volume/Issue: 29/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1992

ISBN: 9781451951806

Keywords: poverty reduction, expenditures, expenditure, public expenditure, food subsidies

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterly...

Dollarization in Latin America

Dollarization in Latin America »

Source: Dollarization in Latin America : Recent Evidence and Some Policy Issues

Volume/Issue: 1996/4

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Miguel Savastano

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1996

ISBN: 9781451841992

Keywords: dollarization, foreign currency, inflation, high inflation

This paper examines the pattern of dollarization in Latin America, focusing on the experience of five countries (Argentina, Bolivia, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay) during 1970-1993. It presents evidence on the relative...

Peru: Staff Report for the 2002 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, and Request for Modification and Waiver of Performance Criteria

Peru: Staff Report for the 2002 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, and Request for Modification and Waiver of Performance Criteria »

Source: Peru : Staff Report for the 2002 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, and Request for Modification and Waiver of Performance Criteria

Volume/Issue: 2003/72

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 March 2003

ISBN: 9781451830989

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

This paper examines Peru's 2002 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, and a Request for Modification and Waiver of Performance Criteria. The fiscal policy was tightened in early 2002...

Peru: Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement

Peru: Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement »

Source: Peru : Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement

Volume/Issue: 2003/104

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 April 2003

ISBN: 9781451831030

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

This paper focuses on Peru's Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement (SBA). Progress was made on structural reforms, but key reforms remain to be implemented, including the completion of tax reform and impleme...

Exchange Rate Pass-Through to Domestic Prices

Exchange Rate Pass-Through to Domestic Prices »

Source: Exchange Rate Pass-Through to Domestic Prices : Does the Inflationary Environment Matter?

Volume/Issue: 2001/194

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dalia Hakura , and Ehsan Choudhri

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2001

ISBN: 9781451859867

Keywords: Pass-through, exchange rate, inflation rate, average inflation, average inflation rate, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

The paper tests a hypothesis suggested by Taylor (2000) that a low inflationary environment leads to a low exchange rate pass-through to domestic prices. To test this hypothesis, the paper derives a pass-through re...

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...

III. The Effect of the External Environment on Growth in Latin America

III. The Effect of the External Environment on Growth in Latin America »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2007, Western Hemisphere

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066427

Keywords: world growth, commodity prices, bond, per capita income, terms of trade

The recent slowing of growth in the United States and the projected softening of nonfuel commodity prices has rekindled interest in an old question: how are changes in external conditions likely to affect gr...

Dollarization in Latin America
			: Recent Evidence and Some Policy Issues

Dollarization in Latin America : Recent Evidence and Some Policy Issues »

Volume/Issue: 1996/4

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Miguel Savastano

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451841992.001

ISBN: 9781451841992

Keywords: dollarization, foreign currency, inflation, high inflation

This paper examines the pattern of dollarization in Latin America, focusing on the experience of five countries (Argentina, Bolivia, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay) during 1970-1993. It presents evidence on the relative...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

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

This is the third in a group of three papers dealing with various aspects of Fund-supported adjustment programs....