Oct 2015
Author(s): Wenner, Mark D.
Many independent countries in the Caribbean have large stocks of migrantsabroad who send remittances to relatives in the homeland. Most Caribbean
migrants reside in four principal host or…
Aug 2013
Author(s): López Córdova, José Ernesto; Rodríguez Pueblita, José Carlos
El presente documento realiza un análisis de las finanzas públicas de los estados en México y, en particular, de sus obligaciones financieras. Se describe el marco institucional e histórico de las…
Feb 2013
Author(s): Izquierdo, Alejandro; Loo-Kung, Rudy; Rojas-Suárez, Liliana
In recent years, and especially in the aftermath of the global financial crisis, a number of emerging market economies have been reforming their regulatory frameworks to adopt recommendations of the…
Jan 2013
Author(s): Galindo, Arturo; Rojas-Suárez, Liliana; del Valle, Marielle
The importance of having in place a financial regulatory framework that includes macro-prudential regulations was fully recognized during the recent global financial crisis. A central lesson from…
Nov 2011
Author(s): Galindo, Arturo; Rojas-Suárez, Liliana; del Valle, Marielle
Since the eruption of the global financial crisis in 2008 international setting bodies and local regulators around the world have been hard at work designing and implementing new regulatory…
Dec 2010
Author(s): Galindo, Arturo; Rojas-Suárez, Liliana
This policy note focuses on provisioning practices in Latin America, a supervisory tool that if well designed can contribute to strengthen both micro and macro prudential regulation. For that purpose…
Jun 2006
Author(s): Rojas-Suárez, Liliana; Poon, Auliana; Thomas, Desmond; Vignoles, Christopher; Thomas, Clive Y.; Downes, Andrew S.; Jessen, Anneke
The material within these pages shows that Barbados, a Caribbean country with just over a quarter of a million people, embodies many of the classic vulnerabilities of an island with a small open…