Jan 2016
Author(s): O'Brien, Cherran; Khadan, Jeetendra; Thomas, Chrystol; Wenner, Mark D.; Schmid, Juan Pedro
The Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin discusses recent economic developments in the 6 IDB-member Caribbean countries, as well as the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS). The countries…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Salazni, Mariana; Khadan, Jeetendra; Dukharan, Marla; Gomez Osorio, Camilo; Wenner, Mark D.; Thomas, Chrystol; O'Brien, Cherran; Schmid, Juan Pedro
The Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin discusses recent economic developments in the 6 IDB-member Caribbean countries, as well as the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS). The countries…
Jul 2013
Author(s): Le Fort V., Guillermo
This paper presents an estimation of the structural fiscal balance for Trinidad and Tobago, and discusses the current situation of the country in meeting the preconditions for the establishment of a…
Jul 2013
Author(s): Le Fort V., Guillermo
This paper presents a design and simulation of a structural fiscal policy in Uruguay. The design includes the derivation of a metric for the structural balance that is most adequate for the country…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Fernández Martín, Andrés; Gulan, Adam
Countercyclical country interest rates have been shown to be both a distinctive characteristic and an important driving force of business cycles in emerging market economies. In order to account for…