Jul 2015
Author(s): Mercer-Blackman, Valerie; Melgarejo, Karl Alexander; Salazni, Mariana
Sustainable economic growth has reemerged as a subject of Caribbean policydiscussions, given the region's relatively lackluster performance in recent
decades. However, most policy…
Jan 2015
Author(s): Borensztein, Eduardo; Hernaiz, Daniel; Pineda, Emilio; Rasteletti, Alejandro
Este documento analiza el patrón de intervenciones en el mercado cambiario y el costo de esterilización en un conjunto de economías seleccionadas. En un contexto de grandes y frecuentes entradas de…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Mercer-Blackman, Valerie; Melgarejo, Karl Alexander
Caribbean countries are many times described as "vulnerable" in that they are highly prone to shocks such as food price hikes, natural disasters, and other global phenomena. This policy…
Sep 2013
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.; Melgarejo, Karl Alexander
In this policy brief, we focus on the debates surrounding what has been called the "silent debt crisis" of the Caribbean. We discuss the level of debt at which the relation with economic…
Sep 2013
Author(s): Rasteletti, Alejandro; Pineda, Emilio; Hernaiz, Daniel
Este documento analiza las ventajas y desventajas de utilizar reglas fiscales que no consideren la inversión pública en las metas establecidas. El documento también presenta la experiencia…