Jul 2013
Author(s): Levy, Paulo
Fiscal policy has been at the center of Brazil's economic dynamics and performance for more than 30 years. In this line, the approval and implementation of a Fiscal Responsibility Law in 2000…
May 2013
Author(s): Arce, Fernando; Powell, Andrew
The April 2013 surveys of expectations conducted by Central Banks with inflation targeting regimes indicate that average growth expectations have risen while inflation expectations have remained…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Borensztein, Eduardo; Castilleja, Liliana; Hernaiz, Daniel; Rasteletti, Alejandro
This document analyzes the patterns of fiscal and monetary policy in five economies of the Latin American Southern Cone (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay) during four episodes of…
Apr 2012
Author(s): Cesa-Bianchi, Ambrogio; Pesaran, M. Hashem; Rebucci, Alessandro; Xu, TengTeng
This is the data used for the estimation of the GVAR model as in "China's Emergence in the World Economy and Business Cycles in Latin America" (access the study in the related URL…
Mar 2012
Author(s): Peters, Sophia
With an eye toward the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) Region, this case study provides a practical guide to fiscal instruments that can promote climate change agendas, focusing on lessons learned…
Sep 2010
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Watanuki, Masakazu; Durán Lima, José; Ludeña, Carlos E.; Alvarez, Mariano; de Miguel, Carlos; Wong, Sara; Arguello, Ricardo; Terra, María Inés; Bucheli, Marisa; Laens, Silvia; Estrades, Carmen; Chisari, Omar O.; Maquieyra, Javier; Romero, Carlos; Ferreira Filho, Joaquim Bento de Souza; Medvedev, Denis; van der Mensbrugghe, Dominique; Tourinho, Octávio Augusto Fontes; Kume, Honorio; Pedroso, Ana Cristina de Souza
This book contains a selection of studies discussed at the first and second Regional Meetings on Computable General Equilibrium, which were held, respectively, in Santiago, Chile on 13 and 14 April…
Apr 2007
Author(s): Latin American and Caribbean Public Debt Management Specialists Group
On April 19-21, 2007, the Third Annual Meeting of the Group of Latin American and the Caribbean Debt Management Specialists was held in San José, Costa Rica. The event brought together senior…
Mar 2005
Author(s): Latin American and Caribbean Public Debt Management Specialists Group
The First Annual Meeting of the Latin American and Caribbean Public Debt Management Specialists took place in Rio de Janeiro on March 17, 18 and 19, 2005. This Meeting was organized and funded by the…
Jan 2005
Author(s): Moccero, Diego; Winograd, Carlos
This paper was prepared within the framework of "Deeper Integration of MERCOSUR: Dealing with Disparities", a joint initiative between the Integration and Regional Programs Department and…
Mar 2003
Author(s): Reynold O., Walter P.
Da a conocer las estrategias para que la Red Centroamericana de Microfinanzas (REDCAMIF) se inserte en Centroamérica, las tendencias globales, la importancia de las remesas y algunos casos del uso…
Jan 2001
Author(s): Stein, Ernesto H.; Salazar, Natalia; Steiner, Roberto; Díaz-Bonilla, Eugenio; Bonomo, Marco; Jaramillo, Juan C.; Schamis, Hector E.; Pascó-Front, Alberto; Ghezzi, Piero; Terra, Maria Cristina; De Gregorio, José; Frieden, Jeffry
This book analyzes the political economy of exchange rate policy in Latin America. It brings together the work of economists and political scientists interested in the interaction of economic and…
Jan 2000
Author(s): Roland-Holst, David; McCleery, Robert K.; González, Flavio Floreal; Giambiagi, Fabio; Stephenson, Sherry; Bussolo, Maurizio; Ivascanu, Daniela; Hinojosa Ojeda, Raúl
The Integration & Trade Journal includes articles on the different aspects of integration in Latin America and the Caribbean, on hemispheric integration and, furthermore, on similar processes in…
Jan 2000
Author(s): Roland-Holst, David; McCleery, Robert K.; González, Flavio Floreal; Giambiagi, Fabio; Stephenson, Sherry; Bussolo, Maurizio; Ivascanu, Daniela; Hinojosa Ojeda, Raúl
La Revista Integración & Comercio del BID incluye artículos referidos a las distintas manifestaciones del proceso de integración en América Latina y el Caribe, a la integración hemisférica y,…