Mexico : Selected Issues

This paper focuses on the Mexican economy, its output fluctuations, and analyzes the country's external competitiveness in the context of medium-term external current account sustainability. The study also presents different measures of the fiscal deficit, including the traditional budget balan...

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Corporate Author: International Monetary Fund
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, D.C. International Monetary Fund 2001, 2001
Series:IMF Staff Country Reports; Country Report
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Collection: International Monetary Fund - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This paper focuses on the Mexican economy, its output fluctuations, and analyzes the country's external competitiveness in the context of medium-term external current account sustainability. The study also presents different measures of the fiscal deficit, including the traditional budget balance, and reviews measures on the fiscal stance and fiscal impulse. It examines the evolving relationship between inflation and the exchange rate, using fixed and time-varying coefficient models. The paper describes the methodology, provides the rationale for estimating time-varying parameter models, and presents the estimation results
Physical Description:91 p.
ISBN:1451825579
9781451825572