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A Framework for Studying the Monetary and Fiscal History of Latin America, 1960–2017

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  • Timothy J. Kehoe
  • Juan Pablo Nicolini
  • Thomas J. Sargent

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We develop a conceptual framework for analyzing the interactions between aggregate fiscal policy and monetary policy. The framework draws on existing models that analyze sovereign debt crises and balance-of-payments crises. We intend this framework as a guide for analyzing the monetary and fiscal history of a set of eleven major Latin American countries—Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela—from the 1960s until now.

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  • Timothy J. Kehoe & Juan Pablo Nicolini & Thomas J. Sargent, 2020. "A Framework for Studying the Monetary and Fiscal History of Latin America, 1960–2017," Staff Report 607, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedmsr:88445
    DOI: 10.21034/sr.607
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    Keywords

    Debt crisis; Monetary policy; Off-budget transfers; Banking crisis; Fiscal policy;
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    JEL classification:

    • E52 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Monetary Policy
    • E63 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook - - - Comparative or Joint Analysis of Fiscal and Monetary Policy; Stabilization; Treasury Policy
    • H63 - Public Economics - - National Budget, Deficit, and Debt - - - Debt; Debt Management; Sovereign Debt
    • N16 - Economic History - - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Industrial Structure; Growth; Fluctuations - - - Latin America; Caribbean

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