Monetary Policy, Central Banking and Economic Performance in the Caribbean
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Contents6
Illustrations8
Preface10
Acknowledgements11
Abbreviations12
1. Introduction to Monetary Policy in the Caribbean14
2. Country Characteristics, Monetary Institutional Background, Central Banks and Economic Performance21
3. Monetary Policy Transmission Mechanisms in Developing Countries55
4. The Data72
5. Econometric Methods and Issues80
6. Estimating the Monetary Policy Effects on Inflation and Output90
7. The Monetary Transmission Mechanism109
8. Caribbean External Balance Adjustment120
9. Conclusions132
References144
Index152