Ecuador : Selected Issues

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

March 10, 2006

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

This Selected Issues paper analyzes economic performance of Ecuador under dollarization. The paper reviews the principal trade-offs normally associated with official dollarization, and their specific relevance to Ecuador. It discusses Ecuador’s performance under the dollarization regime, highlighting the country’s main achievements and challenges in the macroeconomic and structural areas. The paper draws some conclusions and discusses what dollarization implies for Ecuador’s reform agenda in the future. The paper also assesses sustainability of Ecuador’s fiscal policy and explores criteria that could guide the setting of fiscal policy in the future.

Series:

Country Report No. 06/103

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

March 10, 2006

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451811834/1934-7685

Stock No:

1ECUEA2006002

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

83

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