Costa Rica : Ex Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2009 Stand-By Arrangement

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

June 28, 2011

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

This report reviews Costa Rica’s performance under the Stand-By Arrangement. At the time of the global crisis, Costa Rica’s macroeconomic policy framework was constraining policy options. The financial program’s design was consistent with its policies and objectives. Structural reforms during the program period were slow, and fiscal risk increased. The program’s design reflected the challenges and priorities that Costa Rica faced at that time, as well as policy constraints. Program conditionality focused on maintaining sufficient buffers in the form of foreign exchange reserves.

Series:

Country Report No. 11/157

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

June 28, 2011

ISBN/ISSN:

9781455273508/1934-7685

Stock No:

1CRIEA2011001

Price:

$18.00 (Academic Rate:$18.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

28

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