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Partners in Austerity: Jamaica, the United States and the International Monetary Fund

April 2015, Jake Johnston

The Multilateral Debt Trap in Jamaica

June 2013, Jake Johnston

Update on the Jamaican Economy

May 2012, Jake Johnston and Juan Antonio Montecino

Jamaica: Macroeconomic Policy, Debt and the IMF
May 2011, Jake Johnston and Juan Antonio Montecino


CEPR News June 2013

Op-Eds & Columns

President Obama Visits Jamaica, But What is His Government Doing to Jamaica’s Economy?

Mark Weisbrot
Al Jazeera America, April 8, 2015

"Give Me Liberty or Give Me Debt!"

Dan Beeton
Third World Quarterly, May 28, 2013
En Español

The Jamaicanization of Europe
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, May 18, 2012
En Español

Jamaica, Greece and Putting the People Before the Creditors
Jake Johnston
Caribbean Journal, May 17, 2012

Jamaica Remains Buried Under a Mountain of Debt, Despite Restructuring
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, July 22, 2011

Press Releases

Jamaica Suffering from “Most Austere Budget in the World,” Imposed by the IMF, New Paper Finds

April 7, 2015

Multilateral Debt Cancellation Would Provide Jamaica with More Resources than New Loans, Paper Finds

June 20, 2013

New Paper Finds Jamaican Economy to Be Held Back by Pro-Cyclical Conditions Demanded by IMF, Creditors
May 7, 2012

New Paper Finds Pro-Cyclical IMF Agreement and Debt Burden are Blocking Jamaica's Economic Progress
May 4, 2011

IMF Forecasts Global Slowdown, But Policies Remain Pro-cyclical In Many Countries
October 6, 2010

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