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Two-Sided Market, R&D and Payments System Evolution*

Two-Sided Market, R&D and Payments System Evolution* »

Source: Two-Sided Market, R&D and Payments System Evolution

Volume/Issue: 2019/57

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bin Grace Li , James McAndrews , and Zhu Wang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 March 2019

ISBN: 9781484399620

Keywords: Income distribution, Consumer credit, Income inequality, Consumer goods, Payment systems, R&;D, Technology Adoption, Two-Sided Market, consumer welfare, payment card

It takes many years for more efficient electronic payments to be widely used, and the fees that merchants (consumers) pay for using those services are increasing (decreasing) over time. We address these puzzles by...

The Bahamas

The Bahamas »

Source: The Bahamas : Financial System Stability Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2019/199

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498323277

Keywords: Bank credit, External sector, Real sector, Central banks, Financial soundness indicators, CFT, AML, credit union, risk-based, consumer loan

The Bahamas appears to be resilient to current threats to its financial stability, but action is needed to safeguard against potential weaknesses. There is a large stock of problem assets that needs to be dealt wit...

Borrower Protection and the Supply of Credit

Borrower Protection and the Supply of Credit »

Source: Borrower Protection and the Supply of Credit : Evidence from Foreclosure Laws

Volume/Issue: 2014/212

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jihad Dagher , and Yangfan Sun

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 November 2014

ISBN: 9781498367875

Keywords: Borrower protection, foreclosure laws, credit supply, regulation, GSEs, foreclosure, borrower, loan, default, Consumer Protection

Laws governing the foreclosure process can have direct consequences on the costs of foreclosure and could therefore affect lending decisions. We exploit the heterogeneity in the judicial requirements across U.S. st...

Australia

Australia »

Source: Australia : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Insurance Sector: Regulation and Supervision

Volume/Issue: 2019/49

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484398890

Keywords: Economic growth, Financial crises, Consumer credit, Health insurance, Financial regulation and supervision, life insurer;APRA;ASIC;insurer;policyholder

This Technical Note on Insurance Sector: Regulation and Supervision for Australia was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with the m...

Debt Service and Default: Calibrating Macroprudential Policy Using Micro Data1

Debt Service and Default: Calibrating Macroprudential Policy Using Micro Data1 »

Source: Debt Service and Default: Calibrating Macroprudential Policy Using Micro Data

Volume/Issue: 2019/182

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Erlend Nier , Radu Popa , Maral Shamloo , and Liviu Voinea

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 August 2019

ISBN: 9781513509099

Keywords: Interest rates on loans, Interest rates, Financial crises, Financial institutions, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Macroprudential policy, Household credit, Romania, WP, consumer loan

We provide empirical evidence to support the calibration of a limit on household indebtedness levels, in the form of a cap on the debt-service-to-income (DSTI) ratio, in order to reduce the probability of borrower...

Exchange Rate Pass-Through Over the Business Cycle in Singapore

Exchange Rate Pass-Through Over the Business Cycle in Singapore »

Source: Exchange Rate Pass-Through Over the Business Cycle in Singapore

Volume/Issue: 2011/141

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Siang Tan , Joey Chew , and Sam Ouliaris

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9781455266425

Keywords: exchange rate, business cycle, consumer price index, output gap, monetary policy, Business Fluctuations, And Cycles, Central Banking, And The Supply Of Money And Credit, international Finance

This paper investigates exchange rate pass-through in Singapore using band-pass spectral regression techniques, allowing for asymmetric effects over the business cycle. First stage pass-through is estimated to be c...

Two-Sided Market, R&D and Payments System Evolution

Two-Sided Market, R&D and Payments System Evolution »

Volume/Issue: 2019/57

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bin Grace Li , James McAndrews , and Zhu Wang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 March 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484399620.001

ISBN: 9781484399620

Keywords: Income distribution, Consumer credit, Income inequality, Consumer goods, Payment systems, R&;D, Technology Adoption, Two-Sided Market, consumer welfare, payment card

It takes many years for more efficient electronic payments to be widely used, and the fees that merchants (consumers) pay for using those services are increasing (decreasing) over time. We address these puzzles by...

The Bahamas
			: Financial System Stability Assessment

The Bahamas : Financial System Stability Assessment »

Volume/Issue: 2019/199

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498323277.002

ISBN: 9781498323277

Keywords: Bank credit, External sector, Real sector, Central banks, Financial soundness indicators, CFT, AML, credit union, risk-based, consumer loan

The Bahamas appears to be resilient to current threats to its financial stability, but action is needed to safeguard against potential weaknesses. There is a large stock of problem assets that needs to be dealt wit...

Borrower Protection and the Supply of Credit
			: Evidence from Foreclosure Laws

Borrower Protection and the Supply of Credit : Evidence from Foreclosure Laws »

Volume/Issue: 2014/212

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jihad Dagher , and Yangfan Sun

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 November 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498367875.001

ISBN: 9781498367875

Keywords: Borrower protection, foreclosure laws, credit supply, regulation, GSEs, foreclosure, borrower, loan, default, Consumer Protection

Laws governing the foreclosure process can have direct consequences on the costs of foreclosure and could therefore affect lending decisions. We exploit the heterogeneity in the judicial requirements across U.S. st...

Australia
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Insurance Sector: Regulation and Supervision

Australia : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Insurance Sector: Regulation and Supervision »

Volume/Issue: 2019/49

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 February 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484398890.002

ISBN: 9781484398890

Keywords: Economic growth, Financial crises, Consumer credit, Health insurance, Financial regulation and supervision, life insurer;APRA;ASIC;insurer;policyholder

This Technical Note on Insurance Sector: Regulation and Supervision for Australia was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with the m...