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The Role of Fiscal Transfers in Smoothing Regional Shocks

The Role of Fiscal Transfers in Smoothing Regional Shocks »

Source: The Role of Fiscal Transfers in Smoothing Regional Shocks : Evidence from Existing Federations

Volume/Issue: 2016/141

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tigran Poghosyan , Abdelhak Senhadji , and Carlo Cottarelli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498379601

Keywords: public debt cycles, credit cycles, asset price cycles, duration analysis

We assess the extent to which fiscal transfers smooth regional shocks in three large federations: the U.S., Canada, and Australia. We find that fiscal transfers offset 4-11 percent of idiosyncratic shocks (risk-sha...

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2014, Asia and Pacific
			: Sustaining the Momentum: Vigilance and Reforms

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2014, Asia and Pacific : Sustaining the Momentum: Vigilance and Reforms »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484316573.086

ISBN: 9781484316573

Keywords: Financial crises, Credit, Central banks, Business cycles, Capital, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial systems, inflation, capital flows, capital flow

The five Regional Economic Outlooks published biannually by the IMF cover Asia and Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Central Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and the Western Hemisphere. In each volume, recent econo...

How Do Public Debt Cycles Interact with Financial Cycles?

How Do Public Debt Cycles Interact with Financial Cycles? »

Source: How Do Public Debt Cycles Interact with Financial Cycles?

Volume/Issue: 2015/248

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tigran Poghosyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 November 2015

ISBN: 9781513511641

Keywords: public debt cycles, credit cycles, asset price cycles, duration analysis, debt, public debt, price, prices, equity, General

We employ a duration model to study determinants of public debt cycles in 57 advanced and emerging economies over the 1960-2014 period, with a particular focus on the impact of financial cycles. The results suggest...

What Happens During Recessions, Crunches and Busts?

What Happens During Recessions, Crunches and Busts? »

Source: What Happens During Recessions, Crunches and Busts?

Volume/Issue: 2008/274

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marco Terrones , Ayhan Kose , and Stijn Claessens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2008

ISBN: 9781451871326

Keywords: credit crunches, house prices, busts, recession, business cycle,

We provide a comprehensive empirical characterization of the linkages between key macroeconomic and financial variables around business and financial cycles for 21 OECD countries over the period 1960-2007. In parti...

Bank Credit During the 2008 Financial Crisis

Bank Credit During the 2008 Financial Crisis »

Source: Bank Credit During the 2008 Financial Crisis : A Cross-Country Comparison

Volume/Issue: 2010/47

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ari Aisen , and Michael Franken

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2010

ISBN: 9781451963120

Keywords: credit boom, bust cycles, money market, banking, banking system,

This paper empirically estimates the main determinants of bank credit growth during the 2008 financial crisis. Using a sample covering over 80 countries, this paper finds that larger bank credit booms prior to the...

Financial Deepening in Mexico1

Financial Deepening in Mexico1 »

Source: Financial Deepening in Mexico

Volume/Issue: 2017/19

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Herman , and Alexander Klemm

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475572926

Keywords: Credit, Mexico, Financial sector, Banks, Credit expansion, Financial intermediation, Business cycles, Mexico; Credit gap; credit growth; financial development.

International comparisons reveal that-even controlling for a host of explanatory factors-credit depth is exceptionally low in Mexico. Using panel data methods linking credit growth and fundamentals, this paper esti...

Creditless Recoveries1

Creditless Recoveries1 »

Source: Creditless Recoveries

Volume/Issue: 2011/58

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Abdul Abiad , Giovanni Dell'Ariccia , and Bin Li

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2011

ISBN: 9781455221028

Keywords: Credit cycles, credit crunch, financial dependence, banking, banking crises, recessions, recession, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy,

Recoveries that occur in the absence of credit growth are often dubbed miracles and named after mythical creatures. Yet these are not rare animals, and are not always miracles. About one out of five recoveries is "...

Financial Cycles

Financial Cycles »

Source: Financial Cycles : What? How? When?

Volume/Issue: 2011/76

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marco Terrones , Ayhan Kose , and Stijn Claessens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2011

ISBN: 9781455227037

Keywords: credit cycles, asset busts, crunches, house prices, financial cycles, financial crises, financial markets, equity markets, International Policy Coordination and Transmission,

This paper provides a comprehensive analysis of financial cycles using a large database covering 21 advanced countries over the period 1960:1-2007:4. Specifically, we analyze cycles in credit, house prices, and equ...

Credit Cycle and Capital Buffers in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic

Credit Cycle and Capital Buffers in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic »

Source: Credit Cycle and Capital Buffers in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic

Volume/Issue: 2019/39

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Valentina Flamini , Pierluigi Bologna , Fabio Di Vittorio , and Rasool Zandvakil

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484397992

Keywords: Exchange rate policy, Credit booms, Central banks, Credit pricing, Credit risk, Credit cycle;Financial crises;Countercyclical capital buffer;Basel III;CPI inflation;GFC;countercyclical;synchronicity

Credit is key to support healthy and sustainable economic growth but excess aggregate credit growth can signal the build-up of imbalances and lead to systemic financial crisis. Hence, monitoring the credit cycle is...

Credit Cyclicality in Chile

Credit Cyclicality in Chile »

Source: Credit Cyclicality in Chile : A Cross-Country Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2008/55

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ludvig Söderling

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2008

ISBN: 9781451869170

Keywords: Credit growth, business cycle, panel VAR, terms of trade shocks, trade shocks, financial stability, competitive pressure,

This paper analyzes the determinants of credit cyclicality. It constructs a financial development index and studies whether it affects the amplitude of impulse responses to shocks to output, terms of trade, global...