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The Late 1990's Financial Crisis in Ecuador

The Late 1990's Financial Crisis in Ecuador »

Source: The Late 1990's Financial Crisis in Ecuador : Institutional Weaknesses, Fiscal Rigidities, and Financial Dollarization At Work

Volume/Issue: 2004/12

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luis Jácome

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2004

ISBN: 9781451842937

Keywords: institutions, banking, banking crises, banking system, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

This paper stresses three factors that amplified the 1990s financial crisis in Ecuador, namely institutional weaknesses, rigidities in public finances, and high financial dollarization. Institutional factors restri...

Banking on the Principles

Banking on the Principles »

Source: Banking on the Principles : Compliance with Basel Core Principles and Bank Soundness

Volume/Issue: 2006/242

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Enrica Detragiache , Thierry Tressel , and Asli Demirgüç-Kunt

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451865028

Keywords: regulation and supervision, banking, bank ratings, statistics, correlations, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

This paper studies whether compliance with the Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision (BCPs) improves bank soundness. The authors find a significant and positive relationship between bank soundness...

Banking Supervision

Banking Supervision »

Source: Banking Supervision : Quality and Governance

Volume/Issue: 2007/82

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alessandro Gambini , Salim Darbar , and Marco Arnone

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2007

ISBN: 9781451866469

Keywords: accountability, banking supervision, banking, banking supervisors, banking sector, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

This paper examines the relationship between the quality of banking supervision and governance of the supervisory agency, based on assessments of the Basel Core Principles and the IMF Code on Transparency in Financ...

Financial Market Implications of India's Pension Reform

Financial Market Implications of India's Pension Reform »

Source: Financial Market Implications of India's Pension Reform

Volume/Issue: 2007/85

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Helene Poirson Ward

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2007

ISBN: 9781451866490

Keywords: pension, bonds, pension funds, pension fund, pension reform, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

India's planned pension reform will set up a proper regulatory framework for the pension industry and open up the sector to private fund managers. Drawing on international experiences, the paper highlights pre-cond...

Financial Reforms in Sudan

Financial Reforms in Sudan »

Source: Financial Reforms in Sudan : Streamlining Bank Intermediation

Volume/Issue: 2001/53

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2001

ISBN: 9781451847383

Keywords: banking, reserve requirements, banking system, foreign exchange, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

The paper reviews the experience of financial reforms in Sudan with a view to assessing their macroeconomic impact and to shedding light on the question why such reforms have not yet brought about visible improveme...

The Impact of Terrorism on Financial Markets1

The Impact of Terrorism on Financial Markets1 »

Source: The Impact of Terrorism on Financial Markets

Volume/Issue: 2005/60

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Oana Nedelescu , and R. Johnston

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2005

ISBN: 9781451860795

Keywords: terrorist financing, terrorist, terrorist attacks, money laundering, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

The terrorist attacks that have occurred in the past few years around the world have raised international awareness of the danger of terrorism and its complex repercussions on the financial markets. This paper expl...

Asset Securitization and Structured Financing

Asset Securitization and Structured Financing »

Source: Asset Securitization and Structured Financing : Future Prospects and Challenges for Countries in Emerging Markets

Volume/Issue: 2001/147

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lakshman Alles

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2001

ISBN: 9781451856736

Keywords: Asset securitization, structured financing, securitization, capital adequacy, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

This article examines the issues and challenges involved for institutions, policy makers, and law-makers in less developed countries in their efforts to implement asset securitization techniques in their financial...

The Need for Special Resolution Regimes for Financial Institutions-The Case of the European Union

The Need for Special Resolution Regimes for Financial Institutions-The Case of the European Union »

Source: The Need for Special Resolution Regimes for Financial Institutions-The Case of the European Union

Volume/Issue: 2009/200

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Martin Cihak , and Erlend Nier

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2009

ISBN: 9781451873474

Keywords: Resolution Regime, banking, deposit insurance, moral hazard, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

The global financial crisis has demonstrated weaknesses in resolution regimes for financial institutions around the globe, including in the European Union (EU). This paper considers the principles underlying resolu...

Basel Core Principles and Bank Risk

Basel Core Principles and Bank Risk »

Source: Basel Core Principles and Bank Risk : Does Compliance Matter?

Volume/Issue: 2010/81

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Asli Demirgüç-Kunt , and Enrica Detragiache

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2010

ISBN: 9781451982671

Keywords: regulation and supervision, regulation, banking, standards, bank risk, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

This paper studies whether compliance with the Basel Core Principles for effective banking supervision (BCPs) is associated with bank soundness. Using data for over 3,000 banks in 86countries, we find that neither...

Dedollarization

Dedollarization »

Source: Dedollarization

Volume/Issue: 2010/188

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Annamaria Kokenyne , Jeremy Ley , and Romain Veyrune

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2010

ISBN: 9781455202225

Keywords: macroeconomic stabilization, foreign currency, exchange rate, inflation, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

This paper provides a summary of the key policies that encourage dedollarization. It focuses on cases in which the authorities' intention is to gain greater control of monetary policy and draws on the experiences o...