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Capital Market Development in a Small Country

Capital Market Development in a Small Country »

Source: Capital Market Development in a Small Country : The Case of Slovenia

Volume/Issue: 2007/229

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jochen Andritzky

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2007

ISBN: 9781451867930

Keywords: capital market, stock exchange, bonds, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy,

Small emerging economies, despite their significant growth, lack the scale to develop thriving capital markets from their local investor and issuer base that are able to deliver the benefits of a large, mature mark...

Can Emerging Market Central Banks Bail Out Banks? A+L4848 Cautionary Tale From Latin America

Can Emerging Market Central Banks Bail Out Banks? A+L4848 Cautionary Tale From Latin America »

Source: Can Emerging Market Central Banks Bail Out Banks? A+L4848 Cautionary Tale From Latin America

Volume/Issue: 2011/258

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luis I. Jacome H. , Tahsin Saadi Sedik , and Simon Townsend

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2011

ISBN: 9781463923976

Keywords: banking, central bank, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy,

This paper investigates whether developing and emerging market countries can implement monetary policies similar to those used by advanced countries during the recent global crisis - injecting significant amounts o...

Market Phoenixes and Banking Ducks Are Recoveries Faster in Market-Based Financial Systems?

Market Phoenixes and Banking Ducks Are Recoveries Faster in Market-Based Financial Systems? »

Source: Market Phoenixes and Banking Ducks Are Recoveries Faster in Market-Based Financial Systems?

Volume/Issue: 2011/213

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Julien Allard , and Rodolphe Blavy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2011

ISBN: 9781463902292

Keywords: economic crises, recoveries, recessions, recession, financial crises, financial markets, financial system, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy,

Recoveries vary considerably across countries: our paper compares recoveries in bank-based and market-based economies and finds that market-based economies experience significantly and durably stronger rebounds tha...

Fiscal Transparency and Economic Outcomes

Fiscal Transparency and Economic Outcomes »

Source: Fiscal Transparency and Economic Outcomes

Volume/Issue: 2005/225

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2005

ISBN: 9781451862447

Keywords: Fiscal Discipline, Institutions, contingent liabilities, budget execution, fiscal risk, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, and Finance, Taxation, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Financial Markets and Institutions,

This paper develops indices of fiscal transparency for a broad range of countries based on the IMF's Code of Good Practices on Fiscal Transparency, using data derived from published fiscal transparency modules of t...

How Financial Conditions Matter Differently across Latin America

How Financial Conditions Matter Differently across Latin America »

Source: How Financial Conditions Matter Differently across Latin America

Volume/Issue: 2017/218

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luis Brandao-Marques , and Esther Perez Ruiz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 October 2017

ISBN: 9781484325506

Keywords: Financial conditions indexes, TVP-FAVAR, financial spillovers, Forecasting and Simulation, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, General

This paper develops comparable financial conditions indices (FCIs) for the six large and most financially-integrated Latin American economies (LA6) by following Korobilis (2013) and Koop and Korobilis (2014). The m...

Financial Disruptions and the Cyclical Upgrading of Labor

Financial Disruptions and the Cyclical Upgrading of Labor »

Source: Financial Disruptions and the Cyclical Upgrading of Labor

Volume/Issue: 2017/131

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Brendan Epstein , Alan Finkelstein Shapiro , and Andrés González Gómez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 June 2017

ISBN: 9781475595864

Keywords: Business cycles, financial frictions, labor search frictions, on-the-job search, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy

Amid total factor productivity (TFP) shocks job-to-job flows amplify the volatility of unemployment, but the aggregate implications of job-to-job flows amid financial shocks are less understood. To develop such und...

Capital Inflows, Credit Growth, and Financial Systems

Capital Inflows, Credit Growth, and Financial Systems »

Source: Capital Inflows, Credit Growth, and Financial Systems

Volume/Issue: 2015/193

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Deniz Igan , and Zhibo Tan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 August 2015

ISBN: 9781513581262

Keywords: Financial development, Financial structure, credit growth, financial system, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy,

Exploiting a granular panel dataset that breaks down capital inflows into FDI, portfolio and other categories, and distinguishes between credit to the household sector and to the corporate sector, we investigate th...

Fragmentation and Monetary Policy in the Euro Area

Fragmentation and Monetary Policy in the Euro Area »

Source: Fragmentation and Monetary Policy in the Euro Area

Volume/Issue: 2013/208

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ali Al-Eyd , and Pelin Berkmen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2013

ISBN: 9781484328750

Keywords: fragmentation, interest, markets, lending, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects),

The ECB has taken a range of actions to address bank funding problems, eliminate excessive risk in sovereign markets, and safeguard monetary transmission. But euro area financial markets have remained fragmented, d...

Financial Resource Curse in Resource-Rich Countries

Financial Resource Curse in Resource-Rich Countries »

Source: Financial Resource Curse in Resource-Rich Countries

Volume/Issue: 2017/163

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Montfort Mlachila , and Rasmané Ouedraogo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484310144

Keywords: Commodity price shocks, financial sector development, General, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Government Policy and Regulation

Why do commodity-dependent developing countries have typically lower levels of financial development than their peers? The literature has proposed many possible explanations, but it typically does not dwell on the...

Credit-Supply Shocks and Firm Productivity in Italy1

Credit-Supply Shocks and Firm Productivity in Italy1 »

Source: Credit-Supply Shocks and Firm Productivity in Italy

Volume/Issue: 2017/67

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sebastian Dörr , Mehdi Raissi , and Anke Weber

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 March 2017

ISBN: 9781475588668

Keywords: Financial crises, Europe, Italy, Productivity, credit-supply shocks, labor market rigidities, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy

The Italian economy has been struggling with low productivity growth and bank balance sheet strains. This paper examines the implications for firm productivity of adverse shocks to bank lending in Italy, using a no...