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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...

Does Good Financial Performance Mean Good Financial Intermediation in China?

Does Good Financial Performance Mean Good Financial Intermediation in China? »

Source: Does Good Financial Performance Mean Good Financial Intermediation in China?

Volume/Issue: 2009/170

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tarhan Feyzioglu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2009

ISBN: 9781451873177

Keywords: bank efficiency, bank market structure, banking system, financial repression,

Chinese banks generate large profits and have relatively low nonperforming loans. However, good financial performance does not, in itself, guarantee that banks efficiently intermediate the economy's financial resou...

Financial Development, the Structure of Capital Markets, and the Global Digital Divide

Financial Development, the Structure of Capital Markets, and the Global Digital Divide »

Source: Financial Development, the Structure of Capital Markets, and the Global Digital Divide

Volume/Issue: 2006/258

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Charles Amo Yartey

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2006

ISBN: 9781451865189

Keywords: ICT, digital divide, financial development, financial structure, internet, stock market, financial markets,

This paper examines the role of financial development and financial structure in explaining cross-country diffusion of information communication technology (ICT). Using panel data for 76 emerging and advanced count...

The Recent Financial Turmoil - Initial Assessment, Policy Lessons, and Implications for Fund Surveillance

The Recent Financial Turmoil - Initial Assessment, Policy Lessons, and Implications for Fund Surveillance »

Source: The Recent Financial Turmoil - Initial Assessment, Policy Lessons, and Implications for Fund Surveillance

Volume/Issue: 2008/052

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 September 2008

ISBN: 9781498334686

Keywords: Financial institutions, Financial markets, Financial instruments, Central banks, Financial systems, IMFC, PP, structured product, Basel II, standard setter

In response to the IMFC's October 2007 communiqué, IMF staff has sought to assess the causes of the present turbulence and draw tentative lessons in order to inform its future bilateral and multilateral surveillanc...

Globalization and Firms' Financing Choices

Globalization and Firms' Financing Choices »

Source: Globalization and Firms' Financing Choices : Evidence From Emerging Economies

Volume/Issue: 2001/95

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sergio Schmukler , and Esteban Vesperoni

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2001

ISBN: 9781451851823

Keywords: financing choices, financial structure, financial globalization, international financial markets, financial liberalization, international capital markets, access to international capital, international capital, General Financial Markets, Corporate Finance And Governance,

This paper studies the relation between firm's financing choices and financial globalization. Using an East Asian and Latin American firm-level panel for the 1980s and 1990s, we study how leverage ratios, debt matu...

The Capital Structure of Listed Companies in Poland

The Capital Structure of Listed Companies in Poland »

Source: The Capital Structure of Listed Companies in Poland

Volume/Issue: 1997/175

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Qaizar Hussain , and Eugeniy Nivorozhkin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1997

ISBN: 9781451976342

Keywords: stock market, capital structure, leverage, stock exchange, financial markets, stock markets

This paper examines the capital structure of listed firms in Poland, using firm-level panel data to study the determinants of leverage. Polish firms had extremely low leverage levels, suggesting a growing stock mar...

Understanding Chinese Bond Yields and their Role in Monetary Policy

Understanding Chinese Bond Yields and their Role in Monetary Policy »

Source: Understanding Chinese Bond Yields and their Role in Monetary Policy

Volume/Issue: 2011/225

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nathan Porter , and Nuno Cassola

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2011

ISBN: 9781463904937

Keywords: Term Structure of Interest Rates, bond, bonds, inflation, treasury bonds, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy,

China's financial prices are informative enough for the PBC to introduce a monetary policy framework centered around interest rates. While bond yields are not fully efficient?reflecting regulation, liquidity, and s...

Multinational Affiliates and Local Financial Markets

Multinational Affiliates and Local Financial Markets »

Source: Multinational Affiliates and Local Financial Markets

Volume/Issue: 2004/107

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Selin Sayek , Alexander Lehmann , and Hyoung Kang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2004

ISBN: 9781451853018

Keywords: Multinational companies, financial development, capital structure, host country, fdi, foreign affiliates, direct investment, host-country, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

We use data on the sources of debt finance of U.S. majority-owned foreign affiliates in 53 countries over the period 1983 to 2001 to examine the role of financial market development, and exposure to host country-sp...

Risk Sharing and Financial Contagion in Asia

Risk Sharing and Financial Contagion in Asia »

Source: Risk Sharing and Financial Contagion in Asia : An Asset Price Perspective

Volume/Issue: 2011/242

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Phurichai Rungcharoenkitkul

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2011

ISBN: 9781463922634

Keywords: risk sharing, contagion, affine term structure model, financial contagion, stochastic discount, bond, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

This paper assesses financial integration in Asia in terms of risk-sharing benefit versus financial-contagion cost. We construct a new measure of risk sharing based on a term structure model, which allows identific...

Financial Globalization, Portfolio Diversification, and the Pattern of International Trade

Financial Globalization, Portfolio Diversification, and the Pattern of International Trade »

Source: Financial Globalization, Portfolio Diversification, and the Pattern of International Trade

Volume/Issue: 2003/233

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Miklós Koren

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2003

ISBN: 9781451875614

Keywords: financial globalization, trade volume, trade structure, incomplete markets, portfolio choice, financial markets, international financial, Neoclassical Models of Trade, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

The paper provides a general-equilibrium model where incomplete international financial markets lead to insufficient industrial specialization and low international trade. As international portfolio diversification...