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Rules, Discretion, and Macro-Prudential Policy*

Rules, Discretion, and Macro-Prudential Policy* »

Source: Rules, Discretion, and Macro-Prudential Policy

Volume/Issue: 2013/65

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Itai Agur , and Sunil Sharma

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2013

ISBN: 9781475546699

Keywords: Macro-prudential policy, regulation, rules, decision makers, regulations, Government Policy and Regulation, Government Policy and Regulation,

The paper examines the implementation of macro-prudential policy. Given the coordination, flow of information, analysis, and communication required, macro-prudential frameworks will have weaknesses that make it har...

Reconsidering Bank Capital Regulation

Reconsidering Bank Capital Regulation »

Source: Reconsidering Bank Capital Regulation : A New Combination of Rules, Regulators, and Market Discipline

Volume/Issue: 2014/169

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Connel Fullenkamp , and Celine Rochon

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498382472

Keywords: Regulation, bank capital regulation, banking, capital adequacy, Government Policy and Regulation, Government Policy and Regulation,

Despite revisions to bank capital standards, fundamental shortcomings remain: the rules for setting capital requirements need to be simpler, and resolution should be an essential part of the capital requirement fra...

What is Shadow Banking?

What is Shadow Banking? »

Source: What is Shadow Banking?

Volume/Issue: 2014/25

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stijn Claessens , and Lev Ratnovski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2014

ISBN: 9781475597349

Keywords: Regulation, Policy, banking activities, securitization, Government Policy and Regulation,

There is much confusion about what shadow banking is. Some equate it with securitization, others with non-traditional bank activities, and yet others with non-bank lending. Regardless, most think of shadow banking...

How Did Markets React to Stress Tests?

How Did Markets React to Stress Tests? »

Source: How Did Markets React to Stress Tests?

Volume/Issue: 2015/75

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bertrand Candelon , and Amadou Sy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2015

ISBN: 9781484315378

Keywords: macroprudential, bank, capital, governance, recapitalization, Government Policy and Regulation, Government Policy and Regulation,

We use event study methods to compare the market reaction to U.S. and EU-wide stress tests performed from 2009 to 2013. Typically, stress tests have a positive impact on stressed banks' returns. While the 2009 U.S....

Bank Consolidation, Efficiency, and Profitability in Italy1

Bank Consolidation, Efficiency, and Profitability in Italy1 »

Source: Bank Consolidation, Efficiency, and Profitability in Italy

Volume/Issue: 2017/175

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anke Weber

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484309261

Keywords: Banks, Europe, Italy, bank consolidation, profitability, Government Policy and Regulation, Government Policy and Regulation

This paper examines the case for efficiency-driven banking sector consolidation in Italy, evaluates its potential effects on profitability, and discusses policy options to facilitate a consolidation process that is...

Basel Core Principles and Bank Risk

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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...

Competition Policy for Modern Banks1

Competition Policy for Modern Banks1 »

Source: Competition Policy for Modern Banks

Volume/Issue: 2013/126

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lev Ratnovski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484354728

Keywords: Competition Policy, bank competition, mergers, General, Government Policy and Regulation,

Traditional bank competition policy seeks to balance efficiency with incentives to take risk. The main tools are rules guiding entry/exit and consolidation of banks. This paper seeks to refine this view in light of...

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...

The Use and Effectiveness of Macroprudential Policies

The Use and Effectiveness of Macroprudential Policies »

Source: The Use and Effectiveness of Macroprudential Policies : New Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2015/61

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eugenio Cerutti , Stijn Claessens , and Luc Laeven

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 March 2015

ISBN: 9781498321051

Keywords: Macroprudential policies, Effectiveness, Procyclicality, credit growth, markets, monetary fund, borrower, instruments, Government Policy and Regulation, Government Policy and Regulation,

Using a recent IMF survey and expanding on previous studies, we document the use of macroprudential policies for 119 countries over the 2000-13 period, covering many instruments. Emerging economies use macroprude...

On Bank Consolidation in a Currency Union

On Bank Consolidation in a Currency Union »

Source: On Bank Consolidation in a Currency Union

Volume/Issue: 2018/92

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Fabio Di Vittorio , Delong Li , and Hanlei Yun

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 April 2018

ISBN: 9781484352755

Keywords: Banking; Banking Regulation; Financial Stability, Banking, Banking Regulation, Financial Stability, Government Policy and Regulation

The paper focuses on the impact of diversification on bank performance and how consolidation through mergers and acquisitions (M&A) affects the banking sector's stability in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (EC...