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Global Financial Stability Report, October 2016
			: Fostering Stability in a Low-Growth, Low-Rate Era

Global Financial Stability Report, October 2016 : Fostering Stability in a Low-Growth, Low-Rate Era »

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 October 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513559582.082

ISBN: 9781513559582

Keywords: Economic stability, Financial stability, Global Financial Stability Report, Global Financial Stability Risks, global financial stability, corporate leverage, nonbank financing, corporate governance, investor protection

The current report finds that short-term risks to global financial stability have abated since April 2016, but that medium-term risks continue to build. Financial institutions in advanced economies face a number of...

The Crisis

The Crisis »

Source: The Crisis : Basic Mechanisms and Appropriate Policies

Volume/Issue: 2009/80

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Olivier Blanchard

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2009

ISBN: 9781451872279

Keywords: Spending, Leverage, capital outflows, stock market, securitization, government bonds,

The purpose of this lecture is to look beyond the complex events that characterize the global financial and economic crisis, identify the basic mechanisms, and infer the policies needed to resolve the current crisi...

The Effect of Leverage on Asset Sales Between Financial Institutions1

The Effect of Leverage on Asset Sales Between Financial Institutions1 »

Source: The Effect of Leverage on Asset Sales Between Financial Institutions

Volume/Issue: 2017/200

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sonali Das

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484318171

Keywords: Financial crises, Asset sales; financial intermediaries; balance sheets; leverage, Asset sales, financial intermediaries, balance sheets, leverage, Government Policy and Regulation

This paper analyzes how the leverage of financial institutions affects their demand for assets and the resulting value of transactions between financial institutions. The results show a positive relationship betwee...

Does Balance Sheet Strength Drive the Investment Cycle? Evidence from Pre- and Post-Crisis Cyprus

Does Balance Sheet Strength Drive the Investment Cycle? Evidence from Pre- and Post-Crisis Cyprus »

Source: Does Balance Sheet Strength Drive the Investment Cycle? Evidence from Pre- and Post-Crisis Cyprus

Volume/Issue: 2016/248

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sophia Chen , and Yinqiu Lu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2016

ISBN: 9781475563122

Keywords: Europe, Cyprus, Corporate sector, Investment, Corporate investment, Balance sheets, balance sheet, leverage, leverage Author&;amp;#x2019;s, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy

Fixed investment was the most important contributing factor to the boom-bust cycle in Cyprus over the last decade. Investment boomed during a credit boom in mid-2000s, during which the corporate sector borrowed hea...

Understanding the Macro-Financial Effects of Household Debt: A Global Perspective

Understanding the Macro-Financial Effects of Household Debt: A Global Perspective »

Source: Understanding the Macro-Financial Effects of Household Debt: A Global Perspective

Volume/Issue: 2018/76

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Adrian Alter , Alan Xiaochen Feng , and Nico Valckx

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 April 2018

ISBN: 9781484349861

Keywords: Household debt; financial crises; neglected crash risk; leverage; macro-financial stability, Household debt, financial crises, neglected crash risk, leverage, macro-financial stability, Forecasting and Simulation, General

We confirm the negative relationship between household debt and future GDP growth documented in Mian, Sufi, and Verner (2017) for a wider set of countries over the period 1950-2016. Three mutually reinforcing mecha...

Corporate Sector Vulnerabilities in Ireland

Corporate Sector Vulnerabilities in Ireland »

Source: Corporate Sector Vulnerabilities in Ireland

Volume/Issue: 2016/211

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nir Klein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475552171

Keywords: Corporate sector, Europe, Financial crisis, Ireland, leverage, interest rate shock, profit shock, General, General, General

The paper uses both macro- and micro-level data to assess how has the financial health of the Irish non-financial corporate (NFC) sector changed in the post financial crisis period. The analysis suggests that vulne...

Investment Slowdown in Denmark: Diagnosis and Policy Options

Investment Slowdown in Denmark: Diagnosis and Policy Options »

Source: Investment Slowdown in Denmark: Diagnosis and Policy Options

Volume/Issue: 2018/161

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tigran Poghosyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2018

ISBN: 9781484367537

Keywords: Denmark, Europe, Investment, accelerator model, leverage, structural reforms, Institutions and Growth

Total investment in Denmark has experienced a sharp slowdown following the global financial crisis. This slowdown has coincided with a decline in labor productivity and expansion of the current account surplus. Thi...

Financial Frictions, Underinvestment, and Investment Composition

Financial Frictions, Underinvestment, and Investment Composition »

Source: Financial Frictions, Underinvestment, and Investment Composition : Evidence from Indian Corporates

Volume/Issue: 2017/134

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sonali Das , and Volodymyr Tulin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 June 2017

ISBN: 9781484302644

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, India, Investment, Corporate Leverage, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy

This paper studies private investment in India against the backdrop of a significant investment decline over the past decade. We analyze the potential causes of weaker investment at the firm level, using both firm-...

Private Sector Deleveraging and Growth Following Busts

Private Sector Deleveraging and Growth Following Busts »

Source: Private Sector Deleveraging and Growth Following Busts

Volume/Issue: 2015/35

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sally Chen , Minsuk Kim , Marijn Otte , Kevin Wiseman , and Aleksandra Zdzienicka

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 February 2015

ISBN: 9781498333405

Keywords: deleveraging, leverage cycles, growth, debt, balance sheet, debt overhang, markets, Models with Panel Data,

Balance sheet recessions have been a drag on activity after the Global Financial Crisis, underscoring the important role of balance sheet adjustment for resuming sustained growth. In this paper we examine private s...

Corporate Financing Trends and Balance Sheet Risks in Latin America1

Corporate Financing Trends and Balance Sheet Risks in Latin America1 »

Source: Corporate Financing Trends and Balance Sheet Risks in Latin America

Volume/Issue: 2015/10

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Fabiano Rodrigues Bastos , Herman Kamil , and Bennett Sutton

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 January 2015

ISBN: 9781498307802

Keywords: Bond issuance, corporate leverage, bond, debt, markets, issuance, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy,

Easy global liquidity conditions, stronger risk appetite and a retrenchment in cross-border bank lending led to a surge in emerging market firms' bond issuance in international markets (what we term 'The Bon(d)anza...