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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 »

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463923976.001

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...

Central Bank Involvement in Banking Crises in Latin America

Central Bank Involvement in Banking Crises in Latin America »

Volume/Issue: 2008/135

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luis Jácome

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451869941.001

ISBN: 9781451869941

Keywords: financial instability, banking, deposit insurance, bank money,

This paper reviews the nature of central bank involvement in 26 episodes of financial disturbance and crises in Latin America from the mid-1990s onwards. It finds that, except in a handful of cases, large amounts o...

Central Banking in Latin America
			: The Way Forward

Central Banking in Latin America : The Way Forward »

Volume/Issue: 2016/197

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yan Carriere-Swallow , Luis I. Jacome H. , Nicolas Magud , and Alejandro Werner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475543353.001

ISBN: 9781475543353

Keywords: Central Banking, Monetary Policy, Macroprudential Policy, Latin America.

Latin America's central banks have made substantial progress towards delivering an environment of price stability that is supportive of sustainable economic growth. We review these achievements, and discuss remaini...

Fiscal Expansion and External Current Account Balance

Fiscal Expansion and External Current Account Balance »

Volume/Issue: 1988/100

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 November 1988

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451948622.001

ISBN: 9781451948622

Keywords: current account, balance of payments, bonds, government debt, international reserves

This paper analyzes, in a general equilibrium framework, how fiscal policy transmits its effects to the current account of the balance of payments. In discussing the role of fiscal policies in the Fund’s sta...

Haircuts
			: Estimating Investor Losses in Sovereign Debt Restructurings, 1998-2005

Haircuts : Estimating Investor Losses in Sovereign Debt Restructurings, 1998-2005 »

Volume/Issue: 2005/137

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jeronimo Zettelmeyer , and Federico Sturzenegger

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451861563.001

ISBN: 9781451861563

Keywords: Defaults, bond, bonds, debt, present value, discount rate, International Lending and Debt Problems,

This paper estimates bond-by-bond "haircuts"-realized investor losses-in recent debt restructurings in Russia, Ukraine, Pakistan, Ecuador, Argentina, and Uruguay. We consider both external and domestic retructuring...

How Costly Are Debt Crises?

How Costly Are Debt Crises? »

Volume/Issue: 2011/280

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Davide Furceri , and Aleksandra Zdzienicka

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463926618.001

ISBN: 9781463926618

Keywords: output losses, debt crises, sovereign defaults, debt crisis, currency crises, crisis episodes, currency crisis

The aim of this paper is to assess the short- and medium-term impact of debt crises on GDP. Using an unbalanced panel of 154 countries from 1970 to 2008, the paper shows that debt crises produce significant and lon...

Sovereign Debt Restructurings 1950-2010
			: Literature Survey, Data, and Stylized Facts

Sovereign Debt Restructurings 1950-2010 : Literature Survey, Data, and Stylized Facts »

Volume/Issue: 2012/203

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christoph Trebesch , Michael Papaioannou , and Udaibir Das

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475505535.001

ISBN: 9781475505535

Keywords: Sovereign Default, debt, restructuring, creditor, International Lending and Debt Problems,

This paper provides a comprehensive survey of pertinent issues on sovereign debt restructurings, based on a newly constructed database. This is the first complete dataset of sovereign restructuring cases, covering...

Structuring and Restructuring Sovereign Debt
			: The Role of a Bankruptcy Regime

Structuring and Restructuring Sovereign Debt : The Role of a Bankruptcy Regime »

Volume/Issue: 2007/192

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Patrick Bolton , and Olivier Jeanne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451867565.001

ISBN: 9781451867565

Keywords: Sovereign Debt Restructuring Mechanism (SDRM), debt structure, sovereign debt restructuring, debt renegotiations, Sovereign Debt Restructuring Mechanism (sdrm) Mechanism (sdrm),

In an environment characterized by weak contractual enforcement, sovereign lenders can enhance the likelihood of repayment by making their claims more difficult to restructure ex post. We show however, that competi...

The Costs of Sovereign Default

The Costs of Sovereign Default »

Volume/Issue: 2008/238

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eduardo Borensztein , and Ugo Panizza

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451870961.001

ISBN: 9781451870961

Keywords: Country Risk, banking, banking crises, banking crisis, sovereign default,

This paper evaluates empirically four types of cost that may result from an international sovereign default: reputational costs, international trade exclusion costs, costs to the domestic economy through the financ...

The Problem that Wasn't
			: Coordination Failures in Sovereign Debt Restructurings

The Problem that Wasn't : Coordination Failures in Sovereign Debt Restructurings »

Volume/Issue: 2011/265

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jeronimo Zettelmeyer , Marcos Chamon , and Ran Bi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463924645.001

ISBN: 9781463924645

Keywords: exit consents, creditor coordination, bond, bonds, debt restructuring, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Lending and Debt Problems, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance: Other, International Law,

Contrary to widespread expectation, debt renegotiations in the era of bond finance have generally been quick and involved little litigation. We present a model that rationalizes the initial fears and offers interpr...