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Are House Prices Rising Too Fast in China?

Are House Prices Rising Too Fast in China? »

Source: Are House Prices Rising Too Fast in China?

Volume/Issue: 2010/274

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ashvin Ahuja , Lillian Cheung , Gaofeng Han , Nathan Porter , and Wenlang Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2010

ISBN: 9781455210817

Keywords: House price, price misalignment, leverage cycle, mortgage, real estate, land sales, mortgage loan, mortgage interest,

Sharp increase in house prices combined with the extraordinary Chinese lending growth during 2009 has led to concerns of an emerging real estate bubble. We find that, for China as a whole, the current levels of hou...

Are House Prices Rising too Fast in Hong Kong SAR?

Are House Prices Rising too Fast in Hong Kong SAR? »

Source: Are House Prices Rising too Fast in Hong Kong SAR?

Volume/Issue: 2010/273

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2010

ISBN: 9781455210800

Keywords: House price, price misalignment, prudential measures, mortgage, real interest rates, inflation, mortgage interest,

Sharp increase in house prices in Hong Kong SAR in 2009-2010 has led to concerns of an emerging real estate bubble. According to our measure of price deviation from fundamentals, which should be taken as an early w...

Asset Price Bubbles

Asset Price Bubbles »

Source: Asset Price Bubbles : A Selective Survey

Volume/Issue: 2013/45

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anna Scherbina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 February 2013

ISBN: 9781475515299

Keywords: Bubbles, Limits to Arbitrage, stock market, discount rate, mortgage, cash flows, financial economics, General,

Why do asset price bubbles continue to appear in various markets? This paper provides an overview of recent literature on bubbles, with significant attention given to behavioral models and rational models with fric...

Asymmetric Arbitrage and Default Premiums Between the U.S. and Russian Financial Markets

Asymmetric Arbitrage and Default Premiums Between the U.S. and Russian Financial Markets »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 51, No. 2

Volume: 51

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 July 2004

ISBN: 9781589063235

Keywords: privatization revenues, privatization programs, privatization transactions, privatization program, American Dollar, Autoregression, Cohort Analysis, Conditionality (finance), Correlation (statistics), Effect Of Education On Economic Development

This second issue for 2004 contains 8 new papers, including notable contributions from: Nancy Brune, Geoffrey Garrett, and Bruce Kogut on the global spread of privatization; and Mark P. Taylor and Elena T. Branson...

Bank Behavior in Response to Basel Iii

Bank Behavior in Response to Basel Iii »

Source: Bank Behavior in Response to Basel Iii : A Cross-Country Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2011/119

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Thomas Cosimano , and Dalia Hakura

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2011

ISBN: 9781455262427

Keywords: capital constraints, equity, capital requirements, nonperforming loans, interest expense, bank capital, Central Banking, And The Supply Of Money And Credit, financial Institutions And Services,

This paper investigates the impact of the new capital requirements introduced under the Basel III framework on bank lending rates and loan growth. Higher capital requirements, by raising banks' marginal cost of fun...

Bank Capital Adequacy in Australia

Bank Capital Adequacy in Australia »

Source: Bank Capital Adequacy in Australia

Volume/Issue: 2012/25

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Niamh Sheridan , and B. Jang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463932527

Keywords: Canada, Basel II, Basel III, loss given default, probability of default, stress tests, mortgages, residential mortgages, banking, mortgage

The paper finds that, given Australia's conservative approach in implementing the Basel II framework, Australian banks' headline capital ratios underestimate their capital strengths. Given their high capital qualit...

Banks' Liability Structure and Mortgage Lending During the Financial Crisis

Banks' Liability Structure and Mortgage Lending During the Financial Crisis »

Source: Banks' Liability Structure and Mortgage Lending During the Financial Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2012/155

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jihad Dagher , and Kazim Kazimov

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9781475504460

Keywords: Retail funding, Wholesale funding, credit supply, mortgages, matching, mortgage, statistics, mortgage credit, probability, mortgage lending

We examine the impact of banks' exposure to market liquidity shocks through wholesale funding on their supply of credit during the financial crisis in the United States. We focus on mortgage lending to minimize the...

Boom-Bust Cycles in Housing

Boom-Bust Cycles in Housing »

Source: Boom-Bust Cycles in Housing : The Changing Role of Financial Structure

Volume/Issue: 2005/200

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Calvin Schnure

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2005

ISBN: 9781451862195

Keywords: Mortgage markets, securitization, mortgage, mortgage market, housing finance, mortgage finance, Housing Supply and Markets,

Why are housing markets so prone to boom-bust cycles? The mortgage market structure prior to the Savings and Loan crisis contributed to the volatility in real housing activity which, in turn, amplified the volatili...

Budget Deficits Under Alternative Tax Systems International Effects

Budget Deficits Under Alternative Tax Systems International Effects »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 35 No. 2

Volume: 35

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1988

ISBN: 9781451947021

Keywords: debt, debtor, bonds, external debt

It has been argued that “buy-backs” and “debt-equity swaps” allow developing countries to benefit from market discounts on their external debt. It is argued here, however, that if such p...

Buy-Backs and Market Valuation of External Debt

Buy-Backs and Market Valuation of External Debt »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 35 No. 2

Volume: 35

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1988

ISBN: 9781451947021

Keywords: debt, debtor, bonds, external debt

It has been argued that “buy-backs” and “debt-equity swaps” allow developing countries to benefit from market discounts on their external debt. It is argued here, however, that if such p...