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Assessing the Cost of Financial Regulation1

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Source: Assessing the Cost of Financial Regulation

Volume/Issue: 2012/233

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Douglas Elliott , and Andre Santos

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2012

ISBN: 9781475510836

Keywords: Basel III, Financial Regulation, Systemically Important Institutions, Banks, regulation, rules, regulatory changes, regulatory reforms, regulations, Government Policy and Regulation

This study assesses the overall impact on credit of the financial regulatory reforms in Europe, Japan, and the United States. Long-term cost estimates are provided for Basel III capital and liquidity requirements,...

Bank Balance Sheets and the Value of Lending

Bank Balance Sheets and the Value of Lending »

Source: Bank Balance Sheets and the Value of Lending

Volume/Issue: 2017/111

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jiaqian Chen , and Giuseppe Vera

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 May 2017

ISBN: 9781475599053

Keywords: Europe, United Kingdom, Bank balance sheets, loan announcement effect, bank monitoring, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy

We study 1,400 UK syndicated loans, together with the financial history of the lead bank and the borrowing firm. We interpret abnormal equity returns around loan announcements as the value of the lending relationsh...

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...

Banks' Adjustment to Basel III Reform

Banks' Adjustment to Basel III Reform »

Source: Banks' Adjustment to Basel III Reform : A Bank-Level Perspective for Emerging Europe

Volume/Issue: 2017/24

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michal Andrle , Vladimír Tomšík , and Jan Vlcek

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 February 2017

ISBN: 9781475577525

Keywords: Capital adequacy, Europe, Emerging markets, Commercial banks, Banking sector, Bank supervision, Bank reforms, Basel Core Principles, Central banks and their policies, Basel III

The paper seeks to identify strategies of commercial banks in response to higher capital requirements of Basel III reform and its phase-in. It focuses on a sample of nine EU emerging market countries and picks up 5...

Banks, Firms, and Jobs

Banks, Firms, and Jobs »

Source: Banks, Firms, and Jobs

Volume/Issue: 2017/38

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Fabio Berton , Sauro Mocetti , Andrea Presbitero , and Matteo Richiardi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 February 2017

ISBN: 9781475579017

Keywords: Financial crises, Loans, Business enterprises, Banks, Bank credit, Employment, Europe, External shocks, Italy, Labor markets

We analyze the employment effects of financial shocks using a rich data set of job contracts, matched with the universe of firms and their lending banks in one Italian region. To isolate the effect of the financial...

Beyond the Crisis

Beyond the Crisis »

Source: Beyond the Crisis : Revisiting Emerging Europe's Growth Model

Volume/Issue: 2010/92

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ruben Atoyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2010

ISBN: 9781451982565

Keywords: sustainable economic growth, sources of growth, external vulnerabilities, economic growth, capital inflows, growth model, capital flows, private capital flows, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Economywide Country Studies: Europe,

Focusing on the nexus between economic growth and buildup of external vulnerabilities, this paper provides a systematic account of different growth strategies followed in Central and Eastern Europe in 2000-08 and t...

Brexit Referendum and Business Investment in the UK

Brexit Referendum and Business Investment in the UK »

Source: Brexit Referendum and Business Investment in the UK

Volume/Issue: 2018/247

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lucyna Gornicka

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484382011

Keywords: Europe, United Kingdom, Brexit referendum, firm investment, uncertainty, trade costs, General, Country and Industry Studies of Trade

In this paper I apply firm-level analysis to examine how the Brexit process has affected business investment in the UK. An interaction term of potential trade costs after exiting the EU and a measure of firms' part...

Building a Better Union

Building a Better Union »

Source: Building a Better Union : Incentivizing Structural Reforms in the Euro Area

Volume/Issue: 2015/201

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Angana Banerji , Bergljot Barkbu , James John , Tidiane Kinda , Sergejs Saksonovs , Hanni Schoelermann , and Tao Wu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2015

ISBN: 9781513517087

Keywords: Structural reform, European economic governance, governance, states, member states, legislation, fiscal, Planning, Coordination, and Reform

The momentum for structural reforms is waning in the euro area at a time when even faster progress is needed to boost productivity and growth, achieve real economic convergence, and improve the resilience of the mo...

Can Italy Grow Out of Its NPL Overhang? A Panel Threshold Analysis1

Can Italy Grow Out of Its NPL Overhang? A Panel Threshold Analysis1 »

Source: Can Italy Grow Out of Its NPL Overhang? A Panel Threshold Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2017/66

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kamiar Mohaddes , Mehdi Raissi , and Anke Weber

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 March 2017

ISBN: 9781475588651

Keywords: Italy, Europe, nonperforming loans, real output growth, panel tests of threshold effects, Models with Panel Data, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy

This paper examines whether a tipping point exists for real GDP growth in Italy above which the ratio of non-performing loans (NPLs) to total loans falls significantly. Estimating a heterogeneous dynamic panel-thre...

Carry Trade vs. Deposit-Driven Euroization

Carry Trade vs. Deposit-Driven Euroization »

Source: Carry Trade vs. Deposit-Driven Euroization

Volume/Issue: 2018/58

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nan Geng , Tiberiu Scutaru , and Johannes Wiegand

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2018

ISBN: 9781484345269

Keywords: Financial Dollarization, Euroization, Emerging Europe, Portfolio Choice

Financial 'euroization'-or 'dollarization' outside of Central and Eastern Europe-is typically analyzed as a singular phenomenon that can be traced to a common set of factors. This paper argues that two types of eur...