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Cooperative Banks in Europe-Policy Issues

Cooperative Banks in Europe-Policy Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2007/159

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Wim Fonteyne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451867237.001

ISBN: 9781451867237

Keywords: bank efficiency, bank profitability, EU, financial system, banking, banking system, cooperative banking, banking sector,

This paper explains the continuing success of European cooperative banks through evolving comparative advantages. It points out that a cooperative is built around an intergenerational endowment without final owners...

Cross-Border Coordination of Prudential Supervision and Deposit Guarantees

Cross-Border Coordination of Prudential Supervision and Deposit Guarantees »

Volume/Issue: 2008/283

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451871418.001

ISBN: 9781451871418

Keywords: Deposit guarantees, cross-border coordination, EU, banking, deposit guarantee, prudential supervision,

The scramble to expand deposit guarantees in Europe in response to recent financial turmoil confirms that the on-going integration of European financial markets requires closer coordination of prudential policies a...

Cross-Border Financial Surveillance
			: A Network Perspective

Cross-Border Financial Surveillance : A Network Perspective »

Volume/Issue: 2010/105

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Juan Sole , and Marco Espinosa-Vega

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455200641.001

ISBN: 9781455200641

Keywords: Financial Surveillance, Network Analysis, Cross-Border Financial Linkages, banking, contagion, banking system, banking systems, bank for international settlements,

Effective cross-border financial surveillance requires the monitoring of direct and indirect systemic linkages. This paper illustrates how network analysis could make a significant contribution in this regard by si...

Currency Crises and Foreign Reserves
			: A Simple Model

Currency Crises and Foreign Reserves : A Simple Model »

Volume/Issue: 2001/18

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Piti Disyatat

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451843644.001

ISBN: 9781451843644

Keywords: Currency Crisis, Speculative Attacks, Borrowing Reserves, capital controls, external borrowing, central bank, domestic currency, Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit: General

This paper addresses the important question of how far a government will run down its stock of foreign reserves in a defense of a fixed exchange rate. An optimizing model of currency crisis is presented in which th...

Distress in European Banks
			: An Analysis Basedon a New Dataset

Distress in European Banks : An Analysis Basedon a New Dataset »

Volume/Issue: 2009/9

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tigran Poghosyan , and Martin Cihak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451871562.001

ISBN: 9781451871562

Keywords: Early Warning System, Regulation, Early Intervention, banking, bank distress, bank failure, contagion,

The global financial crisis has highlighted the importance of early identification of weak banks: when problems are identified late, solutions are much more costly. Until recently, Europe has seen only a small numb...

Equity Returns in the Banking Sector in the Wake of the Great Recession and the European Sovereign Debt Crisis

Equity Returns in the Banking Sector in the Wake of the Great Recession and the European Sovereign Debt Crisis »

Volume/Issue: 2012/174

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jorge Chan-Lau , Estelle Liu , and Jochen M. Schmittmann

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475505221.001

ISBN: 9781475505221

Keywords: equity returns, sovereign debt crisis, regulatory capital, panel data econometrics, banking, tier 1 capital, bank bond, General Financial Markets,

This study finds that equity returns in the banking sector in the wake of the Great Recession and the European sovereign debt crisis have been driven mainly by weak growth prospects and heightened sovereign risk an...

Estimating Spillover Risk Among Large EU Banks

Estimating Spillover Risk Among Large EU Banks »

Volume/Issue: 2007/267

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Li Ong , and Martin Cihak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451868302.001

ISBN: 9781451868302

Keywords: contagion, large banks, banking, stock market, bond, government bond,

The paper examines the scope for cross-border spillovers among major EU banks using information contained in the stock prices and financial statements of these banks. The results suggest that spillovers within dome...

Euro-Area Banking At the Crossroads

Euro-Area Banking At the Crossroads »

Volume/Issue: 2001/28

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Agnes Belaisch , Joaquim Levy , Laura Kodres , and Angel Ubide

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451844665.001

ISBN: 9781451844665

Keywords: Banking mergers, too big too fail, banking, banking system, banking sector, financial stability, financial institutions, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

This paper analyses the process of disintermediation, the progress in consolidation, the impact of new technologies, and the role of ownership and control structures for the euro area banking sector. The impact of...

Explaining Efficiency Differences Among Large German and Austrian Banks

Explaining Efficiency Differences Among Large German and Austrian Banks »

Volume/Issue: 2004/140

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Hauner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451856156.001

ISBN: 9781451856156

Keywords: efficiency, data envelopment analysis, banking, statistics, linear programming, banking systems,

Cost-efficiency, scale efficiency, and productivity change are estimated by data envelopment analysis; and cost-efficiency is regressed on explanatory variables. No evidence is found for average productivity respon...

Financial and Enterprise Restructuring in Emerging Market Economies

Financial and Enterprise Restructuring in Emerging Market Economies »

Volume/Issue: 1994/34

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Steven Fries , and Timothy Lane

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1994

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451978858.001

ISBN: 9781451978858

Keywords: banking, moral hazard, debt socialization, recapitalization, banking system

This paper examines alternative approaches to building sound financial structures in emerging market economies. The foremost task is to resolve the bad loan problem and to recapitalize insolvent state banks. By res...