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2014 Triennial Surveillance Review - External Study - Risks and Spillovers

2014 Triennial Surveillance Review - External Study - Risks and Spillovers »

Volume/Issue: 2014/048

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 July 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498342926.007

ISBN: 9781498342926

Keywords: Bilateral surveillance, Financial risk, Macroprudential Policy, Monetary policy, Multilateral surveillance, Spillovers, Surveillance, Asset prices, Assets, Balance sheets

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A Banking Union for the Euro Area

A Banking Union for the Euro Area »

Volume/Issue: 2013/1

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Rishi Goyal , Petya Koeva Brooks , Mahmood Pradhan , Thierry Tressel , Giovanni Dell'Ariccia , and Ceyla Pazarbasioglu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475521160.006

ISBN: 9781475521160

Keywords: Austria, Bank regulations, Bank resolution, Bank supervision, Belgium, Banking systems, Deposit insurance, Euro Area, Europe, Financial safety nets

The SDN elaborates the case for, and the design of, a banking union for the euro area. It discusses the benefits and costs of a banking union, presents a steady state view of the banking union, elaborates difficult...

Shadow Banking
			: Economics and Policy

Shadow Banking : Economics and Policy »

Volume/Issue: 2012/12

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Stijn Claessens , Lev Ratnovski , and Manmohan Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 December 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475583588.006

ISBN: 9781475583588

Keywords: Financial stability, Financial crises, Central banks and their policies, Shadow banking, macroprudential regulation, macroeconomic policy, banking, banking system, bank for international settlements, banking activities

This note outlines the basic economics of the shadow banking system, highlights (systemic) risks related to it, and suggests implications for measurement and regulatory approaches....

A Model of the Lender of Last Resort

A Model of the Lender of Last Resort »

Volume/Issue: 1999/39

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Haizhou Huang , and C. Goodhart

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451845815.001

ISBN: 9781451845815

Keywords: Banking Crises, Financial Contagion, Moral Hazard, Lender of Last Resort, contagion, banking, bank size, banking system, bank failures

This paper develops a model of the lender of last resort. It provides an analytical basis for “too big too fail” and a rationale for “constructive ambiguity”. Key results are that if con...

Addressing Interconnectedness
			: Concepts and Prudential Tools

Addressing Interconnectedness : Concepts and Prudential Tools »

Volume/Issue: 2013/199

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nicolas Arregui , Mohamed Norat , Antonio Pancorbo , Jodi Scarlata , Eija Holttinen , Fabiana Melo , Jay Surti , Christopher Wilson , Rodolfo Wehrhahn , and Mamoru Yanase

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475531855.001

ISBN: 9781475531855

Keywords: network analysis, prudential tools, policymakers, systemic risk, banking, banking system, banking sector, bank reporting, interbank market, General

This paper reviews tools used to identify and measure interconnectedness and raises the awareness of policymakers as to potential cross-sectional implications of prudential tools aimed at controlling interconnected...

Apocalypse then
			: The Evolution of the North Atlantic Economy and the Global Crisis

Apocalypse then : The Evolution of the North Atlantic Economy and the Global Crisis »

Volume/Issue: 2011/212

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Trung Bui , and Tamim Bayoumi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463902308.001

ISBN: 9781463902308

Keywords: Financial linkages, financial regulation, banking, bonds, bond, banking systems, financial market, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance: Forecasting and Simulation, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation,

The financial crisis, originated from the collapse of US housing markets in 2008, reverberates around the world. Its destructive force was felt nowhere more keenly than Western Europe. Indeed, it continues to mire...

Bank Consolidation, Internationalization, and Conglomeration
			: Trends and Implications for Financial Risk

Bank Consolidation, Internationalization, and Conglomeration : Trends and Implications for Financial Risk »

Volume/Issue: 2003/158

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gianni De Nicolo , Mary Zephirin , Philip Bartholomew , and Jahanara Zaman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451857603.001

ISBN: 9781451857603

Keywords: Bank Consolidation, Internationalization, Conglomeration, banking, financial institutions, banking systems, deposit money, banking system,

This paper documents global trends in bank activity, consolidation, internationalization, and financial firm conglomeration, and explores the extent to which financial firm risk and systemic risk potential in banki...

Credibility and Crisis Stress Testing

Credibility and Crisis Stress Testing »

Volume/Issue: 2013/178

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Li Ong , and Ceyla Pazarbasioglu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484395615.001

ISBN: 9781484395615

Keywords: Asset quality review, crisis, disclosure, financial backstop, hurdle rates, restructuring, solvency, CCAR, CEBS, EBA

Credibility is the bedrock of any crisis stress test. The use of stress tests to manage systemic risk was introduced by the U.S. authorities in 2009 in the form of the Supervisory Capital Assessment Program. Since...

Crisis in Competitive Versus Monopolistic Banking Systems

Crisis in Competitive Versus Monopolistic Banking Systems »

Volume/Issue: 2003/188

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bruce Smith , Gianni De Nicolo , and John Boyd

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451859584.001

ISBN: 9781451859584

Keywords: Banking Crisis (Panic), Monetary General Equilibrium, banking, banking crisis, banking crises, banking system, banking systems, General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium: General, Money and Interest Rates: General,

We study a monetary, general equilibrium economy in which banks exist because they provide intertemporal insurance to risk-averse depositors. A "banking crisis" is defined as a case in which banks exhaust their res...

Deposit Insurance and Crisis Management

Deposit Insurance and Crisis Management »

Volume/Issue: 2000/57

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): G. Garcia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451847765.001

ISBN: 9781451847765

Keywords: comprehensive guarantee, banking, banking system, subordinated debt, systemic crisis

A well-designed deposit insurance system (DIS) will provide incentives for citizens to keep the financial system sound. However, a poorly designed DIS can foster a financial crisis. This paper, therefore, makes rec...