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Chapter 38 Comment on “Bailing in the Private Sector” and “Does the IMF Have a Future”

Chapter 38 Comment on “Bailing in the Private Sector” and “Does the IMF Have a Future” »

Source: Asian Financial crises : Origins, implications and solutions

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451965476

Keywords: banking, debt, loans, interest, creditors

In my view both Robert Litan and Barry Eichengreen draw too sharp a distinction between the lender of last resort functions of a central bank and the potential role of the International Monetary Fund. In mos...

Chapter 24 Commentary on “What’s Wrong with the IMF” and “Containing the Risks”

Chapter 24 Commentary on “What’s Wrong with the IMF” and “Containing the Risks” »

Source: Asian Financial crises : Origins, implications and solutions

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451965476

Keywords: banking, debt, loans, interest, creditors

The reasons for the Asian financial crisis clearly are manifold. However, Meltzer pays little attention to the complexities of the recent developments in Asia but rather focuses his presentation excessively...

Chapter 23 Comments on “What’s Wrong with the IMF” and “Containing the Risks”

Chapter 23 Comments on “What’s Wrong with the IMF” and “Containing the Risks” »

Source: Asian Financial crises : Origins, implications and solutions

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451965476

Keywords: banking, debt, loans, interest, creditors

I found the papers by de Swaan and Meltzer to be quite interesting and provocative. In my comments I aim to accomplish three things. First, I identify the main points of agreement among the two papers. Next,...

Chapter 47 Conference Summary

Chapter 47 Conference Summary »

Source: Asian Financial crises : Origins, implications and solutions

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451965476

Keywords: banking, debt, loans, interest, creditors

I also had the honor of summarizing last year’s conference on “Preventing Bank Crises,” which the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago co-sponsored with the World Bank and the proceedings of which were just publi...

Chapter 21 Containing The Risks of Future Crises: Strengthening the Regulatory Framework

Chapter 21 Containing The Risks of Future Crises: Strengthening the Regulatory Framework »

Source: Asian Financial crises : Origins, implications and solutions

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451965476

Keywords: banking, debt, loans, interest, creditors

As we learned on the first day of this conference, the causes of the Asian crisis are manifold. Judging from the fact that financial systems in many of the countries involved in the crisis came to the brink...

Chapter 37 Does the IMF Have a Future? What Should It Be?

Chapter 37 Does the IMF Have a Future? What Should It Be? »

Source: Asian Financial crises : Origins, implications and solutions

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451965476

Keywords: banking, debt, loans, interest, creditors

It is not an understatement to say that the IMF—and indeed the entire world economy is currently facing its stiffest challenge since the fund was created after World War II. Many speakers at this conference...

Chapter 26 Early Warning Indicators of Financial Crises

Chapter 26 Early Warning Indicators of Financial Crises »

Source: Asian Financial crises : Origins, implications and solutions

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451965476

Keywords: banking, debt, loans, interest, creditors

1. INTRODUCTION My aim in this paper is to discuss early warning indicators of financial crises. I plan to do that in three steps. First, I will suggest why one might be...

Chapter 25 Improving Transparency in Asian Banking Systems

Chapter 25 Improving Transparency in Asian Banking Systems »

Source: Asian Financial crises : Origins, implications and solutions

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451965476

Keywords: banking, debt, loans, interest, creditors

1. INTRODUCTION There is a perception that credit ratings are driven by financial accounting inputs and that ratings map into well-established ratios or other performance measures. T...

Chapter 15 Korea’s Financial Sector Reforms

Chapter 15 Korea’s Financial Sector Reforms »

Source: Asian Financial crises : Origins, implications and solutions

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451965476

Keywords: banking, debt, loans, interest, creditors

1. THE DEVELOPMENT AND ONSET OF THE CRISIS 1.1 Underlying problems Difficulties in the corporate and financial sectors have been at the core of Korea’s...

Chapter 39 Less Is More in the New International Financial Architecture

Chapter 39 Less Is More in the New International Financial Architecture »

Source: Asian Financial crises : Origins, implications and solutions

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451965476

Keywords: banking, debt, loans, interest, creditors

Reforming the “international financial architecture” is one of the most important and pressing questions facing international policy-makers today. A sturdy structure will help to minimize the risk of collaps...