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Source: Financial Risks, Stability, and Globalization

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060128

Keywords: Financial stability, Risk premium, banking, financial system, financial sector, regulation, financial institutions

I enjoyed reading this very interesting paper. It is clear that Japan offers a very valuable case study to draw lessons on financial crisis management. I will first offer comments on the paper and then give...

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Source: Financial Risks, Stability, and Globalization

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060128

Keywords: Financial stability, Risk premium, banking, financial system, financial sector, regulation, financial institutions

Having spent a fair amount of time over the past year and a half working on bank restructuring in Asia, I read the Nakaso paper with particular interest. The Japanese experience during the recent financial c...

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Source: Financial Risks, Stability, and Globalization

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060128

Keywords: Financial stability, Risk premium, banking, financial system, financial sector, regulation, financial institutions

The free flow of capital is a reality in the era of globalization. It follows naturally from the international integration that increasing trade flows and technological advancements in communications have br...

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Source: Financial Risks, Stability, and Globalization

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060128

Keywords: Financial stability, Risk premium, banking, financial system, financial sector, regulation, financial institutions

In general, the paper by Sundararajan, Ariyoshi, and Ötker-Robe succeeds in what it sets out to do—that is, it provides a very comprehensive overview of the issues revolving around capital flows and liberali...

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Source: Financial Risks, Stability, and Globalization

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060128

Keywords: Financial stability, Risk premium, banking, financial system, financial sector, regulation, financial institutions

This paper concentrates on taking stock of recent international initiatives to strengthen the financial system and the role that the IMF has played, and will play, in them, especially in the context of surve...

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Source: Financial Risks, Stability, and Globalization

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060128

Keywords: Financial stability, Risk premium, banking, financial system, financial sector, regulation, financial institutions

The paper provides a very good and comprehensive summary of the various initiatives to strengthen the international financial system, so I see no need to add to this description. Therefore, I would rather pr...

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Source: Financial Risks, Stability, and Globalization

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060128

Keywords: Financial stability, Risk premium, banking, financial system, financial sector, regulation, financial institutions

One of my favorite discoveries as a graduate student was a book entitled Rats, Lice, and History, by Hans Zinsser—a classic, early treatment of the episodes in which medieval Europe periodically was swept by...

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Source: Financial Risks, Stability, and Globalization

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060128

Keywords: Financial stability, Risk premium, banking, financial system, financial sector, regulation, financial institutions

It gives me great pleasure to be a member of the panel discussing the study by Messrs. Ingves, Leone, Hilbers, and O’Brien, “Assessing Financial Sector Soundness: The Role of the IMF.” I find it a challengin...

4 Crisis in the Financial Sector and the Authorities’ Reaction: The Philippines

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Source: Banking Crises : Cases and Issues

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1991

ISBN: 9781557751874

Keywords: financial institutions, financial system, central bank, banking system

Between 1981 and the middle of 1987, the Philippine economy faced a major crisis in the financial sector. Three commercial banks, 128 rural banks, and 32 thrift institutions failed, and 2 other private banks...

5 Distressed Financial Institutions in Thailand: Structural Weaknesses, Support Operations, and Economic Consequences

5 Distressed Financial Institutions in Thailand: Structural Weaknesses, Support Operations, and Economic Consequences »

Source: Banking Crises : Cases and Issues

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1991

ISBN: 9781557751874

Keywords: financial institutions, financial system, central bank, banking system

This chapter is one in a series of examinations of experiences with financial crises in different countries. Although each of these experiences reflects country-specific factors, each also provides general b...