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Source: Financial Sector Reforms and Exchange Arrangements in Eastern Europe

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Guillermo Calvo , Eduardo Borensztein , Paul Masson , and Manmohan Kumar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 1993

ISBN: 9781557752796

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, banking, equity markets, banking system

The two papers draw from the brief yet radical reform experiences of five countries-Bulgaria, former Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Poland, and Romania. The first paper describes the financial sector reforms untertaken b...

4 Financial Underdevelopment and Macroeconomic Stabilization in Russia

4 Financial Underdevelopment and Macroeconomic Stabilization in Russia »

Source: Building Sound Finance in Emerging Market Economies : Proceedings of a Conference held in Washington, D.C., June 10-11, 1993

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1994

ISBN: 9781557753809

Keywords: credit, banking, payments, payment system, banking system

Macroeconomic stabilization has proved to be one of the most problematic aspects of the transition in Russia. This fact is troubling because macroeconomic stabilization is merely a...

Fiscal Policy and Financial Development

Fiscal Policy and Financial Development »

Source: Fiscal Policy and Financial Development

Volume/Issue: 2006/26

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Hauner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2006

ISBN: 9781451862867

Keywords: Bank efficiency, bank profitability, financial development, public sector, banking, banking sector, bank credit, bank borrowing, National Budget, Deficit

We examine the effects of public sector borrowing from the domestic banking system on financial development in middle-income countries. While these countries' external debt has been falling, the share of bank credi...

Foreign Banks and the Vienna Initiative

Foreign Banks and the Vienna Initiative »

Source: Foreign Banks and the Vienna Initiative : Turning Sinners Into Saints?

Volume/Issue: 2012/117

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ralph De Haas , Yevgeniya Korniyenko , Alexander Pivovarsky , and Elena Loukoianova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2012

ISBN: 9781475503463

Keywords: Foreign Banks, Vienna Initiative, Financial Crisis, State Support, subsidiaries, banking, bank subsidiaries, capital markets, bank lending

We use data on 1,294 banks in Central and Eastern Europe to analyze how bank ownership and creditor coordination in the form of the Vienna Initiative affected credit growth during the 2008-09 crisis. As part of the...

Foreign Banks in the CESE Countries

Foreign Banks in the CESE Countries »

Source: Foreign Banks in the CESE Countries : In for a Penny, in for a Pound?

Volume/Issue: 2009/54

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Li Ong , and Andrea Maechler

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2009

ISBN: 9781451872026

Keywords: Contagion, cross-border claims, home, host, local affiliates of foreign banks, claims, bank claims, bank for international settlements, banking sector,

The aim of this paper is to construct a comprehensive and consistent dataset to analyze the potential risks from foreign bank lending, for both the creditor and borrower countries of Central, Eastern and South-East...

Governance Practices At Financial Regulatory and Supervisory Agencies

Governance Practices At Financial Regulatory and Supervisory Agencies »

Source: Governance Practices At Financial Regulatory and Supervisory Agencies

Volume/Issue: 2009/135

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alicia Novoa , and Steven Seelig

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2009

ISBN: 9781451872828

Keywords: Regulatory governance, financial sector supervisors, banking, bank supervisors, supervisory agencies

This paper summarizes the results of a survey of financial supervisory agencies in IMF member countries conducted in 2007. Responses were received from 140 financial sector supervisors in 103 countries. A majority...

22 Home and Host Supervisors’ Relations—A Host Supervisor’s Perspective

22 Home and Host Supervisors’ Relations—A Host Supervisor’s Perspective »

Source: Rapid Credit Growth in Central and Eastern Europe : Endless Boom or Early Warning?

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Charles Enoch , and Inci Ötker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2007

ISBN: 9780230521513

Keywords: Credit expansion, Eastern Europe, credit, banking, banking sector, current account, foreign exchange

As in other Central, Eastern, and South-eastern European (CEE) countries, almost all major domestic banks have been privatized and sold to foreign banks in Poland. As a result, foreign banks dominate the ban...

How Well Do Aggregate Bank Ratios Identify Banking Problems?

How Well Do Aggregate Bank Ratios Identify Banking Problems? »

Source: How Well Do Aggregate Bank Ratios Identify Banking Problems?

Volume/Issue: 2007/275

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Martin Cihak , and Klaus Schaeck

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2007

ISBN: 9781451868388

Keywords: macroprudential analysis, banking, capital adequacy, return on equity, banking crisis,

The paper provides an empirical analysis of aggregate banking system ratios during systemic banking crises. Drawing upon a wide cross-country dataset, we utilize parametric and nonparametric tests to assess the pow...

I Introduction

I Introduction »

Source: The Romanian Economic Reform Program

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Mohsin Khan , and Dimitri Demekas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1991

ISBN: 9781557751904

Keywords: banking, foreign trade, foreign exchange, price liberalization, reform program

In December 1989, with the fall of Nicolae Ceausescu, Romania reached a turning point in its history. The provisional Government that took over announced immediately a sharp and permanent break with the past...

I Introduction

I Introduction »

Source: Financial Sector Reforms and Exchange Arrangements in Eastern Europe

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Guillermo Calvo , Eduardo Borensztein , Paul Masson , and Manmohan Kumar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 1993

ISBN: 9781557752796

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, banking, equity markets, banking system

This paper analyzes a number of issues related to the development of financial markets in the previously centrally planned economies (PCPEs) of Eastern Europe. 1 Thes...