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CHAPTER 7. Discussion of “Redesigning the Contours of the Future Financial System”

CHAPTER 7. Discussion of “Redesigning the Contours of the Future Financial System” »

Source: Reconstructing the World Economy

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Il SaKong , and Olivier Blanchard

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2010

ISBN: 9781589069770

Keywords: inflation, current account, financial system, central bank, monetary policy

The lessons from the global financial crisis have shaped the debate on the future contours of the financial system. The paper by Kodres and Narain does an excellent job of asking the pertinent questions. The...

Chapter 30 Dollarization: A Primer

Chapter 30 Dollarization: A Primer »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Volume 2

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2003

ISBN: 9781589061767

Keywords: Banking systems, Financial sector, Financial stability, Financial systems, Monetary measures, Monetary operations, Monetary systems, banking, credit, central bank

Dollarization refers to the use by residents of one country of assets (or liabilities) denominated in another country’s currency. 1...

Chapter 31 Dollarization and Euroization

Chapter 31 Dollarization and Euroization »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Volume 2

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2003

ISBN: 9781589061767

Keywords: Banking systems, Financial sector, Financial stability, Financial systems, Monetary measures, Monetary operations, Monetary systems, banking, credit, central bank

The adoption of a foreign currency by a country is not a new phenomenon. At least, the adoption by means of a currency board has a long history. 1...

Chapter 2 Economics of IMF Arrangements: An Introduction

Chapter 2 Economics of IMF Arrangements: An Introduction »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Volume 2

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2003

ISBN: 9781589061767

Keywords: Banking systems, Financial sector, Financial stability, Financial systems, Monetary measures, Monetary operations, Monetary systems, banking, credit, central bank

Fund arrangements with member countries are best understood by reference to the context within which they arise. They are a mechanism by which member countries can s...

Chapter 27 Five Observations About Banking Failures

Chapter 27 Five Observations About Banking Failures »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Volume 2

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2003

ISBN: 9781589061767

Keywords: Banking systems, Financial sector, Financial stability, Financial systems, Monetary measures, Monetary operations, Monetary systems, banking, credit, central bank

1. Every Bank Failure Is a Regulatory Failure Certainly banks do not fail only because regulators fail in their oversight responsibilities. Many other failures are ty...

CHAPTER 8. Global Imbalances: In Midstream?

CHAPTER 8. Global Imbalances: In Midstream? »

Source: Reconstructing the World Economy

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Il SaKong , and Olivier Blanchard

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2010

ISBN: 9781589069770

Keywords: inflation, current account, financial system, central bank, monetary policy

Before the crisis, there were strong arguments for reducing global imbalances. As a result of the crisis, there have been significant changes in saving and investment patterns across the world and imbalances...

CHAPTER 12 Guiding Principles on Regulation and Supervision of Microfinance

CHAPTER 12 Guiding Principles on Regulation and Supervision of Microfinance »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 4

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589065079

Keywords: debt, central bank, creditors, restructuring, banking

Many developing countries and countries with transitional economies are considering whether and how to regulate microfinance. Experts working on this topic do not agree on all points, but there is a surprisi...

Chapter 28 Impact of Bank Secrecy on the Rule of Law in the World

Chapter 28 Impact of Bank Secrecy on the Rule of Law in the World »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Volume 2

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2003

ISBN: 9781589061767

Keywords: Banking systems, Financial sector, Financial stability, Financial systems, Monetary measures, Monetary operations, Monetary systems, banking, credit, central bank

In considering the rule of law in the world, I bring to bear a perspective that is uniquely my own, with a background that not everyone here shares. I am not a banke...

CHAPTER 11 Inside the Black Box: How Should a Sovereign Bankruptcy Framework Be Structured?

CHAPTER 11 Inside the Black Box: How Should a Sovereign Bankruptcy Framework Be Structured? »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 4

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589065079

Keywords: debt, central bank, creditors, restructuring, banking

For at least two decades now, commentators have suggested that international policymakers should establish a sovereign bankruptcy regime. 1 The reasoning is quite simple. Given th...

Chapter 36 Institutional Framework and Implementation of the Core Principles for Systemically Important Payment Systems

Chapter 36 Institutional Framework and Implementation of the Core Principles for Systemically Important Payment Systems »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Volume 2

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2003

ISBN: 9781589061767

Keywords: Banking systems, Financial sector, Financial stability, Financial systems, Monetary measures, Monetary operations, Monetary systems, banking, credit, central bank

A payment system can be viewed as a set of instruments and means generally acceptable in making payments; the institutional and organizational framework governing su...