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A Bayesian-Estimated Model of Inflation Targeting in South Africa

A Bayesian-Estimated Model of Inflation Targeting in South Africa »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 57, No. 2

Volume: 57

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 June 2010

ISBN: 9781589069121

Keywords: financial liberalization, financial sector, reserve requirements, interest rate controls, financial reforms

This paper introduces a new database of financial reforms covering 91 economies over 1973-2005. It describes the content of the database, the information sources utilized, and the coding rules used to create an ind...

Cyprus: Selected Issues

Cyprus: Selected Issues »

Source: Cyprus : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 1998/98

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 October 1998

ISBN: 9781451809794

Keywords: financial sector, exchange rate, financial liberalization, real exchange rate, current account balance

This Selected Issues paper examines the adequacy of Cyprus' economic competitiveness. The paper looks at the recent behavior of conventional indicators of competitiveness, estimates Cyprus' equilibrium real exchang...

Cyprus: Selected Issues

Cyprus: Selected Issues »

Source: Cyprus : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 1998/98

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 October 1998

ISBN: 9781451809794

Keywords: financial sector, exchange rate, financial liberalization, real exchange rate, current account balance

This Selected Issues paper examines the adequacy of Cyprus' economic competitiveness. The paper looks at the recent behavior of conventional indicators of competitiveness, estimates Cyprus' equilibrium real exchang...

Cyprus: Selected Issues

Cyprus: Selected Issues »

Source: Cyprus : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 1998/98

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 October 1998

ISBN: 9781451809794

Keywords: financial sector, exchange rate, financial liberalization, real exchange rate, current account balance

This Selected Issues paper examines the adequacy of Cyprus' economic competitiveness. The paper looks at the recent behavior of conventional indicators of competitiveness, estimates Cyprus' equilibrium real exchang...

Determinants of International Bank Lending from the Developed World to East Asia

Determinants of International Bank Lending from the Developed World to East Asia »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 57, No. 2

Volume: 57

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 June 2010

ISBN: 9781589069121

Keywords: financial liberalization, financial sector, reserve requirements, interest rate controls, financial reforms

This paper introduces a new database of financial reforms covering 91 economies over 1973-2005. It describes the content of the database, the information sources utilized, and the coding rules used to create an ind...

Emerging Market Business Cycles with Remittance Fluctuations

Emerging Market Business Cycles with Remittance Fluctuations »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 57, No. 2

Volume: 57

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 June 2010

ISBN: 9781589069121

Keywords: financial liberalization, financial sector, reserve requirements, interest rate controls, financial reforms

This paper introduces a new database of financial reforms covering 91 economies over 1973-2005. It describes the content of the database, the information sources utilized, and the coding rules used to create an ind...

Financial Deepening in Sub-Saharan Africa

Financial Deepening in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Financial Deepening in Sub-Saharan Africa : Empirical Evidence on the Role of Creditor Rights Protection and Information Sharing

Volume/Issue: 2007/203

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Calvin McDonald , and Liliana Schumacher

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2007

ISBN: 9781451867671

Keywords: Financial deepening, creditor rights, information sharing, financial liberalization, financial sector, financial markets, financial intermediation, Creditors Rights,

This paper investigates the role of creditor rights and information sharing in explaining why some financial markets in sub-Saharan Africa have remained shallow. The paper finds that while financial liberalization...

Financial Indicators and Financial Change in Africa and Asia

Financial Indicators and Financial Change in Africa and Asia »

Source: Financial Indicators and Financial Change in Africa and Asia

Volume/Issue: 1995/123

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Huw Pill , and Mahmood Pradhan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1995

ISBN: 9781451854558

Keywords: financial liberalization, financial sector development, financial sector, financial system, financial deepening

Deregulation of the financial system often proceeds in tandem with macroeconomic stabilization centered on monetary and other financial targets. This paper presents a model where there may be conflict between these...

Financial Reform
			: What Shakes It? What Shapes It?

Financial Reform : What Shakes It? What Shapes It? »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Ashoka Mody , and Abdul Abiad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589063556.051

ISBN: 9781589063556

Keywords: Economic reforms, Financial sector, financial liberalization, financial reform, financial systems, banking crises

Financial sector liberalization was high on the agenda of policymakers during the last quarter of the twentieth century. But there were significant differences in the pace and scale of reform. This pamphlet examine...

Financial Reform

Financial Reform »

Source: Financial Reform : What Shakes it? What Shapes it?

Volume/Issue: 2003/70

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ashoka Mody , and Abdul Abiad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2003

ISBN: 9781451849172

Keywords: status quo bias, financial liberalization, financial sector, banking crises, recession, Capitalist Systems: Planning, Coordination, and Reform, Capitalist Systems: Political Economy, Socialist Institutions and Their Transitions: Financial Economics

Despite stops, gaps, and reversals, financial reforms advanced worldwide in the last quarter century. Using a new index of financial liberalization, we conclude that influential events shook the status quo, inducin...