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Building Blocks for Effective Macroprudential Policies in Latin America

Building Blocks for Effective Macroprudential Policies in Latin America »

Source: Building Blocks for Effective Macroprudential Policies in Latin America : Institutional Considerations

Volume/Issue: 2012/183

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Patrick Imam , Erlend Nier , and Luis Jácome

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2012

ISBN: 9781475505313

Keywords: Macrorpudential policy, systemic crises, financial system, financial institutions, banking, banking crises, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

An increasing number of countries - including in Latin America - are reforming their financial stability frameworks in the aftermath of the financial crisis, in order to establish a stronger macroprudential policy...

Debt Crises and the Development of International Capital Markets

Debt Crises and the Development of International Capital Markets »

Source: Debt Crises and the Development of International Capital Markets

Volume/Issue: 2004/44

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Amadou Sy , and Andrea Pescatori

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2004

ISBN: 9781451846447

Keywords: Bond spreads, debt crisis, bond, debt crises, sovereign bond, bonds, Financial Institutions and Services: General,

Crises on external sovereign debt are typically defined as defaults. Such a definition accurately captures debt-servicing difficulties in the 1980s, a period of numerous defaults on bank loans. However, defining de...

Dynamic Loan Loss Provisions in Uruguay

Dynamic Loan Loss Provisions in Uruguay »

Source: Dynamic Loan Loss Provisions in Uruguay : Properties, Shock Absorption Capacity and Simulations Using Alternative Formulas

Volume/Issue: 2010/125

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Torsten Wezel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2010

ISBN: 9781455200849

Keywords: Dynamic Provisioning, Procyclicality, correlation, bond, financial stability, bond index, correlations, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

This paper assesses the merits of countercyclical loan loss provisioning in Uruguay. Using a stress test methodology, it quantifies the protection against macroeconomic shocks provided by the stock of dynamic provi...

Financial Dollarization in Latin America1

Financial Dollarization in Latin America1 »

Source: Financial Dollarization in Latin America

Volume/Issue: 2006/7

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Robert Rennhack , and Masahiro Nozaki

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2006

ISBN: 9781451862676

Keywords: foreign currency, exchange rate, inflation, exchange rate flexibility, real exchange rate, Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit: General, Financial Institutions and Services: General,

This paper tests several explanations for financial dollarization (FD), with an emphasis on Latin America. The results provide evidence that FD is a rational response to inflation uncertainty. The paper builds on p...

What is Driving Financial De-Dollarization in Latin America?

What is Driving Financial De-Dollarization in Latin America? »

Volume/Issue: 2011/10

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mercedes Garcia-Escribano , and Sebastian Sosa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455211883.001

ISBN: 9781455211883

Keywords: de-dollarization, banking system, dollarization, exchange rate, exchange rate volatility, constant exchange rate, nominal exchange rate, Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit: General

In the last decade, a group of Latin American countries (Bolivia, Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay) experienced a gradual, yet sustained decline in financial dollarization. This paper documents the stylized facts and us...

Building Blocks for Effective Macroprudential Policies in Latin America
			: Institutional Considerations

Building Blocks for Effective Macroprudential Policies in Latin America : Institutional Considerations »

Volume/Issue: 2012/183

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Patrick Imam , Erlend Nier , and Luis Jácome

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475505313.001

ISBN: 9781475505313

Keywords: Macrorpudential policy, systemic crises, financial system, financial institutions, banking, banking crises, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

An increasing number of countries - including in Latin America - are reforming their financial stability frameworks in the aftermath of the financial crisis, in order to establish a stronger macroprudential policy...

Financial Dollarization in Latin America

Financial Dollarization in Latin America »

Volume/Issue: 2006/7

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Robert Rennhack , and Masahiro Nozaki

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451862676.001

ISBN: 9781451862676

Keywords: foreign currency, exchange rate, inflation, exchange rate flexibility, real exchange rate, Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit: General, Financial Institutions and Services: General,

This paper tests several explanations for financial dollarization (FD), with an emphasis on Latin America. The results provide evidence that FD is a rational response to inflation uncertainty. The paper builds on p...

Debt Crises and the Development of International Capital Markets

Debt Crises and the Development of International Capital Markets »

Volume/Issue: 2004/44

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Amadou Sy , and Andrea Pescatori

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451846447.001

ISBN: 9781451846447

Keywords: Bond spreads, debt crisis, bond, debt crises, sovereign bond, bonds, Financial Institutions and Services: General,

Crises on external sovereign debt are typically defined as defaults. Such a definition accurately captures debt-servicing difficulties in the 1980s, a period of numerous defaults on bank loans. However, defining de...

Dynamic Loan Loss Provisions in Uruguay
			: Properties, Shock Absorption Capacity and Simulations Using Alternative Formulas

Dynamic Loan Loss Provisions in Uruguay : Properties, Shock Absorption Capacity and Simulations Using Alternative Formulas »

Volume/Issue: 2010/125

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Torsten Wezel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455200849.001

ISBN: 9781455200849

Keywords: Dynamic Provisioning, Procyclicality, correlation, bond, financial stability, bond index, correlations, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

This paper assesses the merits of countercyclical loan loss provisioning in Uruguay. Using a stress test methodology, it quantifies the protection against macroeconomic shocks provided by the stock of dynamic provi...

Policy Instruments to Lean Against the Wind in Latin America

Policy Instruments to Lean Against the Wind in Latin America »

Volume/Issue: 2011/159

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): G. Terrier , Rodrigo Valdes , Camilo Tovar Mora , Jorge Chan-Lau , Carlos Fernandez Valdovinos , Mercedes Garcia-Escribano , Carlos Medeiros , Man-Keung Tang , Mercedes Vera Martin , and W. Christopher Walker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455297726.001

ISBN: 9781455297726

Keywords: Dynamic Provisions, Leverage Ratios, Liquidity Requirements, Debt-to-Income Ratios, Loan-to-Value Ratios, Foreign Exchange Credit Risk, Foreign Exchange Positions, Taxes on Capital Inflows, financial system, banking

This paper reviews policy tools that have been used and/or are available for policy makers in the region to lean against the wind and review relevant country experiences using them. The instruments examined include...