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Investment in Brazil: From Crisis to Recovery

Investment in Brazil: From Crisis to Recovery »

Volume/Issue: 2018/6

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ivo Krznar , and Troy Matheson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484337417.001

ISBN: 9781484337417

Keywords: Investment, Western Hemisphere, Brazil, Recession

While Brazil's deep recession has been broad based, it has been marked by a particularly large fall in investment. Real investment fell by around 30 percent between the beginning of 2014 and the beginning of 2017....

Investment in Brazil: From Crisis to Recovery

Investment in Brazil: From Crisis to Recovery »

Source: Investment in Brazil: From Crisis to Recovery

Volume/Issue: 2018/6

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ivo Krznar , and Troy Matheson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484337417

Keywords: Investment, Western Hemisphere, Brazil, Recession

While Brazil's deep recession has been broad based, it has been marked by a particularly large fall in investment. Real investment fell by around 30 percent between the beginning of 2014 and the beginning of 2017....

Shadow Banking and Market Discipline on Traditional Banks

Shadow Banking and Market Discipline on Traditional Banks »

Volume/Issue: 2017/285

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anil Ari , Matthieu Darracq-Paries , Christoffer Kok , and Dawid ?ochowski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484335376.001

ISBN: 9781484335376

Keywords: Financial crisis, United States, Western Hemisphere, Financial crises, Shadow banking, Central banks and their policies, Market discipline, Fire-sales, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Government Policy and Regulation

We present a model in which shadow banking arises endogenously and undermines market discipline on traditional banks. Depositors' ability to re-optimize in response to crises imposes market discipline on traditiona...

Structural Transformation and the Agricultural Wage Gap

Structural Transformation and the Agricultural Wage Gap »

Volume/Issue: 2017/289

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jorge Alvarez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484335444.001

ISBN: 9781484335444

Keywords: Western Hemisphere, Brazil, Agriculture, Human capital, Wage Gaps, Structural Transformation, Sorting, Productivity Gaps, Labor Force and Employment, Size

A key feature of developing economies is that wages in agriculture are significantly below those of other sectors. Using Brazilian household surveys and administrative panel data, I use information on workers who s...

Shadow Banking and Market Discipline on Traditional Banks1

Shadow Banking and Market Discipline on Traditional Banks1 »

Source: Shadow Banking and Market Discipline on Traditional Banks

Volume/Issue: 2017/285

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anil Ari , Matthieu Darracq-Paries , Christoffer Kok , and Dawid ?ochowski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484335376

Keywords: Financial crisis, United States, Western Hemisphere, Financial crises, Shadow banking, Central banks and their policies, Market discipline, Fire-sales, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Government Policy and Regulation

We present a model in which shadow banking arises endogenously and undermines market discipline on traditional banks. Depositors' ability to re-optimize in response to crises imposes market discipline on traditiona...

Structural Transformation and the Agricultural Wage Gap

Structural Transformation and the Agricultural Wage Gap »

Source: Structural Transformation and the Agricultural Wage Gap

Volume/Issue: 2017/289

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jorge Alvarez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484335444

Keywords: Western Hemisphere, Brazil, Agriculture, Human capital, Wage Gaps, Structural Transformation, Sorting, Productivity Gaps, Labor Force and Employment, Size

A key feature of developing economies is that wages in agriculture are significantly below those of other sectors. Using Brazilian household surveys and administrative panel data, I use information on workers who s...

Currency Mismatches and Vulnerability to Exchange Rate Shocks: Nonfinancial Firms in Colombia

Currency Mismatches and Vulnerability to Exchange Rate Shocks: Nonfinancial Firms in Colombia »

Source: Currency Mismatches and Vulnerability to Exchange Rate Shocks: Nonfinancial Firms in Colombia

Volume/Issue: 2017/263

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Adolfo Barajas , Sergio Restrepo , Roberto Steiner , Juan Camilo Medellin , and Cesar Pabon

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484330128

Keywords: Foreign exchange, Western Hemisphere, Colombia, Colombia; depreciation; balance sheet effects; exchange rate derivatives;, depreciation, balance sheet effects, exchange rate derivatives

After building up foreign currency denominated (FC) liabilities over several years, Colombian firms might be vulnerable to a shift in external conditions. We undertake three empirical exercises to better understand...

Currency Mismatches and Vulnerability to Exchange Rate Shocks: Nonfinancial Firms in Colombia

Currency Mismatches and Vulnerability to Exchange Rate Shocks: Nonfinancial Firms in Colombia »

Volume/Issue: 2017/263

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Adolfo Barajas , Sergio Restrepo , Roberto Steiner , Juan Camilo Medellin , and Cesar Pabon

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 November 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484330128.001

ISBN: 9781484330128

Keywords: Foreign exchange, Western Hemisphere, Colombia, Colombia; depreciation; balance sheet effects; exchange rate derivatives;, depreciation, balance sheet effects, exchange rate derivatives

After building up foreign currency denominated (FC) liabilities over several years, Colombian firms might be vulnerable to a shift in external conditions. We undertake three empirical exercises to better understand...

Winning Connections? Special Interests and the Sale of Failed Banks

Winning Connections? Special Interests and the Sale of Failed Banks »

Volume/Issue: 2017/262

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Deniz Igan , Thomas Lambert , Wolf Wagner , and Quxian Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 November 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484330104.001

ISBN: 9781484330104

Keywords: Western Hemisphere, United States, Bank resolution, Financial crisis, Rent seeking, Failed banks, Lobbying, Economic Models of Political Processes: Rent-Seeking, Elections, Legislatures

We study how lobbying affects the resolution of failed banks, using a sample of FDIC auctions between 2007 and 2014. We show that bidding banks that lobby regulators have a higher probability of winning an auction....

Winning Connections? Special Interests and the Sale of Failed Banks

Winning Connections? Special Interests and the Sale of Failed Banks »

Source: Winning Connections? Special Interests and the Sale of Failed Banks

Volume/Issue: 2017/262

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Deniz Igan , Thomas Lambert , Wolf Wagner , and Quxian Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484330104

Keywords: Western Hemisphere, United States, Bank resolution, Financial crisis, Rent seeking, Failed banks, Lobbying, Economic Models of Political Processes: Rent-Seeking, Elections, Legislatures

We study how lobbying affects the resolution of failed banks, using a sample of FDIC auctions between 2007 and 2014. We show that bidding banks that lobby regulators have a higher probability of winning an auction....