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6 A Framework for Financial Stability

6 A Framework for Financial Stability »

Source: Safeguarding Financial Stability : Theory and Practice

Series: Books

Author(s): Garry Schinasi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2005

ISBN: 9781589064409

Keywords: credit, financial system, otc, financial institutions

The framework developed in this chapter seeks to integrate the analytical and policy elements of financial stability, building on the characteristics of finance and the definition of financial stability deve...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: A New Look at Exchange Rate Volatility and Trade Flows

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Peter Clark , Shang-Jin Wei , Natalia Tamirisa , Azim Sadikov , and Li Zeng

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2004

ISBN: 9781589063587

Keywords: Capital flows, Exchange rates, Trade, exchange rate, exchange rate volatility, real exchange rate, bilateral trade

The effect of exchange rate volatility on trade flows was examined by a 1984 IMF study on G-7 countries. Over the past two decades, many developments in the world economy, such as the currency crises in the 1990s a...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: A New Look at Exchange Rate Volatility and Trade Flows

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Peter Clark , Shang-Jin Wei , Natalia Tamirisa , Azim Sadikov , and Li Zeng

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2004

ISBN: 9781589063587

Keywords: Capital flows, Exchange rates, Trade, exchange rate, exchange rate volatility, real exchange rate, bilateral trade

The effect of exchange rate volatility on trade flows was examined by a 1984 IMF study on G-7 countries. Over the past two decades, many developments in the world economy, such as the currency crises in the 1990s a...

Accounting discretion of banks during a financial crisis

Accounting discretion of banks during a financial crisis »

Source: Accounting discretion of banks during a financial crisis

Volume/Issue: 2009/207

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luc Laeven , and Harry Huizinga

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2009

ISBN: 9781451873542

Keywords: Key bank regulation, fair value accounting, corporate disclosure, real estate, real estate loans, tier 1 capital, bank assets, real estate loan,

This paper shows that banks use accounting discretion to overstate the value of distressed assets. Banks' balance sheets overvalue real estate-related assets compared to the market value of these assets, especially...

21 Adapting Central Banking to a Changing Environment

21 Adapting Central Banking to a Changing Environment »

Source: Frameworks for Monetary Stability : Policy Issues and Country Experiences

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1994

ISBN: 9781557754196

Keywords: central bank, monetary policy, interest, inflation, payments

The debate about central banking, which is as old as central banks themselves, has been given fresh impetus by a number of recent developments. In Europe, an unprecedented project to set up a supranational c...

Adding Latin America to the Global Projection Model1

Adding Latin America to the Global Projection Model1 »

Source: Adding Latin America to the Global Projection Model

Volume/Issue: 2009/85

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2009

ISBN: 9781451872323

Keywords: Macroeconomic Modeling, Bayesian Estimation, inflation, equation, forecasting, real interest rate,

This is the fourth of a series of papers that are being written as part of a larger project to estimate a small quarterly Global Projection Model (GPM). The GPM project is designed to improve the toolkit to which e...

Additions to Market Indices and the Comovement of Stock Returns Around the World

Additions to Market Indices and the Comovement of Stock Returns Around the World »

Source: Additions to Market Indices and the Comovement of Stock Returns Around the World

Volume/Issue: 2011/47

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yishay Yafeh , and Stijn Claessens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2011

ISBN: 9781455218950

Keywords: Index inclusion, stock price comovements, category, habitat and information theories, index-based investment, investors, institutional investors, stock market, stock price, stock prices,

Using newly-constructed data covering the last decade, we document that, in most of forty markets, when added to the main index, firms' returns experience an increase in comovement with the rest of the index, refle...

Address

Address »

Source: Growth-Oriented Adjustment Programs : Proceedings of a Symposium held in Washington, D.C., February 25-27, 1987

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1987

ISBN: 9781451970005

Keywords: debt, interest, payments, balance of payments, external debt

Korea’s Adjustment Policies and Their Implications for Other Countries Kim Mahn Je Deputy Prime Minister...

Adjustment and Economic Growth: Their Fundamental Complementarity

Adjustment and Economic Growth: Their Fundamental Complementarity »

Source: Growth-Oriented Adjustment Programs : Proceedings of a Symposium held in Washington, D.C., February 25-27, 1987

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1987

ISBN: 9781451970005

Keywords: debt, interest, payments, balance of payments, external debt

The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the direct role of the International Monetary Fund in support of economic adjustment efforts and the consequent attainment of economic growth. To this e...

6 Adjustment Becomes More Complex, 1973–76

6 Adjustment Becomes More Complex, 1973–76 »

Source: Balance of Payments Adjustment, 1945 to 1986 : The IMF Experience

Series: Books

Author(s): Margaret De Vries

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1987

ISBN: 9780939934935

Keywords: payments, balance of payments, debt, current account, deficits

In 1973, such dramatic changes took place in the international monetary system and in the world economy that it was as if a trapdoor opened and everything from the system of the previous three decades sudden...