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Are More Competitive Banking Systems More Stable?

Are More Competitive Banking Systems More Stable? »

Source: Are More Competitive Banking Systems More Stable?

Volume/Issue: 2006/143

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Martin Cihak , Simon Wolfe , and Klaus Schaeck

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9781451864038

Keywords: banking competition, market structure, regulation, duration analysis, banking, statistic, banking system, probability, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

This paper provides the first empirical analysis of the cross-country relationship between a direct measure of competitive conduct of financial institutions and banking system fragility. Using the Panzar and Rosse...

Banks, Government Bonds, and Default

Banks, Government Bonds, and Default »

Source: Banks, Government Bonds, and Default : What do the Data Say?

Volume/Issue: 2014/120

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nicola Gennaioli , Alberto Martin , and Stefano Rossi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498391993

Keywords: Sovereign Default, Government Bonds, bonds, bond, public bonds, bond returns, sovereign bond, International Lending and Debt Problems, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

We analyze holdings of public bonds by over 20,000 banks in 191 countries, and the role of these bonds in 20 sovereign defaults over 1998-2012. Banks hold many public bonds (on average 9% of their assets), particul...

Book Notices

Book Notices »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1969

Volume/Issue: 6/3

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1969

ISBN: 9781616352943

Keywords: rate of return, compound interest, international finance, financial statements, cash flows

This paper presents a description of the Project Analysis Course offered by the World Bank's Economic Development Institute (EDI). The main objective of EDI is to give individuals a general understanding of all the...

4. Building Capacity for Sustained Growth

4. Building Capacity for Sustained Growth »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2012 : Working Together To Support Global Recovery

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2012

ISBN: 9781616354152

Keywords: credit, balance of payments, technical assistance, financial sector, debt relief

Support for Low-Income Countries...

CDS Spreads in European Periphery

CDS Spreads in European Periphery »

Source: CDS Spreads in European Periphery : Some Technical Issues to Consider

Volume/Issue: 2012/77

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Manmohan Singh , and Mohsan Bilal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2012

ISBN: 9781475502299

Keywords: CDS spreads, peripheral Europe, stochastic recovery rate, probability of default, collateral use in OTC derivatives, price of risk, otc, bonds, derivative, bond

This paper looks at some technical issues when using CDS data, and if these are incorporated, the analysis or regression results are likely to benefit. The paper endorses the use of stochastic recovery in CDS model...

The Changing Role of Accountancy

The Changing Role of Accountancy »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1969

Volume/Issue: 6/3

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1969

ISBN: 9781616352943

Keywords: rate of return, compound interest, international finance, financial statements, cash flows

This paper presents a description of the Project Analysis Course offered by the World Bank's Economic Development Institute (EDI). The main objective of EDI is to give individuals a general understanding of all the...

Copper Substitution

Copper Substitution »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1969

Volume/Issue: 6/3

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1969

ISBN: 9781616352943

Keywords: rate of return, compound interest, international finance, financial statements, cash flows

This paper presents a description of the Project Analysis Course offered by the World Bank's Economic Development Institute (EDI). The main objective of EDI is to give individuals a general understanding of all the...

Countering Inflation: The Role of value Linking

Countering Inflation: The Role of value Linking »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1969

Volume/Issue: 6/3

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1969

ISBN: 9781616352943

Keywords: rate of return, compound interest, international finance, financial statements, cash flows

This paper presents a description of the Project Analysis Course offered by the World Bank's Economic Development Institute (EDI). The main objective of EDI is to give individuals a general understanding of all the...

Credit Conditions and Recoveries from Recessions Associated with Financial Crises

Credit Conditions and Recoveries from Recessions Associated with Financial Crises »

Source: Credit Conditions and Recoveries from Recessions Associated with Financial Crises

Volume/Issue: 2010/83

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Prakash Kannan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2010

ISBN: 9781451982657

Keywords: Recoveries, External Finance, recessions, recession, General Financial Markets,

Recoveries from recessions associated with a financial crisis tend to be sluggish. In this paper, we present evidence that stressed credit conditions are an important factor constraining the pace of recovery. In pa...

Current Account Imbalances in the Southern Euro Area

Current Account Imbalances in the Southern Euro Area »

Source: Current Account Imbalances in the Southern Euro Area

Volume/Issue: 2010/139

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Florence Jaumotte , and Piyaporn Sodsriwiboon

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9781455201228

Keywords: financial liberalization, current accounts, current account deficits, current account balance, current account balances, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

The paper examines the causes, consequences, and potential cures of the large current account deficits in the Southern Euro Area (SEA). These were mostly driven by a decline in private saving rates. But it was the...