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ABBA: An Agent-Based Model of the Banking System

ABBA: An Agent-Based Model of the Banking System »

Source: ABBA: An Agent-Based Model of the Banking System

Volume/Issue: 2017/136

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jorge Chan-Lau

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 June 2017

ISBN: 9781484300688

Keywords: Financial stability, Banks, Liquidity, Interconnectedness, agent-based model, regulation, solvency, NetLogo, Government Policy and Regulation

A thorough analysis of risks in the banking system requires incorporating banks' inherent heterogeneity and adaptive behavior in response to shocks and changes in business conditions and the regulatory environment....

Access to Bank Credit in Sub-Saharan Africa

Access to Bank Credit in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Access to Bank Credit in Sub-Saharan Africa : Key Issues and Reform Strategies

Volume/Issue: 2005/166

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emilio Sacerdoti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2005

ISBN: 9781451861853

Keywords: Banking systems, bank credit, banking, banking system, financial system, working capital, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Development, Economywide Country Studies: Africa,

This study discusses issues of access to bank credit in Sub-Saharan Africa, and examines measures that could help facilitate access by the private sector to bank credit. It reviews in particular obstacles to credit...

Accountability and Transparency in the Public Sector

Accountability and Transparency in the Public Sector »

Source: Accountability and Transparency in the Public Sector : The New Zealand Experience

Volume/Issue: 1996/122

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): M. Cangiano

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1996

ISBN: 9781451854442

Keywords: public finance, accrual accounting, fiscal policy, fiscal responsibility, financial management

This paper describes the reforms introduced in the New Zealand public sector since the mid-1980s. The reforms included corporatization and privatization of most state-owned enterprises, the shift from a cash-basis...

The Accountability of Financial Sector Supervisors

The Accountability of Financial Sector Supervisors »

Source: The Accountability of Financial Sector Supervisors : Principles and Practice

Volume/Issue: 2005/51

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Taylor , Marc Quintyn , and Eva Hüpkes

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2005

ISBN: 9781451860702

Keywords: Financial regulation, regulatory agencies, public administration accountability, banking, financial system, financial services, financial sector, financial institutions, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation

Policymakers' uneasiness about granting independence to financial sector regulators stems to a large extent from the lack of familiarity with, and elusiveness of, the concept of accountability. This paper gives ope...

Adjustment Under a Currency Peg

Adjustment Under a Currency Peg »

Source: Adjustment Under a Currency Peg : Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania During the Global Financial Crisis 2008-09

Volume/Issue: 2010/213

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Catriona Purfield , and Christoph Rosenberg

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2010

ISBN: 9781455205448

Keywords: Internal devaluation, boom bust, competitiveness, wage adjustment, global financial crisis, wage, benefits, wages, fiscal balance,

The paper traces the Baltics' adjustment strategy during the 2008-09 global financial crisis. The abrupt end to the externally-financed domestic demand boom triggered a severe output collapse, bringing per capita i...

Advancing Financial Development in Latin America and the Caribbean

Advancing Financial Development in Latin America and the Caribbean »

Source: Advancing Financial Development in Latin America and the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2016/81

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dyna Heng , Anna Ivanova , Rodrigo Mariscal , Uma Ramakrishnan , and Joyce Wong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2016

ISBN: 9781484321713

Keywords: Finanical, Deepening, Latin America, Caribbean, Financial Development Index

This paper examines the state of financial development in the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region as well as potential growth and stability implications from further development. The analysis suggests that acc...

After the Fall

After the Fall »

Source: After the Fall : Lessons for Policy Cooperation from the Global Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2014/97

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 June 2014

ISBN: 9781498375764

Keywords: Policy cooperation, institutuinal coarregements, policy spillovers, central bank, monetary fund, financial stability, monetary policies, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Open Economy Macroeconomics, institutional coarrangements,

A crisis is a terrible thing to waste, and nowhere is this truer than in the arena of international economic policy cooperation. With the world facing the largest and most synchronized plunge in output of the postw...

Aftershocks of Monetary Unification

Aftershocks of Monetary Unification »

Source: Aftershocks of Monetary Unification : Hysteresis with a Financial Twist

Volume/Issue: 2017/55

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi , and Barry Eichengreen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 March 2017

ISBN: 9781475586220

Keywords: Monetary unions, Euro Area, United States, Developed countries, Regional shocks, Supply and demand, Econometric models, Optimum currency area, hysterisis, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy

Once upon a time, in the 1990s, it was widely agreed that neither Europe nor the United States was an optimum currency area, although moderating this concern was the finding that it was possible to distinguish a re...

Aggregate Uncertainty and Sectoral Productivity Growth

Aggregate Uncertainty and Sectoral Productivity Growth »

Source: Aggregate Uncertainty and Sectoral Productivity Growth : The Role of Credit Constraints

Volume/Issue: 2016/174

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sangyup Choi , Davide Furceri , Yi Huang , and Prakash Loungani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 August 2016

ISBN: 9781475526370

Keywords: productivity growth; financial dependence; uncertainty

We show that an increase in aggregate uncertainty-measured by stock market volatility-reduces productivity growth more in industries that depend heavily on external finance. This effect is larger during recessions,...

Aggregate Uncertainty and the Supply of Credit

Aggregate Uncertainty and the Supply of Credit »

Source: Aggregate Uncertainty and the Supply of Credit

Volume/Issue: 2013/241

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Fabian Valencia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 December 2013

ISBN: 9781475513936

Keywords: Credit Cycles, Credit Crunch, Uncertainty, Self-insurance, real gdp, bank capital, gdp growth, bank capitalization, bank size, General

Recent studies show that uncertainty shocks have quantitatively important effects on the real economy. This paper examines one particular channel at work: the supply of credit. It presents a model in which a bank,...