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Availability of Financial Soundness Indicators

Availability of Financial Soundness Indicators »

Source: Availability of Financial Soundness Indicators

Volume/Issue: 2003/58

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Graham Slack

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2003

ISBN: 9781451847888

Keywords: dissemination, compilation guide, capital adequacy, banking, banking crises, crisis countries, competitiveness, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy,

Because the wave of financial crises in recent years has spurred analysts' and policymakers' interest in monitoring the vulnerabilities of financial systems, the need for supporting data has increased. This paper p...

Deposit Insurance

Deposit Insurance »

Source: Deposit Insurance : A Survey of Actual and Best Practices

Volume/Issue: 1999/54

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): G. Garcia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1999

ISBN: 9781451847499

Keywords: deposit insurance, banking, bankers, moral hazard, coinsurance

The paper surveys the characteristics of explicit systems of deposit insurance in 68 countries. It compares these actual practices with a set of best practices that has been adopted by IMF staff for their advice to...

Developing Countries and the Globalization of Financial Markets

Developing Countries and the Globalization of Financial Markets »

Source: Developing Countries and the Globalization of Financial Markets

Volume/Issue: 1998/105

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Malcolm Knight

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1998

ISBN: 9781451852790

Keywords: Capital flows, developing and transition economies, banking, financial markets, supervision, international cooperation, financial system, banking sector, financial systems

This paper analyzes the impact of the globalization of financial markets on developing and transition economies. Differences between the responses of competitive and imperfectly competitive banking sectors cause th...

Does Compliance with Basel Core Principles Bring Any Measurable Benefits?

Does Compliance with Basel Core Principles Bring Any Measurable Benefits? »

Source: Does Compliance with Basel Core Principles Bring Any Measurable Benefits?

Volume/Issue: 2004/204

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Richard Podpiera

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2004

ISBN: 9781451874532

Keywords: nonperforming loans, interest margin, net interest margin, banking sector, heteroscedasticity, banking supervision, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

We explore the relationship between banking sector performance and the quality of regulation and supervision as measured by compliance with the Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision (BCP). Using B...

Does Deposit Insurance Increase Banking System Stability?

Does Deposit Insurance Increase Banking System Stability? »

Source: Does Deposit Insurance Increase Banking System Stability?

Volume/Issue: 2000/3

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Asli Demirgüç-Kunt , and Enrica Detragiache

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451841893

Keywords: G28, G21, E44, deposit insurance, banking, banking crisis, banking crises, bank stability

This study analyzes panel data for 61 countries during 1980–97 and concludes that explicit deposit insurance tends to be detrimental to bank stability, the more so where bank interest rates are deregulated a...

Finance in Lower Income Countries

Finance in Lower Income Countries »

Source: Finance in Lower Income Countries : An Empirical Exploration

Volume/Issue: 2005/167

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Poonam Gupta , Thierry Tressel , and Enrica Detragiache

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2005

ISBN: 9781451861860

Keywords: Financial development, financial sector, banking, deposit insurance, financial sector performance, banking system,

This paper considers how a comprehensive set of factors relates to financial sector performance in low-income countries (LICs). It finds that corruption and inflation are associated with a shallower and less effici...

Financial Liberalization and Financial Fragility*

Financial Liberalization and Financial Fragility* »

Source: Financial Liberalization and Financial Fragility

Volume/Issue: 1998/83

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Enrica Detragiache , and Asli Demirgüç-Kunt

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1998

ISBN: 9781451850512

Keywords: Financial liberalization, banking crises, financial development, banking, banking crisis, bank assets

A study of 53 countries during 1980-95 finds that financial liberalization increases the probability of a banking crisis, but less so where the institutional environment is strong. In particular, respect for the ru...

Financial Reform

Financial Reform »

Source: Financial Reform : What Shakes it? What Shapes it?

Volume/Issue: 2003/70

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ashoka Mody , and Abdul Abiad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2003

ISBN: 9781451849172

Keywords: status quo bias, financial liberalization, financial sector, banking crises, recession, Capitalist Systems: Planning, Coordination, and Reform, Capitalist Systems: Political Economy, Socialist Institutions and Their Transitions: Financial Economics

Despite stops, gaps, and reversals, financial reforms advanced worldwide in the last quarter century. Using a new index of financial liberalization, we conclude that influential events shook the status quo, inducin...

How Risky Are Banks' Risk Weighted Assets? Evidence From the Financial Crisis

How Risky Are Banks' Risk Weighted Assets? Evidence From the Financial Crisis »

Source: How Risky Are Banks' Risk Weighted Assets? Evidence From the Financial Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2012/36

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sonali Das , and Amadou Sy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463933791

Keywords: crisis, regulation, risk weighted assets, Basel III, banking, return on assets, dummy variables, standard errors, independent variables, Financial Institutions and Services: General

We study how investors account for the riskiness of banks' risk-weighted assets (RWA) by examining the determinants of stock returns and market measures of risk. We find that banks with higher RWA had lower stock r...

Availability of Financial Soundness Indicators

Availability of Financial Soundness Indicators »

Volume/Issue: 2003/58

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Graham Slack

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451847888.001

ISBN: 9781451847888

Keywords: dissemination, compilation guide, capital adequacy, banking, banking crises, crisis countries, competitiveness, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy,

Because the wave of financial crises in recent years has spurred analysts' and policymakers' interest in monitoring the vulnerabilities of financial systems, the need for supporting data has increased. This paper p...