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Building Blocks for Effective Macroprudential Policies in Latin America

Building Blocks for Effective Macroprudential Policies in Latin America »

Source: Building Blocks for Effective Macroprudential Policies in Latin America : Institutional Considerations

Volume/Issue: 2012/183

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Patrick Imam , Erlend Nier , and Luis Jácome

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2012

ISBN: 9781475505313

Keywords: Macrorpudential policy, systemic crises, financial system, financial institutions, banking, banking crises, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

An increasing number of countries - including in Latin America - are reforming their financial stability frameworks in the aftermath of the financial crisis, in order to establish a stronger macroprudential policy...

Central Banking in Latin America

Central Banking in Latin America »

Source: Central Banking in Latin America : The Way Forward

Volume/Issue: 2016/197

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yan Carriere-Swallow , Luis I. Jacome H. , Nicolas Magud , and Alejandro Werner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2016

ISBN: 9781475543353

Keywords: Central Banking, Monetary Policy, Macroprudential Policy, Latin America.

Latin America's central banks have made substantial progress towards delivering an environment of price stability that is supportive of sustainable economic growth. We review these achievements, and discuss remaini...

Connected to Whom? International Interbank Borrowing During the Global Crisis

Connected to Whom? International Interbank Borrowing During the Global Crisis »

Source: Connected to Whom? International Interbank Borrowing During the Global Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2013/14

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kalin Tintchev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 January 2013

ISBN: 9781475542028

Keywords: counterparty risk, financial interconnectedness, banking, banking system, credit risk, General, International Lending and Debt Problems, Open Economy Macroeconomics, International Policy Coordination and Transmission,

The unprecedented collapse of international interbank borrowing was a prominent feature of the global financial crisis that started in August 2007. This paper focuses on the drivers of the retrenchment from 32 adva...

The Costs of Sovereign Default

The Costs of Sovereign Default »

Source: The Costs of Sovereign Default

Volume/Issue: 2008/238

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eduardo Borensztein , and Ugo Panizza

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2008

ISBN: 9781451870961

Keywords: Country Risk, banking, banking crises, banking crisis, sovereign default,

This paper evaluates empirically four types of cost that may result from an international sovereign default: reputational costs, international trade exclusion costs, costs to the domestic economy through the financ...

Credit Growth and the Effectiveness of  Reserve Requirements and Other Macroprudential Instruments in Latin America*

Credit Growth and the Effectiveness of Reserve Requirements and Other Macroprudential Instruments in Latin America* »

Source: Credit Growth and the Effectiveness of Reserve Requirements and Other Macroprudential Instruments in Latin America

Volume/Issue: 2012/142

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9781475503999

Keywords: countercyclical policy, interest rate spreads, bank credit, banking, monetary policy, central bank, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, Counter Cyclical Policy,

Over the past decade policy makers in Latin America have adopted a number of macroprudential instruments to manage the procyclicality of bank credit dynamics to the private sector and contain systemic risk. Reserve...

Credit Stagnation in Latin America

Credit Stagnation in Latin America »

Source: Credit Stagnation in Latin America

Volume/Issue: 2002/53

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Adolfo Barajas , and Roberto Steiner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2002

ISBN: 9781451847390

Keywords: banking system, banking, deposit money, deposit money banks, bank credit,

This study examines the recent marked slowdown in bank credit to the private sector in Latin America. Based on the study of eight countries (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru, Mexico, and Venezuela)...

Dynamic Loan Loss Provisioning

Dynamic Loan Loss Provisioning »

Source: Dynamic Loan Loss Provisioning : Simulationson Effectiveness and Guide to Implementation

Volume/Issue: 2012/110

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Torsten Wezel , Jorge Chan-Lau , and Francesco Columba

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2012

ISBN: 9781475503319

Keywords: Dynamic Provisioining, Procyclicality, capital adequacy, capital adequacy ratio, banking, dividend payout, banking system, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

This simulation-based paper investigates the impact of different methods of dynamic provisioning on bank soundness and shows that this increasingly popular macroprudential tool can smooth provisioning costs over th...

Financial De-Dollarization

Financial De-Dollarization »

Source: Financial De-Dollarization : Is it for Real?

Volume/Issue: 2005/187

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eduardo Levy Yeyati , and Alain Ize

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2005

ISBN: 9781451862065

Keywords: Prudential policy, exchange rate, exchange rate regimes, real exchange rate, currency substitution, Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit: General, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

De facto (unofficial) dollarization, defined as the holding by residents of assets and liabilities denominated in a foreign currency, is a policy concern in an increasing number of developing economies. This paper...

Financial Dollarization Equilibria

Financial Dollarization Equilibria »

Source: Financial Dollarization Equilibria : A Framework for Policy Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2005/186

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alain Ize

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2005

ISBN: 9781451862058

Keywords: exchange rate, currency risk, interest rate risk, overvaluation, moral hazard, Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit: General, Financial Institutions and Services: General,

Rapidly rising dollarization and numerous related financial crises in recent years have heightened the need for policy action. This paper contributes to the policy debate by presenting a common analytic framework t...

Financial Dollarization in Latin America1

Financial Dollarization in Latin America1 »

Source: Financial Dollarization in Latin America

Volume/Issue: 2006/7

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Robert Rennhack , and Masahiro Nozaki

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2006

ISBN: 9781451862676

Keywords: foreign currency, exchange rate, inflation, exchange rate flexibility, real exchange rate, Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit: General, Financial Institutions and Services: General,

This paper tests several explanations for financial dollarization (FD), with an emphasis on Latin America. The results provide evidence that FD is a rational response to inflation uncertainty. The paper builds on p...