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Addressing Interconnectedness

Addressing Interconnectedness »

Source: Addressing Interconnectedness : Concepts and Prudential Tools

Volume/Issue: 2013/199

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nicolas Arregui , Mohamed Norat , Antonio Pancorbo , Jodi Scarlata , Eija Holttinen , Fabiana Melo , Jay Surti , Christopher Wilson , Rodolfo Wehrhahn , and Mamoru Yanase

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2013

ISBN: 9781475531855

Keywords: network analysis, prudential tools, policymakers, systemic risk, banking, banking system, banking sector, bank reporting, interbank market, General

This paper reviews tools used to identify and measure interconnectedness and raises the awareness of policymakers as to potential cross-sectional implications of prudential tools aimed at controlling interconnected...

Aftermath of Banking Crises

Aftermath of Banking Crises »

Source: Aftermath of Banking Crises : Effectson Real and Monetary Variables

Volume/Issue: 2000/96

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Poonam Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2000

ISBN: 9781451851908

Keywords: Banking Crisis, banking crises, bank credit, banking sector

In this paper a simple optimizing model is developed to analyze the implications of a banking crisis. Banks are incorporated by assuming that they intermediate funds between firms and households. It is shown that w...

Apocalypse then

Apocalypse then »

Source: Apocalypse then : The Evolution of the North Atlantic Economy and the Global Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2011/212

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Trung Bui , and Tamim Bayoumi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2011

ISBN: 9781463902308

Keywords: Financial linkages, financial regulation, banking, bonds, bond, banking systems, financial market, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance: Forecasting and Simulation, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation,

The financial crisis, originated from the collapse of US housing markets in 2008, reverberates around the world. Its destructive force was felt nowhere more keenly than Western Europe. Indeed, it continues to mire...

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...

Back to the Future: The Nature of Regulatory Capital Requirements1 Back to the Future: The Nature of Regulatory Capital Requirements1

Back to the Future: The Nature of Regulatory Capital Requirements1 Back to the Future: The Nature of Regulatory Capital Requirements1 »

Source: Back to the Future: The Nature of Regulatory Capital Requirements

Volume/Issue: 2017/181

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ralph Chami , Thomas Cosimano , Emanuel Kopp , and Celine Rochon

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2017

ISBN: 9781484313817

Keywords: Financial regulation and supervision, Balance sheets, Bank capital, Capital adequacy, Capital requirements, Moral hazard, United States, Western Hemisphere, Banking sector, Legislation

This paper compares the current regulatory capital requirements under the Dodd-Frank Act (DFA) and the 10-percent leverage ratio, as proposed by the U.S. Treasury and the U.S. House of Representatives' Financial CH...

Bank Capital and Uncertainty

Bank Capital and Uncertainty »

Source: Bank Capital and Uncertainty

Volume/Issue: 2010/208

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Fabian Valencia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2010

ISBN: 9781455205394

Keywords: Banking Capital, Risk, Uncertainty, bank capital, equation, statistics, independent variables,

An important role for bank capital is that of a buffer against unexpected losses. As uncertainty about these losses increases, the theory predicts an increase in the optimal level of bank capital. This paper invest...

Bank Consolidation, Internationalization, and Conglomeration

Bank Consolidation, Internationalization, and Conglomeration »

Source: Bank Consolidation, Internationalization, and Conglomeration : Trends and Implications for Financial Risk

Volume/Issue: 2003/158

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gianni De Nicolo , Mary Zephirin , Philip Bartholomew , and Jahanara Zaman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2003

ISBN: 9781451857603

Keywords: Bank Consolidation, Internationalization, Conglomeration, banking, financial institutions, banking systems, deposit money, banking system,

This paper documents global trends in bank activity, consolidation, internationalization, and financial firm conglomeration, and explores the extent to which financial firm risk and systemic risk potential in banki...

Bank Debt in Europe

Bank Debt in Europe »

Source: Bank Debt in Europe : 'Are Funding Models Broken'

Volume/Issue: 2012/299

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vanessa Le Lesle

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2012

ISBN: 9781475522037

Keywords: bank debt, funding, Basel, bail-in, bank funding, banking, subordinated debt, liability management, bail-in., Government Policy and Regulation

The crisis in Europe has underscored the vulnerability of European bank funding models compared to international peers. This paper studies the drivers behind this fragility and examines the future of bank funding,...

Bank Leverage and Monetary Policy's Risk-Taking Channel

Bank Leverage and Monetary Policy's Risk-Taking Channel »

Source: Bank Leverage and Monetary Policy's Risk-Taking Channel : Evidence from the United States

Volume/Issue: 2013/143

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Giovanni Dell'Ariccia , Luc Laeven , and Gustavo Suarez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 June 2013

ISBN: 9781484381137

Keywords: leverage, risk, bank risk, bank risk taking, tier 1 capital, bank capital, banking, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects),

We present evidence of a risk-taking channel of monetary policy for the U.S. banking system. We use confidential data on the internal ratings of U.S. banks on loans to businesses over the period 1997 to 2011 from t...

Bank Resolution Costs, Depositor Preference, and Asset Encumbrance

Bank Resolution Costs, Depositor Preference, and Asset Encumbrance »

Source: Bank Resolution Costs, Depositor Preference, and Asset Encumbrance

Volume/Issue: 2013/172

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daniel Hardy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 July 2013

ISBN: 9781484354100

Keywords: Bankruptcy costs, depositor preference, asset encumbrance, banking, segmentation, bank funding, debt restructuring, Government Policy and Regulation,

Depositor preference and collateralization of borrowing may reduce the cost of settling the conflicts among creditors that arises in case of resolution or bankruptcy. This net benefit, which may be capitalized into...