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Bank Efficiency in Sub-Saharan African Middle Income Countries

Bank Efficiency in Sub-Saharan African Middle Income Countries »

Source: Bank Efficiency in Sub-Saharan African Middle Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2009/14

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chuling Chen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2009

ISBN: 9781451871616

Keywords: cost efficiency, stochastic frontier analysis, banking, banking sectors, bank deposits, random error,

We use bank level data to study the efficiency of banks in Sub-Saharan African middle-income countries and provide possible explanations for the difference in the efficiency levels of banks. We find that banks, on...

Banking Efficiency and Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Banking Efficiency and Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Banking Efficiency and Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2010/136

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sandrine Kablan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9781455201198

Keywords: Cost-efficiency, Stochastic Frontier Analysis, Banking System, Financial Development, banking, foreign banks, foreign bank, financial institutions, Economywide Country Studies: Africa,

This study assesses the determinants of banking system efficiency in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and asks what, besides the degree of efficiency, explains the low level of financial development in the region. It uses...

Collateral in Loan Classification and Provisioning

Collateral in Loan Classification and Provisioning »

Source: Collateral in Loan Classification and Provisioning

Volume/Issue: 2002/122

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): In Song

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2002

ISBN: 9781451854503

Keywords: Financial Regulation, collateral, banking, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation, Financial Institutions And Services,

Adequate loan classification practices are an essential part of a sound and effective credit risk-management process in a bank. Failure to identify deterioration in credit quality in a timely manner can aggravate a...

Drivers of Cross-Border Banking in Sub-Saharan Africa

Drivers of Cross-Border Banking in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Drivers of Cross-Border Banking in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2019/146

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Mathieu , Marco Pani , Shiyuan Chen , and Rodolfo Maino

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498321549

Keywords: Economic integration, Financial statistics, Central banks, Price indexes, Banking systems, Cross-border banking flows, Bank leverage, Global banks, bank subsidiary, cross-border

Using data collected from pan-African banks' (PABs), balance sheets and other sources (Orbis, Fitch), this study identifies some key patterns of cross-border investment in bank subsidiaries by key banking groups in...

Financial Stability Reports:What Are they Good for?

Financial Stability Reports:What Are they Good for? »

Source: Financial Stability Reports : What Are they Good for?

Volume/Issue: 2012/1

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sònia Muñoz , Samir Jahjah , Martin Cihak , Sharika Sharifuddin , and Kalin Tintchev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463929923

Keywords: Central Banking, Macro-Prudential Tools, Systemic Risk, banking, financial system, banking system, stock market

The global financial crisis has renewed policymakers' interest in improving the policy framework for financial stability, and an open question is to what extent and in what form should financial stability reports b...

Bank Efficiency in Sub-Saharan African Middle Income Countries

Bank Efficiency in Sub-Saharan African Middle Income Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2009/14

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chuling Chen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451871616.001

ISBN: 9781451871616

Keywords: cost efficiency, stochastic frontier analysis, banking, banking sectors, bank deposits, random error,

We use bank level data to study the efficiency of banks in Sub-Saharan African middle-income countries and provide possible explanations for the difference in the efficiency levels of banks. We find that banks, on...

Banking Efficiency and Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Banking Efficiency and Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2010/136

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sandrine Kablan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455201198.001

ISBN: 9781455201198

Keywords: Cost-efficiency, Stochastic Frontier Analysis, Banking System, Financial Development, banking, foreign banks, foreign bank, financial institutions, Economywide Country Studies: Africa,

This study assesses the determinants of banking system efficiency in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and asks what, besides the degree of efficiency, explains the low level of financial development in the region. It uses...

Collateral in Loan Classification and Provisioning

Collateral in Loan Classification and Provisioning »

Volume/Issue: 2002/122

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): In Song

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451854503.001

ISBN: 9781451854503

Keywords: Financial Regulation, collateral, banking, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation, Financial Institutions And Services,

Adequate loan classification practices are an essential part of a sound and effective credit risk-management process in a bank. Failure to identify deterioration in credit quality in a timely manner can aggravate a...

Drivers of Cross-Border Banking in Sub-Saharan Africa

Drivers of Cross-Border Banking in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2019/146

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Mathieu , Marco Pani , Shiyuan Chen , and Rodolfo Maino

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 July 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498321549.001

ISBN: 9781498321549

Keywords: Economic integration, Financial statistics, Central banks, Price indexes, Banking systems, Cross-border banking flows, Bank leverage, Global banks, bank subsidiary, cross-border

Using data collected from pan-African banks' (PABs), balance sheets and other sources (Orbis, Fitch), this study identifies some key patterns of cross-border investment in bank subsidiaries by key banking groups in...

Financial Stability Reports
			: What Are they Good for?

Financial Stability Reports : What Are they Good for? »

Volume/Issue: 2012/1

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sònia Muñoz , Samir Jahjah , Martin Cihak , Sharika Sharifuddin , and Kalin Tintchev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463929923.001

ISBN: 9781463929923

Keywords: Central Banking, Macro-Prudential Tools, Systemic Risk, banking, financial system, banking system, stock market

The global financial crisis has renewed policymakers' interest in improving the policy framework for financial stability, and an open question is to what extent and in what form should financial stability reports b...