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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...

Background Papers

Background Papers »

Source: The Evolving Role of Central Banks

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1991

ISBN: 9781557751850

Keywords: central bank, banking, monetary policy, national bank, inflation

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Banking and Trading

Banking and Trading »

Source: Banking and Trading

Volume/Issue: 2012/238

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Arnoud Boot , and Lev Ratnovski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 October 2012

ISBN: 9781475511215

Keywords: Bank regulation, proprietary trading, relationship banking, Volcker rule, moral hazard, financial markets, bank profits, bank profitability, Government Policy and Regulation,

We study the effects of a bank's engagement in trading. Traditional banking is relationship-based: not scalable, long-term oriented, with high implicit capital, and low risk (thanks to the law of large numbers). Tr...

25 Central Bank Independence and Central Bank Functions

25 Central Bank Independence and Central Bank Functions »

Source: The Evolving Role of Central Banks

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1991

ISBN: 9781557751850

Keywords: central bank, banking, monetary policy, national bank, inflation

During the 1970s and 1980s, important changes were made in the way a number of countries operated and presented monetary policy. A major reason for such changes appe...

11 Central Bank Independence in Austria

11 Central Bank Independence in Austria »

Source: The Evolving Role of Central Banks

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1991

ISBN: 9781557751850

Keywords: central bank, banking, monetary policy, national bank, inflation

I would like to discuss the evolution of central bank independence in Austria and how it functions today. I shall first give a short history as background and then describe the pres...

9 Central Bank Independence in New Zealand

9 Central Bank Independence in New Zealand »

Source: The Evolving Role of Central Banks

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1991

ISBN: 9781557751850

Keywords: central bank, banking, monetary policy, national bank, inflation

Since the commencement of New Zealand’s new central banking legislation, on February 1, 1990, the Government that created it has been voted out of office, but not because of the leg...

10 Central Bank Operations and Independence in a Monetary Union: BCEAO and BEAC

10 Central Bank Operations and Independence in a Monetary Union: BCEAO and BEAC »

Source: The Evolving Role of Central Banks

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1991

ISBN: 9781557751850

Keywords: central bank, banking, monetary policy, national bank, inflation

The Banque Centrale des Etats de l’Afrique de l’Ouest (BCEAO) and the Banque des Etats de l’Afrique Centrale (BEAC) are the central banks of two regional groupings of countries in W...

3 Clearing and Payment Systems: The Central Bank’s Role

3 Clearing and Payment Systems: The Central Bank’s Role »

Source: The Evolving Role of Central Banks

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1991

ISBN: 9781557751850

Keywords: central bank, banking, monetary policy, national bank, inflation

Two themes of the central banking seminar are directly relevant to consideration of payment system issues. One is the interdependencies of different functions normally performed by...

Cooperative Banks and Financial Stability

Cooperative Banks and Financial Stability »

Source: Cooperative Banks and Financial Stability

Volume/Issue: 2007/2

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Martin Cihak , and Heiko Hesse

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2007

ISBN: 9781451865660

Keywords: financial sector stability, cooperative banks, savings banks, banking, cooperative bank, savings bank, Cooperative Enterprises,

Cooperative banks are an important, and growing, part of many financial systems. This paper empirically analyzes the role of cooperative banks in financial stability. Contrary to some suggestions in the literature,...

Country Study: China

Country Study: China »

Source: IMF Research Bulletin, September 2004

Volume/Issue: 5/3

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2004

ISBN: 9781451959796

Keywords: fiscal rules, fiscal adjustment, structural reforms, emerging markets, Banks and banking, Bias (economics), Economic History, Financial Liberalization, Financial Repression, International Comparisons

The IMF Research Bulletin, a quarterly publication, selectively summarizes research and analytical work done by various departments at the IMF, and also provides a listing of research documents and other research-r...