Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Edda Zoli
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 October 2001
Keywords: transition countries, fiscal costs of banking crises, banking, banking sector, banking sector problems, bonds, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies: General, National Budget, Deficit
The paper analyses the cost and effectiveness of bank restructuring policies in 11 transition countries during 1991-98. It argues that country-specific banking sector features, the size of bad loans inherited from...