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Costly Collateral and the Public Supply of Liquidity

Costly Collateral and the Public Supply of Liquidity »

Source: Costly Collateral and the Public Supply of Liquidity

Volume/Issue: 2000/125

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Philip Schellekens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2000

ISBN: 9781451854817

Keywords: Debt Finance, Collateral, Credit Constraints, Asset Price Volatility, entrepreneur, entrepreneurs

This paper addresses two complications arising from the use of collateral requirements in debt contracts between wealth-constrained entrepreneurs and banks. First, costly asset liquidation is found to enhance the s...

The Effects of the European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU)on National Fiscal Sustainability

The Effects of the European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU)on National Fiscal Sustainability »

Source: The Effects of the European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU)on National Fiscal Sustainability

Volume/Issue: 1996/72

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francesco Mongelli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1996

ISBN: 9781451849295

Keywords: fiscal sustainability, public debt, fiscal discipline, fiscal variables, government expenditure

This paper presents a methodology to analyze the responsiveness of fiscal sustainability to the “endogenous fiscal discipline” that will be strengthened by the EMU. This discipline arises in response...

Fat-Tails and their (Un)Happy Endings

Fat-Tails and their (Un)Happy Endings »

Source: Fat-Tails and their (Un)Happy Endings : Correlation Bias and its Implications for Systemic Risk and Prudential Regulation

Volume/Issue: 2011/82

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2011

ISBN: 9781455226061

Keywords: Basel III, correlation bias, copula capital structure model, prudential regulation, systemic risk., correlation, subordinated debt, banking, probability, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation

The correlation bias refers to the fact that claim subordination in the capital structure of the firm influences claim holders' preferred degree of asset correlation in portfolios held by the firm. Using the copula...

Fiscal Adjustment in EU Countries

Fiscal Adjustment in EU Countries »

Source: Fiscal Adjustment in EU Countries : A Balance Sheet Approach

Volume/Issue: 2004/143

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kenji Moriyama , and Gian Milesi-Ferretti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2004

ISBN: 9781451856378

Keywords: government assets, net worth, public debt, budget balance, fiscal measures, National Deficit Surplus,

Several European Union countries have recently implemented or are envisaging fiscal that operations improve budgetary figures but have no structural impact on government finances. This paper evaluates some of these...

Fiscal Deficit and Public Debt in Industrial Countries, 1970-19941/

Fiscal Deficit and Public Debt in Industrial Countries, 1970-19941/ »

Source: Fiscal Deficit and Public Debt in Industrial Countries, 1970-1994

Volume/Issue: 1995/49

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Domenico Fanizza , and Vito Tanzi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1995

ISBN: 9781451846782

Keywords: public debt, fiscal deficit, fiscal deficits, government deficit, fiscal balance

This paper assembles a set of relevant fiscal data, for both the individual countries and for the aggregate G-7 and 18 industrial countries, which covers a period long enough to allow an assessment of trends and th...

From Bear Stearns to Anglo Irish

From Bear Stearns to Anglo Irish »

Source: From Bear Stearns to Anglo Irish : How Eurozone Sovereign Spreads Related to Financial Sector Vulnerability

Volume/Issue: 2009/108

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ashoka Mody

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2009

ISBN: 9781451872552

Keywords: sovereign bond, bond, debt ratios

This paper attempts to explain the recent rise and differentiation of sovereign spreads across the countries of the eurozone. Following the onset of the subprime crisis in July 2007, spreads rose but mainly on acco...

Government Debt Issuance in the Euro Area

Government Debt Issuance in the Euro Area »

Source: Government Debt Issuance in the Euro Area : The Impact of the Financial Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2011/21

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2011

ISBN: 9781455211944

Keywords: sovereign debt management, inflation, government debt, foreign currency, debt stock, International Lending and Debt Problems, International Finance: Other, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General,

This paper documents and analyzes crisis-related changes in government debt issuance practices in the 16 euro zone countries and Denmark. Using a newly constructed database on primary market debt issuance during 20...

Government Debt, Life-Cycle Income and Liquidity Constrains

Government Debt, Life-Cycle Income and Liquidity Constrains »

Source: Government Debt, Life-Cycle Income and Liquidity Constrains : Beyond Approximate Ricardian Equivalence

Volume/Issue: 1996/140

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Steven Symansky , Douglas Laxton , and Hamid Faruqee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1996

ISBN: 9781451928778

Keywords: Ricardian Equivalence, Crowding Out, Real Interest Rates, Government Debt, real interest rate, lifetime income, disposable income, public debt

Evans (1991) has demonstrated that Blanchard’s (1985) finite-horizon model obeys approximate Ricardian equivalence. We show that this result is determined largely by an unrealistic assumption that labor inco...

A network analysis of global banking
			: 1978-2009

A network analysis of global banking : 1978-2009 »

Volume/Issue: 2011/74

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Javier Reyes , and Camelia Minoiu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455227051.001

ISBN: 9781455227051

Keywords: cross-border bank lending, network analysis, banking, banking crises, banking statistics, contagion, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, International Lending and Debt Problems,

In this paper we explore the properties of the global banking network using cross-border bank lending data for 184 countries over 1978-2009. Specifically, we analyze financial interconnectedness using network metri...

Costly Collateral and the Public Supply of Liquidity

Costly Collateral and the Public Supply of Liquidity »

Volume/Issue: 2000/125

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Philip Schellekens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451854817.001

ISBN: 9781451854817

Keywords: Debt Finance, Collateral, Credit Constraints, Asset Price Volatility, entrepreneur, entrepreneurs

This paper addresses two complications arising from the use of collateral requirements in debt contracts between wealth-constrained entrepreneurs and banks. First, costly asset liquidation is found to enhance the s...