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Accountability Arrangements for Financial Sector Regulators

Accountability Arrangements for Financial Sector Regulators »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Marc Quintyn , Eva Hüpkes , and Michael Taylor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 March 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064775.051

ISBN: 9781589064775

Keywords: financial sector, financial institutions, financial system, financial stability, financial services

Policymakers are often reluctant to grant independence to the agencies that regulate and supervise the financial sector because of the fear that these agencies, with their wide-ranging responsibilities and powers,...

Accountability Arrangements for Financial Sector Regulators

Accountability Arrangements for Financial Sector Regulators »

Source: Accountability Arrangements for Financial Sector Regulators

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Marc Quintyn , Eva Hüpkes , and Michael Taylor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 March 2006

ISBN: 9781589064775

Keywords: financial sector, financial institutions, financial system, financial stability, financial services

Why are policymakers reluctant to grant independence to the agencies that regulate and supervise the financial sector, despite mounting empirical evidence that independence makes fo...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Accountability Arrangements for Financial Sector Regulators

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Marc Quintyn , Eva Hüpkes , and Michael Taylor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 March 2006

ISBN: 9781589064775

Keywords: financial sector, financial institutions, financial system, financial stability, financial services

Policymakers are often reluctant to grant independence to the agencies that regulate and supervise the financial sector because of the fear that these agencies, with their wide-ranging responsibilities and powers,...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Accountability Arrangements for Financial Sector Regulators

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Marc Quintyn , Eva Hüpkes , and Michael Taylor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 March 2006

ISBN: 9781589064775

Keywords: financial sector, financial institutions, financial system, financial stability, financial services

Policymakers are often reluctant to grant independence to the agencies that regulate and supervise the financial sector because of the fear that these agencies, with their wide-ranging responsibilities and powers,...

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...

Action plan to stop terrorist financing

Action plan to stop terrorist financing »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 30, Issue 22

Volume/Issue: 20/22

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451925654

Keywords: money laundering, terrorist financing, technical assistance, low-income countries, financial sector

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

Addressing Information Gaps1

Addressing Information Gaps1 »

Source: Addressing Information Gaps

Volume/Issue: 2009/06

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Christian Mulder , Phil De Imus , L. Psalida , Jeanne Gobat , R. Johnston , Mangal Goswami , and Francisco Vazquez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 March 2009

ISBN: 9781455294602

Keywords: Credit risk, Data analysis, Data quality assessment framework, Capital markets, Financial sector, Financial institutions, Financial instruments, Financial crisis, Economic models, Economic indicators

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African finance ministers’ press conference: Africa needs debt relief, aid, and market access

African finance ministers’ press conference: Africa needs debt relief, aid, and market access »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 30, Issue 22

Volume/Issue: 20/22

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451925654

Keywords: money laundering, terrorist financing, technical assistance, low-income countries, financial sector

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

African finance ministers press conference: Rich countries urged to provide more aid, trade, and debt relief and less hypocrisy

African finance ministers press conference: Rich countries urged to provide more aid, trade, and debt relief and less hypocrisy »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 33, Issue 08

Volume/Issue: 33/8

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 May 2004

ISBN: 9781451933208

Keywords: trade liberalization, international community, structural reforms, economic outlook, financial sector

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

Appendix I. International Reserves

Appendix I. International Reserves »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2002 : Making the Global Economy Work for All

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 October 2002

ISBN: 9781589061620

Keywords: financial statements, poverty reduction, financial sector, conditionality, balance of payments

Total international reserves, including gold, increased by 9 percent during 2001 and stood at SDR 1.9 trillion at the end of the year (Table I.1). Foreign exchange reserves, which constitute the largest comp...