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Determinants of Bank Interest Margins in Sub-Saharan Africa

Determinants of Bank Interest Margins in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Determinants of Bank Interest Margins in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2013/34

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Calixte Ahokpossi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 January 2013

ISBN: 9781475551136

Keywords: Banks interest margins, commercial banks, market structure, banking, foreign ownership, bank interest, bank interest margins, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, General,

Financial intermediation is low in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) compared to other regions of the world. This paper examines the determinants of bank interest margins using a sample of 456 banks in 41 SSA countries. The...

Does Compliance with Basel Core Principles Bring Any Measurable Benefits?

Does Compliance with Basel Core Principles Bring Any Measurable Benefits? »

Source: Does Compliance with Basel Core Principles Bring Any Measurable Benefits?

Volume/Issue: 2004/204

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Richard Podpiera

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2004

ISBN: 9781451874532

Keywords: nonperforming loans, interest margin, net interest margin, banking sector, heteroscedasticity, banking supervision, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

We explore the relationship between banking sector performance and the quality of regulation and supervision as measured by compliance with the Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision (BCP). Using B...

Does Monetary Policy Stabilize the Exchange Rate Following a Currency Crisis?1

Does Monetary Policy Stabilize the Exchange Rate Following a Currency Crisis?1 »

Source: Does Monetary Policy Stabilize the Exchange Rate Following a Currency Crisis?

Volume/Issue: 1999/42

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ilan Goldfajn , and Poonam Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1999

ISBN: 9781451846195

Keywords: interest rates, tight monetary policy, real interest rate

This paper provides evidence on the relationship between monetary policy and the exchange rate in the aftermath of currency crises. It analyzes a large data set of currency crises in 80 countries for the period 198...

High Real Interest Rates Under Financial Liberalization

High Real Interest Rates Under Financial Liberalization »

Source: High Real Interest Rates Under Financial Liberalization : Is there a Problem?

Volume/Issue: 1993/7

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vicente Galbis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1993

ISBN: 9781451842364

Keywords: real interest rates, deposit rate, inflation, financial liberalization, financial sector

Concerns were raised beginning in the 1980s about the possible detrimental effects of high positive real interest rates under financial liberalization. Using a sample of 28 countries that underwent financial libera...

Determinants of Bank Interest Margins in Sub-Saharan Africa

Determinants of Bank Interest Margins in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2013/34

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Calixte Ahokpossi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 January 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475551136.001

ISBN: 9781475551136

Keywords: Banks interest margins, commercial banks, market structure, banking, foreign ownership, bank interest, bank interest margins, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, General,

Financial intermediation is low in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) compared to other regions of the world. This paper examines the determinants of bank interest margins using a sample of 456 banks in 41 SSA countries. The...

Does Compliance with Basel Core Principles Bring Any Measurable Benefits?

Does Compliance with Basel Core Principles Bring Any Measurable Benefits? »

Volume/Issue: 2004/204

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Richard Podpiera

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451874532.001

ISBN: 9781451874532

Keywords: nonperforming loans, interest margin, net interest margin, banking sector, heteroscedasticity, banking supervision, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

We explore the relationship between banking sector performance and the quality of regulation and supervision as measured by compliance with the Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision (BCP). Using B...

Does Monetary Policy Stabilize the Exchange Rate Following a Currency Crisis?

Does Monetary Policy Stabilize the Exchange Rate Following a Currency Crisis? »

Volume/Issue: 1999/42

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ilan Goldfajn , and Poonam Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451846195.001

ISBN: 9781451846195

Keywords: interest rates, tight monetary policy, real interest rate

This paper provides evidence on the relationship between monetary policy and the exchange rate in the aftermath of currency crises. It analyzes a large data set of currency crises in 80 countries for the period 198...

High Real Interest Rates Under Financial Liberalization
			: Is there a Problem?

High Real Interest Rates Under Financial Liberalization : Is there a Problem? »

Volume/Issue: 1993/7

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vicente Galbis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1993

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451842364.001

ISBN: 9781451842364

Keywords: real interest rates, deposit rate, inflation, financial liberalization, financial sector

Concerns were raised beginning in the 1980s about the possible detrimental effects of high positive real interest rates under financial liberalization. Using a sample of 28 countries that underwent financial libera...

Public Financial Management and Fiscal Outcomes in Sub-Saharan African Heavily-Indebted Poor Countries

Public Financial Management and Fiscal Outcomes in Sub-Saharan African Heavily-Indebted Poor Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2008/217

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ezequiel Cabezon , and Tej Prakash

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451870756.001

ISBN: 9781451870756

Keywords: Fiscal Institutions, HIPC Countries, debt, pfm systems, pfm system, interest,

This paper examines, in a formal econometric framework, the linkages between public financial management and fiscal outcomes in sub-Saharan African countries. Similar analyses have been done for Latin America, Euro...

Public Financial Management and Fiscal Outcomes in Sub-Saharan African Heavily-Indebted Poor Countries

Public Financial Management and Fiscal Outcomes in Sub-Saharan African Heavily-Indebted Poor Countries »

Source: Public Financial Management and Fiscal Outcomes in Sub-Saharan African Heavily-Indebted Poor Countries

Volume/Issue: 2008/217

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ezequiel Cabezon , and Tej Prakash

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2008

ISBN: 9781451870756

Keywords: Fiscal Institutions, HIPC Countries, debt, pfm systems, pfm system, interest,

This paper examines, in a formal econometric framework, the linkages between public financial management and fiscal outcomes in sub-Saharan African countries. Similar analyses have been done for Latin America, Euro...