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Financial Dollarization Equilibria

Financial Dollarization Equilibria »

Source: Financial Dollarization Equilibria : A Framework for Policy Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2005/186

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alain Ize

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2005

ISBN: 9781451862058

Keywords: exchange rate, currency risk, interest rate risk, overvaluation, moral hazard, Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit: General, Financial Institutions and Services: General,

Rapidly rising dollarization and numerous related financial crises in recent years have heightened the need for policy action. This paper contributes to the policy debate by presenting a common analytic framework t...

Financial Dollarization in Latin America1

Financial Dollarization in Latin America1 »

Source: Financial Dollarization in Latin America

Volume/Issue: 2006/7

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Robert Rennhack , and Masahiro Nozaki

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2006

ISBN: 9781451862676

Keywords: foreign currency, exchange rate, inflation, exchange rate flexibility, real exchange rate, Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit: General, Financial Institutions and Services: General,

This paper tests several explanations for financial dollarization (FD), with an emphasis on Latin America. The results provide evidence that FD is a rational response to inflation uncertainty. The paper builds on p...

Financial Sector Development in the Middle East and North Africa

Financial Sector Development in the Middle East and North Africa »

Source: Financial Sector Development in the Middle East and North Africa

Volume/Issue: 2004/201

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2004

ISBN: 9781451874389

Keywords: Financial development, index, measurement, Middle East and North Africa, banking, financial sector, banking sector, bank assets, bank credit, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy

Based on data collected on a wide range of financial sector indicators, new indices of financial development for countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are constructed, encompassing six themes: develo...

What is Driving Financial De-Dollarization in Latin America?

What is Driving Financial De-Dollarization in Latin America? »

Volume/Issue: 2011/10

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mercedes Garcia-Escribano , and Sebastian Sosa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455211883.001

ISBN: 9781455211883

Keywords: de-dollarization, banking system, dollarization, exchange rate, exchange rate volatility, constant exchange rate, nominal exchange rate, Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit: General

In the last decade, a group of Latin American countries (Bolivia, Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay) experienced a gradual, yet sustained decline in financial dollarization. This paper documents the stylized facts and us...

Financial Dollarization in Latin America

Financial Dollarization in Latin America »

Volume/Issue: 2006/7

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Robert Rennhack , and Masahiro Nozaki

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451862676.001

ISBN: 9781451862676

Keywords: foreign currency, exchange rate, inflation, exchange rate flexibility, real exchange rate, Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit: General, Financial Institutions and Services: General,

This paper tests several explanations for financial dollarization (FD), with an emphasis on Latin America. The results provide evidence that FD is a rational response to inflation uncertainty. The paper builds on p...

Financial Dollarization Equilibria
			: A Framework for Policy Analysis

Financial Dollarization Equilibria : A Framework for Policy Analysis »

Volume/Issue: 2005/186

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alain Ize

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451862058.001

ISBN: 9781451862058

Keywords: exchange rate, currency risk, interest rate risk, overvaluation, moral hazard, Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit: General, Financial Institutions and Services: General,

Rapidly rising dollarization and numerous related financial crises in recent years have heightened the need for policy action. This paper contributes to the policy debate by presenting a common analytic framework t...

Financial Sector Development in the Middle East and North Africa

Financial Sector Development in the Middle East and North Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2004/201

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451874389.001

ISBN: 9781451874389

Keywords: Financial development, index, measurement, Middle East and North Africa, banking, financial sector, banking sector, bank assets, bank credit, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy

Based on data collected on a wide range of financial sector indicators, new indices of financial development for countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are constructed, encompassing six themes: develo...

Peru
			: Drivers of De-dollarization

Peru : Drivers of De-dollarization »

Volume/Issue: 2010/169

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mercedes Garcia-Escribano

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455201808.001

ISBN: 9781455201808

Keywords: de-dollarization, foreign currency, inflation, macroeconomic stability, foreign exchange, Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit: General, Financial Institutions and Services: General, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

Peru has successfully pursued a market-driven financial de-dollarization during the last decade. Dollarization of credit and deposit of commercial banks - across all sectors and maturities - has declined, with larg...

Resolution of Banking Crises
			: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Resolution of Banking Crises : The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly »

Volume/Issue: 2010/146

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luc Laeven , and Fabian Valencia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455201297.001

ISBN: 9781455201297

Keywords: government intervention, macroeconomic policy, banking, recapitalization, banking crises, bank failures, Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit: General, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance

This paper presents a new database of systemic banking crises for the period 1970-2009. While there are many commonalities between recent and past crises, both in terms of underlying causes and policy responses, th...

Systemic Banking Crises Database
			: An Update

Systemic Banking Crises Database : An Update »

Volume/Issue: 2012/163

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Fabian Valencia , and Luc Laeven

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475505054.001

ISBN: 9781475505054

Keywords: banking, banking crises, recapitalization, bank claims, Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit: General, Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook: General

We update the widely used banking crises database by Laeven and Valencia (2008, 2010) with new information on recent and ongoing crises, including updated information on policy responses and outcomes (i.e. fiscal c...