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Assessing the Determinants of Interest Rate Transmission Through Conditional Impulse Response Functions1

Assessing the Determinants of Interest Rate Transmission Through Conditional Impulse Response Functions1 »

Source: Assessing the Determinants of Interest Rate Transmission Through Conditional Impulse Response Functions

Volume/Issue: 2013/23

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christian Saborowski , and Sebastian Weber

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 January 2013

ISBN: 9781475525717

Keywords: Interest Rate Pass-Through, Monetary Policy Transmission, inflation, banking, money market, General,

We employ a structural panel VAR model with interaction terms to identify determinants of effective transmission from central bank policy rates to retail lending rates in a large country sample. The framework allow...

Benchmarking Banking Sector Efficiency Across Regional Blocks in Sub-Saharan Africa

Benchmarking Banking Sector Efficiency Across Regional Blocks in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Benchmarking Banking Sector Efficiency Across Regional Blocks in Sub-Saharan Africa : What Room for Policy?

Volume/Issue: 2013/51

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francois Boutin-Dufresne , Santiago Peña , Oral Williams , and Tomasz A. Zawisza

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 February 2013

ISBN: 9781557753304

Keywords: Financial intermediation efficiency, net interest margins, economies of scale, institutions., banking, net interest margin, financial intermediation, financial system, Government Policy and Regulation, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy

This paper examines the determinants of net interest margins in four regional blocks in Sub-Saharan Africa and one comparator block in the Eastern Caribbean. Using bank-level data, we find that countries with a hig...

Building Monetary and Financial Systems
			: Case Studies in Technical Assistance

Building Monetary and Financial Systems : Case Studies in Technical Assistance »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589066151.071

ISBN: 9781589066151

Keywords: banking, central bank, inflation, monetary policy, foreign exchange

This book includes 21 case studies of technical assistance provided by the IMF's former Monetary and Financial Systems Department during 2003-06. These studies cover issues related to monetary policy and operations...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Building Monetary and Financial Systems : Case Studies in Technical Assistance

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066151

Keywords: banking, central bank, inflation, monetary policy, foreign exchange

This book includes 21 case studies of technical assistance provided by the IMF's former Monetary and Financial Systems Department during 2003-06. These studies cover issues related to monetary policy and operations...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Building Monetary and Financial Systems : Case Studies in Technical Assistance

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066151

Keywords: banking, central bank, inflation, monetary policy, foreign exchange

This book includes 21 case studies of technical assistance provided by the IMF's former Monetary and Financial Systems Department during 2003-06. These studies cover issues related to monetary policy and operations...

Chapter 9. Achieving Exchange Rate Flexibility: The Challenges of Egypt’s Ongoing Experience

Chapter 9. Achieving Exchange Rate Flexibility: The Challenges of Egypt’s Ongoing Experience »

Source: Building Monetary and Financial Systems : Case Studies in Technical Assistance

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066151

Keywords: banking, central bank, inflation, monetary policy, foreign exchange

Egypt has a deep banking system, a much smaller, but still sizable stock exchange, and a relatively small insurance, mutual fund and contractual savings sector. There are 39 banks o...

Chapter 13. Albania: Stress Testing for Banking Supervisors

Chapter 13. Albania: Stress Testing for Banking Supervisors »

Source: Building Monetary and Financial Systems : Case Studies in Technical Assistance

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066151

Keywords: banking, central bank, inflation, monetary policy, foreign exchange

In April 2005, the Bank of Albania (BoA) hosted a three-day Workshop on Stress Testing for Banking Supervisors. The workshop drew over 30 participants from 14 central banks and supe...

Chapter 7. Banking Supervision in an Ongoing Conflict: The Case of Iraq

Chapter 7. Banking Supervision in an Ongoing Conflict: The Case of Iraq »

Source: Building Monetary and Financial Systems : Case Studies in Technical Assistance

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066151

Keywords: banking, central bank, inflation, monetary policy, foreign exchange

Development of financial intermediation and other financial services is of critical importance to support economic growth in Iraq. This requires both a banking regulatory and superv...

Chapter 1. Building the National Bank of Rwanda’s Monetary and Supervisory Functions

Chapter 1. Building the National Bank of Rwanda’s Monetary and Supervisory Functions »

Source: Building Monetary and Financial Systems : Case Studies in Technical Assistance

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066151

Keywords: banking, central bank, inflation, monetary policy, foreign exchange

Following the 1994 genocide, Rwanda’s economy and its financial sector all but collapsed. The Rwandese government was quick to embark on far-reaching reforms, which have resulted in...

Chapter 21. Communications Strategies in Central Banking: The 2005 Mumbai Regional Seminar

Chapter 21. Communications Strategies in Central Banking: The 2005 Mumbai Regional Seminar »

Source: Building Monetary and Financial Systems : Case Studies in Technical Assistance

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066151

Keywords: banking, central bank, inflation, monetary policy, foreign exchange

Background Over the past decade central banks in liberalized market economies have moved from intrusive interventions and regulatory controls to operating with a limited set of instr...