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Assessing the Cost of Financial Regulation1

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Source: Assessing the Cost of Financial Regulation

Volume/Issue: 2012/233

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Douglas Elliott , and Andre Santos

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2012

ISBN: 9781475510836

Keywords: Basel III, Financial Regulation, Systemically Important Institutions, Banks, regulation, rules, regulatory changes, regulatory reforms, regulations, Government Policy and Regulation

This study assesses the overall impact on credit of the financial regulatory reforms in Europe, Japan, and the United States. Long-term cost estimates are provided for Basel III capital and liquidity requirements,...

Balance Sheet Strength and Bank Lending During the Global Financial Crisis1

Balance Sheet Strength and Bank Lending During the Global Financial Crisis1 »

Source: Balance Sheet Strength and Bank Lending During the Global Financial Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2013/102

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tümer Kapan , and Camelia Minoiu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484315842

Keywords: bank lending channel, wholesale funding, net stable funding ratio, Basel III, bank capital, banking, return on assets, liquid asset, bank balance sheet, Government Policy and Regulation,

We examine the role of bank balance sheet strength in the transmission of financial sector shocks to the real economy. Using data from the syndicated loan market, we exploit variation in banks’ reliance on w...

Bank Capital Adequacy in Australia

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Source: Bank Capital Adequacy in Australia

Volume/Issue: 2012/25

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Niamh Sheridan , and B. Jang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463932527

Keywords: Canada, Basel II, Basel III, loss given default, probability of default, stress tests, mortgages, residential mortgages, banking, mortgage

The paper finds that, given Australia's conservative approach in implementing the Basel II framework, Australian banks' headline capital ratios underestimate their capital strengths. Given their high capital qualit...

Bank Funding Structures and Risk

Bank Funding Structures and Risk »

Source: Bank Funding Structures and Risk : Evidence From the Global Financial Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2012/29

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pablo Federico , and Francisco Vazquez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463933142

Keywords: pre-crisis, bank failure, bank liquidity, global financial crisis, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, Bank Liquidity Creation, Basel Iii, Macro-prudential Regulations,

This paper analyzes the evolution of bank funding structures in the run up to the global financial crisis and studies the implications for financial stability, exploiting a bank-level dataset that covers about 11,0...

Banks' Adjustment to Basel III Reform

Banks' Adjustment to Basel III Reform »

Source: Banks' Adjustment to Basel III Reform : A Bank-Level Perspective for Emerging Europe

Volume/Issue: 2017/24

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michal Andrle , Vladimír Tomšík , and Jan Vlcek

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 February 2017

ISBN: 9781475577525

Keywords: Capital adequacy, Europe, Emerging markets, Commercial banks, Banking sector, Bank supervision, Bank reforms, Basel Core Principles, Central banks and their policies, Basel III

The paper seeks to identify strategies of commercial banks in response to higher capital requirements of Basel III reform and its phase-in. It focuses on a sample of nine EU emerging market countries and picks up 5...

Conceptual Issues in Calibrating the Basel III Countercyclical Capital Buffer

Conceptual Issues in Calibrating the Basel III Countercyclical Capital Buffer »

Source: Conceptual Issues in Calibrating the Basel III Countercyclical Capital Buffer

Volume/Issue: 2019/86

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Torsten Wezel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498312097

Keywords: Credit booms, Developing countries, Bank credit, Credit, Bank capital, Macroprudential Policy, Procyclicality, Basel III, CCB, RWA

This paper discusses issues in calibrating the countercyclical capital buffer (CCB) based on a sample of EU countries. It argues that the main indicator for buffer decisions under the Basel III framework, the credi...

Credit Cycle and Capital Buffers in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic

Credit Cycle and Capital Buffers in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic »

Source: Credit Cycle and Capital Buffers in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic

Volume/Issue: 2019/39

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Valentina Flamini , Pierluigi Bologna , Fabio Di Vittorio , and Rasool Zandvakil

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484397992

Keywords: Exchange rate policy, Credit booms, Central banks, Credit pricing, Credit risk, Credit cycle;Financial crises;Countercyclical capital buffer;Basel III;CPI inflation;GFC;countercyclical;synchronicity

Credit is key to support healthy and sustainable economic growth but excess aggregate credit growth can signal the build-up of imbalances and lead to systemic financial crisis. Hence, monitoring the credit cycle is...

Developments in Financial Supervision and the Use of Macroprudential Measures in Central America

Developments in Financial Supervision and the Use of Macroprudential Measures in Central America »

Source: Developments in Financial Supervision and the Use of Macroprudential Measures in Central America

Volume/Issue: 2011/299

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mynor Meza , and Fernando Delgado

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2011

ISBN: 9781463927851

Keywords: financial regulation, financial supervision, Basel III, Central America, foreign exchange, banking, consolidated supervision, banking supervision, foreign exchange positions

Improvements in financial regulation and supervision in the Central American region (CAPDR) have strengthened financial stability. Prudential instruments with potential macroeconomic effects have been introduced. N...

Estimating the Costs of Financial Regulation1

Estimating the Costs of Financial Regulation1 »

Source: Estimating the Costs of Financial Regulation

Volume/Issue: 2012/11

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Andre Santos , and Douglas Elliott

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2012

ISBN: 9781475510089

Keywords: Capital markets, Banks, Bank supervision, Bank reforms, Financial institutions, Basel III, Systemically Important Institutions, Financial Regulation, Capital Requirements, Liquidity Requirements

Staff Discussion Notes showcase the latest policy-related analysis and research being developed by individual IMF staff and are published to elicit comment and to further debate. These papers are generally brief an...

Fat-Tails and their (Un)Happy Endings

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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...