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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...

Bank Insolvency and Stabilization in Eastern Europe

Bank Insolvency and Stabilization in Eastern Europe »

Source: Bank Insolvency and Stabilization in Eastern Europe

Volume/Issue: 1992/9

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1992

ISBN: 9781451927146

Keywords: banking, inflation, banking system, bank insolvency, banking sector

The profound structural reform underway in Eastern Europe has revealed the weakness of the banking sector there; macroeconomic stability and other reforms are thereby threatened. After an overview of recent develop...

Bank Lending in Turkey

Bank Lending in Turkey »

Source: Bank Lending in Turkey : Effects of Monetary and Fiscal Policies

Volume/Issue: 2010/233

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Burcu Aydin , and Deniz Igan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2010

ISBN: 9781455209330

Keywords: panel data, banking, inflation, bank lending, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy,

The period following the 2000-01 crisis was marked by a successful disinflation program sustained through inflation targeting and fiscal discipline in Turkey. This paper studies the impact of monetary and fiscal po...

Banking Crises in Latin America in the 1990's

Banking Crises in Latin America in the 1990's »

Source: Banking Crises in Latin America in the 1990's : Lessons From Argentina, Paraguay, and Venezuela

Volume/Issue: 1997/140

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alicia García-Herrero

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1997

ISBN: 9781451856095

Keywords: banking, banking system, banking crisis, inflation, reserve requirements

Recent banking crises in Argentina, Paraguay, and Venezuela suggest that the macroeconomic impact is influenced by the causes of the crisis, the exchange rate regime, the degree of dollarization, and the structure...

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...

Determinants of Interest Rate Spreads in Solomon Islands

Determinants of Interest Rate Spreads in Solomon Islands »

Source: Determinants of Interest Rate Spreads in Solomon Islands

Volume/Issue: 2014/105

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nooman Rebei

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 June 2014

ISBN: 9781498303651

Keywords: banking spreads, banking, inflation, bank spreads, banking sector, monetary fund, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Oceania, financial intermediation.,

Bank interest rate spreads in Solomon Islands are high by regional standards. This paper examines the determinants of bank interest rates including bank specific, banking sector, macroeconomic, and legal indicators...

Excess Liquidity and Effectiveness of Monetary Policy

Excess Liquidity and Effectiveness of Monetary Policy »

Source: Excess Liquidity and Effectiveness of Monetary Policy : Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2006/115

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Magnus Saxegaard

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2006

ISBN: 9781451863758

Keywords: Threshold VAR, reserve requirement, central bank, inflation,

This paper examines the pattern of excess liquidity in sub-Saharan Africa and its consequences for the effectiveness of monetary policy. The paper argues that understanding the consequences of excess liquidity requ...

Exogenous Shocks, Deposit Runs and Bank Soundness

Exogenous Shocks, Deposit Runs and Bank Soundness »

Source: Exogenous Shocks, Deposit Runs and Bank Soundness : A Macroeconomic Framework

Volume/Issue: 1997/91

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mario Bléjer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1997

ISBN: 9781451951738

Keywords: banking, banking system, real interest rate, inflation

In a model where all banks are initially solvent, an exogenous shock affects confidence, causing a flight from deposits into domestic and foreign currency. Real interest rates increase unexpectedly, affecting firms...

Heterogeneous Bank Lending Responses to Monetary Policy

Heterogeneous Bank Lending Responses to Monetary Policy »

Source: Heterogeneous Bank Lending Responses to Monetary Policy : New Evidence from a Real-time Identification

Volume/Issue: 2013/118

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Bluedorn , Christopher Bowdler , and Christoffer Koch

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484356760

Keywords: Monetary Transmission, Lending Channel, Monetary Policy Identification, inflation, holding company, bank holding, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, General,

We present new evidence on how heterogeneity in banks interacts with monetary policy changes to impact bank lending. Using an exogenous policy measure identified from narratives on FOMC intentions and real-time eco...

How Tight Is Too Tight? A Look at Welfare Implications of Distortionary Policies in Uzbekistan

How Tight Is Too Tight? A Look at Welfare Implications of Distortionary Policies in Uzbekistan »

Source: How Tight Is Too Tight? A Look at Welfare Implications of Distortionary Policies in Uzbekistan

Volume/Issue: 2005/239

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Grigorian , and Edward Gemayel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2005

ISBN: 9781451862584

Keywords: financial sector distortions, transition, foreign exchange, banking, inflation, banking sector, bank accounts, Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit: General

Since independence in 1991, Uzbekistan has pursued a gradual approach to the transition from planned to market economy. This approach relied heavily on trade controls, directed credit, and large public investments....