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Are House Prices Rising Too Fast in China?

Are House Prices Rising Too Fast in China? »

Source: Are House Prices Rising Too Fast in China?

Volume/Issue: 2010/274

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ashvin Ahuja , Lillian Cheung , Gaofeng Han , Nathan Porter , and Wenlang Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2010

ISBN: 9781455210817

Keywords: House price, price misalignment, leverage cycle, mortgage, real estate, land sales, mortgage loan, mortgage interest,

Sharp increase in house prices combined with the extraordinary Chinese lending growth during 2009 has led to concerns of an emerging real estate bubble. We find that, for China as a whole, the current levels of hou...

Assessing House Prices with Prudential and Valuation Measures

Assessing House Prices with Prudential and Valuation Measures »

Source: Assessing House Prices with Prudential and Valuation Measures

Volume/Issue: 2019/59

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michal Andrle

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498302814

Keywords: Interest rates, Market interest rates, Cyclical indicators, Index numbers, Economic growth, house prices, borrowing capacity, present value, financial stability, mortgage rate

In this paper we provide tools for assessing the house prices and housing valuation. We develop two approaches: (i) borrowing capacity approach, and (ii) intrinsic value approach. The borrowing capacity of househol...

Bank Behavior in Response to Basel Iii

Bank Behavior in Response to Basel Iii »

Source: Bank Behavior in Response to Basel Iii : A Cross-Country Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2011/119

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Thomas Cosimano , and Dalia Hakura

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2011

ISBN: 9781455262427

Keywords: capital constraints, equity, capital requirements, nonperforming loans, interest expense, bank capital, Central Banking, And The Supply Of Money And Credit, financial Institutions And Services,

This paper investigates the impact of the new capital requirements introduced under the Basel III framework on bank lending rates and loan growth. Higher capital requirements, by raising banks' marginal cost of fun...

Can Contingent Convertibles Help Private Asset Managers Fund Their Acquisition of Non-Performing Loans from Portuguese Banks?

Can Contingent Convertibles Help Private Asset Managers Fund Their Acquisition of Non-Performing Loans from Portuguese Banks? »

Source: Can Contingent Convertibles Help Private Asset Managers Fund Their Acquisition of Non-Performing Loans from Portuguese Banks?

Volume/Issue: 2019/99

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andre Santos

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498312080

Keywords: Financial soundness indicators, Bank capital, Financial crises, Credit, Interest rates, Asset managers, contingent convertibles, asset pricing, nonperforming loans, AMs

This paper analyzes the capital structure of private asset managers in which the acquisition of nonperforming loans (NPLs) is funded with Contingent Convertibles (CoCos) placed with investors. The paper develops a...

The Chicago Plan Revisited

The Chicago Plan Revisited »

Source: The Chicago Plan Revisited

Volume/Issue: 2012/202

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Kumhof , and Jaromir Benes

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475505528

Keywords: Chicago Plan, Chicago School of Economics, 100% reserve banking, bank lending, lending risk, private money creation, bank capital adequacy, private debt, boom-bust cycles, debt

At the height of the Great Depression a number of leading U.S. economists advanced a proposal for monetary reform that became known as the Chicago Plan. It envisaged the separation of the monetary and credit functi...

Do Interest Rate Controls Work? Evidence from Kenya1

Do Interest Rate Controls Work? Evidence from Kenya1 »

Source: Do Interest Rate Controls Work? Evidence from Kenya

Volume/Issue: 2019/119

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emre Alper , Benedict Clements , Niko Hobdari , and Rafel Moyà Porcel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498313957

Keywords: Bank rates, Interest rates on loans, Mortgages, Interest rate ceilings, Bank credit, Lending rate cap, deposit rate floor, monetary policy, lend rate, small bank

This paper reviews the impact of interest rate controls in Kenya, introduced in September 2016. The intent of the controls was to reduce the cost of borrowing, expand access to credit, and increase the return on sa...

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...

An Empirical Investigation of Oil-Macro-Financial Linkages in Saudi Arabia

An Empirical Investigation of Oil-Macro-Financial Linkages in Saudi Arabia »

Source: An Empirical Investigation of Oil-Macro-Financial Linkages in Saudi Arabia

Volume/Issue: 2016/22

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ken Miyajima

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2016

ISBN: 9781498330329

Keywords: Macro-financial linkages, nonperforming loans, panel vector autoregression, interest, oil prices, revenues, loans, Computational Techniques, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Government Policy and Regulation,

Oil-macro-financial linkages in Saudi Arabia are analyzed by applying panel econometric frameworks (multivariate and vector autoregression) to maceoeconomic and bank-level balance sheet data for 9 banks spanning 19...

Estimating Markov Transition Matrices Using Proportions Data

Estimating Markov Transition Matrices Using Proportions Data »

Source: Estimating Markov Transition Matrices Using Proportions Data : An Application to Credit Risk

Volume/Issue: 2005/219

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Matthew Jones

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2005

ISBN: 9781451862386

Keywords: Markov transition matrix, nonperforming loans, interest coverage, probabilities, probability, probability model, interest coverage ratio, banking, Estimation,

This paper outlines a way to estimate transition matrices for use in credit risk modeling with a decades-old methodology that uses aggregate proportions data. This methodology is ideal for credit-risk applications...

Growth at Risk: Concept and Application in IMF Country Surveillance

Growth at Risk: Concept and Application in IMF Country Surveillance »

Source: Growth at Risk: Concept and Application in IMF Country Surveillance

Volume/Issue: 2019/36

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ananthakrishnan Prasad , Selim Elekdag , Phakawa Jeasakul , Romain Lafarguette , Adrian Alter , Alan Xiaochen Feng , and Changchun Wang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484397015

Keywords: Interest rates on loans, Economic growth, Economic recovery, External sector, Real interest rates, downside risk;macrofinancial linkages;financial stability;Gar;financial condition;forecast horizon;article IV consultation;quantiles

The growth-at-risk (GaR) framework links current macrofinancial conditions to the distribution of future growth. Its main strength is its ability to assess the entire distribution of future GDP growth (in contrast...