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Is Islamic Banking Good for Growth?

Is Islamic Banking Good for Growth? »

Volume/Issue: 2015/81

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Patrick Imam , and Kangni Kpodar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 April 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475569285.001

ISBN: 9781475569285

Keywords: financial development, banks, banking, finance, bank, General,

The rapid growth of Islamic banking has attracted much attention lately in the economic literature. At the same time, a mature body of the literature has shown that financial development is broadly conducive to eco...

Is Islamic Banking Good for Growth?

Is Islamic Banking Good for Growth? »

Source: Is Islamic Banking Good for Growth?

Volume/Issue: 2015/81

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Patrick Imam , and Kangni Kpodar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 April 2015

ISBN: 9781475569285

Keywords: financial development, banks, banking, finance, bank, General,

The rapid growth of Islamic banking has attracted much attention lately in the economic literature. At the same time, a mature body of the literature has shown that financial development is broadly conducive to eco...

Are Banks Really Lazy? Evidence from Middle East and North Africa

Are Banks Really Lazy? Evidence from Middle East and North Africa »

Source: Are Banks Really Lazy? Evidence from Middle East and North Africa

Volume/Issue: 2014/86

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Simon Gray , Philippe Karam , and Rima Turk Ariss

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 2014

ISBN: 9781484386460

Keywords: MENA, credit, central bank, government securities, monetary fund, banking, monetary financing, General, Government Policy and Regulation, and credit.,

We investigate whether low loan-to-deposit (LTD) ratios and high levels of reserve balances at the central bank (or holdings of government securities) are a reflection of policy-driven factors compared to commonly...

Are Banks Really Lazy? Evidence from Middle East and North Africa

Are Banks Really Lazy? Evidence from Middle East and North Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2014/86

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Simon Gray , Philippe Karam , and Rima Turk Ariss

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484386460.001

ISBN: 9781484386460

Keywords: MENA, credit, central bank, government securities, monetary fund, banking, monetary financing, General, Government Policy and Regulation, and credit.,

We investigate whether low loan-to-deposit (LTD) ratios and high levels of reserve balances at the central bank (or holdings of government securities) are a reflection of policy-driven factors compared to commonly...

Framework Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities - Africa Regional Technical Assistance Center West 2 Subaccount

Framework Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities - Africa Regional Technical Assistance Center West 2 Subaccount »

Source: Framework Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities - Africa Regional Technical Assistance Center West 2 Subaccount

Volume/Issue: 2013/050

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 June 2013

ISBN: 9781498341684

Keywords: Africa Regional Technical Assistance Center, Executive Board decisions, External financing, Framework Administered Account, Lapse of time approval, Technical Assistance, West Africa, Anti-money laundering, Banks, Combating the financing of terrorism

In March 2009, the Fund established a new Framework Administered Account to administer external financial resources for selected Fund activities (the 'SFA Instrument'). The financing of activities under the terms o...

Framework Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities - Government of Australia Subaccount for Selected Fund Activities

Framework Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities - Government of Australia Subaccount for Selected Fund Activities »

Source: Framework Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities - Government of Australia Subaccount for Selected Fund Activities

Volume/Issue: 2013/051

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 June 2013

ISBN: 9781498341677

Keywords: Executive Board decisions, External financing, Framework Administered Account, Lapse of time approval, Technical Assistance, Anti-money laundering, Banks, Combating the financing of terrorism, Development, Financial assistance

In March 2009, the Fund adopted the Instrument to establish a new Framework Administered Account to administer external financial resources for Selected Fund Activities (the 'SFA Instrument').1 The financing of act...

Framework Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities - Africa Regional Technical Assistance Center West 2 Subaccount

Framework Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities - Africa Regional Technical Assistance Center West 2 Subaccount »

Volume/Issue: 2013/050

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 June 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498341684.007

ISBN: 9781498341684

Keywords: Africa Regional Technical Assistance Center, Executive Board decisions, External financing, Framework Administered Account, Lapse of time approval, Technical Assistance, West Africa, Anti-money laundering, Banks, Combating the financing of terrorism

In March 2009, the Fund established a new Framework Administered Account to administer external financial resources for selected Fund activities (the 'SFA Instrument'). The financing of activities under the terms o...

Framework Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities - Government of Australia Subaccount for Selected Fund Activities

Framework Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities - Government of Australia Subaccount for Selected Fund Activities »

Volume/Issue: 2013/051

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 June 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498341677.007

ISBN: 9781498341677

Keywords: Executive Board decisions, External financing, Framework Administered Account, Lapse of time approval, Technical Assistance, Anti-money laundering, Banks, Combating the financing of terrorism, Development, Financial assistance

In March 2009, the Fund adopted the Instrument to establish a new Framework Administered Account to administer external financial resources for Selected Fund Activities (the 'SFA Instrument').1 The financing of act...

The Finance and Growth Nexus Re-Examined

The Finance and Growth Nexus Re-Examined »

Source: The Finance and Growth Nexus Re-Examined : Do All Countries Benefit Equally?

Volume/Issue: 2013/130

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Adolfo Barajas , Ralph Chami , and Reza Yousefi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484372104

Keywords: Growth, Financial Development, Financial Access, oil, banking, bank deposits, banking sector, bank supervision, General, Asia including Middle East,

A large theoretical and empirical literature has focused on the impact of financial deepening on economic growth throughout the world. This paper contributes to the literature by investigating whether this impact d...

The Finance and Growth Nexus Re-Examined
			: Do All Countries Benefit Equally?

The Finance and Growth Nexus Re-Examined : Do All Countries Benefit Equally? »

Volume/Issue: 2013/130

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Adolfo Barajas , Ralph Chami , and Reza Yousefi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 May 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484372104.001

ISBN: 9781484372104

Keywords: Growth, Financial Development, Financial Access, oil, banking, bank deposits, banking sector, bank supervision, General, Asia including Middle East,

A large theoretical and empirical literature has focused on the impact of financial deepening on economic growth throughout the world. This paper contributes to the literature by investigating whether this impact d...