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The Anatomy of Banking Crises

The Anatomy of Banking Crises »

Source: The Anatomy of Banking Crises

Volume/Issue: 2008/93

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rupa Duttagupta , and Paul Cashin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2008

ISBN: 9781451869545

Keywords: binary classification tree, exchange rate, banking, banking system, deposit insurance,

This paper uses a Binary Classification Tree (BCT) model to analyze banking crises in 50 emerging market and developing countries during 1990-2005. The BCT identifies key indicators and their threshold values at wh...

Bank Asset Quality in Emerging Markets

Bank Asset Quality in Emerging Markets »

Source: Bank Asset Quality in Emerging Markets : Determinants and Spillovers

Volume/Issue: 2012/71

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Reinout De Bock , and Alexander Demyanets

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2012

ISBN: 9781475502237

Keywords: Macro-financial linkages, Nonperforming loans, Exchange rate, Panel regressions, capital inflows, net capital flows, exchange rates, Bank Asset Quality in Emerging Markets, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, International Finance: General

This paper assesses the vulnerability of emerging markets and their banks to aggregate shocks. We find significant links between banks' asset quality, credit and macroeconomic aggregates. Lower economic growth, an...

Bank Credit During the 2008 Financial Crisis

Bank Credit During the 2008 Financial Crisis »

Source: Bank Credit During the 2008 Financial Crisis : A Cross-Country Comparison

Volume/Issue: 2010/47

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ari Aisen , and Michael Franken

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2010

ISBN: 9781451963120

Keywords: credit boom, bust cycles, money market, banking, banking system,

This paper empirically estimates the main determinants of bank credit growth during the 2008 financial crisis. Using a sample covering over 80 countries, this paper finds that larger bank credit booms prior to the...

Bank Efficiency amid Foreign Entry

Bank Efficiency amid Foreign Entry »

Source: Bank Efficiency amid Foreign Entry : Evidence from the Central American Region

Volume/Issue: 2010/95

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Torsten Wezel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2010

ISBN: 9781451982725

Keywords: Bank efficiency, data envelopment analysis, stochastic frontier analysis, banking, foreign banks, domestic banks, foreign bank, bank entry,

This paper investigates the efficiency of domestic and foreign banks in the Central American region during 2002-07. Using two main empirical approaches, Data Envelopment Analysis and Stochastic Frontier Analysis, t...

Can Emerging Market Central Banks Bail Out Banks? A+L4848 Cautionary Tale From Latin America

Can Emerging Market Central Banks Bail Out Banks? A+L4848 Cautionary Tale From Latin America »

Source: Can Emerging Market Central Banks Bail Out Banks? A+L4848 Cautionary Tale From Latin America

Volume/Issue: 2011/258

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luis I. Jacome H. , Tahsin Saadi Sedik , and Simon Townsend

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2011

ISBN: 9781463923976

Keywords: banking, central bank, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy,

This paper investigates whether developing and emerging market countries can implement monetary policies similar to those used by advanced countries during the recent global crisis - injecting significant amounts o...

Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic

Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic »

Source: Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic : Trade Integration and Economic Performance

Volume/Issue: 2012/234

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stephanie Medina Cas , Andrew Swiston , and Luis Barrot

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 September 2012

ISBN: 9781475510843

Keywords: Integration, Free trade agreements, free trade, trade agreements, regional integration, Country and Industry Studies of Trade, Economic Growth of Open Economies, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development,

This paper studies the potential for the export sector to play a more important role in promoting growth in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic (CAPDR) through deeper intra-regional and global trade...

Central American Tax Reform

Central American Tax Reform »

Source: Central American Tax Reform : Trends and Possibilities

Volume/Issue: 2002/227

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Janet Stotsky , and Asegedech WoldeMariam

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2002

ISBN: 9781451875423

Keywords: Tax Reform, tax rates, taxation, tax revenue, tax system, tax structure, Public Economics: General, Subsidies, and Revenue: General,

Central American tax systems are modern in their orientation, though there remains scope for beneficial reform. Value-added taxes are the mainstay of collections, but their performance varies. Income and property t...

Central Bank Financial Strength and Policy Performance

Central Bank Financial Strength and Policy Performance »

Source: Central Bank Financial Strength and Policy Performance : An Econometric Evaluation

Volume/Issue: 2008/176

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Peter Stella , and Ulrich Klueh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2008

ISBN: 9781451870343

Keywords: central bank, monetary fund, monetary policy

The financial health of central banks and its relation to policy outcomes has recently been recognized as an important policy issue. While case study evidence clearly indicates that weak central bank finances can h...

Central Bank Financial Strength in Central America and the Dominican Republic

Central Bank Financial Strength in Central America and the Dominican Republic »

Source: Central Bank Financial Strength in Central America and the Dominican Republic

Volume/Issue: 2014/87

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrew Swiston , Florencia Frantischek , Przemek Gajdeczka , and Alexander Herman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 2014

ISBN: 9781484387368

Keywords: central bank, inflation, monetary fund, monetary policy, Institutions and the Macroeconomy, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects),

This paper examines the financial strength of central banks in Central America and the Dominican Republic (CADR). Some central banks are working off the effects of intervention in distressed financial institutions...

Central Bank Involvement in Banking Crises in Latin America

Central Bank Involvement in Banking Crises in Latin America »

Source: Central Bank Involvement in Banking Crises in Latin America

Volume/Issue: 2008/135

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luis Jácome

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2008

ISBN: 9781451869941

Keywords: financial instability, banking, deposit insurance, bank money,

This paper reviews the nature of central bank involvement in 26 episodes of financial disturbance and crises in Latin America from the mid-1990s onwards. It finds that, except in a handful of cases, large amounts o...