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Contingent Liabilities

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Source: Contingent Liabilities : Issues and Practice

Volume/Issue: 2008/245

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Aliona Cebotari

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2008

ISBN: 9781451871036

Keywords: government guarantees, fiscal risks, disclosure, contingent liability, accounting standards, moral hazard, beneficiaries,

Contingent liabilities have gained prominence in the analysis of public finance. Indeed, history is full of episodes in which the financial position of the public sector is substantially altered-or its true nature...

Contingent Liabilities
			: Issues and Practice

Contingent Liabilities : Issues and Practice »

Volume/Issue: 2008/245

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Aliona Cebotari

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451871036.001

ISBN: 9781451871036

Keywords: government guarantees, fiscal risks, disclosure, contingent liability, accounting standards, moral hazard, beneficiaries,

Contingent liabilities have gained prominence in the analysis of public finance. Indeed, history is full of episodes in which the financial position of the public sector is substantially altered-or its true nature...

Next Generation Balance Sheet Stress Testing

Next Generation Balance Sheet Stress Testing »

Volume/Issue: 2011/83

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christian Schmieder , Maher Hasan , and Claus Puhr

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455226054.001

ISBN: 9781455226054

Keywords: Solvency Risk, Basel II, Basel III, banking, capital requirements, banking systems, market risk, General Financial Markets: General (includes Measurement and Data), Financial Institutions and Services: General,

This paper presents a "second-generation" solvency stress testing framework extending applied stress testing work centered on Cihák (2007). The framework seeks enriching stress tests in terms of risk-sensitivity, w...

Pooling Risk Among Countries

Pooling Risk Among Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2007/132

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jean Imbs , and Paolo Mauro

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451866964.001

ISBN: 9781451866964

Keywords: Risk Sharing, Diversification, Enforceability, standard deviation, emerging markets, samples,

In this paper, we identify the groups of countries where international risk-sharing opportunities are most attractive. We show that the bulk of risk-sharing gains can be achieved in groups consisting of as few as s...

Prudential Issues in Less Diversified Economies

Prudential Issues in Less Diversified Economies »

Volume/Issue: 2003/198

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Aditya Narain , Pau Rabanal , and Steen Byskov

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451860085.001

ISBN: 9781451860085

Keywords: Less Diversified Economies, Credit Concentration Risks, banking, credit risk, banking system, banking crises, banking sector, Corporate Finance and Governance: Government Policy and Regulation,

This paper examines the prudential issues associated with credit concentration in less diversified economies (LDEs), which are identified as countries where one or two sectors represent a large share of exports. In...

Prudential Responses to De Facto Dollarization

Prudential Responses to De Facto Dollarization »

Volume/Issue: 2004/66

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alain Ize , and Andrew Powell

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451848823.001

ISBN: 9781451848823

Keywords: currency risk, moral hazard, credit risk, risk aversion, capital requirements,

We develop a theoretical framework that encompasses four distinct motives for dollarization and discuss appropriate policy responses to help contain dollarization and its attendant risks. "Moral hazard" dollarizati...

Volatility and Predictability in National Stock Markets
			: How Do Emerging and Mature Markets Differ?

Volatility and Predictability in National Stock Markets : How Do Emerging and Mature Markets Differ? »

Volume/Issue: 1996/29

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anthony Richards

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451844757.001

ISBN: 9781451844757

Keywords: emerging markets, predictability, autocorrelation, cointegration, standard deviation

This paper examines the evidence for the common assertion that the volatility of emerging stock markets has increased as a result of the liberalization of markets. A range of measures suggests that there has been n...

Toward An Effective Supervision of Partially Dollarized Banking Systems

Toward An Effective Supervision of Partially Dollarized Banking Systems »

Volume/Issue: 2006/32

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Antonio Garcia Pascual , Jorge Cayazzo , Socorro Heysen , and Eva Gutierrez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451862928.001

ISBN: 9781451862928

Keywords: credit risk, banking, foreign exchange, credit risks

The paper presents a supervisory framework that addresses the vulnerabilities of partially dollarized banking systems. The tendency to underprice systemic liquidity risk and currency-induced credit risk creates vul...

Next Generation Balance Sheet Stress Testing1

Next Generation Balance Sheet Stress Testing1 »

Source: Next Generation Balance Sheet Stress Testing

Volume/Issue: 2011/83

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christian Schmieder , Maher Hasan , and Claus Puhr

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2011

ISBN: 9781455226054

Keywords: Solvency Risk, Basel II, Basel III, banking, capital requirements, banking systems, market risk, General Financial Markets: General (includes Measurement and Data), Financial Institutions and Services: General,

This paper presents a "second-generation" solvency stress testing framework extending applied stress testing work centered on Cihák (2007). The framework seeks enriching stress tests in terms of risk-sensitivity, w...

Pooling Risk Among Countries

Pooling Risk Among Countries »

Source: Pooling Risk Among Countries

Volume/Issue: 2007/132

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jean Imbs , and Paolo Mauro

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9781451866964

Keywords: Risk Sharing, Diversification, Enforceability, standard deviation, emerging markets, samples,

In this paper, we identify the groups of countries where international risk-sharing opportunities are most attractive. We show that the bulk of risk-sharing gains can be achieved in groups consisting of as few as s...