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Assessing Liquidity Buffers in the Panamanian Banking Sector

Assessing Liquidity Buffers in the Panamanian Banking Sector »

Source: Assessing Liquidity Buffers in the Panamanian Banking Sector

Volume/Issue: 2016/200

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andras Komaromi , Metodij Hadzi-Vaskov , and Torsten Wezel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 October 2016

ISBN: 9781475544824

Keywords: Bank liquidity, LCR, Liquidity stress tests

This paper assesses the resilience of Panamanian banks to (i) a very severe short-term, and (ii) a significant long-lasting liquidity shock scenario. Short-term liquidity buffers are evaluated by approximating the...

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...

Coordination of Monetary and Fiscal Policies1

Coordination of Monetary and Fiscal Policies1 »

Source: Coordination of Monetary and Fiscal Policies

Volume/Issue: 1998/25

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1998

ISBN: 9781451844238

Keywords: Coordination, central bank, debt management, public debt, public debt management

Recently, monetary authorities have increasingly focused on implementing policies to ensure price stability and strengthen central bank independence. Simultaneously, in the fiscal area, market development has allow...

The Determinants of Banks' Liquidity Buffers in Central America

The Determinants of Banks' Liquidity Buffers in Central America »

Source: The Determinants of Banks' Liquidity Buffers in Central America

Volume/Issue: 2012/301

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Corinne Delechat , Camila Henao Arbelaez , Priscilla Muthoora , and Svetlana Vtyurina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 December 2012

ISBN: 9781616356675

Keywords: banking, bank size, net interest margin, banking crisis, financial safety net, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy,

Banks' liquidity holdings are comfortably above legal or prudential requirements in most Central American countries. While good for financial stability, high systemic liquidity may nonetheless hinder monetary polic...

Developments in Financial Supervision and the Use of Macroprudential Measures in Central America

Developments in Financial Supervision and the Use of Macroprudential Measures in Central America »

Source: Developments in Financial Supervision and the Use of Macroprudential Measures in Central America

Volume/Issue: 2011/299

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mynor Meza , and Fernando Delgado

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2011

ISBN: 9781463927851

Keywords: financial regulation, financial supervision, Basel III, Central America, foreign exchange, banking, consolidated supervision, banking supervision, foreign exchange positions

Improvements in financial regulation and supervision in the Central American region (CAPDR) have strengthened financial stability. Prudential instruments with potential macroeconomic effects have been introduced. N...

The Economic Effects of Fiscal Consolidation with Debt Feedback

The Economic Effects of Fiscal Consolidation with Debt Feedback »

Source: The Economic Effects of Fiscal Consolidation with Debt Feedback

Volume/Issue: 2013/136

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marcello Estevão , and Issouf Samaké

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484304488

Keywords: Identification, Fiscal mulpiliers, Consolidation, SVECM, fiscal policy, fiscal consolidation, fiscal multipliers, tax revenue, government spending, General,

The past several years of recession and slow recovery have raised much interest on the effect of fiscal stimulus on economic activity, even as high public debts in many countries would call for fiscal consolidation...

Equity and Fiscal Policy

Equity and Fiscal Policy »

Source: Equity and Fiscal Policy : The Income Distribution Effects of Taxation and Social Spending in Central America

Volume/Issue: 2010/112

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rodrigo Cubero , and Ivanna Hollar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2010

ISBN: 9781455200719

Keywords: incidence, social spending, taxation, gini coefficient, public spending, Taxation and Subsidies: Incidence,

How does fiscal policy fare in improving the underlying income distribution in Central America? We integrate the data from a number of existing tax and public expenditure studies for the countries in the region and...

Equity and Private Debt Markets in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic

Equity and Private Debt Markets in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic »

Source: Equity and Private Debt Markets in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic

Volume/Issue: 2007/288

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hemant Shah , Jorge Chan-Lau , Geoffrey Bannister , Ana Carvajal , and Ivan Guerra

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2007

ISBN: 9781451868517

Keywords: equity, securitization, securities regulation, pension, pension funds, mutual funds, securities exchange,

This study focuses on equity, private debt, and asset-backed securities markets in Central America. These markets are generally under-developed throughout the region due to several structural problems, economic and...

Financial Crises and the Composition of Cross-Border Lending*

Financial Crises and the Composition of Cross-Border Lending* »

Source: Financial Crises and the Composition of Cross-Border Lending

Volume/Issue: 2014/185

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eugenio Cerutti , Galina Hale , and Camelia Minoiu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 October 2014

ISBN: 9781484361443

Keywords: syndicated loans, global financial crisis, BIS international banking statistics, Dealogic Loan Analytics, banking, bank assets, financial crisis, bank capital, General, Globalization: Finance,

We examine the composition and drivers of cross-border bank lending between 1995 and 2012, distinguishing between syndicated and non-syndicated loans. We show that on-balance sheet syndicated loan exposures account...

Financial Integration and Macroeconomic Volatility

Financial Integration and Macroeconomic Volatility »

Source: Financial Integration and Macroeconomic Volatility

Volume/Issue: 2003/50

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marco Terrones , Eswar Prasad , and Ayhan Kose

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2003

ISBN: 9781451846997

Keywords: Financial Globalization, Macroeconomic Fluctuations, Income and Consumption Volatility, International Risk Sharing, financial integration, output volatility, capital flows, trade openness, trade integration, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration

This paper examines the impact of international financial integration on macroeconomic volatility in a large group of industrial and developing economies over the period 1960-99. We report two major results: First,...