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Asset Price Bubbles

Asset Price Bubbles »

Source: Asset Price Bubbles : A Selective Survey

Volume/Issue: 2013/45

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anna Scherbina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 February 2013

ISBN: 9781475515299

Keywords: Bubbles, Limits to Arbitrage, stock market, discount rate, mortgage, cash flows, financial economics, General,

Why do asset price bubbles continue to appear in various markets? This paper provides an overview of recent literature on bubbles, with significant attention given to behavioral models and rational models with fric...

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 Covered Bonds Resuscitate Residential Mortgage Finance in the United States?1

Can Covered Bonds Resuscitate Residential Mortgage Finance in the United States?1 »

Source: Can Covered Bonds Resuscitate Residential Mortgage Finance in the United States?

Volume/Issue: 2010/277

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jay Surti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2010

ISBN: 9781455210848

Keywords: Covered bonds, mortgage-backed securities, personal bankruptcy, bond, bonds, mortgage, bond holders, mortgage loans, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation, Other Substantive Areas of Law: Other

This paper considers the case for mortgage covered bonds as an alternative to the originate-to-distribute mortgage funding model. It argues that the economic incentives provided to market participants under the cov...

Credit Booms and Lending Standards

Credit Booms and Lending Standards »

Source: Credit Booms and Lending Standards : Evidence From the Subprime Mortgage Market

Volume/Issue: 2008/106

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Giovanni Dell'Ariccia , Luc Laeven , and Deniz Igan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2008

ISBN: 9781451869675

Keywords: credit boom, lending standards, subprime loans, financial accelerators, applications, mortgage, mortgage market, mortgage lenders,

This paper links the current sub-prime mortgage crisis to a decline in lending standards associated with the rapid expansion of this market. We show that lending standards declined more in areas that experienced la...

4. Cross-Border Labor Flows in New Member States: Patterns and Challenges

4. Cross-Border Labor Flows in New Member States: Patterns and Challenges »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2008, Euope : Dealing with Shocks

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 October 2008

ISBN: 9781589067608

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, labor mobility, mortgage, monetary fund

The flows of labor across the borders of the European Union’s New Member States (NMS) have not only intensified significantly since the onset of transition, but have also become increasingly div...

Denmark

Denmark »

Source: Denmark : Financial Sector Assessment Program: Technical Note: The Danish Mortgage Market: A Comparative Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2007/123

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 March 2007

ISBN: 9781451811209

Keywords: mortgage, bonds, mortgage bonds, bond

This technical note presents a comparative analysis of the Danish Mortgage Market. It discusses the particularities of the regulatory framework of the Danish mortgage system. The note compares and contrasts mortgag...

Economic and Legal Considerations of Optimal Privatization

Economic and Legal Considerations of Optimal Privatization »

Source: Economic and Legal Considerations of Optimal Privatization : Case Studies of Mortgage Firms (DePfa Group and Fannie Mae)

Volume/Issue: 1999/69

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Garrett , Hans-Joachim Beyer , and Claudia Dziobek

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1999

ISBN: 9781451849042

Keywords: Privatization, financial regulation, state banks, Fannie Mae, DePfa, mortgage, mortgage banks, private mortgage, mortgages

Successful privatization must be accompanied by the complete removal of privileges and any public policy mission. Bank behavior changes rapidly as profit maximation replaces the bureaucratic objective function. Onc...

2. Europe: Coping with High Commodity Prices

2. Europe: Coping with High Commodity Prices »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2008, Euope : Dealing with Shocks

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 October 2008

ISBN: 9781589067608

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, labor mobility, mortgage, monetary fund

The surge in commodity prices has boosted headline inflation across Europe. Analysis in this chapter focuses on the risks to inflation. Though some rigidities remain, improved labor market flexi...

Exposure to Real Estate Losses

Exposure to Real Estate Losses »

Source: Exposure to Real Estate Losses : Evidence from the US Banks

Volume/Issue: 2009/79

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marcelo Pinheiro , and Deniz Igan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2009

ISBN: 9781451872262

Keywords: Residential and Commercial Real Estate, Delinquency, Distance to Default, real estate, real estate loans, commercial real estate, mortgage, commercial real estate loans,

We implement a three-step procedure to assess the extent of exposure to real estate in commercial banks. First, we demonstrate interest rates and income to be the major determinants of delinquency. Then, we adopt a...

France

France »

Source: France : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note on Housing Prices and Financial Stability

Volume/Issue: 2013/184

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2013

ISBN: 9781484380543

Keywords: mortgage, mortgages, housing loans, mortgage loans, mortgage market

This technical note examines housing prices and financial stability in France. The note highlights that sharply rising housing prices have caused concerns about mortgage credit risk and the stability of the financi...