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Mapping Cross-Border Financial Linkages - A Supporting Case for Global Financial Safety Nets

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Source: Mapping Cross-Border Financial Linkages - A Supporting Case for Global Financial Safety Nets

Volume/Issue: 2011/002

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 January 2011

ISBN: 9781498338806

Keywords: Capital inflows, Cross country analysis, Developed countries, Emerging markets, External shocks, Financial crisis, Financial risk, Financial safety nets, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, International financial system

This paper maps cross-border financial linkages and identifies factors that drive them, contributing to the discussion on the appropriate design of a global financial safety net (GFSN). It builds on previous staff...

Managing Global Growth Risks and Commodity Price Shocks - Vulnerabilities and Policy Challenges for Low-Income Countries

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Source: Managing Global Growth Risks and Commodity Price Shocks - Vulnerabilities and Policy Challenges for Low-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2011/076

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 September 2011

ISBN: 9781498338455

Keywords: Commodities, Commodity price fluctuations, Economic growth, External shocks, Fiscal policy, Fiscal risk, Low-income developing countries, Monetary policy, Risk management, Balance of payments

As part of its work to help low-income countries (LICs) manage volatility, the IMF has recently developed an analytical framework to assess vulnerabilities and emerging risks that arise from changes in the external...

Reassessing the Role and Modalities of Fiscal Policy in Advanced Economies

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Source: Reassessing the Role and Modalities of Fiscal Policy in Advanced Economies

Volume/Issue: 2013/056

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 June 2013

ISBN: 9781498341608

Keywords: Developed countries, Financial crisis, Fiscal policy, Fiscal risk, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Risk management, Real sector, Economic conditions, Public financial management, Fiscal sector

This paper investigates how developments during and after the 2008-09 crisis have changed economists' and policymakers' views on: (i) fiscal risks and fiscal sustainability; (ii) the effectiveness of fiscal policy...

Financial Surveillance Strategy - Progress Report

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Source: Financial Surveillance Strategy - Progress Report

Volume/Issue: 2013/015

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 March 2013

ISBN: 9781498341370

Keywords: Article IV consultations, Background papers, Financial risk, Financial systems, Surveillance, Central banking and monetary issues, Systemically important financial institutions, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial institutions, article IV consultation

This note provides background to the informal Board briefing on the one-year progress in implementation of the FSS. The Board will have the opportunity to review progress in implementing the FSS in the context of t...

Modeling Banking, Sovereign, and Macro Risk in a CCA Global VAR

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Source: Modeling Banking, Sovereign, and Macro Risk in a CCA Global VAR

Volume/Issue: 2013/218

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dale Gray

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 October 2013

ISBN: 9781484322185

Keywords: Credit expansion, Credit risk, Cross country analysis, Banking sector, Economic models, Financial crises, Sovereign debt, contingent claims analysis (CCA), global vector autoregression (GVAR), banking

The purpose of this paper is to develop a model framework for the analysis of interactions between banking sector risk, sovereign risk, corporate sector risk, real economic activity, and credit growth for 15 Europe...

Country Insurance Using Financial Instruments1

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Source: Country Insurance Using Financial Instruments

Volume/Issue: 2011/169

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luca Ricci , Marcos Chamon , and Yuanyan Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2011

ISBN: 9781462315321

Keywords: financial innovation, country insurance, contagion, sudden stop, systemic risks, probability, hedge, minimization, hedge ratios, International Lending and Debt Problems

The availability of financial instruments related to indices that track global financial conditions and risk appetite can potentially offer countries alternative options to insure against external shocks. This pape...

Growth and Inflation Dispersions in EMU

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Source: Growth and Inflation Dispersions in EMU : Reasons, the Role of Adjustment Channels, and Policy Implications

Volume/Issue: 2007/167

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emil Stavrev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2007

ISBN: 9781451867312

Keywords: Common and country-specific shocks, output and inflation dispersions, convergence, risks sharing, monetary policy, real interest rate, price level, aggregate demand,

This paper's analysis of growth and inflation dispersions in the euro area reveals several findings. First, these dispersions have declined appreciably since EMU; remaining dispersions are small but persistent, rel...

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Volume/Issue: 2015/167

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luis Catão , and Rui Mano

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513523507

Keywords: Country Risk, Interest Rate Spread, Haircut, market, debt, default, interest, interest rate, International Lending and Debt Problems, General

We re-assess the view that sovereigns with a history of default are charged only a small and/or short-lived premium on the interest rate warranted by observed fundamentals. Our reassessment uses a metric of such a...

Will Macroprudential Policy Counteract Monetary Policy's Effects on Financial Stability?1

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Source: Will Macroprudential Policy Counteract Monetary Policy's Effects on Financial Stability?

Volume/Issue: 2015/283

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Itai Agur , and Maria Demertzis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 December 2015

ISBN: 9781513545332

Keywords: Macroprudential, Supervision, Transmission, bank, risk, banks, financial stability, interest, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments

How does monetary policy impact upon macroprudential regulation? This paper models monetary policy's transmission to bank risk taking, and its interaction with a regulator's optimization problem. The regulator uses...

The Lender of Last Resort Function after the Global Financial Crisis

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Source: The Lender of Last Resort Function after the Global Financial Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2016/10

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marc Dobler , Simon Gray , Diarmuid Murphy , and Bozena Radzewicz-Bak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 January 2016

ISBN: 9781498355995

Keywords: collateral, risk control measures, market, lender, liquidity, central bank, Government Policy and Regulation, All Countries,, Lender of last resort, Central banks and their policies

The global financial crisis (GFC) has renewed interest in emergency liquidity support (sometimes referred to as “Lender of Last Resort”) provided by central banks to financial institutions and challenged the tradit...