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Boom-Bust Cycles in Housing

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Source: Boom-Bust Cycles in Housing : The Changing Role of Financial Structure

Volume/Issue: 2005/200

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Calvin Schnure

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2005

ISBN: 9781451862195

Keywords: Mortgage markets, securitization, mortgage, mortgage market, housing finance, mortgage finance, Housing Supply and Markets,

Why are housing markets so prone to boom-bust cycles? The mortgage market structure prior to the Savings and Loan crisis contributed to the volatility in real housing activity which, in turn, amplified the volatili...

The Macroeconomics of De-Cashing

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Source: The Macroeconomics of De-Cashing

Volume/Issue: 2017/71

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 March 2017

ISBN: 9781475589252

Keywords: cash, currency, demonetization, Forecasting and Simulation, General, International Policy Coordination and Transmission, Globalization: Finance

The paper presents a simple framework for the analysis of the macroeconomic implications of de-cashing. Defined as replacing paper currency with convertible deposits, de-cashing would affect all key macroeconomic s...

The Impact of Terrorism on Financial Markets1

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Source: The Impact of Terrorism on Financial Markets

Volume/Issue: 2005/60

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Oana Nedelescu , and R. Johnston

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2005

ISBN: 9781451860795

Keywords: terrorist financing, terrorist, terrorist attacks, money laundering, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

The terrorist attacks that have occurred in the past few years around the world have raised international awareness of the danger of terrorism and its complex repercussions on the financial markets. This paper expl...

Asset Securitization and Structured Financing

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Source: Asset Securitization and Structured Financing : Future Prospects and Challenges for Countries in Emerging Markets

Volume/Issue: 2001/147

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lakshman Alles

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2001

ISBN: 9781451856736

Keywords: Asset securitization, structured financing, securitization, capital adequacy, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

This article examines the issues and challenges involved for institutions, policy makers, and law-makers in less developed countries in their efforts to implement asset securitization techniques in their financial...

Introducing Islamic Banks into Conventional Banking Systems

Introducing Islamic Banks into Conventional Banking Systems »

Source: Introducing Islamic Banks into Conventional Banking Systems

Volume/Issue: 2007/175

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Juan Sole

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2007

ISBN: 9781451867398

Keywords: Islamic Banking and Finance, Supervision, banking, islamic banks, islamic banking, islamic finance, takaful,

Over the last decade, Islamic banking has experienced global growth rates of 10-15 percent per annum, and has been moving into an increasing number of conventional financial systems at such a rapid pace that Islami...

The Impact of Cyclical Factors on the U. S. Balance of Payments

The Impact of Cyclical Factors on the U. S. Balance of Payments »

Source: The Impact of Cyclical Factors on the U. S. Balance of Payments

Volume/Issue: 2002/45

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Joshua Greene , and Magda Kandil

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2002

ISBN: 9781451846485

Keywords: capital and financial account, current account balance, current account deficit, current account deficits, Macroeconomic Aspects Of International Trade And Finance,

Real GDP growth and real effective exchange rate (REER) appreciation appear cointegrated with the current and financial accounts of the U.S. balance of payments. On this basis, we estimate reduced form equations sh...

External Finance, Sudden Stops, and Financial Crisis

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Source: External Finance, Sudden Stops, and Financial Crisis : What is Different This Time?

Volume/Issue: 2010/158

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): F. Gulcin Ozkan , and Filiz Unsal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455201419

Keywords: entrepreneurs, domestic economy, entrepreneur, open economy, domestic goods, And The Supply Of Money And Credit, international Finance, macroeconomic Aspects Of International Trade And Finance,

This paper develops a two-country DSGE model to investigate the transmission of a global financial crisis to a small open economy. We find that economies hit by a sudden stop arising from financial distress in the...

An Overview of Islamic Finance1

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Source: An Overview of Islamic Finance

Volume/Issue: 2015/120

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mumtaz Hussain , Asghar Shahmoradi , and Rima Turk

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513590745

Keywords: Sukuk, finance, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects), Government Policy and Regulation,

Islamic finance has started to grow in international finance across the globe, with some concentration in few countries. Nearly 20 percent annual growth of Islamic finance in recent years seems to point to its resi...

Multiple Avenues of Intermediation, Corporate Finance and Financial Stability

Multiple Avenues of Intermediation, Corporate Finance and Financial Stability »

Source: Multiple Avenues of Intermediation, Corporate Finance and Financial Stability

Volume/Issue: 2001/115

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): E. Davis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2001

ISBN: 9781451853865

Keywords: Financial markets and the macroeconomy, credit market, international capital markets, securities markets, international capital, Corporate Finance and Governance: General,

Using data from the US, UK, Japan and Canada, this paper provides evidence on the benefits to an economy from "multiple avenues of intermediation". The overall conclusion is that the existence of active securities...

Sovereign Wealth Funds and Financial Stability-An Event Study Analysis

Sovereign Wealth Funds and Financial Stability-An Event Study Analysis »

Source: Sovereign Wealth Funds and Financial Stability-An Event Study Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2009/239

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Heiko Hesse , and Tao Sun

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2009

ISBN: 9781451873863

Keywords: Event Study, financial sector, financial markets, stock market, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation, Corporate Finance and Governance: General,

This paper examines financial stability issues that arise from the increased presence of sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) in global financial markets by assessing whether and how stock markets react to the announcemen...