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Building on Progress
			: Reform and Growth in the Middle East and North Africa

Building on Progress : Reform and Growth in the Middle East and North Africa »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557756251.071

ISBN: 9781557756251

Keywords: trade liberalization, financial sector, uruguay round, banking, oil countries

Countries in the Middle East and North Africa region have unprecedented opportunities for transforming their economies through accelerated economic growth, but the countries themselves must ensure the necessary con...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2010, Middle East and Central Asia

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2010, Middle East and Central Asia »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 October 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589069527.086

ISBN: 9781589069527

Keywords: oil exporters, exporters, oil importers, gas exporters, banking

The Regional Economic Outlook assesses the near-term outlook for each of the three subregions: the Middle East, North Africa, Afghanistan, and Pakistan (MENAP) oil exporters, the MENAP oil importers, and the Caucas...

Algeria

Algeria »

Source: Algeria : Financial System Stability Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2014/161

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 June 2014

ISBN: 9781498328739

Keywords: banking, banking sector, banking supervision, excess liquidity, capital adequacy

This paper discusses key findings of the Financial System Stability Assessment on Algeria. The global crisis has had virtually no impact on Algeria's financial system, which remains stable overall but thoroughly un...

Algeria

Algeria »

Source: Algeria : Financial System Stability Assessment, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on the following topics: Monetary and Financial Policy Transparency and Banking Supervision

Volume/Issue: 2004/138

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 May 2004

ISBN: 9781451811445

Keywords: banking, financial system, banking supervision, bonds, banking system

Algeria's Financial System Stability Assessment highlights the Observance of Standards and Codes on monetary and financial policy transparency and banking supervision. Financial intermediation in Algeria will...

Banking Crises and Crisis Dating

Banking Crises and Crisis Dating »

Source: Banking Crises and Crisis Dating : Theory and Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2009/141

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Elena Loukoianova , Gianni De Nicolo , and John Boyd

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2009

ISBN: 9781451872880

Keywords: Systemic Bank Shocks, banking, banking distress, banking crisis,

Many empirical studies of banking crises have employed "banking crisis" (BC) indicators constructedusing primarily information on government actions undertaken in response to bank distress. Weformulate a simple the...

Monitoring Systemic Risk Basedon Dynamic Thresholds1

Monitoring Systemic Risk Basedon Dynamic Thresholds1 »

Source: Monitoring Systemic Risk Basedon Dynamic Thresholds

Volume/Issue: 2012/159

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kasper Lund-Jensen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9781475504576

Keywords: Systemic Risk, banking, systemic banking crisis, banking crises

Successful implementation of macroprudential policy is contingent on the ability to identify and estimate systemic risk in real time. In this paper, systemic risk is defined as the conditional probability of a syst...

Do Financial Sector Reforms Lead to Financial Development? Evidence from a New Dataset

Do Financial Sector Reforms Lead to Financial Development? Evidence from a New Dataset »

Source: Do Financial Sector Reforms Lead to Financial Development? Evidence from a New Dataset

Volume/Issue: 2008/265

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Thierry Tressel , and Enrica Detragiache

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2008

ISBN: 9781451871234

Keywords: Financial development, financial liberalization, property rights, banking, banking reform, banking sector, banking reforms, financial reforms,

This paper studies whether the policies that, over the past decades, liberalized bankingsystems around the world have resulted in deeper credit markets. To measure banking sectorreforms we use a new index that trac...

Is Islamic Banking Good for Growth?

Is Islamic Banking Good for Growth? »

Source: Is Islamic Banking Good for Growth?

Volume/Issue: 2015/81

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Patrick Imam , and Kangni Kpodar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 April 2015

ISBN: 9781475569285

Keywords: financial development, banks, banking, finance, bank, General,

The rapid growth of Islamic banking has attracted much attention lately in the economic literature. At the same time, a mature body of the literature has shown that financial development is broadly conducive to eco...

Foreign Exchange Risk Regulation

Foreign Exchange Risk Regulation »

Source: Foreign Exchange Risk Regulation : Issues for Industrial and Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 1994/141

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Philipp Hartmann

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1994

ISBN: 9781451928129

Keywords: foreign exchange, banking, exchange rate, foreign exchange market, capital adequacy

Capital adequacy regulations or quantity restrictions on bank portfolios put forward by the Basle Committee on Banking Supervision have virtually become an international standard of prudential regulation. Recent pr...

Financial Sector Reforms in Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia

Financial Sector Reforms in Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia »

Source: Financial Sector Reforms in Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia : A Preliminary Assessment

Volume/Issue: 1997/81

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Abdelali Jbili

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1997

ISBN: 9781451955170

Keywords: financial sector, banking, financial system, financial markets, foreign exchange

This paper reviews and assesses the financial sector reforms in Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia. After a description of the financial sector before reforms, it explains the main features of the comprehensive reform pr...