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Financial Integration and Risk-Adjusted Growth Opportunities

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Source: Financial Integration and Risk-Adjusted Growth Opportunities

Volume/Issue: 2008/126

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Iryna Ivaschenko , and Gianni De Nicolo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2008

ISBN: 9781451869866

Keywords: growth opportunities, openness, financial development, financial globalization, european financial integration, foreign assets, financial deepening,

This paper documents the evolution of measures of financial integration for major advanced and emerging markets economies, assesses whether advances in integration have had a significant positive impact on countrie...

Finance in Lower Income Countries

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Source: Finance in Lower Income Countries : An Empirical Exploration

Volume/Issue: 2005/167

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Poonam Gupta , Thierry Tressel , and Enrica Detragiache

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2005

ISBN: 9781451861860

Keywords: Financial development, financial sector, banking, deposit insurance, financial sector performance, banking system,

This paper considers how a comprehensive set of factors relates to financial sector performance in low-income countries (LICs). It finds that corruption and inflation are associated with a shallower and less effici...

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...

Mother, Can I Trust the Government? Sustained Financial Deepening

Mother, Can I Trust the Government? Sustained Financial Deepening »

Source: Mother, Can I Trust the Government? Sustained Financial Deepening : A Political Institutionsview

Volume/Issue: 2010/210

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marc Quintyn , and Genevieve Verdier

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2010

ISBN: 9781455205417

Keywords: Financial development, political institutions, financial liberalization, financial deepening, financial sector development, financial system, financial sector, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, Economic History: Financial Markets and Institutions: General

Only a minority of countries have succeeded in establishing a developed financial system, despite widespread financial liberalization. Confronted with this finding, the political institutions view claims that susta...

Capital Inflows and the Real Exchange Rate

Capital Inflows and the Real Exchange Rate »

Source: Capital Inflows and the Real Exchange Rate : Can Financial Development Cure the Dutch Disease?

Volume/Issue: 2009/20

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christian Saborowski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2009

ISBN: 9781451871678

Keywords: Financial Market Development, Real Exchange Rate, Dynamic Panel Data Models, exchange rate, stock market,

This paper argues that, in improving the efficient allocation of resources, financial sector development could dampen the appreciation effect of capital inflows. Using dynamic panel data techniques, the paper finds...

Firm Productivity, innovation and Financial Development

Firm Productivity, innovation and Financial Development »

Source: Firm Productivity, innovation and Financial Development

Volume/Issue: 2010/49

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Genevieve Verdier , Erasmus Kersting , and Era Dabla-Norris

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2010

ISBN: 9781451963250

Keywords: innovation, survey data, financial development., survey, dummy variable, equation, stock market, Innovation and Invention: Processes and Incentives, Financial Development, General Financial Markets,

How do firm-specific actions-in particular, innovation-affect firm productivity? And what is the role of the financial sector in facilitating higher productivity? Using a rich firm-level dataset, we find that innov...

Capital Inflows, Financial Development, and Domestic Investment

Capital Inflows, Financial Development, and Domestic Investment »

Source: Capital Inflows, Financial Development, and Domestic Investment : Determinants and Inter-Relationships

Volume/Issue: 2012/120

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nicola Spatafora , and Oana Luca

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2012

ISBN: 9781475503494

Keywords: Financial Development, Investment, domestic credit, private capital inflows, cost of capital, private capital

We examine determinants of, and interactions between, capital inflows, financial development, and domestic investment in developing countries during 2001-07, a period of surging global liquidity and low interest ra...

Financial Development in the CIS-7 Countries

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Source: Financial Development in the CIS-7 Countries : Bridging the Great Divide

Volume/Issue: 2003/205

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gianni De Nicolo , Sami Geadah , and Dmitriy Rozhkov

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2003

ISBN: 9781451874570

Keywords: Financial development, banking, credit risk, banking system, banking sector, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Republic of,

This paper documents the great divide in the level of financial development between the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) 7 countries and the more advanced economies in transition, in particular those of Cen...

Determinants of Commercial Bank Performance in Transition

Determinants of Commercial Bank Performance in Transition »

Source: Determinants of Commercial Bank Performance in Transition : An Application of Data Envelopment Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2002/146

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Grigorian , and Vlad Manole

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2002

ISBN: 9781451856651

Keywords: Banking sector development, banking, foreign ownership, transition countries, banking system, banking sectors, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

Banking sectors in transition economies have experienced major transformations throughout the 1990s. While some countries have been successful in eliminating underlying distortions and restructuring their financial...

Early Birds, Late Risers, and Sleeping Beauties

Early Birds, Late Risers, and Sleeping Beauties »

Source: Early Birds, Late Risers, and Sleeping Beauties : Bank Credit Growth to the Private Sector in Central and Eastern Europe and in the Balkans

Volume/Issue: 2003/213

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ivanna Hollar , Giovanni Dell'Ariccia , and Carlo Cottarelli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2003

ISBN: 9781451874969

Keywords: financial developments, capital inflows, bank credit, banking, capital mobility, bank loans, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic of,

Following a period of privatization and restructuring, commercial banks in Central and Eastern Europe and, more recently, in the Balkans have rapidly expanded their lending to the private sector. This paper describ...