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Bank Size and Systemic Risk

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Source: Bank Size and Systemic Risk

Volume/Issue: 2014/4

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Luc Laeven , Lev Ratnovski , and Hui Tong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2014

ISBN: 9781484363720

Keywords: Financial Structure, Financial Regulation, banking, bank size, bank risk, banks with assets, bank activities, General,

The proposed SDN documents the evolution of bank size and activities over the past 20 years. It discusses whether this evolution can be explained by economies of scale or 'too big to fail' subsidies. The paper then...

Externalities and Macroprudential Policy

Externalities and Macroprudential Policy »

Source: Externalities and Macroprudential Policy

Volume/Issue: 2012/5

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Gianni De Nicolo , Giovanni Favara , and Lev Ratnovski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 June 2012

ISBN: 9781475504095

Keywords: Macroprudential Policy, Systemic risk, Externalities, banking, financial crisis, deposit insurance, bank of international settlements

This note overviews macroprudential policy options that have been proposed to address the systemic risks experienced during the recent financial crisis. It contributes to the policy debate by providing a taxonomy o...

Macroprudential Policy in the GCC Countries

Macroprudential Policy in the GCC Countries »

Source: Macroprudential Policy in the GCC Countries

Volume/Issue: 2014/1

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Zsofia Arvai , Ananthakrishnan Prasad , and Kentaro Katayama

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2014

ISBN: 9781484334430

Keywords: Bahrain, Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf, Financial risk, Financial sector, Fiscal policy, Macroprudential Policy, Kuwait, Oman, Risk management, Saudi Arabia

As undiversified commodity exporters, GCC economies are prone to pro-cyclical systemic risk in the financial system. During periods of high hydrocarbon prices, favorable economic prospects make the financial sector...

Contingent Capital

Contingent Capital »

Source: Contingent Capital : Economic Rationale and Design Features

Volume/Issue: 2011/1

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Ceyla Pazarbasioglu , Jianping Zhou , Vanessa Le Leslé , and Michael Moore

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 January 2011

ISBN: 9781462304141

Keywords: Contingent capital, Bonds, Banks, Financial institutions, Financial instruments, Financial reform, Moral hazard, Risk management, Financial regulation, Too Big to Fail

The causes of the global financial crisis were multi-faceted but revealed still unresolved weaknesses in national and international financial oversight and resolution frameworks. In particular, many governments in...

From Bail-out to Bail-in

From Bail-out to Bail-in »

Source: From Bail-out to Bail-in : Mandatory Debt Restructuring of Systemic Financial Institutions

Volume/Issue: 2012/3

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Virginia Rutledge , Michael Moore , Marc Dobler , Wouter Bossu , Nadège Jassaud , and Jianping Zhou

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 April 2012

ISBN: 9781475503906

Keywords: Financial institutions, Financial risk, Financial stability, Debt restructuring, Bank capitalization, Banks, Banking crisis, Intervention, Financial regulatory reforms, bailout

Staff Discussion Notes showcase the latest policy-related analysis and research being developed by individual IMF staff and are published to elicit comment and to further debate. These papers are generally brief an...

Macroprudential and Microprudential Policies

Macroprudential and Microprudential Policies »

Source: Macroprudential and Microprudential Policies : Toward Cohabitation

Volume/Issue: 2013/5

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Jacek Osinski , Katharine Seal , and Lex Hoogduin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 June 2013

ISBN: 9781484369999

Keywords: Financial systems, Financial stability, Financial institutions, Bank supervision, Macroprudential Policy, Banks, Business cycles, microprudential policy, supervision, financial cycle

Effective arrangements for micro and macroprudential policies to further overall financial stability are strongly desirable for all countries, emerging or advanced. Both policies complement each other, but there ca...

Benefits and Costs of Bank Capital

Benefits and Costs of Bank Capital »

Source: Benefits and Costs of Bank Capital

Volume/Issue: 2016/4

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Jihad Dagher , Giovanni Dell'Ariccia , Luc Laeven , Lev Ratnovski , and Hui Tong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 March 2016

ISBN: 9781498387712

Keywords: Bank capital, Cost of capital, United States, Banking crisis, Capital requirements, Risk management, General equilibrium models, Bank Capital, TLAC, Financial Regulation

The appropriate level of bank capital and, more generally, a bank's capacity to absorb losses, has been at the core of the post-crisis policy debate. This paper contributes to the debate by focusing on how much cap...

Creating a Safer Financial System

Creating a Safer Financial System »

Source: Creating a Safer Financial System : Will the Volcker, Vickers, and Liikanen Structural Measures Help?

Volume/Issue: 2013/4

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): José Vinãls , Ceyla Pazarbasioglu , Jay Surti , Aditya Narain , Michaela Erbenova , and Julian Chow

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484340943

Keywords: Capital, Bank supervision, Banking sector, Bank reforms, Bank resolution, International financial system, Risk management, Bank business models, least cost resolution, risk reduction

The U.S., the U.K., and more recently, the E.U., have proposed policy measures directly targeting complexity and business structures of banks. Unlike other, price-based reforms (e.g., Basel 3 and G-SIFI surcharges)...

Benefits and Costs of Bank Capital

Benefits and Costs of Bank Capital »

Source: Benefits and Costs of Bank Capital

Volume/Issue: 2016/4

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Jihad Dagher , Giovanni Dell'Ariccia , Luc Laeven , Lev Ratnovski , and Hui Tong

Publisher: Bank of Communications/New Finance

Publication Date: 03 March 2016

Language: Chinese

ISBN: 9781484310410

Keywords: Bank capital, Cost of capital, United States, Banking crisis, Capital requirements, Risk management, General equilibrium models, Bank Capital, TLAC, Financial Regulation

The appropriate level of bank capital and, more generally, a bank's capacity to absorb losses, has been at the core of the post-crisis policy debate. This paper contributes to the debate by focusing on how much cap...

The Effectiveness of Capital Controls and Prudential Policies in Managing Large Inflows

The Effectiveness of Capital Controls and Prudential Policies in Managing Large Inflows »

Source: The Effectiveness of Capital Controls and Prudential Policies in Managing Large Inflows

Volume/Issue: 2011/14

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Karl Habermeier , Annamaria Kokenyne , and Chikako Baba

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 August 2011

ISBN: 9781463902896

Keywords: Emerging markets, Exchange rate appreciation, Cross country analysis, Credit expansion, Capital controls, Capital inflows, Risk management, Macroprudential Policy, financial regulation, macroprudential policies

Staff Discussion Notes showcase the latest policy-related analysis and research being developed by individual IMF staff and are published to elicit comment and to further debate. These papers are generally brief an...