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Protecting Bank Deposits

Protecting Bank Deposits »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557756428.051

ISBN: 9781557756428

Keywords: deposit insurance, banking, banking system, bank managers, insurance system

Banking crises have led many countries to consider deposit insuranceschemes to protect depositors and the banking system itself from the impact of bank failures. But should society be unconditionally responsible fo...

Taxing the Financial Sector
			: Concepts, Issues, and Practice

Taxing the Financial Sector : Concepts, Issues, and Practice »

Series: Books

Author(s): Howell Zee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589063167.071

ISBN: 9781589063167

Keywords: financial services, financial institutions, pension, life insurance, tax rules

One of the most complex issues in tax policy today is the treatment of the institutions, products, and services that make up the financial sector. It can be harder to ascertain income, expenses, and profits for fin...

Where Does the Public Sector End and the Private Sector Begin?

Where Does the Public Sector End and the Private Sector Begin? »

Source: Where Does the Public Sector End and the Private Sector Begin?

Volume/Issue: 2009/122

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ian Lienert

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9781451872699

Keywords: general government, market, nonmarket, social insurance, social security, private partnerships, social insurance schemes,

The boundary between the public and private sectors can be defined on the basis of ownership of institutional units. Nonmarket government-owned entities and corporations that are owned or controlled by government u...

Public Disclosure and Bank Failures

Public Disclosure and Bank Failures »

Source: Public Disclosure and Bank Failures

Volume/Issue: 1997/96

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eduardo Levy Yeyati , and Tito Cordella

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1997

ISBN: 9781451851878

Keywords: deposit rate, banking, deposit rates, bank failures, deposit insurance

This paper examines how public disclosure of banks’ risk exposure affects banks’ risk-taking incentives and assesses how the presence of informed depositors influences the soundness of the banking sys...

Financial Opening, Deposit Insurance, and Risk in a Model of Banking Competition1

Financial Opening, Deposit Insurance, and Risk in a Model of Banking Competition1 »

Source: Financial Opening, Deposit Insurance, and Risk in a Model of Banking Competition

Volume/Issue: 1998/97

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tito Cordella , and Eduardo Levy Yeyati

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1998

ISBN: 9781451851991

Keywords: Banks, Bank Competition, Deposit Insurance, Financial Opening, Information Disclosure, Monopolistic Competition, Risk, deposit rates, banking, deposit rate

This paper studies the impact of competition on the determination of interest rates and banks’ risk-taking behavior under different assumptions about deposit insurance and the dissemination of financial info...

Protecting Bank Deposits

Protecting Bank Deposits »

Source: Protecting Bank Deposits

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 1997

ISBN: 9781557756428

Keywords: deposit insurance, banking, banking system, bank managers, insurance system

Over the past fifteen years, almost three fourths of the member countries of the International Monetary Fund have faced crises in their banking systems. These crises have led many countries to consider or to...

A European Mandate for Financial Sector Supervisors in the EU

A European Mandate for Financial Sector Supervisors in the EU »

Source: A European Mandate for Financial Sector Supervisors in the EU

Volume/Issue: 2009/5

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2009

ISBN: 9781451871524

Keywords: Cross-border cooperation, EU, financial sector supervision, financial sector, financial institutions, financial system, deposit insurance,

The EU is deliberating the introduction of an explicit "European mandate" for financial sector supervisors to supplement national mandates. Suggestions are made on (i) the formulation of a European mandate; (ii) th...

Transparency and Ambiguity in Central Bank Safety Net Operations

Transparency and Ambiguity in Central Bank Safety Net Operations »

Source: Transparency and Ambiguity in Central Bank Safety Net Operations

Volume/Issue: 1997/138

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Charles Enoch

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1997

ISBN: 9781451930115

Keywords: Safety nets, transparency, ambiguity, lender-of-last-resort, banking, deposit insurance, bank failure, banking sector, banking crisis

To mitigate the risks of contagion from problems arising in the banking sector, many countries operate some form of banking sector safety net. Such safety nets generally involve a judicious mixture of transparency...

Natural Disasters

Natural Disasters »

Source: Natural Disasters : Mitigating Impact, Managing Risks

Volume/Issue: 2012/245

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nicole Laframboise , and Boileau Loko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 October 2012

ISBN: 9781475512717

Keywords: natural disasters, self-insurance, contingent financing, buffers, disaster, disasters, natural disaster, earthquake, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Environment and Growth,

This paper reviews the literature on the macroeconomic impact of natural disasters and presents the IMF's role in assisting countries coping with natural catastrophes. Focusing on seven country cases, the paper des...

1 Banks

1 Banks »

Source: Taxing the Financial Sector : Concepts, Issues, and Practice

Series: Books

Author(s): Howell Zee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2004

ISBN: 9781589063167

Keywords: financial services, financial institutions, pension, life insurance, tax rules

Traditionally, the core functions of banking were to (1) accept money from, and collect checks for, customers; (2) honor checks for orders drawn on them by customers; (3) keep current accounts, or something...