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Recording Insurance Transactions in the Balance of Payments1/

Recording Insurance Transactions in the Balance of Payments1/ »

Source: Recording Insurance Transactions in the Balance of Payments

Volume/Issue: 1995/72

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Peter Harper

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1995

ISBN: 9781451849288

Keywords: claims, life insurance, policyholders, insurance transactions

Insurance enterprises provide services, called insurance services, to policyholders. The values of such services are seldom, if ever, directly apparent; rather these values are implicitly entwined within the paymen...

Banking Policy and the Pricing of Deposit Guarantees

Banking Policy and the Pricing of Deposit Guarantees »

Source: Banking Policy and the Pricing of Deposit Guarantees : A New Approach

Volume/Issue: 1991/131

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): W. Perraudin , and Steven Fries

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1991

ISBN: 9781451933192

Keywords: deposit insurance, stock market, banking, deposit guarantee, insurance premium

This paper describes a new approach to pricing government deposit guarantees that uses techniques of stochastic process switching employed in the recent literature on exchange rate determination. Our model avoids i...

Issues in the Reform of Deposit Insurance and Regulation of Depository Institutions

Issues in the Reform of Deposit Insurance and Regulation of Depository Institutions »

Source: Issues in the Reform of Deposit Insurance and Regulation of Depository Institutions

Volume/Issue: 1990/74

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1990

ISBN: 9781451957907

Keywords: deposit insurance, banking, capital adequacy, federal deposit insurance, deposit guarantee

In the United States, the thrift industry crisis and evidence of financial weakness in the banking industry have raised concerns about the cost-effectiveness of the present framework of deposit insurance and regula...

The Fiscal and Economic Effects of Federal Credit Assistance Programs

The Fiscal and Economic Effects of Federal Credit Assistance Programs »

Source: The Fiscal and Economic Effects of Federal Credit Assistance Programs

Volume/Issue: 1990/98

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1990

ISBN: 9781451949063

Keywords: subsidy, mortgage, subsidies, mortgage insurance, mortgage insurance fund

While federal credit programs are varied in form, their fiscal and economic effects arise primarily from the same source—each program’s subsidy component. Recent credit reform proposals would make con...

How the Financial Crisis Affects Pensions and Insurance and Why the Impacts Matter

How the Financial Crisis Affects Pensions and Insurance and Why the Impacts Matter »

Source: How the Financial Crisis Affects Pensions and Insurance and Why the Impacts Matter

Volume/Issue: 2009/151

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ian Tower , and Gregorio Impavido

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2009

ISBN: 9781451872989

Keywords: pension, insurance companies, pension plans, life insurance, pension funds

This paper discusses the key sources of vulnerabilities for pension plans and insurance companies in light of the global financial crisis of 2008. It also discusses how these institutional investors transit shocks...

Health Care Cost Containment

Health Care Cost Containment »

Source: Health Care Cost Containment

Volume/Issue: 1995/126

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ellen Nedde

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1995

ISBN: 9781451936537

Keywords: health care, health insurance, insurance coverage, health insurance coverage, health care system

The IMF Working Papers series is designed to make IMF staff research available to a wide audience. Almost 300 Working Papers are released each year, covering a wide range of theoretical and analytical topics, inclu...

Insurance and Issues in Financial Soundness

Insurance and Issues in Financial Soundness »

Source: Insurance and Issues in Financial Soundness

Volume/Issue: 2003/138

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Udaibir Das , Richard Podpiera , and Nigel Davies

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2003

ISBN: 9781451856002

Keywords: soundness indicators, insurance companies, life insurers, life insurance, insurance industry, reinsurance, Financial Institutions and Services: General,

This paper explores insurance as a source of financial system vulnerability. It provides a brief overview of the insurance industry and reviews the risks it faces, as well as several recent failures of insurance co...

Wage Controls and Employment in a Socialist Economy

Wage Controls and Employment in a Socialist Economy »

Source: Wage Controls and Employment in a Socialist Economy

Volume/Issue: 1991/111

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Timothy Lane

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1991

ISBN: 9781451853384

Keywords: wage, employment, wages, unemployment, unemployment insurance

Wage controls have been an important element of several of the stabilization programs recently introduced in reforming socialist economies. In some cases, the controls have been placed on each state enterprise&#x20...

Optimal Fiscal Policy and Government Provision of Contingent Liabilities

Optimal Fiscal Policy and Government Provision of Contingent Liabilities »

Source: Optimal Fiscal Policy and Government Provision of Contingent Liabilities : The Example of Government Loan and Deposit Guarantees.

Volume/Issue: 1989/84

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 October 1989

ISBN: 9781451954333

Keywords: social security, bonds, deposit insurance, government bonds

The optimal provision of loan guarantees or deposit insurance is examined in the context of an overlapping generations model. It is demonstrated that even in the face of a market imperfection that precludes diversi...

Some Considerations Relevant to Prefunded Pensions in France

Some Considerations Relevant to Prefunded Pensions in France »

Source: Some Considerations Relevant to Prefunded Pensions in France

Volume/Issue: 1995/64

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Joaquim Levy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1995

ISBN: 9781451848502

Keywords: pension funds, pension, life insurance, pension schemes

Increasing use of life insurance instruments and company-sponsored funds in France suggests that French households may be inclined to a greater reliance on financial savings as a source of retirement income. This p...