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The Late 1990's Financial Crisis in Ecuador

The Late 1990's Financial Crisis in Ecuador »

Source: The Late 1990's Financial Crisis in Ecuador : Institutional Weaknesses, Fiscal Rigidities, and Financial Dollarization At Work

Volume/Issue: 2004/12

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luis Jácome

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2004

ISBN: 9781451842937

Keywords: institutions, banking, banking crises, banking system, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

This paper stresses three factors that amplified the 1990s financial crisis in Ecuador, namely institutional weaknesses, rigidities in public finances, and high financial dollarization. Institutional factors restri...

Banks in Distress

Banks in Distress »

Source: Banks in Distress : The Case of Bangladesh

Volume/Issue: 1990/81

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1990

ISBN: 9781451954975

Keywords: banking, financial institutions, financial system, banking distress, loan classification

This paper describes the situation of bank distress which developed in Bangladesh since 1983-84. Since the key problem banks are state-owned, there has been no banking crisis, although costs to the economy have bee...

Distressed Financial Institutions in Thailand

Distressed Financial Institutions in Thailand »

Source: Distressed Financial Institutions in Thailand : Structural Weaknesses. Support Operations and Economic Consequences

Volume/Issue: 1989/4

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1989

ISBN: 9781451930078

Keywords: financial institutions, banking, financial system, bank of thailand, banking system

The Thai financial system faced a crisis in 1983. Weak managerial practices and an inadequate legal and regulatory framework were associated with a gradual deterioration in many financial institutions’ balan...

Banking Supervision

Banking Supervision »

Source: Banking Supervision : Quality and Governance

Volume/Issue: 2007/82

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alessandro Gambini , Salim Darbar , and Marco Arnone

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2007

ISBN: 9781451866469

Keywords: accountability, banking supervision, banking, banking supervisors, banking sector, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

This paper examines the relationship between the quality of banking supervision and governance of the supervisory agency, based on assessments of the Basel Core Principles and the IMF Code on Transparency in Financ...

The Role of Financial Institutions in the Transition to a Market Economy1/

The Role of Financial Institutions in the Transition to a Market Economy1/ »

Source: The Role of Financial Institutions in the Transition to a Market Economy

Volume/Issue: 1993/75

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Spencer , and H. Blommestein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1993

ISBN: 9781451849653

Keywords: banking, bonds, financial institutions, stock exchange, banking sector

Financial institutions intermediate between savers and investors and contribute to corporate governance. Equity and bond markets in the former centrally planned economies are not yet in a position adequately to pro...

Banking Crises and Bank Resolution

Banking Crises and Bank Resolution »

Source: Banking Crises and Bank Resolution : Experiences in Some Transition Economies

Volume/Issue: 2002/56

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2002

ISBN: 9781451847710

Keywords: transition, banking crises, bank resolution, banking, banking sector, banking crisis, banking system, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, Socialist Institutions and Their Transitions: Financial Economics,

Like most transition economies, Bulgaria, Lithuania, and Mongolia suffered severe banking crises, which had to be resolved before growth could resume. The macroeconomic and institutional failings that led to these...

Bank Consolidation, Internationalization, and Conglomeration

Bank Consolidation, Internationalization, and Conglomeration »

Source: Bank Consolidation, Internationalization, and Conglomeration : Trends and Implications for Financial Risk

Volume/Issue: 2003/158

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gianni De Nicolo , Mary Zephirin , Philip Bartholomew , and Jahanara Zaman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2003

ISBN: 9781451857603

Keywords: Bank Consolidation, Internationalization, Conglomeration, banking, financial institutions, banking systems, deposit money, banking system,

This paper documents global trends in bank activity, consolidation, internationalization, and financial firm conglomeration, and explores the extent to which financial firm risk and systemic risk potential in banki...

Asset Price Inflation in the 1980's

Asset Price Inflation in the 1980's »

Source: Asset Price Inflation in the 1980's : A Flow of Funds Perspective

Volume/Issue: 1993/77

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Garry Schinasi , Steven Weisbrod , and Monica Hargraves

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1993

ISBN: 9781451849936

Keywords: financial assets, asset markets, bank of japan, banking, financial institutions

This paper examines how and why financial resources were channeled almost exclusively to specific asset markets in Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States in the late 1980s. A decline in demand for funds b...

Financial Reforms in Sudan

Financial Reforms in Sudan »

Source: Financial Reforms in Sudan : Streamlining Bank Intermediation

Volume/Issue: 2001/53

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2001

ISBN: 9781451847383

Keywords: banking, reserve requirements, banking system, foreign exchange, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

The paper reviews the experience of financial reforms in Sudan with a view to assessing their macroeconomic impact and to shedding light on the question why such reforms have not yet brought about visible improveme...

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...