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Macroprudential Indicators of Financial System Soundness

Macroprudential Indicators of Financial System Soundness »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Paul Hilbers , Alfredo Leone , Mahinder Gill , and Owen Evens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557758910.084

ISBN: 9781557758910

Keywords: financial institutions, banking, financial system, financial sector, standards

Following the severe financial crises of the 1990s, identifying and assessing financial sector vulnerabilities has become a key priority of the international community. The costly disruptions in global markets unde...

Survey of Special Waste Fractions in the Nordic Countries: Legislation, Logistics, Quantities, Treatment and Disposal
			: June 2004

Survey of Special Waste Fractions in the Nordic Countries: Legislation, Logistics, Quantities, Treatment and Disposal : June 2004 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289311595

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Survey on Special Solid Waste Fractions, Financial Mechanisms, Special Waste Fractions, Physical Design of the Collection Systems, Overview of the Regulation, Handling and Treatment

The objective of the project presented in this report was to carry out a survey of selected special solid waste fractions that require separate handling and treatment in the Nordic countries. The aim of the survey...

The Financial Reform in Finland

The Financial Reform in Finland »

Source: The Financial Reform in Finland

Volume/Issue: 1988/89

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 October 1988

ISBN: 9781451952148

Keywords: money market, monetary policy, financial system, financial reform, reserve requirement

This paper examines the evolution of the Finnish financial system from a restrictive system based on credit limitations and rationing to an open system which relies on indirect, market-oriented policies. The main b...

The Nordic Banking Crises

The Nordic Banking Crises »

Source: The Nordic Banking Crises : Pitfalls in Financial Liberalization?

Volume/Issue: 1995/61

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Burkhard Drees , and Ceyla Pazarbasioglu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1995

ISBN: 9781451848113

Keywords: banking, bank lending, financial liberalization, savings bank, financial system

This paper examines the recent banking crises in Finland, Norway and Sweden in an attempt to draw some policy conclusions from their experiences. In all three countries, the timing of deregulation coincided with a...

In Finance, Size Matters

In Finance, Size Matters »

Source: In Finance, Size Matters

Volume/Issue: 2002/113

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jong-Kun Lee , and Biaggio Bossone

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2002

ISBN: 9781451853711

Keywords: banking, financial capital, financial system, Firm Behavior, Systemic Scale Economie,

This study investigates the relationship between production efficiency in financial intermediation and financial system size. The study predicts and tests for the existence of "systemic scale economies" (SSEs), whe...

Stress Testing Financial Systems

Stress Testing Financial Systems »

Source: Stress Testing Financial Systems : What to Do When the Governor Calls

Volume/Issue: 2004/127

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Hilbers , Matthew Jones , and Graham Slack

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2004

ISBN: 9781451855012

Keywords: financial system, credit, financial institutions, prices, General Financial Markets, Financial Institutions and Services,

Stress testing is becoming a widely used tool to assess potential vulnerabilities in a financial system. This paper is intended to answer some of the basic questions that may arise as part of the process of stress...

Quantitative Assessment of the Financial Sector

Quantitative Assessment of the Financial Sector »

Source: Quantitative Assessment of the Financial Sector : An Integrated Approach

Volume/Issue: 2004/153

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rupert Worrell

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2004

ISBN: 9781451857184

Keywords: Financial assessment, financial stability, financial sector, financial system, financial institutions, bank of england, Financial Institutions and Services: General, General Financial Markets: General (includes Measurement and Data),

This paper suggests a strategy designed to make best use of the available quantitative techniques of financial sector assessment. It incorporates early warning systems, financial sector forecasts, stress tests for...

I Overview

I Overview »

Source: Macroprudential Indicators of Financial System Soundness

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Paul Hilbers , Alfredo Leone , Mahinder Gill , and Owen Evens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2000

ISBN: 9781557758910

Keywords: financial institutions, banking, financial system, financial sector, standards

Substantial progress has been made during recent years in forging a consensus on the importance of strengthening the architecture of the international financial system. The international community, acting th...

II Indicators for Macroprudential Surveillance

II Indicators for Macroprudential Surveillance »

Source: Macroprudential Indicators of Financial System Soundness

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Paul Hilbers , Alfredo Leone , Mahinder Gill , and Owen Evens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2000

ISBN: 9781557758910

Keywords: financial institutions, banking, financial system, financial sector, standards

The ability to monitor financial soundness presupposes the existence of indicators that can be used as a basis for analyzing the current health and stability of the financial system. These macroprudential in...

III Literature Survey

III Literature Survey »

Source: Macroprudential Indicators of Financial System Soundness

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Paul Hilbers , Alfredo Leone , Mahinder Gill , and Owen Evens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2000

ISBN: 9781557758910

Keywords: financial institutions, banking, financial system, financial sector, standards

This chapter reviews the theoretical and empirical literature, other than work done by the IMF, 39 which would support the selection of a core set of MPIs. In general, these studi...