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IMF Performance in the Run-Up to the Financial and Economic Crisis
			: IMF Surveillance in 2004-07

IMF Performance in the Run-Up to the Financial and Economic Crisis : IMF Surveillance in 2004-07 »

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616350789.017

ISBN: 9781616350789

Keywords: financial sector, financial stability, financial institutions, financial markets, financial system

The report assesses IMF surveillance in the period leading up to the global financial and economic crisis and offers recommendations on how to strengthen the IMF's ability to discern risks and vulnerabilities in th...

Per Jacobsson Lecture
			: What Financial System for the Twenty-First Century?

Per Jacobsson Lecture : What Financial System for the Twenty-First Century? »

Series: Other Periodicals

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 October 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463904340.029

ISBN: 9781463904340

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

This paper describes a financial system that should be adopted for the 21st century. The paper highlights that the financial crisis of 2008 has raised fundamental questions about how the financial industry is struc...

Summary Proceedings of the Sixty-Second Annual Meetings 2008

Summary Proceedings of the Sixty-Second Annual Meetings 2008 »

Series: Summary Proceedings

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 April 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475504682.015

ISBN: 9781475504682

Keywords: financial markets, financial stability, financial system, international financial, financial sector

The speeches made by officials attending the IMF-World Bank Annual Meetings are published in this volume, along with the press communiqués issued by the International Monetary and Financial Committee and the Develo...

Unwinding Financial Sector Interventions
			: Preconditions and Practical Considerations

Unwinding Financial Sector Interventions : Preconditions and Practical Considerations »

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Michael Papaioannou , and Udaibir Das

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589069893.072

ISBN: 9781589069893

Keywords: financial sector, financial institutions, fiscal policy, financial stability, financial system

As the financial crisis abates, governments are faced with the challenge of balancing the withdrawal of fiscal support with reestablishing sound public finances and sustainable growth. This volume presents papers f...

Safeguarding Financial Stability
			: Theory and Practice

Safeguarding Financial Stability : Theory and Practice »

Series: Books

Author(s): Garry Schinasi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064409.071

ISBN: 9781589064409

Keywords: credit, financial system, otc, financial institutions

How is finance related to economic processes, and why should it be viewed as a public good requiring policy action? This book provides an answer. The book develops a practical framework for safeguarding financial s...

A Guide to IMF Stress Testing
			: Methods and Models

A Guide to IMF Stress Testing : Methods and Models »

Series: Books

Author(s): Li Ong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484368589.071

ISBN: 9781484368589

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

The IMF has had extensive involvement in the stress testing of financial systems in its member countries. This book presents the methods and models that have been developed by IMF staff over the years and that can...

Preserving Financial Stability

Preserving Financial Stability »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Garry Schinasi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589063563.051

ISBN: 9781589063563

Keywords: Financial risk, Financial stability, financial stability, financial system, financial institutions, financial markets, financial services

Spurred by advances in information and computer technologies, financial liberalization and innovation took off inthe late 1970s. Although the changes in financial markets have been beneficial overall, our understan...

Building a More Resilient Financial Sector
			: Reforms in the Wake of the Global Crisis

Building a More Resilient Financial Sector : Reforms in the Wake of the Global Crisis »

Series: Books

Author(s): Aditya Narain , Inci Ötker , and Ceyla Pazarbasioglu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 April 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616352295.071

ISBN: 9781616352295

Keywords: banking, financial system, financial institutions, financial stability, subsidiaries

The IMF, with the Bank for International Settlements and the Financial Stability Board, has been at the forefront of discussions on reform of the global financial system to reduce the possibility of future crises,...

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...

Financial Soundness Indicators
			: Compilation Guide

Financial Soundness Indicators : Compilation Guide »

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 April 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589063853.069

ISBN: 9781589063853

Keywords: deposit takers, financial corporations, retained earnings, financial assets, financial system

Financial Soundness Indicators (FSIs) are measures that indicate the current financial health and soundness of a country's financial institutions, and their corporate and household counterparts. FSIs include both a...