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Nigeria
			: Experience with Structural Adjustment

Nigeria : Experience with Structural Adjustment »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 April 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557756305.084

ISBN: 9781557756305

Keywords: oil exports, agricultural exports, export performance, export prices, export supply

Over the past two decades, Nigeria has not reaped fully the benefits of its national wealth despite its efforts at structural adjustment. This paper concludes that the facts do not justify the negative image that s...

Bangladesh

Bangladesh »

Source: Bangladesh : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 1998/130

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 January 1999

ISBN: 9781451804058

Keywords: banking, banking sector, exporters, capital adequacy, export performance

This Selected Issues paper analyzes the reforms in the energy sector in Bangladesh. It assesses the fiscal position of Bangladesh and examines its fiscal sustainability using a simple measure based on the debt dyna...

Bank Consolidation and Performance

Bank Consolidation and Performance »

Source: Bank Consolidation and Performance : The Argentine Experience

Volume/Issue: 2004/149

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2004

ISBN: 9781451856927

Keywords: Bank Consolidation, Banking Industry in Emerging Markets, Financial Performance, banking, return on equity, banking system, bank performance, General Financial Markets, Financial Institutions and Services,

We examine a large panel of more than 100 banks from Argentina to study the effects of bank consolidation on performance between December 1995 and December 2000, a period of heavy bank consolidation and relative ca...

A Statistical Analysis of Banking Performance in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union in the 1990s

A Statistical Analysis of Banking Performance in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union in the 1990s »

Source: A Statistical Analysis of Banking Performance in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union in the 1990s

Volume/Issue: 2001/105

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): V. Juan-Ramon , Ruby Randall , and Oral Williams

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2001

ISBN: 9781451852820

Keywords: Bank Structure, Competition, Performance, banking, bank size, foreign banks, banking system, foreign bank

Private foreign banks dominate the banking system although their market share declined in the 1990s while that of private indigenous banks increased. The banking system was not concentrated either within or across...

Who Disciplines Bank Managers?

Who Disciplines Bank Managers? »

Source: Who Disciplines Bank Managers?

Volume/Issue: 2009/272

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrea Maechler , Klaus Schaeck , Martin Cihak , and Stéphanie Marie Stolz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2009

ISBN: 9781451874174

Keywords: Market discipline, executive turnover, financial soundness, discipline, banking, subordinated debt, bank risk, bank performance,

We bring to bear a hand-collected dataset of executive turnovers in U.S. banks to test the efficacy of market discipline in a 'laboratory setting' by analyzing banks that are less likely to be subject to government...

Why Are Canadian Banks More Resilient?1

Why Are Canadian Banks More Resilient?1 »

Source: Why Are Canadian Banks More Resilient?

Volume/Issue: 2009/152

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rocco Huang , and Lev Ratnovski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2009

ISBN: 9781451872996

Keywords: Early Warning System, capital injection, banking, bank performance, bank of canada,

This paper explores factors behind Canadian banks' relative resilience in the ongoing credit turmoil. We identify two main causes: a higher share of depository funding (vs. wholesale funding) in liabilities, and a...

Oil Prices and Bank Profitability

Oil Prices and Bank Profitability »

Source: Oil Prices and Bank Profitability : Evidence From Major Oil-Exporting Countries in the Middle East and North Africa

Volume/Issue: 2009/220

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Heiko Hesse , and Tigran Poghosyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2009

ISBN: 9781451873672

Keywords: bank profitability, oil price shocks, system GMM, banking, exporting countries, bank performance,

This paper analyzes the relationship between oil price shocks and bank profitability. Using data on 145 banks in 11 oil-exporting MENA countries for 1994-2008, we test hypotheses of direct and indirect effects of o...

Finance in Lower Income Countries

Finance in Lower Income Countries »

Source: Finance in Lower Income Countries : An Empirical Exploration

Volume/Issue: 2005/167

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Poonam Gupta , Thierry Tressel , and Enrica Detragiache

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2005

ISBN: 9781451861860

Keywords: Financial development, financial sector, banking, deposit insurance, financial sector performance, banking system,

This paper considers how a comprehensive set of factors relates to financial sector performance in low-income countries (LICs). It finds that corruption and inflation are associated with a shallower and less effici...

Appendix I. Determinants of Inflation in Nigeria

Appendix I. Determinants of Inflation in Nigeria »

Source: Nigeria : Experience with Structural Adjustment

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 April 1997

ISBN: 9781557756305

Keywords: oil exports, agricultural exports, export performance, export prices, export supply

Gary Moser The rate of inflation in Nigeria has increased steadily and markedly since independence in 1960. During the period following inde...

Appendix II. Money Demand in Nigeria, 1970–94

Appendix II. Money Demand in Nigeria, 1970–94 »

Source: Nigeria : Experience with Structural Adjustment

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 April 1997

ISBN: 9781557756305

Keywords: oil exports, agricultural exports, export performance, export prices, export supply

Gary Moser The demand for money is commonly described in terms of its ability to facilitate transactions and store wealth. Money demand func...