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Annex: IMF Executive Board Discussion Summary

Annex: IMF Executive Board Discussion Summary »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, October 2014 : Risk Taking, Liquidity, and Shadow Banking: Curbing Excess while Promoting Growth

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498390811

Keywords: banking, financial stability, risk taking, bond, bonds

The following remarks were made by the Chair at the conclusion of the Executive Board’s discussion of the World Economic Outlook, Global Financial Stability Report,...

Bailouts and Systemic Insurance

Bailouts and Systemic Insurance »

Source: Bailouts and Systemic Insurance

Volume/Issue: 2013/233

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Giovanni Dell'Ariccia , and Lev Ratnovski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 November 2013

ISBN: 9781475514742

Keywords: Bailouts, contagion, banking, bank risk, bank risk taking, Government Policy and Regulation,

We revisit the link between bailouts and bank risk taking. The expectation of government support to failing banks creates moral hazard—increases bank risk taking. However, when a bank’s success depend...

Bank Competition, Risk Taking, and their Consequences: Evidence from the U.S. Mortgage and Labor Markets

Bank Competition, Risk Taking, and their Consequences: Evidence from the U.S. Mortgage and Labor Markets »

Source: Bank Competition, Risk Taking, and their Consequences: Evidence from the U.S. Mortgage and Labor Markets

Volume/Issue: 2018/157

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alan Xiaochen Feng

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 July 2018

ISBN: 9781484364024

Keywords: Bank competition, risk taking, mortgage market, unemployment

Bank competition can induce excessive risk taking due to risk shifting. This paper tests this hypothesis using micro-level U.S. mortgage data by exploiting the exogenous variation in local house price volatility. T...

Bank Leverage and Monetary Policy's Risk-Taking Channel

Bank Leverage and Monetary Policy's Risk-Taking Channel »

Source: Bank Leverage and Monetary Policy's Risk-Taking Channel : Evidence from the United States

Volume/Issue: 2013/143

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Giovanni Dell'Ariccia , Luc Laeven , and Gustavo Suarez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 June 2013

ISBN: 9781484381137

Keywords: leverage, risk, bank risk, bank risk taking, tier 1 capital, bank capital, banking, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects),

We present evidence of a risk-taking channel of monetary policy for the U.S. banking system. We use confidential data on the internal ratings of U.S. banks on loans to businesses over the period 1997 to 2011 from t...

Bank Profitability and Risk-Taking

Bank Profitability and Risk-Taking »

Source: Bank Profitability and Risk-Taking

Volume/Issue: 2015/249

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Natalya Martynova , Lev Ratnovski , and Razvan Vlahu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 November 2015

ISBN: 9781513517582

Keywords: Risk-Taking, Repo Markets, Crises, bank, risk, bank risk, capital, Government Policy and Regulation, Crises.,

Traditional theory suggests that more profitable banks should have lower risk-taking incentives. Then why did many profitable banks choose to invest in untested financial instruments before the crisis, realizing si...

Chapter 1. Improving the Balance between Financial and Economic Risk Taking

Chapter 1. Improving the Balance between Financial and Economic Risk Taking »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, October 2014 : Risk Taking, Liquidity, and Shadow Banking: Curbing Excess while Promoting Growth

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498390811

Keywords: banking, financial stability, risk taking, bond, bonds

Overall, this report’s assessment is that current stability risks call for increased vigilance. According to the World Economic Outlook (WEO) baseline, the global economic recove...

Chapter 3. Risk Taking by Banks: the Role of Governance and Executive Pay

Chapter 3. Risk Taking by Banks: the Role of Governance and Executive Pay »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, October 2014 : Risk Taking, Liquidity, and Shadow Banking: Curbing Excess while Promoting Growth

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498390811

Keywords: banking, financial stability, risk taking, bond, bonds

Summary There is broad consensus that excessive risk taking by banks contributed to the global financial crisis. Equally important were lapses in the regulatory framework that failed...

Chapter 2. Shadow Banking around the Globe: How Large, and How Risky?

Chapter 2. Shadow Banking around the Globe: How Large, and How Risky? »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, October 2014 : Risk Taking, Liquidity, and Shadow Banking: Curbing Excess while Promoting Growth

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498390811

Keywords: banking, financial stability, risk taking, bond, bonds

Summary This chapter describes the growth and risks of and regulatory responses to shadow banking—financial intermediaries or activities involved in credit intermediation outside the...

Does Prolonged Monetary Policy Easing Increase Financial Vulnerability?

Does Prolonged Monetary Policy Easing Increase Financial Vulnerability? »

Source: Does Prolonged Monetary Policy Easing Increase Financial Vulnerability?

Volume/Issue: 2017/65

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stephen Cecchetti , Tommaso Mancini Griffoli , and Machiko Narita

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 March 2017

ISBN: 9781475588644

Keywords: Spillovers, Banks, Financial stability, nonbank financial institutions, prolonged monetary policy easing, financial vulnerability, risk-taking behavior, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments

Using firm-level data for approximately 1,000 bank and nonbank financial institutions in 22 countries over the past 15 years we study the impact of prolonged monetary policy easing on risk-taking behavior. We find...

Effects of Culture on Firm Risk-Taking

Effects of Culture on Firm Risk-Taking »

Source: Effects of Culture on Firm Risk-Taking : A Cross-Country and Cross-Industry Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2012/210

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Roxana Mihet

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475505603

Keywords: National culture, corporate risk-taking, industry opacity, risk-taking, shareholders, shareholder, shareholders ? rights, Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior: General

This paper investigates the effects of national culture on firm risk-taking, using a comprehensive dataset covering 50,000 firms in 400 industries in 51 countries. Risk-taking is found to be higher for domestic fir...