- International Monetary Fund
- Published Date:
- August 1997
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The following paper draws on material originally contained in IMF Working Paper 96/83, “Deposit Insurance: Obtaining the Benefits and Avoiding the Pitfalls,” by Gillian Garcia of the IMF’s Monetary and Exchange Affairs Department. Alfred Imhoff prepared the present version. Readers interested in the original Working Paper may purchase a copy from IMF Publication Services ($7.00).