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Balance Sheet Strength and Bank Lending During the Global Financial Crisis

Balance Sheet Strength and Bank Lending During the Global Financial Crisis »

Volume/Issue: 2013/102

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tümer Kapan , and Camelia Minoiu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484315842.001

ISBN: 9781484315842

Keywords: bank lending channel, wholesale funding, net stable funding ratio, Basel III, bank capital, banking, return on assets, liquid asset, bank balance sheet, Government Policy and Regulation,

We examine the role of bank balance sheet strength in the transmission of financial sector shocks to the real economy. Using data from the syndicated loan market, we exploit variation in banks’ reliance on w...

Capital Controls or Macroprudential Regulation?

Capital Controls or Macroprudential Regulation? »

Volume/Issue: 2015/218

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anton Korinek , and Damiano Sandri

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513506463.001

ISBN: 9781513506463

Keywords: pecuniary externalities, macroprudential regulation, inequality, exchange rate, exchange, lenders, borrowers, markets, International Lending and Debt Problems, Open Economy Macroeconomics

International capital flows can create significant financial instability in emerging economies because of pecuniary externalities associated with exchange rate movements. Does this make it optimal to impose capital...

Characterizing Global Investors' Risk Appetite for Emerging Market Debt During Financial Crises

Characterizing Global Investors' Risk Appetite for Emerging Market Debt During Financial Crises »

Volume/Issue: 2003/251

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Brenda Gonzalez-Hermosillo , Vance Martin , Mardi Dungey , and Renee Fry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451875928.001

ISBN: 9781451875928

Keywords: Risk Aversion, SVAR, bond, bond spreads, statistics, financial markets, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Models with Panel Data, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, International Lending and Debt Problems,

The effects of unanticipated movements in global risk on nine emerging bond markets are investigated. The components of global risk are volatility, credit, and liquidity risks. Country and contagion risks are also...

Country Transparency and the Global Transmission of Financial Shocks

Country Transparency and the Global Transmission of Financial Shocks »

Volume/Issue: 2013/156

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luis Brandao Marques , R. Gelos , and Natalia Melgar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484397237.001

ISBN: 9781484397237

Keywords: transmission of global financial shocks, bond, stock returns, equity markets, bond spreads, bond returns, Asset Pricing,

This paper considers the role of country-level opacity (the lack of availability of information) in amplifying shocks emanating from financial centers. We provide a simple model where, in the presence of ambiguity...

Developing Countries and the Globalization of Financial Markets

Developing Countries and the Globalization of Financial Markets »

Volume/Issue: 1998/105

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Malcolm Knight

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451852790.001

ISBN: 9781451852790

Keywords: Capital flows, developing and transition economies, banking, financial markets, supervision, international cooperation, financial system, banking sector, financial systems

This paper analyzes the impact of the globalization of financial markets on developing and transition economies. Differences between the responses of competitive and imperfectly competitive banking sectors cause th...

Did Korean Monetary Policy Help Soften the Impact of the Global Financial Crisis of 2008-2009?

Did Korean Monetary Policy Help Soften the Impact of the Global Financial Crisis of 2008-2009? »

Volume/Issue: 2012/5

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Subir Lall , Selim Elekdag , and Harun Alp

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463930547.001

ISBN: 9781463930547

Keywords: financial accelerator, Bayesian estimation, DSGE model, Korea, emerging economies, exchange rate, inflation, economy,

Korea was one of the Asian economies hardest hit by the global financial crisis. Anticipating the downturn that would follow the episode of extreme financial stress, the Bank of Korea (BOK) let the exchange rate de...

Emerging Economy Responses to the Global Financial Crisis of 2007-09 - An Empirical Analysis of the Liquidity Easing Measures

Emerging Economy Responses to the Global Financial Crisis of 2007-09 - An Empirical Analysis of the Liquidity Easing Measures »

Volume/Issue: 2009/265

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Etienne Yehoue

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451874105.001

ISBN: 9781451874105

Keywords: Financial Markets, Monetary Policy, Central Banking, exchange rate, current account, foreign exchange, central bank, external debt

This paper draws on a unique data set on the nontraditional systemic liquidity easing measures recently undertaken by many emerging market economies. It offers an empirical analysis of the key determinants affectin...

Financial Development and Poverty Alleviation
			: Issues and Policy Implications for Developing and Transition Countries

Financial Development and Poverty Alleviation : Issues and Policy Implications for Developing and Transition Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2001/160

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vassili Prokopenko , and Paul Holden

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451857740.001

ISBN: 9781451857740

Keywords: financial development, financial institutions, financial system, financial services, financial markets, financial sector, Financial Institutions and Services: General, Economic Development: General,

This paper reviews current thinking on the relationship between financial development and poverty alleviation-a subject that has grown increasingly important in the policy prescriptions of the IMF and other interna...

Financial Development and Poverty Reduction
			: Can There Be a Benefit Without a Cost?

Financial Development and Poverty Reduction : Can There Be a Benefit Without a Cost? »

Volume/Issue: 2008/62

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sylviane Guillaumont Jeanneney , and Kangni Kpodar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451869248.001

ISBN: 9781451869248

Keywords: Financial development, McKinnon conduit effect, financial instability, gdp per capita, bond, growth rate,

This article investigates how financial development helps to reduce poverty directly through the McKinnon conduit effect and indirectly through economic growth. The results obtained with data for a sample of develo...

Financial Globalization and the Governance of Domestic Financial Intermediaries

Financial Globalization and the Governance of Domestic Financial Intermediaries »

Volume/Issue: 2007/47

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Thierry Tressel , and Thierry Verdier

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451866117.001

ISBN: 9781451866117

Keywords: financial globalization, domestic banks, collusion, bailout guarantees, bank capital, foreign banks, fdi, credit market, Economic Growth of Open Economies, Monetary Growth Models,

We model an economy in which domestic banks and firms face incentive constraints, as in Holmstrom and Tirole (1997). Firms borrow from banks and uninformed investors, and can collude with banks to reduce the intens...