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CHAPTER 12 Bedfellows, Hostages, or Perfect Strangers? Global Capital Markets and the Catalytic Effect of IMF Crisis Lending

CHAPTER 12 Bedfellows, Hostages, or Perfect Strangers? Global Capital Markets and the Catalytic Effect of IMF Crisis Lending »

Source: IMF-Supported Programs : Recent Staff Research

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Alessandro Rebucci , and Ashoka Mody

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 April 2006

ISBN: 9781589063617

Keywords: International Monetary Fund, current account, capital flows, private capital, private capital flows, conditionality

Introduction Ever since Walter Bagehot’s times, it has been recognized that emergency liquidity support, to be effective, must in principle be unlimited. Of course, the precept shoul...

Comments: Would Reforming the IMF Stabilize Global Finance?

Comments: Would Reforming the IMF Stabilize Global Finance? »

Source: Reforming the International Monetary and Financial System

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 December 2000

ISBN: 9781557758354

Keywords: moral hazard, capital flows, capital inflows, bonds, bond

Does redesigning the IMF’s mechanisms for providing assistance offer part of the means—possibly even the proverbial “silver bullet”—for ending the roller coaster of booms and crises that are the central conc...

Developing Countries and the Globalization of Financial Markets

Developing Countries and the Globalization of Financial Markets »

Source: 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

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...

Financial Development and Poverty Alleviation

Financial Development and Poverty Alleviation »

Source: 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

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...

Global Financial Crises

Global Financial Crises »

Source: Global Financial Crises : Institutions and Incentives

Volume/Issue: 2000/105

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Manmohan Kumar , Paul Masson , and Marcus Miller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2000

ISBN: 9781451852813

Keywords: lender of last resort, financial crises, short-term debt, sovereign debt, liquidity crises, short term debt, moral hazard

Increasing emphasis has been placed on the need for an effective lender of last resort for sovereign states and on procedures for sovereign debt restructuring to help cope with global financial crises. Where privat...

Global Financial Crisis, Financial Contagion, and Emerging Markets1

Global Financial Crisis, Financial Contagion, and Emerging Markets1 »

Source: Global Financial Crisis, Financial Contagion, and Emerging Markets

Volume/Issue: 2012/293

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): F. Gulcin Ozkan , and Filiz Unsal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 December 2012

ISBN: 9781475551167

Keywords: domestic economy, exchange rate regime, trade openness, General,

The recent global financial crisis was the first in recent history that was triggered by problems in the financial system of the mature economies. Existing work on financial crisis in emerging market countries, how...

Global Liquidity, Risk Premiums and Growth Opportunities

Global Liquidity, Risk Premiums and Growth Opportunities »

Source: Global Liquidity, Risk Premiums and Growth Opportunities

Volume/Issue: 2009/52

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gianni De Nicolo , and Iryna Ivaschenko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2009

ISBN: 9781451872002

Keywords: Risk Premiums, Growth Opportunities, bond, equity markets, bond spreads, equity market,

This paper constructs new indicators of liquidity for equity, bond and money markets in major advanced and emerging market countries, documents their evolution and comovements, and assesses the extent to which such...

Globalization and Firms' Financing Choices

Globalization and Firms' Financing Choices »

Source: Globalization and Firms' Financing Choices : Evidence From Emerging Economies

Volume/Issue: 2001/95

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sergio Schmukler , and Esteban Vesperoni

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2001

ISBN: 9781451851823

Keywords: financing choices, financial structure, financial globalization, international financial markets, financial liberalization, international capital markets, access to international capital, international capital, General Financial Markets, Corporate Finance And Governance,

This paper studies the relation between firm's financing choices and financial globalization. Using an East Asian and Latin American firm-level panel for the 1980s and 1990s, we study how leverage ratios, debt matu...

Globalization Facts and Figures

Globalization Facts and Figures »

Source: Globalization Facts and Figures

Volume/Issue: 2001/4

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Paul Masson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2001

ISBN: 9781451973563

Keywords: Economic integration, Globalization, Trade liberalization, Trade, integration, mortality rate, life expectancy, infant mortality, birth, life expectancy at birth

Globalization has become the focus for a wide range of protests against various features of the world economy. This paper aims to give a concise summary of the economic dimensions of globalization, while leaving to...

Globalization Facts and Figures

Globalization Facts and Figures »

Volume/Issue: 2001/4

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Paul Masson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451973563.003

ISBN: 9781451973563

Keywords: Economic integration, Globalization, Trade liberalization, Trade, integration, mortality rate, life expectancy, infant mortality, birth, life expectancy at birth

Globalization has become the focus for a wide range of protests against various features of the world economy. This paper aims to give a concise summary of the economic dimensions of globalization, while leaving to...