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Do Credit Shocks Matter? A Global Perspective

Do Credit Shocks Matter? A Global Perspective »

Source: Do Credit Shocks Matter? A Global Perspective

Volume/Issue: 2010/261

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Thomas Helbling , Ayhan Kose , Christopher Otrok , and Raju Huidrom

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2010

ISBN: 9781455209613

Keywords: credit spreads, macroeconomic fluctuations, global recession, recession, recessions, global recessions, financial markets, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration, Open Economy Macroeconomics

This paper examines the importance of credit market shocks in driving global business cycles over the period 1988:1-2009:4. We first estimate common components in various macroeconomic and financial variables of th...

A network analysis of global banking
			: 1978-2009

A network analysis of global banking : 1978-2009 »

Volume/Issue: 2011/74

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Javier Reyes , and Camelia Minoiu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455227051.001

ISBN: 9781455227051

Keywords: cross-border bank lending, network analysis, banking, banking crises, banking statistics, contagion, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, International Lending and Debt Problems,

In this paper we explore the properties of the global banking network using cross-border bank lending data for 184 countries over 1978-2009. Specifically, we analyze financial interconnectedness using network metri...

Apocalypse then
			: The Evolution of the North Atlantic Economy and the Global Crisis

Apocalypse then : The Evolution of the North Atlantic Economy and the Global Crisis »

Volume/Issue: 2011/212

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Trung Bui , and Tamim Bayoumi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463902308.001

ISBN: 9781463902308

Keywords: Financial linkages, financial regulation, banking, bonds, bond, banking systems, financial market, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance: Forecasting and Simulation, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation,

The financial crisis, originated from the collapse of US housing markets in 2008, reverberates around the world. Its destructive force was felt nowhere more keenly than Western Europe. Indeed, it continues to mire...

Do Credit Shocks Matter? A Global Perspective

Do Credit Shocks Matter? A Global Perspective »

Volume/Issue: 2010/261

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Thomas Helbling , Ayhan Kose , Christopher Otrok , and Raju Huidrom

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455209613.001

ISBN: 9781455209613

Keywords: credit spreads, macroeconomic fluctuations, global recession, recession, recessions, global recessions, financial markets, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration, Open Economy Macroeconomics

This paper examines the importance of credit market shocks in driving global business cycles over the period 1988:1-2009:4. We first estimate common components in various macroeconomic and financial variables of th...

The New Economy and Global Stock Returns

The New Economy and Global Stock Returns »

Volume/Issue: 2000/216

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luis Catão , and Robin Brooks

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451875089.001

ISBN: 9781451875089

Keywords: portfolio diversification, international financial integration, new economy, stock returns, stock market, equity markets, standard deviations, standard deviation

This paper revisits the relative importance of global versus country-specific factors underlying stock returns. It constructs a new firm level data set covering emerging and developed markets and estimates a simple...

Unanticipated Shocks and Systemic Influences
			: The Impact of Contagion in Global Equity Markets in 1998

Unanticipated Shocks and Systemic Influences : The Impact of Contagion in Global Equity Markets in 1998 »

Volume/Issue: 2003/84

Series: IMF Working Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451850666.001

ISBN: 9781451850666

Keywords: Contagion, International Spillovers, Russia, LTCM, financial markets, bond, equity market, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Models with Panel Data, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, International Lending and Debt Problems,

August to September 1998 has been characterized as one of the worst episodes of global financial distress in decades. This paper investigates the transmission of the Russian and the LTCM crises through global equit...

Latin America: Spreading the Wealth: Poverty and inequality have declined in Latin America in recent years, but there is a lot more to do

Latin America: Spreading the Wealth: Poverty and inequality have declined in Latin America in recent years, but there is a lot more to do »

Source: Finance & Development, March 2011

Volume/Issue: 48/1

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2011

ISBN: 9781451953527

Keywords: international monetary fund, debt, financial markets, public debt, public investment in infrastructure

Latin America: An End to Boom and Bust? covers prospects in that region, which has managed to sustain a decade of prosperity after a history of boom and bust cycles. In our cover story, Nicolás Eyzaguirre, Director...

Latin America: Sustaining Latin America’s Transformation: Building on recent successes, Latin America now has a chance to raise its profile in the global marketplace

Latin America: Sustaining Latin America’s Transformation: Building on recent successes, Latin America now has a chance to raise its profile in the global marketplace »

Source: Finance & Development, March 2011

Volume/Issue: 48/1

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2011

ISBN: 9781451953527

Keywords: international monetary fund, debt, financial markets, public debt, public investment in infrastructure

Latin America: An End to Boom and Bust? covers prospects in that region, which has managed to sustain a decade of prosperity after a history of boom and bust cycles. In our cover story, Nicolás Eyzaguirre, Director...

A network analysis of global banking

A network analysis of global banking »

Source: A network analysis of global banking : 1978-2009

Volume/Issue: 2011/74

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Javier Reyes , and Camelia Minoiu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2011

ISBN: 9781455227051

Keywords: cross-border bank lending, network analysis, banking, banking crises, banking statistics, contagion, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, International Lending and Debt Problems,

In this paper we explore the properties of the global banking network using cross-border bank lending data for 184 countries over 1978-2009. Specifically, we analyze financial interconnectedness using network metri...

The New Economy and Global Stock Returns

The New Economy and Global Stock Returns »

Source: The New Economy and Global Stock Returns

Volume/Issue: 2000/216

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luis Catão , and Robin Brooks

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2000

ISBN: 9781451875089

Keywords: portfolio diversification, international financial integration, new economy, stock returns, stock market, equity markets, standard deviations, standard deviation

This paper revisits the relative importance of global versus country-specific factors underlying stock returns. It constructs a new firm level data set covering emerging and developed markets and estimates a simple...