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Fundamentals, timely policy measures help Singapore weather Asian crisis

Fundamentals, timely policy measures help Singapore weather Asian crisis »

Source: IMF Survey : Volume 28, Issue 08

Volume/Issue: 28/8

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1999

ISBN: 9781451933086

Keywords: private sector, debt, capital outflows, debt instruments, crisis prevention

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

Contagion

Contagion »

Source: Contagion : Monsoonal Effects, Spillovers, and Jumps Between Multiple Equilibria

Volume/Issue: 1998/142

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Masson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1998

ISBN: 9781451856224

Keywords: contagion, spillovers, multiple equilibria, currency crises, debt crisis, competitiveness

Several concepts of contagion are distinguished. It is argued that only models that admit of multiple equilibria are capable of producing true contagion. A simple balance of payments model is presented to illustrat...

Deposit Insurance and Crisis Management

Deposit Insurance and Crisis Management »

Source: Deposit Insurance and Crisis Management

Volume/Issue: 2000/57

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): G. Garcia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2000

ISBN: 9781451847765

Keywords: comprehensive guarantee, banking, banking system, subordinated debt, systemic crisis

A well-designed deposit insurance system (DIS) will provide incentives for citizens to keep the financial system sound. However, a poorly designed DIS can foster a financial crisis. This paper, therefore, makes rec...

Systemic Financial Crises, Balance Sheets, and Model Uncertainity

Systemic Financial Crises, Balance Sheets, and Model Uncertainity »

Source: Systemic Financial Crises, Balance Sheets, and Model Uncertainity

Volume/Issue: 2001/162

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Melvyn Weeks , and Mark Stone

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2001

ISBN: 9781451857870

Keywords: currency crisis, bank crisis, financial crises, crisis probability, banking, contagion, bank crises, Model Evaluation and Selection, International Lending and Debt Problems,

This paper empirically examines the probability and intensity of financial crises during the 1990s with a view to informing crisis prevention and mitigation policies. The econometric analysis uses a decision-theore...

Timing of International Bailouts

Timing of International Bailouts »

Source: Timing of International Bailouts

Volume/Issue: 2004/9

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Se-Jik Kim

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2004

ISBN: 9781451842623

Keywords: International lender of last resort, crisis contagion, information asymmetry, crisis prevention, contagion, international crisis, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Lending and Debt Problems,

This paper proposes that international rescue financing should not be provided to a country where a crisis first occurs, but rather to any country that suffers a subsequent crisis. Such a timing-based lending facil...

The Level and Composition of Public Sector Debt in Emerging Market Crises

The Level and Composition of Public Sector Debt in Emerging Market Crises »

Source: The Level and Composition of Public Sector Debt in Emerging Market Crises

Volume/Issue: 2006/186

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bjoern Rother , Ivetta Hakobyan , and Monica de Bolle

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2006

ISBN: 9781451864465

Keywords: debt distress, domestic debt, pre-crisis, public sector debt, International Finance: General, International Lending and Debt Problems,

The paper examines the evolution of public sector debt levels and structures in 12 emerging market countries around the time of financial crises. In particular, it focuses on whether the debt situation of sovereign...

Bicycles, Rickshaws, and Carts in Asian Cities

Bicycles, Rickshaws, and Carts in Asian Cities »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1992

Volume/Issue: 29/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1992

ISBN: 9781451952094

Keywords: debt reduction, debt crisis, capital markets, international capital markets, international capital

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterly...

The Impact of the Great Recession on Emerging Markets

The Impact of the Great Recession on Emerging Markets »

Source: The Impact of the Great Recession on Emerging Markets

Volume/Issue: 2010/237

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ferhan Salman , Mali Chivakul , and Ricardo Llaudes

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2010

ISBN: 9781455209378

Keywords: global crisis, vulnerabilities, linkages, pre-crisis, current account, external debt, short-term debt, credit booms, Global Outlook, International Policy Coordination and Transmission

This paper examines the impact of the recent global crisis on emerging market economies (EMs). Our cross-country analysis shows that the impact of the crisis was more pronounced in those EMs that had initial weaker...

Predicting Sovereign Debt Crises

Predicting Sovereign Debt Crises »

Source: Predicting Sovereign Debt Crises

Volume/Issue: 2003/221

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Axel Schimmelpfennig , Nouriel Roubini , and Paolo Manasse

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2003

ISBN: 9781451875256

Keywords: Early-warning system, sovereign debt crises, sovereign default, debt crisis, external debt, debt crises, short-term debt, currency crisis, General Outlook and Conditions, Forecasting and Other Model Applications

We develop an early-warning model of sovereign debt crises. A country is defined to be in a debt crisis if it is classified as being in default by Standard & Poor's, or if it has access to nonconcessional IMF finan...

Large-Scale Post-Crisis Corporate Sector Restructuring

Large-Scale Post-Crisis Corporate Sector Restructuring »

Source: Large-Scale Post-Crisis Corporate Sector Restructuring

Volume/Issue: 2000/7

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Mark Stone

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2000

ISBN: 9781451971538

Keywords: Corporate sector, Financial crisis, Financial crises, Corporate restructuring, Financial restructuring, restructuring, recapitalization, debt restructuring, bank restructuring

This paper summarizes the objectives, tasks, and modalities of large-scale, post-crisis corporate restructuring based on nine recent episodes with a view to organizing the policy choices and drawing some general co...