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Linkages Between Financial Variables, Financial Sector Reform and Economic Growth and Efficiency

Linkages Between Financial Variables, Financial Sector Reform and Economic Growth and Efficiency »

Volume/Issue: 1995/103

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): R. Johnston , and Ceyla Pazarbasioglu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451948110.001

ISBN: 9781451948110

Keywords: financial sector, financial reforms, crisis countries, financial intermediation, financial crisis

This paper analyzes the different channels through which financial variables and financial sector reform can affect economic growth and efficiency, using panel data for 40 countries which reformed their financial s...

Liquid Asset Ratios and Financial Sector Reform

Liquid Asset Ratios and Financial Sector Reform »

Volume/Issue: 1997/144

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anne Gulde

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451856408.001

ISBN: 9781451856408

Keywords: Banks, Banking Regulation, Central Bank Policy, liquid asset, banking, reserve requirement, financial sector, bonds

As a monetary, selective credit, and government debt-management instrument, a liquid asset ratio is generally inefficient and may introduce serious distortions. However, it may play a limited role as a prudential i...

Optimal Liquidity and Economic Stability

Optimal Liquidity and Economic Stability »

Volume/Issue: 2012/135

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Linghui Han , and Il Lee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475503883.001

ISBN: 9781475503883

Keywords: financial assets, financial sector, monetary aggregate, Methodology for Collecting, Estimating, and Organizing Macroeconomic Data, Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit: General, Dynamic Panel,

Monetary aggregates are now much less used as policy instruments as identifying the right measure has become difficult and interest rate transmission has worked well in an increasingly complex financial system. In...

Short-Run Pain, Long-Run Gain
			: The Effects of Financial Liberalization

Short-Run Pain, Long-Run Gain : The Effects of Financial Liberalization »

Volume/Issue: 2003/34

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sergio Schmukler , and Graciela Kaminsky

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451845280.001

ISBN: 9781451845280

Keywords: financial liberalization, stock market prices, booms, busts, stock market, financial sector, financial markets, domestic financial sector, International Finance: General, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions

We examine the short- and long-run effects of financial liberalization on capital markets. To do so, we construct a new comprehensive chronology of financial liberalization in 28 mature and emerging market economie...

Sovereign Wealth Funds and Financial Stability-An Event Study Analysis

Sovereign Wealth Funds and Financial Stability-An Event Study Analysis »

Volume/Issue: 2009/239

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Heiko Hesse , and Tao Sun

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451873863.001

ISBN: 9781451873863

Keywords: Event Study, financial sector, financial markets, stock market, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation, Corporate Finance and Governance: General,

This paper examines financial stability issues that arise from the increased presence of sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) in global financial markets by assessing whether and how stock markets react to the announcemen...

The Contingent Claims Approach to Corporate Vulnerability Analysis
			: Estimating Default Risk and Economy-Wide Risk Transfer

The Contingent Claims Approach to Corporate Vulnerability Analysis : Estimating Default Risk and Economy-Wide Risk Transfer »

Volume/Issue: 2004/121

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yingbin Xiao , Dale Gray , Cheng Lim , and Michael Gapen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451854411.001

ISBN: 9781451854411

Keywords: Contingent claims approach, Corporate sector vulnerability, financial sector, option pricing, capital markets, hedging, international capital markets, Contigent claims approach,

In this paper, we examine the ability of the contingent claims approach (CCA) to identify corporate sector and economy-wide vulnerabilities. We apply the Moody's MfRisk model, which uses aggregated CCA principles,...

The GATS Agreementon Financial Services
			: A Modest Start to Multilateral Liberalization

The GATS Agreementon Financial Services : A Modest Start to Multilateral Liberalization »

Volume/Issue: 1997/55

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Piritta Sorsa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451969221.001

ISBN: 9781451969221

Keywords: financial sector, financial services, market access, mfn, financial sector development

This paper analyzes the links between multilateral, and unilateral financial liberalization, the former represented by the General Agreements on Trade in Services (GATS). It provides an overview of the main feature...

Why are the G-20 Data Gaps Initiative and the SDDS Plus Relevant for Financial Stability Analysis?

Why are the G-20 Data Gaps Initiative and the SDDS Plus Relevant for Financial Stability Analysis? »

Volume/Issue: 2013/6

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Robert Heath

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475596861.001

ISBN: 9781475596861

Keywords: Global crisis, data dissemination, sectoral accounts, cross-border linkages, banking, financial sector, financial system, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration, Government Policy and Regulation

In the wake of the recent global crisis the international community is giving an increased focus on stability of the financial system, so-called financial stability analysis. With the increasing need for data sets...

Transitional Growth with Increasing Inequality and Financial Deepening

Transitional Growth with Increasing Inequality and Financial Deepening »

Volume/Issue: 2001/108

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kenichi Ueda

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451853100.001

ISBN: 9781451853100

Keywords: Transitional growth, inequality, financial deepening, transaction costs, equation, financial system, confidence interval, financial sector, survey, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation

We study models that display growth with financial deepening and increasing inequality along the way to perpetual steady state growth. A benchmark model is essentially a complete markets model but with transaction...

In Brief

In Brief »

Source: Finance & Development, September 2012

Volume/Issue: 49/3

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 November 2012

ISBN: 9781475504767

Keywords: financial sector, financial stability, international financial architecture, global financial system

Technology is generating a global convergence. A "big bang" of information—and education as well—is improving human lives. And with global interconnectivity growing by leaps and bounds, we are all wit...