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The Contingent Claims Approach to Corporate Vulnerability Analysis

The Contingent Claims Approach to Corporate Vulnerability Analysis »

Source: 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

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,...

Determinants of International Bank Lending from the Developed World to East Asia

Determinants of International Bank Lending from the Developed World to East Asia »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 57, No. 2

Volume: 57

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 June 2010

ISBN: 9781589069121

Keywords: financial liberalization, financial sector, reserve requirements, interest rate controls, financial reforms

This paper introduces a new database of financial reforms covering 91 economies over 1973-2005. It describes the content of the database, the information sources utilized, and the coding rules used to create an ind...

Finance in Lower Income Countries

Finance in Lower Income Countries »

Source: Finance in Lower Income Countries : An Empirical Exploration

Volume/Issue: 2005/167

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Poonam Gupta , Thierry Tressel , and Enrica Detragiache

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2005

ISBN: 9781451861860

Keywords: Financial development, financial sector, banking, deposit insurance, financial sector performance, banking system,

This paper considers how a comprehensive set of factors relates to financial sector performance in low-income countries (LICs). It finds that corruption and inflation are associated with a shallower and less effici...

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...

Financial Indicators and Financial Change in Africa and Asia

Financial Indicators and Financial Change in Africa and Asia »

Source: Financial Indicators and Financial Change in Africa and Asia

Volume/Issue: 1995/123

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Huw Pill , and Mahmood Pradhan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1995

ISBN: 9781451854558

Keywords: financial liberalization, financial sector development, financial sector, financial system, financial deepening

Deregulation of the financial system often proceeds in tandem with macroeconomic stabilization centered on monetary and other financial targets. This paper presents a model where there may be conflict between these...

Financial Infrastructure, Group Interests, and Capital Accumulation

Financial Infrastructure, Group Interests, and Capital Accumulation »

Source: Financial Infrastructure, Group Interests, and Capital Accumulation : Theory, Evidence, and Policy

Volume/Issue: 2003/24

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Biaggio Bossone , Sandeep Mahajan , and Farah Zahir

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2003

ISBN: 9781451844160

Keywords: Nonbank financial intermediation, Group interest, Information, Knowledge, Transaction costs, banking, banking sector, financial markets, financial sector, transaction cost

This study presents a theory of financial infrastructure - or the set of rules, institutions, and systems within which agents carry out financial transactions. It investigates the effects of financial infrastructur...

Financial Sector Reforms and Monetary Policy*

Financial Sector Reforms and Monetary Policy* »

Source: Financial Sector Reforms and Monetary Policy

Volume/Issue: 1991/127

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1991

ISBN: 9781451854947

Keywords: financial sector, central bank, demand for money, financial liberalization

In recent years a number of countries have undertaken far-reaching reforms of their financial sectors. Generally speaking, financial sector reforms aim at achieving greater flexibility of interest rates, an enhance...

Future of Asia’s Finance

Future of Asia’s Finance »

Source: Future of Asia's Finance : How Can it Meet Challenges of Demographic Change and Infrastructure Needs?

Volume/Issue: 2014/126

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ding Ding , Waikei Lam , and Shanaka Peiris

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498321082

Keywords: Demographic change, infrastructure financing, financial deepening, financial integration, capital and financial flows, bond, financial markets, financial sector development, bonds, Models with Panel Data

There is a role for Asia's financial sector to play to address the challenges associated with the region's changing demographics and infrastructure investment needs. Enhancing financial innovation and integration i...

The GATS Agreementon Financial Services

The GATS Agreementon Financial Services »

Source: 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

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...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2010 Article IV Consultation with Singapore

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2010 Article IV Consultation with Singapore »

Source: Singapore : 2010 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Singapore

Volume/Issue: 2010/226

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455207688

Keywords: exchange rate, current account, financial sector, capital flows, monetary policy

Strong policies, resilient markets, and an improved external environment have helped Singapore tide over the recession. Singapore has a strong track record of proactive and forward-looking economic policymaking. Fi...