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Banking Crises
			: Cases and Issues

Banking Crises : Cases and Issues »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1991

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557751874.071

ISBN: 9781557751874

Keywords: financial institutions, financial system, central bank, banking system

The condition of banking systems in developing countries strongly influences the design and effectiveness of economic adjustment policies. Bank portfolio weakness can limit the flexibility of interest rate policy,...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Banking Crises : Cases and Issues

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1991

ISBN: 9781557751874

Keywords: financial institutions, financial system, central bank, banking system

The condition of banking systems in developing countries strongly influences the design and effectiveness of economic adjustment policies. Bank portfolio weakness can limit the flexibility of interest rate policy,...

4 Crisis in the Financial Sector and the Authorities’ Reaction: The Philippines

4 Crisis in the Financial Sector and the Authorities’ Reaction: The Philippines »

Source: Banking Crises : Cases and Issues

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1991

ISBN: 9781557751874

Keywords: financial institutions, financial system, central bank, banking system

Between 1981 and the middle of 1987, the Philippine economy faced a major crisis in the financial sector. Three commercial banks, 128 rural banks, and 32 thrift institutions failed, and 2 other private banks...

5 Distressed Financial Institutions in Thailand: Structural Weaknesses, Support Operations, and Economic Consequences

5 Distressed Financial Institutions in Thailand: Structural Weaknesses, Support Operations, and Economic Consequences »

Source: Banking Crises : Cases and Issues

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1991

ISBN: 9781557751874

Keywords: financial institutions, financial system, central bank, banking system

This chapter is one in a series of examinations of experiences with financial crises in different countries. Although each of these experiences reflects country-specific factors, each also provides general b...

International Trade in Services
			: Implications for the Fund

International Trade in Services : Implications for the Fund »

Volume/Issue: 2003/6

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Natalia Tamirisa , Alexander Lehmann , and Jaroslaw Wieczorek

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451972207.003

ISBN: 9781451972207

Keywords: International trade, international services trade, coherence, WTO, trade in services, services trade, services sectors, financial services, international trade in services,

This paper reviews the characteristics of international trade in services and of the World Trade Organization’s General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) framework, which was established to regulate it....

The Optimal Level of International Reserves for Emerging Market Countries
			: Formulas and Applications

The Optimal Level of International Reserves for Emerging Market Countries : Formulas and Applications »

Volume/Issue: 2006/229

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Romain Ranciere , and Olivier Jeanne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451864892.001

ISBN: 9781451864892

Keywords: Balance of Payments Crises, probability, domestic absorption, calibration, short-term debt, external debt,

We present a model of the optimal level of international reserves for a small open economy that is vulnerable to sudden stops in capital flows. Reserves allow the country to smooth domestic absorption in response t...

International Trade in Services

International Trade in Services »

Source: International Trade in Services : Implications for the Fund

Volume/Issue: 2003/6

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Natalia Tamirisa , Alexander Lehmann , and Jaroslaw Wieczorek

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2003

ISBN: 9781451972207

Keywords: International trade, international services trade, coherence, WTO, trade in services, services trade, services sectors, financial services, international trade in services,

This paper reviews the characteristics of international trade in services and of the World Trade Organization’s General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) framework, which was established to regulate it....

1 Issues in Recent Banking Crises

1 Issues in Recent Banking Crises »

Source: Banking Crises : Cases and Issues

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1991

ISBN: 9781557751874

Keywords: financial institutions, financial system, central bank, banking system

This chapter examines recent experiences with banking crises in seven countries—Argentina, Chile, Malaysia, Philippines, Spain, Thailand, and Uruguay—focusing on the linkages between macroeconomic conditions...

6 Liberalization and Financial Crisis in Uruguay, 1974–87

6 Liberalization and Financial Crisis in Uruguay, 1974–87 »

Source: Banking Crises : Cases and Issues

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1991

ISBN: 9781557751874

Keywords: financial institutions, financial system, central bank, banking system

In 1982, a severe crisis emerged in the Uruguayan financial sector. This crisis undermined the country’s financial stability and had far-reaching implications for the banking structure and the real economy i...

3 Liberalization, Crisis, Intervention: The Chilean Financial System, 1975–85

3 Liberalization, Crisis, Intervention: The Chilean Financial System, 1975–85 »

Source: Banking Crises : Cases and Issues

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1991

ISBN: 9781557751874

Keywords: financial institutions, financial system, central bank, banking system

In the mid-1970s, the Government of Chile undertook a comprehensive program of economic liberalization. A central component of this program, particularly after 1977, was a drastic overhaul and deregulation o...