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6 Insurance in the Development of Financial Services Policy Implications and Issues for a Research Program

6 Insurance in the Development of Financial Services Policy Implications and Issues for a Research Program »

Source: Financial Risks, Stability, and Globalization

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060128

Keywords: Financial stability, Risk premium, banking, financial system, financial sector, regulation, financial institutions

A Field of Opportunities and Contradictions Insurance is a field offering extraordinary commercial, cultural, and intellectual opportunities, but the terrain is also mined with contr...

7 On the Welfare Costs of Systemic Risk, Financial Instability, and Financial Crises

7 On the Welfare Costs of Systemic Risk, Financial Instability, and Financial Crises »

Source: Financial Risks, Stability, and Globalization

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060128

Keywords: Financial stability, Risk premium, banking, financial system, financial sector, regulation, financial institutions

In 1986, when the mammoth nuclear reactor at Chernobyl in the Ukraine broke down, the damage was immeasurable. Initially, some 30 people were killed; more than 200 people were serio...

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Source: Financial Risks, Stability, and Globalization

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060128

Keywords: Financial stability, Risk premium, banking, financial system, financial sector, regulation, financial institutions

The Hamada paper is an interesting attempt to discuss the costs of severe financial crises. The paper’s broad scope—embracing payment system problems, electronic networks, currency...

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Source: Financial Risks, Stability, and Globalization

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060128

Keywords: Financial stability, Risk premium, banking, financial system, financial sector, regulation, financial institutions

Professor Hamada has written a paper in which he has tried to cover a varied set of issues of great importance when discussing the welfare cost of systemic risk, financial instabili...

8 Assessing the Ability of a Financial System to Withstand Financial Stress: A Market Perspective

8 Assessing the Ability of a Financial System to Withstand Financial Stress: A Market Perspective »

Source: Financial Risks, Stability, and Globalization

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060128

Keywords: Financial stability, Risk premium, banking, financial system, financial sector, regulation, financial institutions

“Assessing the Ability of a Financial System to Withstand Financial Stress” is an interesting and somewhat challenging topic for a rating agency professional such as myself, since t...

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Source: Financial Risks, Stability, and Globalization

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060128

Keywords: Financial stability, Risk premium, banking, financial system, financial sector, regulation, financial institutions

I appreciate the opportunity to participate in this seminar. The subject is of great interest to the Institute of International Finance (IIF) and its member firms. My handicap is th...

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Source: Financial Risks, Stability, and Globalization

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060128

Keywords: Financial stability, Risk premium, banking, financial system, financial sector, regulation, financial institutions

There is a wealth of interesting material in Mr. Mahoney’s paper. He has been very open and frank in letting us see how Moody’s assesses financial stress. I agree with much of what...

9 Safety-First Monetary and Financial Policies for Emerging Economies

9 Safety-First Monetary and Financial Policies for Emerging Economies »

Source: Financial Risks, Stability, and Globalization

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060128

Keywords: Financial stability, Risk premium, banking, financial system, financial sector, regulation, financial institutions

Recent crises have highlighted the need for countries to adopt safety-first strategies rather than adopting strategies that might maximize short-term growth. In this paper, I consid...

10 The Central Bank’s Role in Fostering Financial System Stability: A Canadian Perspective

10 The Central Bank’s Role in Fostering Financial System Stability: A Canadian Perspective »

Source: Financial Risks, Stability, and Globalization

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060128

Keywords: Financial stability, Risk premium, banking, financial system, financial sector, regulation, financial institutions

It is a pleasure to be back at the International Monetary Fund where I spent nearly 24 years. Throughout my time here, issues of financial stability figured importantly in many of t...

11 Dynamic Inconsistency of Capital Forbearance Long-Run Versus Short-Run Effects of Too-Big-to-Fail Policymaking

11 Dynamic Inconsistency of Capital Forbearance Long-Run Versus Short-Run Effects of Too-Big-to-Fail Policymaking »

Source: Financial Risks, Stability, and Globalization

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060128

Keywords: Financial stability, Risk premium, banking, financial system, financial sector, regulation, financial institutions

During the last 20 years, concepts taken from the fields of corporate finance and efficient contracting have thrown new light on issues of bank regulation. Corporate finance theory...