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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,...

Sequencing Financial Sector Reforms

Sequencing Financial Sector Reforms »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1991

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757791.071

ISBN: 9781557757791

Keywords: financial sector, banking, central bank, foreign exchange, financial institutions

Financial sector liberalization can spur economic growth and development, but reforms to liberalize the financial sector can also entail risks if they are not properly designed and implemented. One of the central q...

Prudential Supervision, Bank Restructuring, and Financial Sector Refom

Prudential Supervision, Bank Restructuring, and Financial Sector Refom »

Source: Sequencing Financial Sector Reforms

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1991

ISBN: 9781557757791

Keywords: financial sector, banking, central bank, foreign exchange, financial institutions

Recent debates on the appropriate pace of financial sector liberalization have highlighted the issue of how best to sequence the reforms of prudential supervision and bank restructu...

Financial Sector Reform and the Real Sector

Financial Sector Reform and the Real Sector »

Source: Sequencing Financial Sector Reforms

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1991

ISBN: 9781557757791

Keywords: financial sector, banking, central bank, foreign exchange, financial institutions

The experience of various countries in the aftermath of financial sector reform has been diverse. Many countries have improved economic growth and efficiency, but several others, in...

6 Sequencing Capital Account Liberalization: Lessons from Chile, Indonesia, Korea, and Thailand

6 Sequencing Capital Account Liberalization: Lessons from Chile, Indonesia, Korea, and Thailand »

Source: Sequencing Financial Sector Reforms

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1991

ISBN: 9781557757791

Keywords: financial sector, banking, central bank, foreign exchange, financial institutions

Capital account liberalization can have significant benefits for economic growth and welfare. It can improve a country’s ability to tap global savings (at a lower cost than using on...

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...

2 The Argentine Banking Crisis of 1980

2 The Argentine Banking Crisis of 1980 »

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

I. Introduction and Overview of the Literature on Argentina’s Financial Crisis In March 1980, one of the largest private banks in Argentina—Banco de Intercambio Regional (BIR)—failed...

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...

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...