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Islamic Banking
			: Issues in Prudential Regulations and Supervision

Islamic Banking : Issues in Prudential Regulations and Supervision »

Volume/Issue: 1998/30

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luca Errico , and Mitra Farahbaksh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451980417.001

ISBN: 9781451980417

Keywords: Islamic Banking, Prudential Regulations, Banking Supervision, banking, islamic banks, mudaraba

This paper analyzes the implications of Islamic precepts on banks’ structure and activities, focusing on banking supervision issues. It points out and discusses these issues in the context of a paradigm vers...

Issues in Interest Rate Management and Liberalization

Issues in Interest Rate Management and Liberalization »

Volume/Issue: 1990/12

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1990

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451925333.001

ISBN: 9781451925333

Keywords: interest rates, interest rate liberalization, money market, financial markets, financial intermediaries

This paper discusses the transition strategy from administratively set interest rates to market rates. Despite worldwide trends toward financial liberalization, few monetary authorities are prepared to accept as re...

Macroeconomic Model Spillovers and  Their Discontents

Macroeconomic Model Spillovers and Their Discontents »

Volume/Issue: 2013/4

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi , and Francis Vitek

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 January 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475519860.001

ISBN: 9781475519860

Keywords: Growth spillovers, macroeconomic models, international financial links, bond, bond yields, financial market, financial markets, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, International Policy Coordination and Transmission, Forecasting and Simulation,

The Great Recession underlined that policies in some countries can have profound spillovers elsewhere. Sadly, the solution of simulating large macroeconomic models to measure these spillovers has been found wanting...

Natural Gas, Public Investment and Debt Sustainability in Mozambique

Natural Gas, Public Investment and Debt Sustainability in Mozambique »

Volume/Issue: 2013/261

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Giovanni Melina , and Yi Xiong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484326404.001

ISBN: 9781484326404

Keywords: Debt sustainability, Public investment, DIGNAR Author&;amp;#x2019;s E-Mail, banking, banking crises, banking sector, return on equity, bank runs, General, Exhaustible Resources and Economic Development

Mozambique has great potential in natural gas reserves and if liquefied/commercialized the sum of taxes and other fiscal revenue from natural gas will, at its peak, reach roughly one third of total fiscal revenue....

Noise Traders and Herding Behavior

Noise Traders and Herding Behavior »

Volume/Issue: 1996/104

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lee Redding

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451947960.001

ISBN: 9781451947960

Keywords: noise, bond, financial markets, cash flow, bonds

Recent developments in financial economics have included many explorations into market microstructure, that is, the internal functioning of markets and the ways in which they provide liquidity to traders. An import...

Recovery Determinants of Distressed Banks
			: Regulators, Market Discipline, or the Environment?

Recovery Determinants of Distressed Banks : Regulators, Market Discipline, or the Environment? »

Volume/Issue: 2010/27

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Koetter , Tigran Poghosyan , and Thomas Kick

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451962499.001

ISBN: 9781451962499

Keywords: Bank distress, capital support, regulation, recovery, banking, deposit insurance, financial services, financial markets,

Based on detailed regulatory intervention data among German banks during 1994-2008, we test if supervisory measures affect the likelihood and the timing of bank recovery. Severe regulatory measures increase both th...

The Design of Instruments for Government Finance in an Islamic Economy

The Design of Instruments for Government Finance in an Islamic Economy »

Volume/Issue: 1998/54

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451847482.001

ISBN: 9781451847482

Keywords: Islamic banking, Treasury bills, indirect monetary instruments, rate of return, stock market, risk premium, investors, rates of return

This paper presents perhaps the most viable approach for the design of an instrument of government finance (and monetary management) in an Islamic economy where conventional transactions based on an ex-ante promise...

The Korean Financial Crisis of 1997-A Strategy of Financial Sector Reform

The Korean Financial Crisis of 1997-A Strategy of Financial Sector Reform »

Volume/Issue: 1999/28

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Angel Ubide , and Tomás Baliño

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451844641.001

ISBN: 9781451844641

Keywords: Financial crises, prudential regulations, banking supervision, financial institutions, banking, financial system, bonds, financial sector

After years of strong performance, Korea’s economy entered a crisis in 1997, owing largely to structural problems in its financial and corporate sectors. These problems emerged in the second half of that yea...

The Nordic Banking Crises
			: Pitfalls in Financial Liberalization?

The Nordic Banking Crises : Pitfalls in Financial Liberalization? »

Volume/Issue: 1995/61

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Burkhard Drees , and Ceyla Pazarbasioglu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451848113.001

ISBN: 9781451848113

Keywords: banking, bank lending, financial liberalization, savings bank, financial system

This paper examines the recent banking crises in Finland, Norway and Sweden in an attempt to draw some policy conclusions from their experiences. In all three countries, the timing of deregulation coincided with a...

The Role of the Prudential Supervision and Financial Restructuring of Banks During Transition to Indirect Instruments of Monetary Control

The Role of the Prudential Supervision and Financial Restructuring of Banks During Transition to Indirect Instruments of Monetary Control »

Volume/Issue: 1996/128

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451935455.001

ISBN: 9781451935455

Keywords: banking, banking supervision, financial restructuring, prudential supervision

This paper proposes a stylized sequencing of banking supervision and bank restructuring measures designed to complement and expedite the adoption of indirect instruments of monetary policy. Appropriate sequencing r...