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Transparency and Ambiguity in Central Bank Safety Net Operations

Transparency and Ambiguity in Central Bank Safety Net Operations »

Volume/Issue: 1997/138

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Charles Enoch

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451930115.001

ISBN: 9781451930115

Keywords: Safety nets, transparency, ambiguity, lender-of-last-resort, banking, deposit insurance, bank failure, banking sector, banking crisis

To mitigate the risks of contagion from problems arising in the banking sector, many countries operate some form of banking sector safety net. Such safety nets generally involve a judicious mixture of transparency...

What Causes Firms to Hide Output? the Determinants of Informality

What Causes Firms to Hide Output? the Determinants of Informality »

Volume/Issue: 2005/160

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gabriela Inchauste , Mark Gradstein , and Era Dabla-Norris

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451861792.001

ISBN: 9781451861792

Keywords: determinants, institutions, survey, business environment, regulatory burden, probability, firm size, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: Firm, Education: Other, institution,

In many developing countries, a significant part of economic activity takes place in the informal sector. Earlier work has examined the determinants of the size of the informal sector, focusing separately on factor...

Islamic Financial Institutions and Products in the Global Financial System
			: Key Issues in Risk Management and Challenges Ahead

Islamic Financial Institutions and Products in the Global Financial System : Key Issues in Risk Management and Challenges Ahead »

Volume/Issue: 2002/192

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451859775.001

ISBN: 9781451859775

Keywords: risk management. Islamic Financial Services Board, islamic banks, banking, mudaraba, islamic bank, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation, Comparative Analysis of Economic Systems, Islamic Financial Services Board,

The provision and use of financial services and products that conform to Islamic religious principles pose special challenges for the identification, measurement, monitoring, and control of underlying risks. Effect...

The Japanese Banking Crisis of the 1990's
			: Sources and Lessons

The Japanese Banking Crisis of the 1990's : Sources and Lessons »

Volume/Issue: 2000/7

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Woo , and Akihiro Kanaya

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451842401.001

ISBN: 9781451842401

Keywords: Banking Crisis, Bank Restructuring, banking, financial institutions, bank of japan, deposit insurance

For a large part of the past decade, Japan has witnessed a steady deterioration in the health of its banking system. This paper examines what went wrong and why it has taken so long for the system to recover. While...

Interest Rate Determination in Lebanon

Interest Rate Determination in Lebanon »

Source: Interest Rate Determination in Lebanon

Volume/Issue: 2006/94

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tushar Poddar , Mangal Goswami , Juan Sole , and Victor Echévarria Icaza

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2006

ISBN: 9781451863543

Keywords: eurobonds, international reserves, deposit rates, eurobond

This paper seeks to understand how interest rates are formed in Lebanon, by focusing on the pass-through from benchmark rates, prevailing liquidity conditions, and the main characteristics of the Lebanese economy,...

Iran

Iran »

Source: Iran : The Chronicles of the Subsidy Reform

Volume/Issue: 2011/167

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dominique Guillaume , Roman Zytek , and Mohammad Reza Farzin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2011

ISBN: 9781462303212

Keywords: subsidy, oil dividend, prices, subsidies, payments, credit, Socialist Institutions and Their Transitions: General, Energy: General,

On December 18, 2010, Iran increased domestic energy and agricultural prices by up to 20 times, making it the first major oil-exporting country to reduce substantially implicit energy subsidies. This paper reviews...

Islamic Banking

Islamic Banking »

Source: 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

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...

Islamic Financial Institutions and Products in the Global Financial System

Islamic Financial Institutions and Products in the Global Financial System »

Source: Islamic Financial Institutions and Products in the Global Financial System : Key Issues in Risk Management and Challenges Ahead

Volume/Issue: 2002/192

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2002

ISBN: 9781451859775

Keywords: risk management. Islamic Financial Services Board, islamic banks, banking, mudaraba, islamic bank, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation, Comparative Analysis of Economic Systems, Islamic Financial Services Board,

The provision and use of financial services and products that conform to Islamic religious principles pose special challenges for the identification, measurement, monitoring, and control of underlying risks. Effect...

Issues in Interest Rate Management and Liberalization1/

Issues in Interest Rate Management and Liberalization1/ »

Source: 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

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...

The Japanese Banking Crisis of the 1990's

The Japanese Banking Crisis of the 1990's »

Source: The Japanese Banking Crisis of the 1990's : Sources and Lessons

Volume/Issue: 2000/7

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Woo , and Akihiro Kanaya

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451842401

Keywords: Banking Crisis, Bank Restructuring, banking, financial institutions, bank of japan, deposit insurance

For a large part of the past decade, Japan has witnessed a steady deterioration in the health of its banking system. This paper examines what went wrong and why it has taken so long for the system to recover. While...