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

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Source: 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

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...

Macroeconomic Model Spillovers and  Their Discontents1

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Source: 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

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 Mozambique1

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Source: 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

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 »

Source: 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

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...

The Nordic Banking Crises

The Nordic Banking Crises »

Source: 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

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 »

Source: 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

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...

Transparency and Ambiguity in Central Bank Safety Net Operations

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Source: 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

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

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Source: 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

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...

What Explains Private Saving in Mexico?1

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Source: What Explains Private Saving in Mexico?

Volume/Issue: 2006/191

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrew Swiston , and Ales Bulir

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2006

ISBN: 9781451864519

Keywords: private saving, Ricardian equivalence, dependency ratio, pension, domestic saving,

This paper examines the factors influencing Mexico's private saving rate. Cross-country analysis finds that Mexico's private saving is somewhat higher than could be explained by its fundamentals, but lower than in...