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Source: Spain : IAIS Insurance Core Principles: Detailed Assessment of Observance

Volume/Issue: 2012/139

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 June 2012

ISBN: 9781475504262

Keywords: risk management, reinsurance, internal controls, life insurance, policyholders

This paper provides an update on the significant regulatory and supervisory development in the Spanish insurance sector since 2006. The Spanish authorities have taken steps to address a number of shortcomings ident...

Euro-Area Banking At the Crossroads

Euro-Area Banking At the Crossroads »

Source: Euro-Area Banking At the Crossroads

Volume/Issue: 2001/28

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Agnes Belaisch , Joaquim Levy , Laura Kodres , and Angel Ubide

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2001

ISBN: 9781451844665

Keywords: Banking mergers, too big too fail, banking, banking system, banking sector, financial stability, financial institutions, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

This paper analyses the process of disintermediation, the progress in consolidation, the impact of new technologies, and the role of ownership and control structures for the euro area banking sector. The impact of...

Three Cycles

Three Cycles »

Source: Three Cycles : Housing, Credit, and Real Activity

Volume/Issue: 2009/231

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Natalia Tamirisa , Alain Kabundi , Deniz Igan , Francisco Nadal De Simone , and Marcelo Pinheiro

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2009

ISBN: 9781451873788

Keywords: Macro-financial linkages, house prices, business cycle, lead, spillovers,

We examine the characteristics and comovement of cycles in house prices, credit, real activity and interest rates in advanced economies during the past 25 years, using a dynamic generalized factor model. House pric...

Chapter 5: Is the Fund a Trusted Advisor?

Chapter 5: Is the Fund a Trusted Advisor? »

Source: The Role of the IMF as Trusted Advisor : The Role of the IMF as Trusted Advisor

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2013

ISBN: 9781475573091

Keywords: monetary fund, emerging markets, confidentiality, risk assessments, policy frameworks

20. How well does the Fund perform with regard to the criteria outlined above? Given the complexity of the issue, there is no simple answer. Based on evidence from both the interviews and surveys of country...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: The Role of the IMF as Trusted Advisor : The Role of the IMF as Trusted Advisor

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2013

ISBN: 9781475573091

Keywords: monetary fund, emerging markets, confidentiality, risk assessments, policy frameworks

The IMF carries out its mandate to foster macroeconomic stability and thereby facilitate prosperity by promoting the adoption of sound policies and international cooperation. Ultimately, the means to achieve these...