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Argentina: Detailed Assessment of Observance of IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation

Release Date: September, 2012

Price: $18.00

Argentina: Detailed Assessment of Observance of Principles for Insurance Supervision

Release Date: September, 2012

Price: $18.00

Chile: Selected Issues

Release Date: September, 2012

Price: $18.00

Brazil's Capital Market : Current Status and Issues for Further Development

Author/Editor: Joonkyu Park.

Release Date: September, 2012

Price: $18.00

Capital market development in Brazil is a key policy issue going forward to foster savings, investment and absorptive capacity in a context of prospects for sizable capital flows in the medium term. more...



Brazil: Financial System Stability Assessment

Release Date: July, 2012

Price: $18.00

Brazil: Selected Issues Paper

Release Date: July, 2012

Price: $18.00

Leverage? What Leverage? A Deep Dive into the U.S. Flow of Funds in Search of Clues to the Global Crisis

Author/Editor: Ashok Vir Bhatia, Tamim Bayoumi.

Release Date: June, 2012

Price: $18.00

This paper questions the view that leverage should have forewarned us of the global financial crisis of 2007-09, pointing to several gearing indicators that were neither useful portents of the onset more...



Revisiting Risk-Weighted Assets

Author/Editor: Vanessa Le Leslé, Sofiya Avramova.

Release Date: March, 2012

Price: $18.00

In this paper, we provide an overview of the concerns surrounding the variations in the calculation of risk-weighted assets (RWAs) across banks and jurisdictions and how this might undermine the more...



Dominica - Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility - Staff Report and Press Release

Release Date: February, 2012

Price: $18.00

The Valuation Effects of Geographic Diversification: Evidence from U.S. Banks

Author/Editor: Martin Goetz, Luc Laeven, Ross Levine.

Release Date: February, 2012

Price: $18.00

This paper assesses the impact of the geographic diversification of bank holding company (BHC) assets across the United States on their market valuations. Using two novel identification strategies more...



Canada: Selected Issues Paper

Release Date: December, 2011

Price: $18.00

St.Vincent and the Grenadines: Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation

Release Date: December, 2011

Price: $18.00

Are there Spillover Effects From Munis?

Author/Editor: Bertrand Candelon, Rabah Arezki, Amadou N. R. Sy.

Release Date: December, 2011

Price: $18.00

This paper studies the spillover effects both within the bond markets for individual U.S. states and between the latter and the market for U.S. Treasury securities. We perform the Forbes and Rigobon more...



Developments in Financial Supervision and the Use of Macroprudential Measures in Central America

Author/Editor: Mynor Meza, Fernando L Delgado.

Release Date: December, 2011

Price: $18.00

Improvements in financial regulation and supervision in the Central American region (CAPDR) have strengthened financial stability. Prudential instruments with potential macroeconomic effects have more...



The Policy Interest-Rate Pass-Through in Central America

Author/Editor: Stephanie Medina Cas, Alejandro Carrion-Menendez, Florencia Frantischek.

Release Date: October, 2011

Price: $18.00

Several Central American (CADR) central banks with independent monetary policies have adopted policy interest rates as their main instrument to signal their monetary policy stances, often in the more...



Improving the Monetary Policy Frameworks in Central America

Author/Editor: Stephanie Medina Cas, Alejandro Carrion-Menendez, Florencia Frantischek.

Release Date: October, 2011

Price: $18.00

Several Central American (CADR) countries with independent monetary policies are strengthening their monetary frameworks and some have implemented or are moving towards inflation targeting (IT) more...



Incorporating Financial Sector Risk Into Monetary Policy Models : Application to Chile

Author/Editor: Leonardo Luna, Dale F. Gray, Jorge Restrepo, Carlos Garcia.

Release Date: September, 2011

Price: $18.00

This paper builds a model of financial sector vulnerability and integrates it into a macroeconomic framework, typically used for monetary policy analysis. The main question to be answered with the more...



Chile : Financial System Stability Assessment

Release Date: August, 2011

Price: $18.00

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff more...



Trinidad and Tobago: Selected Issues

Release Date: March, 2011

Price: $18.00

Paraguay : Fourth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Request for Reduction and Rephasing of Access: Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Paraguay

Release Date: June, 2008

Price: $18.00

The recent tightening of credit conditions in segments of mature financial markets abroad has not had an impact on Paraguay. The current mix of macroeconomic policies combined with favorable external more...



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