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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...



Asymmetric Effects of the Financial Crisis: Collateral-Based Investment-Cash Flow Sensitivity Analysis

Author/Editor: Vadim Khramov.

Release Date: April, 2012

Price: $18.00

This paper uses the financial crisis of 2008 as a natural experiment to demonstrate that when measuring investment-cash flow sensitivity, the value of a firm's assets that can be used as collateral 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...



Paraguay: Financial System Stability Assessment - Update

Release Date: July, 2011

Price: $18.00

Guyana : Selected Issues

Release Date: September, 2010

Price: $18.00

The aim is to analyze the main channels of transmission for shocks from the global economy to Guyana and assess their specific spillover magnitudes. The paper documents the transmission channels of more...



The Us Federal Debt Outlook: Reading the Tea Leaves (Pdf Download)

Release Date: March, 2010

Price: $0.00

Crisis Management and Resolution for a European Banking System (Pdf Download)

Release Date: March, 2010

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Canada's Potential Growth: Another Victim of the Crisis?

Author/Editor: Marcello M Estev√£o, Evridiki Tsounta.

Release Date: January, 2010

Price: $18.00

This study investigates the impact of the current financial crisis on Canada's potential GDP growth. Using a simple accounting framework to decompose trend GDP growth into changes in capital, labor more...



Haiti : Financial System Stability Assessment, including a Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes on Banking Supervision

Release Date: March, 2008

Price: $18.00

Haiti’s financial system plays a limited role in supporting economic growth. The Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) team assessed that financial sector data are generally adequate, more...



Bermuda : Detailed Assessment Report on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Release Date: March, 2008

Price: $18.00

In the case of Bermuda, application of risk-based approaches seems particularly relevant not only to the insurance sector, but also to other types of financial and nonfinancial activities. The legal more...



Canada : Financial System Stability Assessment-Update

Release Date: February, 2008

Price: $18.00

The Canadian financial sector is among the world’s most highly developed. The five large banking groups that form the core of the system are conservatively managed and highly profitable. The more...



Mexico : Financial Sector Assessment Program Update: Detailed Assessment of Compliance with the Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision and Transparency of Banking Supervision

Release Date: May, 2007

Price: $18.00

This paper presents a Detailed Assessment of Mexico’s compliance with the Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision and Transparency of Banking Supervision. Fiscal consolidation more...



Panama : Assessment of Financial Sector Supervision and Regulation, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on the following topics: Banking Supervision, Insurance Supervision, and Securities Regulation

Release Date: February, 2007

Price: $18.00

This paper discusses key findings of the Assessment of Financial Sector Supervision and Regulation for Panama. The assessment of bank supervision showed a high degree of compliance with the Basel more...



Uruguay : Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Release Date: December, 2006

Price: $18.00

This report provides a summary of the level of observance with the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and recommendations to strengthen their observance. IMF staff reviewed the institutional more...



United States : Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes: FATF Recommendations for Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Release Date: December, 2006

Price: $15.00

This report provides a summary of the Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) measures in place in the United States on May 2006. The report describes and analyzes more...



Uruguay : Selected Issues

Release Date: December, 2006

Price: $18.00

This report includes five background studies with emphasis on vulnerabilities and growth, the focus of the 2006 Article IV Consultation with Uruguay. Stocks of key financial balance sheet more...



Mexico : Financial System Stability Assessment Update, including Summary Assessments on the Observance of Financial Sector Standards and Codes on the following topics: The Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision, and the IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation

Release Date: October, 2006

Price: $18.00

Policies implemented over the last decade have strengthened economic fundamentals and brought macroeconomic stability. Major improvements in compliance with the Basel Core Principles for Effective more...



Eastern Caribbean Currency Union : Financial System Stability Assessment, including Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes on Banking Supervision

Release Date: September, 2004

Price: $15.00

This Financial System Stability Assessment on the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) reviews overall stability assessment. The fiscal position of the governments in the region has deteriorated more...



Chile : Financial System Stability Assessment, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on the following topics: Monetary and Financial Policy Transparency, Banking Supervision, and Securities Regulation

Release Date: August, 2004

Price: $15.00

This paper highlights key findings of the Financial System Stability Assessment, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on Monetary and Financial Policy Transparency, Banking more...



Bolivia : Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes—FATF Recommendations for Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Release Date: October, 2003

Price: $15.00

Bolivia’s system to prevent and suppress money laundering fulfills most of the Financial Sanctions Related to Terrorism and Terrorist Financing (FATF) recommendations and applies to the more...



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