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Global Spillovers into Domestic Bond Markets in Emerging Market Economies

Author/Editor: Laura Jaramillo, Anke Weber.

Release Date: December, 2013

Price: $18.00

While fiscal conditions remain healthier than in advanced economies, emerging economies continue to be exposed to negative spillovers if global conditions were to become less favorable. This paper more...



The Special Data Dissemination Standard: Guide for Subscribers and Users

Release Date: December, 2013

Price: $30.00

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) launched the data standards initiatives to enhance member countries’ data transparency and to promote their development of sound statistical systems. The need more...



International Corporate Governance Spillovers: Evidence from Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions

Author/Editor: Rui Albuquerque, Luis Brandao-Marques, Miguel A Ferreira, Pedro Matos.

Release Date: November, 2013

Price: $18.00

We develop and test the hypothesis that foreign direct investment promotes corporate governance spillovers in the host country. Using firm-level data on cross-border mergers and acquisitions more...



The International Monetary System: Where Are We and Where Do We Need to Go?

Author/Editor: Rakesh Mohan, Michael Debabrata Patra, Muneesh Kapur.

Release Date: November, 2013

Price: $18.00

The North Atlantic financial crisis of 2008-2009 has spurred renewed interest in reforming the international monetary system, which has been malfunctioning in many aspects. Large and volatile capital more...



Global Financial Stablity Report, October 2013 : Transition Challenges to Stability

Release Date: October, 2013

Price: $68.00

The October 2013 Global Financial Stability Report examines current risks facing the global financial system at it undergoes a series of transitions along the path toward greater financial stability. more...



International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2013 : Promoting a More Secure and Stable Global Economy

Release Date: October, 2013

Price: $0.00

The IMF's 2013 Annual Report chronicles the response of the institution's Executive Board and staff to the global financial crisis and other events during financial year 2013, which covers the period more...



Macroprudential Frameworks in Asia

Author/Editor: Steven A Barnett, Rodolfo Maino.

Release Date: April, 2013

Price: $25.00

This Departmental Paper portrays a cross-country dimension of macroprudential policy implementation in Asia, advancing a comprehensive overview of institutional arrangements and instruments deployed more...



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...



Tunisia : Financial System Stability Assessment

Release Date: August, 2012

Price: $18.00

The Central Bank of Tunisia's (CBT) liquidity support contributed to rapid credit growth in Tunisia and an uptick in inflation. The Tunisian economy is expected to recover gradually. Banking sector more...



Japan: Insurance Core Principles-Detailed Assessment of Observance

Release Date: August, 2012

Price: $18.00

Japan: Oversight and Supervision of Financial Market Infrastructures (FMIs) - Technical Note

Release Date: August, 2012

Price: $18.00

Japan: IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation - Detailed Assessment of Implementation

Release Date: August, 2012

Price: $18.00

Japan: Financial Sector Stability Assessment Update

Release Date: August, 2012

Price: $18.00

Bond Yields in Emerging Economies: It Matters What State You Are In

Author/Editor: Laura Jaramillo, Anke Weber.

Release Date: August, 2012

Price: $18.00

While many studies have looked into the determinants of yields on externally issued sovereign bonds of emerging economies, analysis of domestically issued bonds has hitherto been limited, despite more...



Effects of Culture on Firm Risk-Taking: A Cross-Country and Cross-Industry Analysis

Author/Editor: Roxana Mihet.

Release Date: August, 2012

Price: $18.00

This paper investigates the effects of national culture on firm risk-taking, using a comprehensive dataset covering 50,000 firms in 400 industries in 51 countries. Risk-taking is found to be higher more...



Private Information, Capital Flows, and Exchange Rates

Author/Editor: Jacob Gyntelberg, Mico Loretan, Subhanij Tientip.

Release Date: August, 2012

Price: $18.00

We demonstrate empirically that not all capital flows influence exchange rates equally: Capital flows induced by foreign investors’ stock market transactions have both an economically more...



Exchange Rate Fluctuations and International Portfolio Rebalancing in Thailand

Author/Editor: Jacob Gyntelberg, Mico Loretan, Subhanij Tientip.

Release Date: August, 2012

Price: $18.00

We present empirical evidence that the Thai baht’s value is driven in part by investors’ cross-border equity portfolio rebalancing decisions. Our results are based on comprehensive more...



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