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Managing Risks in Financial Market Development

Managing Risks in Financial Market Development »

Source: Managing Risks in Financial Market Development : The Role of Sequencing

Volume/Issue: 2003/116

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2003

ISBN: 9781451853957

Keywords: sequencing, bond, money market, financial institutions, Financial Institutions and Services,

This paper proposes an integrated and risk-based approach to the sequencing and coordination of reforms to develop domestic financial markets. The paper argues that there is a hierarchy of financial markets that re...

Capital Account Convertibility and Risk Management in India

Capital Account Convertibility and Risk Management in India »

Source: Capital Account Convertibility and Risk Management in India

Volume/Issue: 2007/251

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Amadou Sy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2007

ISBN: 9781451868142

Keywords: capital markets, government securities, financial institutions, liberalization,

This paper takes a closer look at the prudential and regulatory measures needed to prepare India's financial system to manage the risks arising from fuller capital account convertibility (FCAC). The paper contribut...

The Investment Technology of Foreign and Domestic Institutional Investors in an Emerging Market

The Investment Technology of Foreign and Domestic Institutional Investors in an Emerging Market »

Source: The Investment Technology of Foreign and Domestic Institutional Investors in an Emerging Market

Volume/Issue: 2013/90

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ila Patnaik , and Ajay Shah

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 April 2013

ISBN: 9781484335567

Keywords: Institutional Investor, Foreign Investors, Domestic Institutional Investors, foreign ownership, foreign investor, General,

The literature on the investment technology of foreign versus domestic investors has inconclusive results. This paper revisits the question, with a focus on decomposing portfolio performance into asset allocation a...

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2013/224

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rakesh Mohan , Michael Patra , and Muneesh Kapur

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 November 2013

ISBN: 9781475514148

Keywords: currency internationalization, capital inflows, capital account liberalization, net capital, net capital flows, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Policy Coordination and Transmission, International Institutional Arrangements,

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 flows have pro...

Rethinking the Governance of the International Monetary Fund

Rethinking the Governance of the International Monetary Fund »

Source: Rethinking the Governance of the International Monetary Fund

Volume/Issue: 2006/273

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Abbas Mirakhor , and Iqbal Zaidi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2006

ISBN: 9781451865332

Keywords: International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, voting, exchange rates, capital flows, International Economic Order,

This paper attempts to set out the principal issues that need to be resolved in formulating a proposal for quotas and voice reform in the IMF that could command broad support. Following John Rawls, we argue that "j...

Financial Market Implications of India's Pension Reform

Financial Market Implications of India's Pension Reform »

Source: Financial Market Implications of India's Pension Reform

Volume/Issue: 2007/85

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Helene Poirson Ward

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2007

ISBN: 9781451866490

Keywords: pension, bonds, pension funds, pension fund, pension reform, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

India's planned pension reform will set up a proper regulatory framework for the pension industry and open up the sector to private fund managers. Drawing on international experiences, the paper highlights pre-cond...

Food Prices and Political Instability

Food Prices and Political Instability »

Source: Food Prices and Political Instability

Volume/Issue: 2011/62

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rabah Arezki , and Markus Bruckner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2011

ISBN: 9781455221066

Keywords: Conflict, Political Institutions, food price, food production, food insecurity, food consumption, Economic Systems: General, General,

We examine the effects that variations in the international food prices have on democracy and intra-state conflict using panel data for over 120 countries during the period 1970-2007. Our main finding is that in Lo...

Primary Dealers in Government Securities

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Source: Primary Dealers in Government Securities : Policy Issues and Selected Countries Experience

Volume/Issue: 2003/45

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): George Iden , and Marco Arnone

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2003

ISBN: 9781451846492

Keywords: Primary dealers, government securities, central bank, securities market, government securities market, open market operations, Financial Institutions and Services,

In many countries, authorities have designated a group of financial firms as the principal intermediaries in the government securities market-referred to as "primary dealers" or a "primary dealer system." This pape...

Policies, Enforcement, and Customs Evasion

Policies, Enforcement, and Customs Evasion »

Source: Policies, Enforcement, and Customs Evasion : Evidence from India

Volume/Issue: 2007/60

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Prachi Mishra , Arvind Subramanian , and Petia Topalova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2007

ISBN: 9781451866247

Keywords: Customs evasion, enforcement, institutions, customs, import value, export value, exporting countries, customs administration, Illegal Behavior and the Enforcement of Law,

We examine the effect of tariff policies on evasion of customs duties, in the context of the trade reform in India of the 1990s. We exploit the variation in tariff rates across time and products to identify the eva...

Should Banks Be Narrowed?

Should Banks Be Narrowed? »

Source: Should Banks Be Narrowed?

Volume/Issue: 2001/159

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Biaggio Bossone

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2001

ISBN: 9781451857672

Keywords: narrow banking, nonbanks, banking, deposit insurance, bank deposits, financial stability, General Financial Markets, Financial Institutions And Services,

Over the past seventy years, the proposal to narrow the scope of banks has occurred more and more frequently in financial debates and research. Narrow banking would prevent deposit-issuing banks from lending to the...