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The Quality Effect
			: Does Financial Liberalization Improve the Allocation of Capital?

The Quality Effect : Does Financial Liberalization Improve the Allocation of Capital? »

Volume/Issue: 2004/112

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Abdul Abiad , Nienke Oomes , and Kenichi Ueda

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451853636.001

ISBN: 9781451853636

Keywords: Tobin&;amp;#x2019;s Q, financial liberalization, allocative efficiency, inequality, stock market, financial deepening, stock market turnover, stock market capitalization, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation,

The study documents evidence of a "quality effect" of financial liberalization on allocative efficiency, which is measured by the dispersion in Tobin's Q across firms. Based on a simple model, the authors predict t...

Operational Risk
			: The Sting is Still in the Tail But the Poison Dependson the Dose

Operational Risk : The Sting is Still in the Tail But the Poison Dependson the Dose »

Volume/Issue: 2007/239

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andreas Jobst

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451868036.001

ISBN: 9781451868036

Keywords: financial regulation, Basel Committee, Basel II, New Basel Capital Accord, extreme value theory, generalized extreme value (GEV) distribution, extreme value theory (EVT), generalized Pareto distribution (GPD), peak-over-threshold (POT) method, g-and-h distribution

This paper investigates the generalized parametric measurement methods of aggregate operational risk in compliance with the regulatory capital standards for operational risk in the New Basel Capital Accord ("Basel...