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Wider Economic Benefits of Transport Corridors : Evidence from International Development Organizations (English)

This paper collects meta data on transport corridor projects financed by the Asian Development Bank, Japan International Cooperation Agency, and World Bank and links them to one important wider economic benefit -- local economic activity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9057 NOV 13, 2019

Alam,Muneeza Mehmood; Herrera Dappe,Matias; Melecky,Martin; Goldblatt,Ran Philip Disclosed

Interest Rate Pass-Through : A Meta-Analysis of the Literature (English)

The interest rate pass-through describes how changes in a reference rate (the monetary policy, money market, or T-bill rate) transmit to bank lending rates. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8713 JAN 18, 2019

Gregora,Jiri; Melecky,Ales; Melecky,Martin Disclosed

The Web of Transport Corridors in South Asia (English)

This report aims to balance the political economy and geopolitics of transport corridors with sound empirical analysis. Its goal is to empower key stakeholders like policy makers, economic advisors, businesses, and civil society organizations in assessing socioeconomic benefits when considering the idea of investing in a transport corridor. ... See More +

Publication 129571 AUG 10, 2018

Melecky,Martin; Goswami,Arjun; Okamura,Akio; Overfield,Duncan Disclosed

Wider economic benefits of investments in transport corridors and the role of complementary policies (English)

This paper estimates the impact of the Golden Quadrilateral and North-South-East-West Highways in India on welfare, social inclusion, and environmental quality. ... See More +

WPS8350 FEB 21, 2018

Melecky,Martin; Sharma,Siddharth; Subhash,Hari Disclosed

Financial sector strategies and financial sector outcomes : do the strategies perform? (English)

Financial sector strategies enable financial policy makers and stakeholders to take a holistic view of the financial development needs in their country and formulate balanced financial policies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8315 JAN 23, 2018

Melecky,Martin; Podpiera,Anca Maria Disclosed

Transport corridors and their wider economic benefits : a critical review of the literature (English)

Transport corridors can generate wider economic benefits and costs through their effects on a potentially diverse set of development outcomes, such as economic growth, poverty, jobs, equity, environmental quality, and economic resilience. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8302 JAN 17, 2018

Roberts,Mark; Melecky,Martin; Bougna Lonla,Theophile; Xu,Yan Disclosed

Appraisal econometrics for proposed transport corridors : optimal placement, intervention design, and wider economic benefits (English)

Transport corridors to stimulate regional integration and trade have become a popular development tool. But when they fail to generate the expected wider economic benefits, they can become wasteful or unequitable investments. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8269 DEC 11, 2017

Melecky,Martin Disclosed

Risks and returns : managing financial trade-offs for inclusive growth in Europe and Central Asia (English)

During the 1990s, Emerging Europe and Central Asia (ECA) chose a model of rapid financial development emphasizing bank credit expansion often funded by foreign capital. ... See More +

Publication 110764 NOV 01, 2016

Gould,David Michael; Melecky,Martin Disclosed

Risks and returns : managing financial trade-offs for inclusive growth in Europe and Central Asia (Vol. 2) (Russian)

During the 1990s, Emerging Europe and Central Asia (ECA) chose a model of rapid financial development emphasizing bank credit expansion often funded by foreign capital. ... See More +

Publication 110764 NOV 01, 2016

Gould,David Michael; Melecky,Martin Disclosed

The Nexus of financial inclusion and financial stability : a study of trade-offs and synergies (English)

Policy makers and regulators have devoted much effort to reforms aimed at improving financial stability in response to lessons from the 2007-09 crisis. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7722 JUN 21, 2016

Cihak,Martin; Mare,Davide Salvatore; Melecky,Martin Disclosed

Financial policy in practice : benchmarking financial sector strategies around the world (English)

Policy makers use financial sector strategies to formulate a holistic policy for the national financial system. This paper examines and rates financial sector strategies around the world on how well they formulate development targets, arrangements for systemic risk management, and implementing plans. ... See More +

Journal Article 100205 JUL 11, 2015

Maimbo,Samuel Munzele; Melecky,Martin Disclosed

Placing Bank supervision in the Central Bank : implications for financial stability based on evidence from the global crisis (English)

Although keeping bank supervision independent from macroprudential supervision may ensure more checks and balances, placing bank supervision in the central bank could exploit synergies with macroprudential supervision. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7320 JUN 22, 2015

Melecky,Martin; Podpiera,Anca Maria Disclosed

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Concept Stage) - KZ Competitiveness and Access to Finance - P147705 (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet ISDSC7389 FEB 14, 2014

Melecky,Martin

Project Information Document (Concept Stage) - KZ Competitiveness and Access to Finance - P147705 (English)

Project Information Document PIDC2885 FEB 11, 2014

Melecky,Martin

Fiscal responses after catastrophes and the enabling role of financial development (English)

Natural disasters may constitute a major shock to public finances and debt sustainability because of their impact on output and the need for government response with reconstruction and relief expenses. ... See More +

Journal Article 112418 JAN 20, 2014

Melecky,Martin; Raddatz,Raddatz Disclosed

Financial sector policy in practice : benchmarking financial sector strategies around the world (English)

Policy makers use financial sector strategies to formulate a holistic policy for their national financial sectors. This paper examines and rates financial sector strategies around the world based on how well they formulate development targets, arrangements for systemic risk management, and implementation plans. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6746 JAN 01, 2014

Maimbo, Samuel Munzele; Melecky, Martin Disclosed

Financial inclusion for financial stability : access to bank deposits and the growth of deposits in the Global Financial Crisis (English)

In crisis times, depositors get anxious, can run on banks, and withdraw their deposits. Correlated withdrawals of bank deposits could be mitigated if bank deposits are more diversified, that is, held by more individuals. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6577 AUG 01, 2013

Han, Rui; Melecky, Martin Disclosed

Equilibrium credit : the reference point for macroprudential supervisors (English)

Equilibrium credit is an important concept because it helps identify excessive credit provision. This paper proposes a two-stage approach to determine equilibrium credit. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6358 FEB 01, 2013

Buncic, Daniel; Melecky, Martin Disclosed

Macroprudential stress testing of credit risk : a practical approach for policy makers (English)

Drawing on the lessons from the global financial crisis and especially from its impact on the banking systems of Eastern Europe, the paper proposes a new practical approach to macroprudential stress testing. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5936 JAN 01, 2012

Buncic, Daniel; Melecky, Martin Disclosed

How do governments respond after catastrophes ? natural-disaster shocks and the fiscal stance (English)

Natural disasters could constitute a major shock to public finances and debt sustainability because of their impact on output and the need for reconstruction and relief expenses. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5564 FEB 01, 2011

Melecky, Martin; Raddatz, Claudio Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Wider Economic Benefits of Transport Corridors : Evidence from International Development Organizations (English)
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NOV 13, 2019 WPS9057 Policy Research Working Paper
Interest Rate Pass-Through : A Meta-Analysis of the Literature (English)
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JAN 18, 2019 WPS8713 Policy Research Working Paper
The Web of Transport Corridors in South Asia (English)
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AUG 10, 2018 129571 Publication
Wider economic benefits of investments in transport corridors and the role of complementary policies (English)
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FEB 21, 2018 WPS8350
Financial sector strategies and financial sector outcomes : do the strategies perform? (English)
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JAN 23, 2018 WPS8315 Policy Research Working Paper
Transport corridors and their wider economic benefits : a critical review of the literature (English)
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JAN 17, 2018 WPS8302 Policy Research Working Paper
Appraisal econometrics for proposed transport corridors : optimal placement, intervention design, and wider economic benefits (English)
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DEC 11, 2017 WPS8269 Policy Research Working Paper
Risks and returns : managing financial trade-offs for inclusive growth in Europe and Central Asia (English)
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NOV 01, 2016 110764 Publication
Risks and returns : managing financial trade-offs for inclusive growth in Europe and Central Asia (Vol. 2) (Russian)
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NOV 01, 2016 110764 Publication
The Nexus of financial inclusion and financial stability : a study of trade-offs and synergies (English)
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JUN 21, 2016 WPS7722 Policy Research Working Paper
Financial policy in practice : benchmarking financial sector strategies around the world (English)
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JUL 11, 2015 100205 Journal Article
Placing Bank supervision in the Central Bank : implications for financial stability based on evidence from the global crisis (English)
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JUN 22, 2015 WPS7320 Policy Research Working Paper
Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Concept Stage) - KZ Competitiveness and Access to Finance - P147705 (English)
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FEB 14, 2014 ISDSC7389 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Project Information Document (Concept Stage) - KZ Competitiveness and Access to Finance - P147705 (English)
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FEB 11, 2014 PIDC2885 Project Information Document
Fiscal responses after catastrophes and the enabling role of financial development (English)
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JAN 20, 2014 112418 Journal Article
Financial sector policy in practice : benchmarking financial sector strategies around the world (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 WPS6746 Policy Research Working Paper
Financial inclusion for financial stability : access to bank deposits and the growth of deposits in the Global Financial Crisis (English)
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AUG 01, 2013 WPS6577 Policy Research Working Paper
Equilibrium credit : the reference point for macroprudential supervisors (English)
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FEB 01, 2013 WPS6358 Policy Research Working Paper
Macroprudential stress testing of credit risk : a practical approach for policy makers (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 WPS5936 Policy Research Working Paper
How do governments respond after catastrophes ? natural-disaster shocks and the fiscal stance (English)
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FEB 01, 2011 WPS5564 Policy Research Working Paper