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The 2007 meltdown in structured securitization : searching for lessons, not scapegoats (English)

The intensity of the crisis in financial markets has surprised nearly everyone. The authors search out the root causes of the crisis, distinguishing them from scapegoating explanations that have been used in policy circles to divert attention from the underlying breakdown of incentives. ... See More +

Journal Article 76798 FEB 17, 2010

Caprio, Gerard; Demirguc-Kunt, Asli; Kane, Edward J.

Can the unsophisticated market provide discipline? (English)

The authors question the widespread belief that market discipline on banks cannot be effective in less developed financial environments. There is no systematic tendency for low-income countries to lack the prerequisites for market discipline. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3364 AUG 01, 2004

Caprio, Gerard; Honohan, Patrick

Governance and bank valuation (English)

Which public policies and ownership structures enhance the governance of banks? The authors construct a new database on the ownership of banks internationally and then assess the ramifications of ownership, shareholder protection laws, and supervisory and regulatory policies on bank valuations. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3202 FEB 01, 2004

Caprio, Gerard; Laeven, Luc; Levine, Ross

Finance for growth : policy choices in a volatile world : Finance for growth : policy choices in a volatile world : an excerpt (Russian)

The overall impact of financial globalization on the domestic financial sector is profound. Liberalization of capital flows has effectively made domestic financial repression obsolete. ... See More +

Publication 22239 APR 30, 2003

Caprio, Gerard; Honohan, Patrick English, Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese

Banking policy and macroeconomic stability - an exploration (English)

Whether and when does banking serve to stabilize the economy? The authors view the banking system as a filter through which foreign and domestic shocks feed through to the domestic economy. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2856 JUN 30, 2002

Caprio,Gerard; Honohan, Patrick

Managing the real and fiscal effects of banking crises (English)

The study provides two recent analyses, spurred by the recent East Asian crisis, of government responses to financial distress, and, also presents a comprehensive database on systemic, and borderline banking crises. ... See More +

Publication WDP428 JAN 31, 2002

Klingbiel, Daniela; Laeven, Luc [editors]; Claesens, Stijn; Honohan, Patrick; Caprio, Gerard

Financial sector policy for developing countries : a reader (English)

The dramatic events of the late 1990s, which followed a wave of financial crises going back to the early 1980s, brought to center stage the issue of financial sector policy in developing countries. ... See More +

Publication 24907 JAN 01, 2002

Caprio, Gerard; Honohan, Patrick; Vittas, Dimitri [editors]

Finance for growth : policy choices in a volatile world : Finanzas para el crecimiento economico : opciones de politica en un mundo volatil (Spanish)

The overall impact of financial globalization on the domestic financial sector is profound. Liberalization of capital flows has effectively made domestic financial repression obsolete. ... See More +

Publication 22239 DEC 01, 2001

Caprio, Gerard; Honohan, Patrick English, Russian, Chinese, Vietnamese

Bank regulation and supervision : what works best? (English)

The authors draw on their new database on bank regulation and supervision in 107 countries to assess different governmental approaches to bank regulation and supervision and evaluate the efficacy of different regulatory and supervisory policies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2725 NOV 30, 2001

Barth, James R.; Caprio,Gerard; Levine, Ross

The regulation and supervision of banks around the world - a new database (English)

International consultants on bank regulation, and supervision for developing countries, often base their advice on how their home country does things, for lack of information on practice in other countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2588 APR 30, 2001

Barth, James R.; Caprio,Gerard; Levine, Ross

Finance for growth : policy choices in a volatile world (English)

The overall impact of financial globalization on the domestic financial sector is profound. Liberalization of capital flows has effectively made domestic financial repression obsolete. ... See More +

Publication 22239 APR 30, 2001

Caprio, Gerard; Honohan, Patrick Russian, Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese

Finance for growth : policy choices in a volatile world (Vietnamese)

The overall impact of financial globalization on the domestic financial sector is profound. Liberalization of capital flows has effectively made domestic financial repression obsolete. ... See More +

Publication 22239 APR 30, 2001

Caprio, Gerard; Honohan, Patrick English, Russian, Spanish, Chinese

Finance for growth : policy choices in a volatile world (Chinese)

The overall impact of financial globalization on the domestic financial sector is profound. Liberalization of capital flows has effectively made domestic financial repression obsolete. ... See More +

Publication 22239 JAN 01, 2001

Caprio, Gerard; Honohan, Patrick English, Russian, Spanish, Vietnamese

Banking systems around the globe : do regulation and ownership affect the performance and stability? (English)

The authors report cross-country data on commercial bank regulation and ownership in more than 60 countries. They evaluate the links between different regulatory/ownership practices in those countries and both financial sector performance and banking system stability. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2325 APR 30, 2000

Levine, Ross; Barth, James R.; Caprio, Gerard

Beyond capital ideals : restoring banking stability (English)

The authors examine why emerging markets, in particular, are susceptible to and affected by financial difficulties. They show that these difficulties have a richer, more complex structure than they are sometimes believed to have - with marked information asymmetries and substantial volatility. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2235 NOV 30, 1999

Caprio,Gerard; Honohan, Patrick

Does financial reform increase or reduce savings ? : Does financial reform increase or reduce savings? (English)

Using Principal Components, the authors construct a 25-year time series index of financial liberalization for each of eight developing countries: Chile, Ghana, Indonesia, the Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Turkey, and Zimbabwe. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2062 FEB 28, 1999

Caprio, Gerard; Honohan, Patrick; Schiantarelli, Fabio; Bandiera, Oriana

The role of long-term finance : theory and evidence (English)

Improving the supply of long-term credit to industrial firms is considered a priority for growth in developing countries. A World Bank multicounty study looks at whether a long-term credit shortage exists and, if so, whether it has had an impact on investment, productivity, and growth. ... See More +

Journal Article 76624 AUG 01, 1998

Caprio, Gerard; Demirguc-Kunt, Asli

The role of long term finance : theory and evidence (English)

The authors review the literature on term finance to place the research in context and discuss its implications for World Bank operations. Their project investigated whether industrial firms in developing countries suffer from a shortage of long-term credit and whether that shortage affects the firm's investment, productivity, and growth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1746 APR 30, 1997

Caprio,Gerard; Demirguc-Kunt, Asli

Safe and sound banking in developing countries : we're not in Kansas anymore (English)

Drawing on earlier work, the author reviews some of the salient facts about the boom in banking busts in developing countries. He then reviews policy responses taken by authorities in some of the "early" crisis countries, and considers a wider menu of responses -in particular the currently popular suggestion that promulgating an International Banking Standard would significantly improve the safety and soundness of banking systems in developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1739 MAR 31, 1997

Caprio,Gerard

The lender of last resort function under a currency board : the case of Argentina (English)

Within the current rules of the game, Argentina's central bank (BCRA) is charged with being the lender of last resort as well as providing full convertibility between pesos and U.S. dollars - two objectives with one instrument, namely, reserves. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1648 SEP 30, 1996

Caprio,Gerard; Dooley, Michael; Leipziger, Danny; Walsh, Carl

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The 2007 meltdown in structured securitization : searching for lessons, not scapegoats (English)
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FEB 17, 2010 76798 Journal Article
Can the unsophisticated market provide discipline? (English)
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AUG 01, 2004 WPS3364 Policy Research Working Paper
Governance and bank valuation (English)
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FEB 01, 2004 WPS3202 Policy Research Working Paper
Finance for growth : policy choices in a volatile world : Finance for growth : policy choices in a volatile world : an excerpt (Russian)
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APR 30, 2003 22239 Publication English, Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese
Banking policy and macroeconomic stability - an exploration (English)
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JUN 30, 2002 WPS2856 Policy Research Working Paper
Managing the real and fiscal effects of banking crises (English)
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JAN 31, 2002 WDP428 Publication
Financial sector policy for developing countries : a reader (English)
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JAN 01, 2002 24907 Publication
Finance for growth : policy choices in a volatile world : Finanzas para el crecimiento economico : opciones de politica en un mundo volatil (Spanish)
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DEC 01, 2001 22239 Publication English, Russian, Chinese, Vietnamese
Bank regulation and supervision : what works best? (English)
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NOV 30, 2001 WPS2725 Policy Research Working Paper
The regulation and supervision of banks around the world - a new database (English)
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APR 30, 2001 WPS2588 Policy Research Working Paper
Finance for growth : policy choices in a volatile world (English)
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APR 30, 2001 22239 Publication Russian, Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese
Finance for growth : policy choices in a volatile world (Vietnamese)
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APR 30, 2001 22239 Publication English, Russian, Spanish, Chinese
Finance for growth : policy choices in a volatile world (Chinese)
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JAN 01, 2001 22239 Publication English, Russian, Spanish, Vietnamese
Banking systems around the globe : do regulation and ownership affect the performance and stability? (English)
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APR 30, 2000 WPS2325 Policy Research Working Paper
Beyond capital ideals : restoring banking stability (English)
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NOV 30, 1999 WPS2235 Policy Research Working Paper
Does financial reform increase or reduce savings ? : Does financial reform increase or reduce savings? (English)
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FEB 28, 1999 WPS2062 Policy Research Working Paper
The role of long-term finance : theory and evidence (English)
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AUG 01, 1998 76624 Journal Article
The role of long term finance : theory and evidence (English)
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APR 30, 1997 WPS1746 Policy Research Working Paper
Safe and sound banking in developing countries : we're not in Kansas anymore (English)
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MAR 31, 1997 WPS1739 Policy Research Working Paper
The lender of last resort function under a currency board : the case of Argentina (English)
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SEP 30, 1996 WPS1648 Policy Research Working Paper