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Author Monfort, Brieuc, author

Title Using credit ratings for capital requirements on lending to emerging market economies : possible impact of a new Basel Accord / prepared by Brieuc Monfort and Christian Mulder
Published [Washington, D.C.] : International Monetary Fund, Policy Development and Review Department, 2000
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Description 1 online resource (45 pages) : illustrations
Series IMF working paper ; WP/00/69
IMF working paper ; WP/00/69
Summary The current system of capital requirements for international lending by banks has generally been faulted for contributing to the crises that swept through emerging market countries during the past five years. Many have charged that the system has contributed to imprudent lending practices and volatility in lending by providing insufficient incentives for banks to discriminate between countries depending on the soundness of their policies and fundamentals. 2
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 29-31)
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Subject Bank capital -- Developing countries.
Bank loans -- Developing countries.
Banks and banking -- Developing countries -- Credit ratings.
Financial crises -- Developing countries.
Foreign exchange rates -- Developing countries.
Form Electronic book
Author Mulder, Christian B., author
International Monetary Fund. Policy Development and Review Department, issuing body
ISBN 1281973807