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Title Panama : selected issues
Published Washington, D.C. : International Monetary Fund, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (64 pages) : color illustrations
Series IMF country report ; no. 15/238
IMF country report ; no. 15/238
Contents Cover; CONTENTS; ASSESSING RISKS IN THE PANAMANIAN BANKING SECTOR: STRESS TESTING AND CONTAGION ANALYSIS; A. Executive Summary; B. Introduction; C. Banking Sector Performance and Vulnerabilities; D. Solvency and Liquidity Risk; E. Interbank Contagion Risk; F.A Combined Shock Scenario Based on Stress Testing Results; G. Concluding Remarks; APPENDICES; I. Contagion Analysis -- Capital Losses by License Type; II. Foreign Downstream Exposures; III. Assessing Foreign Funding Risk; REFERENCES; FIGURES; 1. Selected Financial Soundness Indicators, 2005-14
2. Financial Soundness Indicators in Peer Comparison3. Total Capital Losses and Number of Defaults; 4. Capital Losses as Function of Original Defaulting Bank; INTEREST RATES IN PANAMA: U.S. PASS-THROUGH AND ITS EFFECTS ON LOCAL ECONOMIC ACTIVITY; A. Executive Summary; B.U.S. Interest-Rate Pass-Through; C. Effects on the Real Economy; D. Concluding Remarks; APPENDIX; I. Asymmetric Response to U.S. Rates; REFERENCE; PANAMA: INVESTMENT AND GROWTH; A. Executive Summary; B. Brief Review of Economic Growth; C. Growth Accounting; D. Impact of Public Investment on Real GDP and Private Investment
E. Public Investment Since 2007F. Going Forward; G. Conclusions; REFERENCES; PANAMA: ENERGY AND GROWTH; A. Executive Summary; B. Energy Production and Consumption in Panama; C. Energy Prices and Subsidies; D. Energy Prices and Growth Estimates for Panama and the Region; E. Concluding Remarks; APPENDICES; I. Country Samples; II. Oil Price Effect on Output -- Evidence for Advanced Economies; REFERENCES
Notes "August 2015."
"May 22, 2015"--Page 2 of pdf
"Prepared by Diego Cerdeiro, Metodij Hadzi-Vaskov, Luca Antonio Ricci, Fang Yang, Wei Shi, and Torsten Wezel"--Page 2 of pdf.--P. 2 of pdf
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from pdf title page (IMF Web site, viewed September 24, 2015)
Subject International Monetary Fund -- Panama.
Banks and banking -- Risk management -- Panama.
Economic development -- Panama.
Interest rates -- Panama.
Investments -- Panama.
Power resources -- Prices -- Panama.
Form Electronic book
Author Cerdeiro, Diego A., author
International Monetary Fund.
ISBN 1513548220 (electronic bk.)
9781513548227 (electronic bk.)