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The Boom, Bust, and Restructuring of Indonesian Banks


Mari Pangestu


World Bank

Manggi Habir


Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

April 2002

IMF Working Paper No. 02/66

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This paper studies why currency and monetary shock hit Indonesia's economy and banking sector so severely and the measures that were taken to deal with the banking crisis, the lessons learned, and challenges faced in restructuring and strengthening the banking system. The vulnerable state of the banking sector, in combination with exchange rate and interest rate shocks, led to a systemic banking crisis. The priorities for bank restructuring are to complete the separation of nonviable from viable banks, recoup losses, implement new rules and regulations, and develop an incentive-based system for the consolidation of banks.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 35

Keywords: Indonesia, Asian financial crisis, banking reforms

JEL Classification: E55, E65, F3

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Date posted: February 13, 2006  

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Pangestu, Mari and Habir, Manggi, The Boom, Bust, and Restructuring of Indonesian Banks (April 2002). IMF Working Paper, Vol. , pp. 1-35, 2002. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=879560

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Mari Pangestu (Contact Author)
World Bank ( email )
1818 H Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20433
United States
Manggi Habir
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) ( email )
79 John F. Kennedy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States
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