Adolfo Barajas

International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department

700 19th Street NW

Washington, DC 20431

United States

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Scholarly Papers (29)

1.

Do Workers' Remittances Promote Economic Growth?

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 Aug 2009
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Duke University - Department of Economics, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - International Capital Markets Department and Williams College - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,159 (8,855)
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Capital accumulation, Capital flows, Developing countries, Economic growth, Foreign labor, Labor markets, Migration, Poverty reduction, Private capital flows, Transfers of foreigners income, Welfare, Workers remittances

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Can Islamic Banking Increase Financial Inclusion?

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 24 Mar 2015
Sami Ben Naceur, Adolfo Barajas and Alexander Massara
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 552 (64,277)
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Islamic banking, Financial services, Commercial banks, Bank credit, Bank deposits, Household survey data, Cross country analysis, financial inclusion, Financial Possibility Frontier, finance, bank branches, loans, microfinance, financial institutions, interest

Depositor Behavior and Market Discipline in Colombia

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Apr 2001
Adolfo Barajas and Roberto Steiner
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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WP, market discipline, depositor behavior, bank fundamentals, bank management, deposit growth, banking system, deposit insurance, Colombia, extent bank fundamentals, bank behavior, bank performance, Deposit rates, Moral hazard, Nonperforming loans, Bank deposits

Depositor Behavior and Market Discipline in Colombia

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 11 Aug 2009
Adolfo Barajas and Roberto Stein
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department and Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics
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Banking systems, Colombia, Markets

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Foreign Investment in Colombia's Financial Sector

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 Mar 2000
Adolfo Barajas and Roberto Steiner
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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WP, foreign bank, market share, domestic bank, ownership bank, bank behavior, Foreign investment, banking system, Colombia, financial liberalization, banks spread, maximization model, bank ownership, banks interest rate payment, Foreign banks, Commercial banks, Loans, Foreign direct investment, Nonperforming loans

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The Global Financial Crisis and Workers' Remittances to Africa: What's the Damage?

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Feb 2010
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Duke University - Department of Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Africa, Capital flows, Cross country analysis, Economic forecasting, Economic growth, Financial crisis, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Migration, Workers remittances

Did the Basel Accord Cause a Credit Slowdown in Latin America?

ECONOMIA: The Journal of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association, Fall 2004
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 26 Dec 2008
Thomas F. Cosimano, Ralph Chami and Adolfo Barajas
University of Notre Dame, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department
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Capital requirements, Basel Accord, Capital channel, Latin America

Did the Basel Accord Cause a Credit Slowdown in Latin America?

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Adolfo Barajas, Ralph Chami and Thomas F. Cosimano
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Notre Dame
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Capital Requirements, Basel Accord, Capital Channel

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Dollarization of Liabilities: Beyond the Usual Suspects

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Mar 2003
Adolfo Barajas and Armando Méndez Morales
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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WP, foreign currency, foreign exchange, dollarization, panel data, credit, exchange rate, lending position, market power, foreign exchange position, foreign currency deposit, foreign currency loan, effective spread, bank profit maximization behavior, foreign currency borrowing, foreign exchange intervention, foreign currency mismatch, maximization behavior, Currencies, Bank deposits, Exchange rates, Deposit insurance, Global

8.

Credit Stagnation in Latin America

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 05 Apr 2002
Adolfo Barajas and Roberto Steiner
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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WP, credit growth, central bank, credit slowdown, net credit, credit, banking system, Latin America, money bank, credit contraction, Bank credit, Credit booms, Loans, Credit risk, East Asia

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U.S. Bank Behavior in the Wake of the 2007-2009 Financial Crisis

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 04 Jun 2010
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF), University of Notre Dame and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department
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Bank credit, Capital, Interest rates on loans, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Liquidity

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Banks During the Argentine Crisis: Were They All Hurt Equally? Did They All Behave Equally?

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Mar 2006
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department, Central Bank of Argentina, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Ministry of Finance of Argentina
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Argentina, banking, crisis, market discipline

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Inflation Targeting in Latin America

IDB Working Paper No. IDB-WP-473
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 11 Jan 2014
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, Fedesarrollo and Fedesarrollo
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Macroeconomic Fluctuations and Bank Behavior in Chile

Revista de Análisis Económico/Economic Analysis Review, Vol. 23, No. 2, pp. 21-56, December 2008
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 31 Dec 2008
Adolfo Barajas, Leonardo Luna and Jorge E. Restrepo
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department, University of Santiago, Chile and Banco Central de Chile
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Banks, Macroeconomics, Financial Markets, Credit, Monetary Policy.

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Why Don't They Lend? Credit Stagnation in Latin America

IMF Staff Papers, Vol. 49, 2002
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Feb 2003
Adolfo Barajas and Roberto Stein
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department and Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics
Downloads 164 (230,575)
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Credit, banking system, Latin America

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Interest Spreads in Banking: Costs, Financial Taxation, Market Power, and Loan Quality in the Colombian Case 1974-96

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Adolfo Barajas, Roberto Stein and Natalia Salazar
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics and Fedesarrollo
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Colombia, interest rates, banking system, loan quality

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Workers' Remittances and the Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate: Theory and Evidence

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 01 Feb 2011
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Williams College - Department of Economics
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Capital inflows, Developing countries, Economic models, Exchange rate appreciation, Low-income developing countries, Real effective exchange rates, Workers remittances

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What's Different About Monetary Policy Transmission in Remittance-Dependent Countries?

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Apr 2016
Adolfo Barajas, Ralph Chami, Christian Ebeke and Anne Oeking
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Centre d’Etudes et de Recherches sur le Développement International, CERDI-CNRS and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Worker’s Remittances, lending channel, banking sector, bank balance sheets, balance sheets, exchange, General, Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Development, All Countries, banking sector.,

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Too Cold, Too Hot, or Just Right? Assessing Financial Sector Development Across the Globe

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 24 Apr 2013
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Financial systems, Financial sector, Banks, Cross country analysis, Financial Development, Financial Sector Policies, Benchmarking, financial system, financial reform, stock market, financial services, stock market capitalization, banking, financial institutions, financial markets, macroeconomic stability, financial reforms, stock markets, stock market turnover, bank entry, financial economics, bond, financial instability, bonds, stock market development, financial cycles, financial sector development, banking sector, financial innovation, financial intermediaries, banking crises, bank deposits, financial intermediation, banking supervision, government bond, international capital, financial

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Recent Credit Stagnation in the MENA Region: What to Expect? What Can Be Done?

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Feb 2011
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Bank credit, Banking sector, Credit expansion, Cross country analysis, Economic growth, Middle East, Monetary policy, North Africa

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Workers' Remittances: An Overlooked Channel of International Business Cycle Transmission?

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Nov 2012
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Centre d’Etudes et de Recherches sur le Développement International, CERDI-CNRS and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Workers remittances, Business cycles, Terms of trade, Capital inflows, Remittances, Business Cycle Synchronization, Trade, Spillovers., remittance, remittances, business cycle, business cycle synchronization, remittance flows, remittance inflows, business cycles, real gdp, migration, bilateral remittance, impact of remittances, effect of remittance, migrant, effect of remittances, impact of remittance, remittance channel, workers ? remittances, economic growth, bilateral remittances, remittance outflows, gdp growth, determinants of remittances, remittance data, growth rate, remittance sending, immigrant remittance, remittances data, role of remittance, variation in remittances, remittance se

20.

Banking on Women Leaders: A Case for More?

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Oct 2017
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Developing Country Studies Division, World BankInternational Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Asia and Pacific Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Bank supervision, Banking, Gender, board of directors, General, Economics of Gender

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The Finance and Growth Nexus Re-Examined: Do All Countries Benefit Equally?

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Jun 2013
Adolfo Barajas, Ralph Chami and Seyed Reza Yousefi
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Economic growth, Middle East, North Africa, Latin America, Caribbean, Oil exporting countries, Nonoil developing countries, Low-income developing countries, Banking sector, Stock markets, Access to capital markets, Economic models, Time series, Growth, Financial Development, Inclusive Growth, Financial Access, oil, banking, bank deposits, banking sector, bank supervision, banking services, banking system, bank credit, banking systems, banking crises, bank ownership, bank intermediation, state bank, bank financing, access to banking, access to bank, macroeconomic stability, capital adequacy, bank branches, banking supervision, bank depositors

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Remittances Channel and Fiscal Impact in the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Aug 2012
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Centre d’Etudes et de Recherches sur le Développement International, CERDI-CNRS
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Private Demand, Tax Revenues, Instrumental Variables, Panel Data, International Factor Movements And International Business, Taxation, Subsidies, And Revenue, remittances, remittance, tax revenues, tax revenue, fiscal impact, impact of remittances, remittance inflows, migration, workers ? remittances, bilateral remittances, value of remittances, tax bases, remittance flows, effect of remittances, determinants of remittances, remittance channel, public finances, fiscal balance, primary fiscal balance, bilateral remittance, amount of remittances, fiscal space, capita remittances, remittances inflows, fiscal balances, per capita remittances, tax base, remitter, utilization of remittances, capit

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Global Banks' Dollar Funding: A Source of Financial Vulnerability

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 Jul 2020
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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External sector, Financial crises, Financial institutions, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial systems, US dollar funding, financial stability risks, cross-currency basis, global banks, international liquidity, WP, home economy, VIX, financial stress, CCB, asset ratio

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The Role of Bank Capital in Bank Holding Companies’ Decisions

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Apr 2015
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department, University of Notre Dame, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Bowling Green State University
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Banks, United States, Bank capital, Panel analysis, Vector autoregression, Bank holding companies, capital constraints, loans, interest, equity, lending, value, risk, capital requirements, interest rates

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Market Discipline and Conflicts of Interest between Banks and Pension Funds

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 12 Dec 2011
Adolfo Barajas and Mario Catalán
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Asset management, Banking crisis, Banks, Economic models, Investment, Pension funds

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Currency Mismatches and Vulnerability to Exchange Rate Shocks: Nonfinancial Firms in Colombia

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 Jan 2018
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, Fedesarrollo and Fedesarrollo
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Foreign exchange, Western Hemisphere, Colombia, Colombia; depreciation; balance sheet effects; exchange rate derivatives;, depreciation, balance sheet effects, exchange rate derivatives

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Balance Sheet Effects in Colombian Non-Financial Firms

IDB Working Paper No. IDB-WP-740
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Apr 2017
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, Fedesarrollo and Fedesarrollo
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Colombia, Depreciation, Dollar debt, Balance sheet effects

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The Margin of Financial Intermediation in Colombia

Posted: 21 Jul 1998
Roberto Stein, Adolfo Barajas and Natalia Salazar
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department and Fedesarrollo

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The Intermediation Spread in Colombian Banks

Posted: 14 Aug 1997
Roberto Stein, Adolfo Barajas and Natalia Salazar
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department and Fedesarrollo

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