Martin Čihák

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

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Washington, DC 20431

United States

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Scholarly Papers (38)

1.

Introduction to Applied Stress Testing

IMF Working Paper No. 07/59
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 19 Mar 2007
Martin Čihák
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Islamic Banks and Financial Stability: An Empirical Analysis

IMF Working Paper No. 08/16
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 04 Feb 2008
Martin Čihák and Heiko Hesse
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 3,567 (2,672)
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Islamic banking, Financial stability

Competition, Efficiency, and Soundness in Banking: An Industrial Organization Perspective

European Banking Center Discussion Paper No. 2010-20S, CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2010-68S
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 Jul 2010
Klaus Schaeck and Martin Čihák
University of Bristol and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 848 (26,825)
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bank competition, efficiency, soundness; Boone indicator; quantile regression

How Does Competition Affect Efficiency and Soundness in Banking? New Empirical Evidence

ECB Working Paper No. 932
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 05 Nov 2008
Klaus Schaeck and Martin Čihák
University of Bristol and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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bank competition, efficiency, soundness, market structure, regulation

Competition, Efficiency, and Stability in Banking

Financial Management, Vol. 43, pp. 215–241
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2014
Klaus Schaeck and Martin Čihák
University of Bristol and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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competition, efficiency, stability, Boone indicator, quantile regression, regulation

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Benchmarking Financial Systems Around the World

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6175
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank - Development Research Group, World Bank - Finance & Markets Global Practice and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Debt Markets, Emerging Markets, Access to Finance, Banks & Banking Reform, Economic Theory & Research

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Cooperative Banks and Financial Stability

IMF Working Paper No. 07/02
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Jan 2007
Heiko Hesse and Martin Čihák
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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financial sector stability, cooperative banks, commercial banks, savings banks

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Banking Competition and Capital Ratios

IMF Working Paper No. 07/216
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 26 Sep 2007
Klaus Schaeck and Martin Čihák
University of Bristol and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Working Paper, Banks, Capital, Competition, Bank supervision, Industrial structure

Banking Competition and Capital Ratios

IMF Working Paper No. WP/07/216, European Financial Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 28 Mar 2010
Martin Čihák and Klaus Schaeck
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Bristol
Downloads 351 (83,547)
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Bank Capital, Regulation, Competition, Deposit Insurance, Shareholder Rights

Banking Competition and Capital Ratios

European Financial Management, Vol. 18, Issue 5, pp. 836-866, 2012
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Oct 2012
Klaus Schaeck and Martin Čihák
University of Bristol and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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bank capital, regulation, competition, deposit insurance, shareholder rights

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How Do Central Banks Write on Financial Stability?

IMF Working Paper No. 06/163
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 26 Jul 2006
Martin Čihák
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 1,010 (21,181)
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Financial Stability, Central Banking

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Bank Regulation and Supervision Around the World: A Crisis Update

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6286
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank - Development Research Group, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank
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Banks & Banking Reform, Access to Finance, Emerging Markets, Debt Markets, Bankruptcy and Resolution of Financial Distress

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Is One Watchdog Better than Three?: International Experience with Integrated Financial Sector Supervision

IMF Working Paper No. 06/57
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Apr 2006
Richard Podpiera and Martin Čihák
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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financial sector, financial services regulation, prudential supervision, supervisory agencies, integrated supervision

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Are More Competitive Banking Systems More Stable?

IMF Working Paper No. WP/06/143, Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, Vol. 41, pp. 711-734
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Jul 2006
Simon Wolfe, Klaus Schaeck and Martin Čihák
University of Southampton - School of Management, University of Bristol and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 598 (43,825)
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systemic risk, Banking competition, Market structure, Regulation

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Citation 18

Who Disciplines Bank Managers?

AFA 2010 Atlanta Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 30 Mar 2009
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF), University of Bristol and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 276 (109,118)
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Market discipline, executive turnover, financial soundness, corporate governance

Who Disciplines Bank Managers?

IMF Working Paper No. 09/272
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 05 Jan 2010
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF), University of Bristol and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 177 (168,847)
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Bank soundness, Bank supervision, Banks, Capital markets, Corporate governance, Data analysis, Economic models, Performance indicators, Personnel, Risk management, United States

Who Disciplines Bank Managers?

Review of Finance, Vol. 16, pp. 197-243
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 10 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2012
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF), University of Bristol and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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banking, market discipline, executive turnover, financial soundness, corporate governance

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Distress in European Banks: An Analysis Based on a New Dataset

IMF Working Paper No. 09/9
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Mar 2009
Tigran Poghosyan and Martin Čihák
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 492 (56,179)
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Banks, Europe, Bank soundness, Bank supervision, Financial stability, Databases, Forecasting models, Data analysis, Cross country analysis, Economic integration

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How Well Do Aggregate Bank Ratios Identify Banking Problems?

IMF Working Paper No. 07/275, Journal of Financial Stability, Vol. 6, pp. 130-144
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 21 Dec 2007
Klaus Schaeck and Martin Čihák
University of Bristol and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Banks, Financial crisis, Financial soundness indicators, Economic models

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Distress in European Banks Before and During the Financial Crisis

Paolo Baffi Centre Research Paper No. 2009-52
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2010
Tigran Poghosyan and Martin Čihák
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 458 (61,479)
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bank distress, banking regulation, Basel II Accord, market discipline

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Bank Behavior in Developing Countries: Evidence from East Africa

IMF Working Paper No. 05/129
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 03 Mar 2006
Richard Podpiera and Martin Čihák
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 442 (64,181)

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Banks, East Africa, financial sector reforms

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Taylor Rule Under Financial Instability

IMF Working Paper No. 08/18
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Feb 2008
Martin Čihák, Sofia Bauducco and Aleš Bulíř
International Monetary Fund (IMF), affiliation not provided to SSRN and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Monetary policy, Inflation, Credit risk, Financial stability

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Quality of Financial Sector Regulation and Supervision Around the World

IMF Working Paper No. 08/190
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Sep 2008
Alexander F. Tieman and Martin Čihák
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Financial sector, Bank regulations, Bank supervision, Standards and codes, Financial stability, Financial system stability assessment, Basel Core Principles, Financial Sector Assessment Program

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Central Banks and Financial Stability: A Survey

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 06 Jul 2007
Martin Čihák
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 377 (77,456)
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Financial Stability, Central Banking

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Are More Integrated Prudential Supervision Agencies Characterized By Better Regulation and Supervision?

2nd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Jul 2007
Richard Podpiera and Martin Čihák
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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financial services regulation, prudential supervision, supervisory agencies, integrated supervision

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The Case for a European Banking Charter

IMF Working Paper No. 07/173
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 23 Aug 2007
Jörg Decressin and Martin Čihák
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Working Paper, Banking, Europe, Financial systems, European Union, Financial stability

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Interest Rate Elasticity of Residential Housing Prices

IMF Working Paper No. 08/247
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Dec 2008
Martin Čihák, Plamen K. Iossifov and Amar Shanghavi
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - African Department and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Housing prices, Real estate prices, Interest rate policy, Economic models

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Rethinking the State's Role in Finance

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6400
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Čihák and Asli Demirgüç-Kunt
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank - Development Research Group
Downloads 231 (131,589)

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Banks & Banking Reform, Access to Finance, Debt Markets, Financial Intermediation, Emerging Markets

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Incentive Audits: A New Approach to Financial Regulation

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6308
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank - Development Research Group and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 198 (152,394)

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Banks & Banking Reform, Debt Markets, Emerging Markets, Labor Policies, Insurance & Risk Mitigation

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The Need for Special Resolution Regimes for Financial Institutions - The Case of Theeuropean Union

IMF Working Paper No. 09/200
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Oct 2009
Martin Čihák and Erlend W. Nier
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Bank resolution, Bank supervision, Bankruptcy, Banks, Credit risk, European Union, Financial institutions, Financial risk, Financial sector, Financial stability, Nonbank financial sector, Risk management

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Of Runes and Sagas: Perspectives on Liquidity Stress Testing Using an Iceland Example

IMF Working Paper No. 10/156
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Jul 2010
Li Ong and Martin Čihák
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 164 (180,382)

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The Bright and the Dark Side of Cross-Border Banking Linkages

IMF Working Paper No. 11/186
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Aug 2011
Martin Čihák, Ryan Scuzzarella and Sònia Muñoz
International Monetary Fund (IMF), affiliation not provided to SSRN and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Five Years After: European Union Membership and Macro-Financial Stability in the New Member States

IMF Working Paper No. 09/68
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 29 Mar 2009
Martin Čihák and Wim Fonteyne
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Financial stability, European Union, Eastern Europe, Economic integration, Economic growth, Exchange rates, Price stabilization, Payments imbalances, Financial crisis, Crisis prevention, Cross country analysis

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The Nexus of Financial Inclusion and Financial Stability: A Study of Trade-Offs and Synergies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7722
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 Jul 2016
International Monetary Fund (IMF), University of Edinburgh - Business School and World Bank
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Economic Insecurity

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Estimating Spillover Risk Among Large EU Banks

IMF Working Paper No. 07/267
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 Dec 2007
Li Ong and Martin Čihák
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Financial stability, European Union, Banking systems

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Financial Stability Reports: What are They Good for?

IMF Working Paper No. 12/1
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 02 Feb 2012
International Monetary Fund (IMF), affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Central banks, Data quality assessment framework, Financial stability, Public information notices

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From Subprime Loans to Subprime Growth? Evidence for the Euro Area

IMF Working Paper No. 09/69
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 Apr 2009
Martin Čihák and Petya Koeva Brooks
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Credit risk, Euro Area, Financial sector, Real sector, Banking, Demand for money, Interest rates, Financial risk, Economic models

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Clarity of Central Bank Communication About Inflation

IMF Working Paper No. 12/9
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Feb 2012
Martin Čihák, David-Jan Jansen and Aleš Bulíř
International Monetary Fund (IMF), De Nederlandsche Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Central banks, Inflation, Monetary policy, Public information notices, Transparency

Clarity of Central Bank Communication About Inflation

De Nederlandsche Bank Working Paper No. 333
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 Jan 2012
Aleš Bulíř, Martin Čihák and David-Jan Jansen
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and De Nederlandsche Bank
Downloads 40 (431,207)
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monetary policy, communication, inflation, clarity, transparency

Clarity of Central Bank Communication About Inflation

IMF Working Paper No. 12/9
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Jun 2015
Aleš Bulíř, Martin Čihák and David-Jan Jansen
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and De Nederlandsche Bank
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inflation, central bank, monetary policy, inflation target, national bank, monetary fund, financial stability, inflation targeting, price stability, inflation forecasts, aggregate demand, monetary policy decisions, high inflation, inflation targeting regime, percent inflation

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Euro Area Monetary Policy in Uncharted Waters

IMF Working Paper No. 09/185
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Sep 2009
Emil Stavrev, Martin Čihák and Thomas Harjes
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Central bank policy, Deflation, Economic models, European Monetary System, European Union, Financial crisis, Inflation, Liquidity controls, Monetary policy, Monetary transmission mechanism

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Convergence of Relative Prices and Inflation in Central and Eastern Europe

IMF Working Paper No. 01/124
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 02 Feb 2006
Tomas Holub and Martin Čihák
affiliation not provided to SSRN and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 97 (269,052)

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Relative price differentiation, inflation, sticky prices, Balassa-Samuelson effect

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Writing Clearly: ECB's Monetary Policy Communication

IMF Working Paper No. 08/252
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Dec 2008
Aleš Bulíř, Martin Čihák and Katerina Smidkova
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Czech National Bank (Deceased)
Downloads 60 (354,838)
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European Central Bank, Monetary policy, Central bank policy, External shocks

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Citation 12

Financial Development in 205 Economies, 1960 to 2010

NBER Working Paper No. w18946
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 06 Apr 2013
International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank - Development Research Group, World Bank - Finance & Markets Global Practice and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Financial Development in 205 Economies, 1960 to 2010

Journal of Financial Perspectives, Vol. 1, No. 2, 2013
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2017
International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank - Development Research Group, World Bank - Finance & Markets Global Practice and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Does the Clarity of Inflation Reports Affect Volatility in Financial Markets?

De Nederlandsche Bank Working Paper No. 439
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Oct 2014
Aleš Bulíř, Martin Čihák and David-Jan Jansen
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and De Nederlandsche Bank
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central bank communication, clarity, financial markets, inflation reports, volatility

Does the Clarity of Inflation Reports Affect Volatility in Financial Markets?

IMF Working Paper No. 14/175
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Oct 2014
Aleš Bulíř, Martin Čihák and David-Jan Jansen
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and De Nederlandsche Bank
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Inflation, Central banks, Public information, Capital market volatility, Financial markets, central bank communication, clarity, inflation reports, monetary policy, stock returns, stock market, national bank, monetary fund, bonds, government bonds, stock index, financial stability, bond yields, monetary policy decisions, monetary policies, government bond yields, financial volatility, monetary authorities, financial instruments, stock market volatility

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Banking on Women Leaders: A Case for More?

IMF Working Paper No. 17/199
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Oct 2017
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Developing Country Studies Division, International 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