A Comprehensive Multi-Sector Tool for Analysis of Systemic Risk and Interconnectedness (Syrin)
54 Pages Posted: 20 Feb 2018 Last revised: 21 Mar 2018
Date Written: January 2018
This paper presents the Systemic Risk and Interconnectedness (SyRIN) tool. SyRIN allows a comprehensive assessment of systemic risk via quantification of the impact of risk amplification mechanisms, due to interconnectedness structures across banks and other financial intermediaries-insurance, pension fund, hedge fund and investment fund sectors, which cannot be captured when analyzing sectors independently. The tool produces various metrics to evaluate systemic risk from complementary perspectives, including tail risk, cross-entity interconnectedness and the contribution to systemic risk by different entities and sectors. SyRIN is easily implementable with publicly available data and can be adapted to cater to different degrees of institutional granularity and data availability. The framework is designed to be a tool to identify vulnerabilities from a top-down perspective that can lead to deeper analysis in specific sectors for policy formulation.
Keywords: Financial stability; systemic risk; shadow banks; mutual funds; spillovers, Financial stability, systemic risk, shadow banks, mutual funds, spillovers, Mathematical Methods, Other, Model Evaluation and Testing, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy
JEL Classification: C02, C19, C52, C61, E32, E43, E44, G21
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