How Do Central Banks Write on Financial Stability?

56 Pages Posted: 26 Jul 2006

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Martin Čihák

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Date Written: June 2006


To showcase their increasing focus on financial stability, many central banks and other institutions have started publishing regular reports on financial stability. The paper presents a survey of the available financial stability reports, and proposes a framework for assessing such documents. It illustrates how the framework can be implemented, and uses the findings to identify prevalent practices, recent trends, and areas for improvement.

Keywords: Financial Stability, Central Banking

JEL Classification: G10, G20, E58

Suggested Citation

Cihak, Martin, How Do Central Banks Write on Financial Stability? (June 2006). IMF Working Paper, Vol. , pp. 1-56, 2006. Available at SSRN:

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