Martin Čihák

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

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Scholarly Papers (38)

1.

Introduction to Applied Stress Testing

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 19 Mar 2007
Martin Čihák and Martin Čihák
World BankInternational Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Islamic Banks and Financial Stability: An Empirical Analysis

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 04 Feb 2008
Martin Čihák, Martin Čihák and Heiko Hesse
World BankInternational Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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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, Martin Čihák and Martin Čihák
University of Bristol and World BankInternational Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 993 (28,747)
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bank competition, efficiency, soundness; Boone indicator; quantile regression

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, Martin Čihák and Martin Čihák
University of Bristol and World BankInternational Monetary Fund (IMF)
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competition, efficiency, stability, Boone indicator, quantile regression, regulation

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, Martin Čihák and Martin Čihák
University of Bristol and World BankInternational Monetary Fund (IMF)
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bank competition, efficiency, soundness, market structure, 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
Martin Čihák, Martin Čihák, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt, Erik Feyen and Ross Levine
World BankInternational Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank, 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

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Jan 2007
Heiko Hesse, Martin Čihák and Martin Čihák
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World BankInternational 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

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 26 Sep 2007
Klaus Schaeck, Martin Čihák and Martin Čihák
University of Bristol and World BankInternational Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Working Paper, Banks, Capital, Competition, Bank supervision, Industrial structure

Banking Competition and Capital Ratios

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 28 Mar 2010
Martin Čihák, Martin Čihák and Klaus Schaeck
World BankInternational Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Bristol
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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, Martin Čihák and Martin Čihák
University of Bristol and World BankInternational 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?

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 26 Jul 2006
Martin Čihák and Martin Čihák
World BankInternational Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 1,097 (25,341)
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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
World BankInternational Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank, 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

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Apr 2006
Richard Podpiera, Martin Čihák and Martin Čihák
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World BankInternational 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?

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Jul 2006
Simon Wolfe, Klaus Schaeck, Martin Čihák and Martin Čihák
University of Southampton - Southampton Business School, University of Bristol and World BankInternational Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 629 (54,387)
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systemic risk, Banking competition, Market structure, Regulation

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Citation 20

Who Disciplines Bank Managers?

AFA 2010 Atlanta Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 30 Mar 2009
Martin Čihák, Martin Čihák, Andrea Michaela Maechler, Klaus Schaeck and Stéphanie Stolz
World BankInternational Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF), University of Bristol and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Market discipline, executive turnover, financial soundness, corporate governance

Who Disciplines Bank Managers?

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 05 Jan 2010
Martin Čihák, Martin Čihák, Andrea Michaela Maechler, Klaus Schaeck and Stéphanie Marie Stolz
World BankInternational Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF), University of Bristol and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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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
Martin Čihák, Martin Čihák, Andrea Michaela Maechler, Klaus Schaeck and Stéphanie Stolz
World BankInternational 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

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Mar 2009
Tigran Poghosyan, Martin Čihák and Martin Čihák
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World BankInternational Monetary Fund (IMF)
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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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Quality of Financial Sector Regulation and Supervision Around the World

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Sep 2008
Alexander F. Tieman, Martin Čihák and Martin Čihák
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World BankInternational 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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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, Martin Čihák and Martin Čihák
University of Bristol and World BankInternational Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Banks, Financial crisis, Financial soundness indicators, Economic models

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Bank Behavior in Developing Countries: Evidence from East Africa

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 03 Mar 2006
Richard Podpiera, Martin Čihák and Martin Čihák
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World BankInternational Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Banks, East Africa, financial sector reforms

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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, Martin Čihák and Martin Čihák
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World BankInternational Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 472 (77,781)
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bank distress, banking regulation, Basel II Accord, market discipline

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Taylor Rule Under Financial Instability

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Feb 2008
Martin Čihák, Martin Čihák, Sofia Bauducco and Aleš Bulíř
World BankInternational Monetary Fund (IMF), Central Bank of Chile and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Monetary policy, Inflation, Credit risk, Financial stability

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Central Banks and Financial Stability: A Survey

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 06 Jul 2007
Martin Čihák and Martin Čihák
World BankInternational Monetary Fund (IMF)
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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, Martin Čihák and Martin Čihák
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World BankInternational 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

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 23 Aug 2007
Jörg Decressin, Martin Čihák and Martin Čihák
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World BankInternational Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Working Paper, Banking, Europe, Financial systems, European Union, Financial stability

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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
Martin Čihák, Martin Čihák, Davide Salvatore Mare, Davide Salvatore Mare and Martin Melecky
World BankInternational Monetary Fund (IMF), University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
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Economic Insecurity

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Interest Rate Elasticity of Residential Housing Prices

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Dec 2008
Martin Čihák, Martin Čihák, Plamen K. Iossifov and Amar Shanghavi
World BankInternational 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, Martin Čihák and Asli Demirgüç-Kunt
World BankInternational Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank
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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
Martin Čihák, Martin Čihák, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and R. Barry Johnston
World BankInternational Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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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

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Oct 2009
Martin Čihák, Martin Čihák and Erlend W. Nier
World BankInternational Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 202 (191,742)
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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

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Jul 2010
Li Ong, Martin Čihák and Martin Čihák
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World BankInternational Monetary Fund (IMF)
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The Bright and the Dark Side of Cross-Border Banking Linkages

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Aug 2011
Martin Čihák, Martin Čihák, Ryan Scuzzarella and Sònia Muñoz
World BankInternational 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

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 29 Mar 2009
Martin Čihák, Martin Čihák and Wim Fonteyne
World BankInternational 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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Financial Stability Reports: What are They Good for?

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 02 Feb 2012
Martin Čihák, Martin Čihák, Sharika Teh Sharifuddin, Kalin Tintchev and Sònia Muñoz
World BankInternational Monetary Fund (IMF), affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 141 (260,339)
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Central banks, Data quality assessment framework, Financial stability, Public information notices

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Estimating Spillover Risk Among Large EU Banks

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 Dec 2007
Li Ong, Martin Čihák and Martin Čihák
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World BankInternational Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Financial stability, European Union, Banking systems

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Clarity of Central Bank Communication About Inflation

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Feb 2012
Martin Čihák, Martin Čihák, David-Jan Jansen and Aleš Bulíř
World BankInternational 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, Martin Čihák and David-Jan Jansen
International Monetary Fund (IMF), World BankInternational Monetary Fund (IMF) and De Nederlandsche Bank
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monetary policy, communication, inflation, clarity, transparency

Clarity of Central Bank Communication About Inflation

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Jun 2015
Aleš Bulíř, Martin Čihák, Martin Čihák and David-Jan Jansen
International Monetary Fund (IMF), World BankInternational Monetary Fund (IMF) and De Nederlandsche Bank
Downloads 21 (662,916)
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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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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
Martin Čihák, Martin Čihák, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt, Erik Feyen and Ross Levine
World BankInternational Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank, World Bank - Finance & Markets Global Practice and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 64 (438,164)
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Financial Development in 205 Economies, 1960 to 2010

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 06 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2021
Martin Čihák, Martin Čihák, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt, Erik Feyen and Ross Levine
World BankInternational Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank, World Bank - Finance & Markets Global Practice and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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From Subprime Loans to Subprime Growth? Evidence for the Euro Area

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 Apr 2009
Martin Čihák, Martin Čihák and Petya Koeva Brooks
World BankInternational 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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Convergence of Relative Prices and Inflation in Central and Eastern Europe

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 02 Feb 2006
Tomas Holub, Martin Čihák and Martin Čihák
affiliation not provided to SSRN and World BankInternational Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Relative price differentiation, inflation, sticky prices, Balassa-Samuelson effect

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Euro Area Monetary Policy in Uncharted Waters

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Sep 2009
Emil Stavrev, Martin Čihák, Martin Čihák and Thomas Harjes
International Monetary Fund (IMF), World BankInternational 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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Writing Clearly: ECB's Monetary Policy Communication

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Dec 2008
Aleš Bulíř, Martin Čihák, Martin Čihák and Katerina Smidkova
International Monetary Fund (IMF), World BankInternational Monetary Fund (IMF) and Czech National Bank (Deceased)
Downloads 65 (428,997)
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European Central Bank, Monetary policy, Central bank policy, External shocks

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, Martin Čihák and David-Jan Jansen
International Monetary Fund (IMF), World BankInternational 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?

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Oct 2014
Aleš Bulíř, Martin Čihák, Martin Čihák and David-Jan Jansen
International Monetary Fund (IMF), World BankInternational Monetary Fund (IMF) and De Nederlandsche Bank
Downloads 19 (678,610)

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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?

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Oct 2017
Ratna Sahay, Martin Čihák, Martin Čihák, Papa N'Diaye, Adolfo Barajas, Annette J. Kyobe and Srobona Mitra
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