SOURCES OF PRO-CYCLICALITY IN EAST ASIAN FINANCIAL SYSTEMS 1

@inproceedings{IMF2006SOURCESOP,
  title={SOURCES OF PRO-CYCLICALITY IN EAST ASIAN FINANCIAL SYSTEMS 1},
  author={Sean Craig IMF and E. Philip Davis and Antonio I. Garcia Pascual},
  year={2006}
}
Procyclicality is a normal feature of economic systems, but financial sector weaknesses can exacerbate it sufficiently to pose a threat to macroeconomic and financial stability. These include shortcomings in bank risk management and governance, in supervision and in terms of dependence on volatile sources of funds. The paper tests econometrically for the importance of such features leading to pro-cyclicality in the financial systems of 11 East Asian countries. This analysis makes it possible to… CONTINUE READING

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