Feb 2013
Author(s): Izquierdo, Alejandro; Loo-Kung, Rudy; Rojas-Suárez, Liliana
In recent years, and especially in the aftermath of the global financial crisis, a number of emerging market economies have been reforming their regulatory frameworks to adopt recommendations of the…
Sep 1996
Author(s): Rojas-Suárez, Liliana; Weisbrod, Steven R.
This paper raises fundamental questions about how banks in Latin America ought to be supervised. The concentration of wealth holders in Latin America and the equity markets' resulting…
Jan 1996
Author(s): Rojas-Suárez, Liliana; Weisbrod, Steven R.
This paper focuses on the design of successful bank restructuring programs in Latin America, a region where banking crises have been frequent in the past two decades. In each episode, Latin American…
Mar 1995
Author(s): Rojas-Suárez, Liliana; Weisbrod, Steven R.
This paper considers whether reserve requirements have been effective in controlling excessive liquidity growth. It also discusses the adequacy of bank supervisory standards, such as capital to risk-…