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…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Galindo, Arturo; Izquierdo, Alejandro; Rojas-Suárez, Liliana
This paper explores the impact of international financial integration on credit markets in Latin America, using a cross-country dataset covering 17 countries between 1996 and 2008. It is found that…
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 argues that the experiences with banking crises in Latin America have been different from those in the industrial world because of the peculiarities of Latin American financial systems.…
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…
Dec 1995
Author(s): Rojas-Suárez, Liliana; Weisbrod, Steven R.
This paper complements previous studies by arguing that the low private savings ratio in Latin America can be associated with the limited confidence of households and businesses in domestic financial…
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-…