Oct 2012
Author(s): Borensztein, Eduardo;Castilleja Vargas, Liliana;Hernaiz, Daniel;Rasteletti, Alejandro
This document analyzes the patterns of fiscal and monetary policy in five economies of the Latin American Southern Cone (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay) during four episodes of…
Feb 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…
Apr 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-…