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Do Global Banks Spread Global Imbalances? The Case of Asset-Backed Commercial Paper During the Financial Crisis of 2007–09

Jacques Polak Research Conference at the IMF Financial Frictions and Macroeconomic Adjustment Washington DC, November 5—6, 2009 Session 4: Asset Prices and Crises Chair: Jan Brockmeijer (Deputy Director, Monetary and Capital Markets Department, IMF) Do Global Banks Spread Global Imbalances? The Case of Asset-Backed Commercial Paper During the Financial Crisis of 2007–09 Viral Acharya (New York […]

Balance sheet adjustments

Balance Sheet Adjustment Zhiguo He (University of Chicago), In Gu Khang (Northwestern University) and Arvind Krishnamurthy(Northwestern University and NBER) Discussant: Nicolae Garleanu (University of California, Berkeley, NBER and CEPR) Arvind mentioned that having better data would make this analysis more useful and that the Federal Reserve Bank of New York would have the data from the […]

You want transparency? Tag it…

XBRL for Dummies One of the easist ways to create transparency in financial markets is to break documents or processes into pieces and tag them… this is the approach that FIX, the standard for electronic trading of securities takes and  XBRL does for financial reporting… Some have suggested this approach for asset backed securities… the […]

Conflict supposition

~~~~”McDaniel this month defended the credit raters’ issuer-pay model at an SEC roundtable in Washington, saying that investors can pressure ratings companies just as easily as underwriters….”*~~~~ This will become the central argument in defense of the “issuer pay” model for credit ratings agencies…. The SEC receives information from credit rating agencies as part of […]