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Eastern Europe"s experience with banking reform

Alfredo E. Thorne

Eastern Europe"s experience with banking reform

is there a role for banks in the transition?

by Alfredo E. Thorne

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Published by World Bank in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe, Eastern,
  • Europe, Eastern.
    • Subjects:
    • Banks and banking -- Europe, Eastern -- State supervision.,
    • Post-communism -- Europe, Eastern.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 37-38).

      Statementby Alfredo Thorne.
      SeriesPolicy research working paper ;, 1235, Policy research working papers ;, 1235.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57 P63 no. 1235
      The Physical Object
      Pagination38 p. :
      Number of Pages38
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL871311M
      LC Control Number95156620
      OCLC/WorldCa29973263

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      According to Angela Merkel, speaking in the German city of Mainz in mid February, European countries struggling with the fallout of the euro-area debt crisis have much to learn from East Germany’s experience with economic overhaul following the fall of the Berlin Wall. In the main she was speaking about the need for reform, something on which.   The EU banking committee proudly announced positive stress test results with the average risk weighted capital ratio of % at the end of up more than bps from and up bps from as European banks have increased capital by €bn. Meanwhile, 14 of the 51 banks analyzed showed a hit to their Tier1 ratio by over bps.

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Eastern Europe"s experience with banking reform by Alfredo E. Thorne Download PDF EPUB FB2

Eastern Europe's Experience Theeffectivenessof baksin with Banking Reform the t,ansition depends on how soon authorities begin to restructure the banking system and how that Is There a Role for Banks restructuring fits into the in the Transition. sequlence with enterprise restructuring and privatization.

Alfredo Thorne The World Bank. Thorne, Eastern Europe's experience with banking reform Moreover, since banks' non-performing loans (which were estimated in Lev 17 bn by mid) might lead to bank liquidity problems because of bad debtors not paying interest on the loans, the Government has allowed banks to capitalize the interest on the central bank deposits held by Cited by: 6 PwC The future shape of banking in Europe Multi-paced transformation Bank inertia In our report, ‘The future shape of banking: Time for reformation of banking and banks?’, building on Bill Gates’ implied warning to the banking industry4, we concluded that a market.

The Bad: Banking Stresses Remain. Eastern European banking systems have come under stress as the number of non-performing loans (NPLs) on their balance sheets has spiked amid sharp economic. banking reform and the restructuring of the enter prise sector.

This is surprising for two reasons. The first is that, as this paper will describe, Western experience points to a direct role for banks in corporate activi ties.

The second is that the tradition of many Central and East European nations would appear to be. T he road to recovery in Eastern Europe must begin in Washington for two simple reasons.

First, it is here where the World Bank is located, and the World Bank has exerted a dominant influence on Eastern Europe's restructuring policies. If Eastern Europe is to chart a new course, Bank policies must : Alice Amsden. This is a BETA experience. You he started nibbling at this sector in late when most of these banks traded for times book value, versus a book Author: Christopher Helman.

Eastern European banking: Time to shift gears 3 P/BV ratios of any region, and as of November the region has the highest percentage worldwide of banks with a P/BV below the value of one—74 percent versus a 61 percent world average.

This means that three out of four Eastern European banks will not be able to earn an ROE higher than. Banks in Eastern Europe have had a roller coaster ride over the past decade. 1 1. Our study included about 20 countries in the region, notably the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Russia, and Ukraine.

After dizzying growth between and. Twenty years after revolution swept communism from Eastern Europe, the region is in the middle of another maelstrom. The global economic crisis has hit countries like Latvia, Hungary and Poland particularly hard.

Eastern Europe's boom over the past few years was fueled in part by heavy borrowing from Western banks and easy access to foreign currency denominated loans. Banking Systems in Eastern Europe.

This essay sees reform of the financial sector as the key to successful transition to a market economy. Eastern Europe's experience with banking reform. Ready for Europe: Public Administration Reform and European Union Accession in Central and Eastern Europe (World Bank Technical Papers) [World Bank] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

As the ongoing political and economic transition in the Central and Eastern Europe countries (CEE) moves into the next century. Eastern Europe in transition: from recession to growth. (English) Abstract. These proceedings examine the performance of the economy of Eastern Europe and the implications for the republics of the former Soviet Union and present day Russia.

The papers presented discuss the decline in the GDP in Eastern European economies and. Yet, ex perience in 10 7 ;~ww a) i Multilateral Aid to Eastern Europe Since April o 1 2 a 4 8 blllloM lOJeffrey Sachs, The U.S.

and the Economic Future of the Soviet. The average price to book value ratio of Polish lenders surged to a two-year high of this month from 1 early last year. This compares with ratios. EU banking reform and financial stability in South East Europe 3 would mean Eurozone banking union with the option of opt-ins for non-Eurozone EU members) should be broadly positive for non-EU countries in Southeast Europe.

Such countries should benefit from. 4 United States The United States provides a useful benchmark for comparing current reform efforts in Britain and Europe.

From through the s, U.S. law had the Glass-Steagall prohibition of affiliation between deposit-taking banks and companies “engaged principally” in. Viktorov, Ilja and Abramov, Alexander The state capture of Russian non-bank financial institutions and markets after the crisis.

Competition & Change, Vol. 20, Issue. 1, p. Markus, Stanislav and Charnysh, Volha The Flexible Few: Oligarchs and Wealth Defense in Developing Cited by: 5. Plamen Minkov: Banks and Banking Reform in Bulgaria, in: Russian and Eastern European Finance and Trade, Vol.

29, No. 2 (Summer ), Armonk, N.Y. Google Scholar 5. Reuter News Service: Bulgaria: Bulgarian Banks Post 95 Billion Levs Bad Loans, 15th February Cited by: 3. A: Yes – there just aren’t that many investment banking or even corporate banking opportunities in Eastern Europe.

The main banks in the region are retail banks, and most of the big M&A and IPO deals are done in London instead. It is no secret that the European Union is in severe crisis. Besides the challenge of Brexit, the established order is threatened by a range of other schismatics and heretics to the south, east and indeed within the Franco-German core.

What is less well understood is that in many ways we have been here before – years ago, when the Reformation tore Europe apart. Aroundmost of our.Winners and losers of EU integration: policy issues for Central and Eastern Europe (English) Abstract.

There is widespread consensus among the authors of this report that the benefits accruing to the 10 Central and Eastern European countries (CEECs) joining the European Union-Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania Cited by:   European North v South.

Blog/European Union Posted by Martin Armstrong That would be like me trying to manage a hospital with no medical experience and telling someone how a brain surgery should be done simply because I read a book.

You cannot learn everything from a book.