Findings based on US data confirm that “treating” banks with stress tests can affect their risk.

Christoffer Kok, Carola Müller, Steven Ongena, Cosimo Pancaro |

COVID-19 has accelerated the pace of digital adoption and infrastructure development. To truly deliver on its transformational promise, infrastructure investment must be based on a foundation of…

Morgan Landy, Boutheina Guermazi |

Will the tide of Malaysia’s rising national income, uplift the livelihoods of all its citizens equitably?

Kenneth Simler, Shakira Teh Sharifuddin, Zainab Ali Ahmad |

Helping developing countries take accounting standards to the next level

Ezio Caruso, Tatsiana Kliatskova |

We show that compared to stock market-oriented financial systems, bank-oriented financial systems tend to have lower export dynamism, especially in developing countries with lax bank regulation…

Raoul Minetti, Alen Mulabdic, Michele Ruta, Susan Zhu |

The need to extend deposit insurance to financial cooperatives

Danilo Palermo, Juan Buchenau |

One year ago, the first COVID-19 cases were recorded in the Middle East and North Africa region. But perhaps the greatest damage to economies in the region is the widening gender gap.

Marina Wes |

A local-currency bond market can make an economy more resilient to sudden movements in foreign capital flows.

Tobias Adrian, Thordur Jonasson, Ayhan Kose, Anderson Caputo Silva |