This course offers an overview of bank risks and banking stability, linking sources of risk to the macroeconomic and financial environment of a country. It will focus on analysis and interpretation of micro and macro bank data useful for policy analysis using extensive country case studies.
The sessions will explain how to understanding bank vulnerabilities by analyzing measures of financial risks, financial soundness indicators, stress testing methodologies, and will overview key elements of the current bank regulatory framework.
At the end of this course, which is open to non-economists, you will have acquired:
An understanding of the key sources of risks in the banking system, their measurement, and the rationale and practice of key bank regulations.
Practical skills in assessing banking system stability to be used in policy analysis