The Treatment of Nonperforming Loans in Macroeconomic Statistics

Author/Editor:

Cornelis N Gorter ; Adriaan M. Bloem

Publication Date:

December 1, 2001

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

This paper seeks to promote discussion on the treatment of nonperforming loans in macroeconomic statistics. After reviewing current recommendations in international statistical manuals and the guidelines provided by some main banking and accounting institutions, the paper recommends that the information on nonperforming loans provided by macroeconomic statistics should be expanded. The paper concludes with a list of issues that deserve further study.

Series:

Working Paper No. 01/209

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

December 1, 2001

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451874754/1018-5941

Stock No:

WPIEA2092001

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

18

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