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Designing an Integrated Financial Supervision Agency: Selected Lessons and Challenges for Indonesia


  • Reza Siregar

    () (School of Economics, University of Adelaide)

  • Willam James

    () (Nathan Associates Inc)


Having initiated reforms in its financial sector in late 1997, the government of Indonesia introduced a new central bank independence act in early 1999. The next task for the government of Indonesia is to devise a safety net system for the financial sector. This study draws essential lessons from the experiences of other countries to highlight a number of key challenges facing Indonesia, especially at early stages of designing its unified financial sector supervisory agency.

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  • Reza Siregar & Willam James, 2004. "Designing an Integrated Financial Supervision Agency: Selected Lessons and Challenges for Indonesia," Centre for International Economic Studies Working Papers 2004-05, University of Adelaide, Centre for International Economic Studies.
  • Handle: RePEc:adl:cieswp:2004-05

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    1. Ovidiu Stoica & Delia-Elena Diaconasu, 2012. "Regional Economic Integration And National Financial Supervision. A Comparative Study," Annales Universitatis Apulensis Series Oeconomica, Faculty of Sciences, "1 Decembrie 1918" University, Alba Iulia, vol. 2(14), pages 1-23.
    2. Reza Siregar, 2011. "Macro-Prudential Approaches to Banking Regulation : Perspectives of Selected Asian Central Banks," Finance Working Papers 23211, East Asian Bureau of Economic Research.
    3. Reza Siregar & Lim, C.S. Vincent, 2011. "Living with Macro-financial Linkages: Policy Perspectives and Challenges for SEACEN Countries," Staff Papers, South East Asian Central Banks (SEACEN) Research and Training Centre, number sp79, January.

    More about this item


    Unified Financial Sector Supervisory Agency; Bancassurance Central Bank; Indonesia.;

    JEL classification:

    • E58 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Central Banks and Their Policies
    • E61 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook - - - Policy Objectives; Policy Designs and Consistency; Policy Coordination
    • G21 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Banks; Other Depository Institutions; Micro Finance Institutions; Mortgages
    • G28 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Government Policy and Regulation


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