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Table 11
Forecasting Failures
Deposit Insurer Do you have a committee or group that meets regularly whose mission is to forecast potential insured depository institution failures?
Advanced Economies
Austria (AAR) Yes
Austria (AABB) Yes
Belgium No
Canada No
France  No
Germany (EdB) No
Germany (E) Yes
Greece  No
Isle of Mana Yes
Italy (IDPF) No
Italy (DPFCB) Yes
Japan  No
Netherlands No
Portugal No
Spain  No
Sweden  No
Taiwan Yes
United Kingdom  No
   Subtotal 6 for Yes and 12 for No
Developing Economies and Economies in Transition
Africa  
  Nigeria No
  Tanzania Yes
  Uganda No
Europe
  Czech Republic  No
  Hungary No
  Latvia  Yes
  Lithuania No
  Poland No
  Romania  No
  Slovak Republic  No
  Turkey No
Middle East
  Bahrain  Yes
  Oman  Yes
Western Hemisphere
  Brazil No
  El Salvador No
  Jamaica No
  Mexico Yes
  Peru Yes
  Trinidad and Tobago No
   Subtotal 6 for Yes and 13 for No
Total 12 for Yes and 25 for No

Note: Classification of economies into "Advanced," "Developing," or "Economies in Transition" is from International Monetary Fund (2000). Deposit insurers without a Yes or No did not answer the question on the survey or did not provide an answer that was easily categorized as yes or no.

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AAR = Association of Austrian Raiffesenbanks

AABB = Association of Austrian Banks and Bankers

EdB = Entschadigungseinrichtung deutscher Banken

E = Einlagensicherungs

IDPF = Interbank Deposit Protection Fund

DPFCB = Deposit Protection Fund for Co-operative Banks

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