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Bank Leverage and Monetary Policy's Risk-Taking Channel

Bank Leverage and Monetary Policy's Risk-Taking Channel »

Source: Bank Leverage and Monetary Policy's Risk-Taking Channel : Evidence from the United States

Volume/Issue: 2013/143

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Giovanni Dell'Ariccia , Luc Laeven , and Gustavo Suarez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 June 2013

ISBN: 9781484381137

Keywords: leverage, risk, bank risk, bank risk taking, tier 1 capital, bank capital, banking, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects),

We present evidence of a risk-taking channel of monetary policy for the U.S. banking system. We use confidential data on the internal ratings of U.S. banks on loans to businesses over the period 1997 to 2011 from t...

Big Players Out of Synch

Big Players Out of Synch »

Source: Big Players Out of Synch : Spillovers Implications of US and Euro Area Shocks

Volume/Issue: 2015/215

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Carolina Osorio Buitron , and Esteban Vesperoni

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2015

ISBN: 9781513558448

Keywords: Economic News, Emerging Economies, economies, monetary conditions, money, advanced economies, Forecasting and Other Model Applications, Forecasting and Simulation, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Monetary Policy (Targets

Given the prospects of asynchronous monetary conditions in the United States and the euro area, this paper analyzes spillovers among these two economies, as well as the implications of asynchronicity for spillovers...

The Case for a Long-Run Inflation Target of Four Percent

The Case for a Long-Run Inflation Target of Four Percent »

Source: The Case for a Long-Run Inflation Target of Four Percent

Volume/Issue: 2014/92

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Laurence Ball

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 June 2014

ISBN: 9781498395601

Keywords: Inflation Target, percent inflation, central bank, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects),

Many central banks target an inflation rate near two percent. This essay argues that policymakers would do better to target four percent inflation. A four percent target would ease the constraints on monetary polic...

Does Easing Monetary Policy Increase Financial Instability?

Does Easing Monetary Policy Increase Financial Instability? »

Source: Does Easing Monetary Policy Increase Financial Instability?

Volume/Issue: 2015/139

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ambrogio Cesa-Bianchi , and Alessandro Rebucci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513588490

Keywords: Macro-prudential policies, credit frictions, interest rate rigidities, interest, interest rate, interest rates, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects),

This paper develops a model featuring both a macroeconomic and a financial friction that speaks to the interaction between monetary and macro-prudential policies. There are two main results. First, real interest ra...

The Effectiveness of Monetary Policy Transmission Under Capital Inflows

The Effectiveness of Monetary Policy Transmission Under Capital Inflows »

Source: The Effectiveness of Monetary Policy Transmission Under Capital Inflows : Evidence from Asia

Volume/Issue: 2012/265

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sonali Jain-Chandra , and Filiz Unsal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 November 2012

ISBN: 9781475525823

Keywords: Monetary policy transmission, dynamic factor model, structural VAR, long-term interest rates, bond yields, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects), Open Economy Macroeconomics,

The effectiveness of the monetary policy transmission mechanism in open economies could be impaired if interest rates are driven primarily by global factors, especially during periods of large capital inflows. The...

Effects of Monetary and Macroprudential Policies on Financial Conditions

Effects of Monetary and Macroprudential Policies on Financial Conditions »

Source: Effects of Monetary and Macroprudential Policies on Financial Conditions : Evidence from the United States

Volume/Issue: 2015/288

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Aleksandra Zdzienicka , Sally Chen , Federico Diaz Kalan , Stefan Laseen , and Katsiaryna Svirydzenka

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 December 2015

ISBN: 9781513519159

Keywords: spillovers, international monetary fund, exchange rate, transmission mechanism, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects), spillovers.,

The Global Financial Crisis has reopened discussions on the role of the monetary policy in preserving financial stability. Determining whether monetary policy affects financial variables domestically-especially com...

The Effects of U.S. Unconventional Monetary Policy on Asia Frontier Developing Economies

The Effects of U.S. Unconventional Monetary Policy on Asia Frontier Developing Economies »

Source: The Effects of U.S. Unconventional Monetary Policy on Asia Frontier Developing Economies

Volume/Issue: 2015/18

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sohrab Rafiq

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 January 2015

ISBN: 9781498334037

Keywords: unconventional monetary policy, interest rates, exchange rate, international monetary fund, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects), Open Economy Macroeconomics,

This paper explores the effect of U.S. unconventional monetary policy (QE2) on a group of frontier developing economies (FDEs) in Asia. This paper finds that spillovers emanating from the U.S. on FDEs in Asia have...

The Effects of Unconventional Monetary Policies on Bank Soundness

The Effects of Unconventional Monetary Policies on Bank Soundness »

Source: The Effects of Unconventional Monetary Policies on Bank Soundness

Volume/Issue: 2014/152

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Frederic Lambert , and Kenichi Ueda

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 August 2014

ISBN: 9781498363563

Keywords: Bank Profitability, Bank Risk, Balance Sheet Repair, bond, government bond, bond yield, government bond yield, bond yields, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments

Unconventional monetary policy is often assumed to benefit banks. However, we find little supporting evidence. Rather, we find some evidence for heightened medium-term risks. First, in an event study using a novel...

Estimates of Potential Output and the Neutral Rate for the U.S. Economy

Estimates of Potential Output and the Neutral Rate for the U.S. Economy »

Source: Estimates of Potential Output and the Neutral Rate for the U.S. Economy

Volume/Issue: 2018/152

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ali Alichi , Rania Al-Mashat , Hayk Avetisyan , Jaromir Benes , Olivier Bizimana , Aram Butavyan , Robert Ford , Narek Ghazaryan , Vahagn Grigoryan , Mane Harutyunyan , Anahit Hovhannisyan , Edgar Hovhannisyan , Hayk Karapetyan , Mariam Kharaishvili , Douglas Laxton , Akaki Liqokeli , Karolina Matikyan , Gevorg Minasyan , Shalva Mkhatrishvili , Armen Nurbekyan , Andrei Orlov , Babken Pashinyan , Garik Petrosyan , Yekaterina Rezepina , Aleksandr Shirkhanyan , Tamta Sopromadze , Lusine Torosyan , Erik Vardanyan , Hou Wang , and Jiaxiong Yao

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 July 2018

ISBN: 9781484366325

Keywords: United States, Western Hemisphere, Potential output, Macroeconomic Modeling, Neutral Rate, Model Construction and Estimation, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects)

Estimates of potential output and the neutral short-term interest rate play important roles in policy making. However, such estimates are associated with significant uncertainty and subject to significant revisions...

Financial Crisis, US Unconventional Monetary Policy and International Spillovers1

Financial Crisis, US Unconventional Monetary Policy and International Spillovers1 »

Source: Financial Crisis, US Unconventional Monetary Policy and International Spillovers

Volume/Issue: 2015/85

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Qianying Chen , Andrew Filardo , Dong He , and Feng Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2015

ISBN: 9781475520668

Keywords: emerging economies, global VAR, international monetary policy spillovers, quantitative easing, unconventional monetary policy, federal reserve, securities, reserve, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Monetary Policy (Targets

We study the impact of the US quantitative easing (QE) on both the emerging and advanced economies, estimating a global vector error-correction model (GVECM) and conducting counterfactual analyses. We focus on the...