Credit and business cycles in Greece: Is there any relationship?
AbstractThis paper examines the relationship between real output and real credit at business-cycle frequencies in Greece. The Granger causality tests indicate that real credit is important to understanding future movements in real output, given the trade deficit ratio. The impulse response analysis implies that the recovery of the Greek economy requires a positive credit shock which will stimulate real output.
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Real output; Business cycles; Real credit; Granger causality test; VAR analysis;
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- Costas Karfakis, 2012. "Credit and Business Cycles in Greece: Is there any relationship?," Discussion Paper Series 2012_08, Department of Economics, University of Macedonia, revised Aug 2012.
- E32 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles - - - Business Fluctuations; Cycles
- E51 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Money Supply; Credit; Money Multipliers
- E52 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Monetary Policy
- E58 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Central Banks and Their Policies
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