The new decrease of interest rates by the ECB will be totally ineffective
AbstractOn May 2 the ECB has decreased the interest rate on the main refinancing operations of the Eurosystem by 25 basis points, to 0.50%, starting from the operation to be settled on 8 May 2013. The interest rate on the marginal lending facility will also be decreased by 50 basis points, to 1.00%. This short paper explains the structural reasons why the current monetary policy conducted by the ECB is ineffective.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by IESEG School of Management in its series Working Papers with number 2013-ECO-05.
Length: 4 pages
Date of creation: May 2013
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