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Policies for Macrofinancial Stability


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  • Bas B. Bakker
  • Giovanni Dell'Ariccia
  • Luc Laeven
  • Jérôme Vandenbussche
  • Deniz Igan
  • Hui Tong


This note explores the costs and benefits of different policy options to reduce the risks associated with credit booms, drawing upon several country experiences and the findings from econometric analysis.

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Paper provided by International Monetary Fund in its series IMF Staff Discussion Notes with number 12/06.

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Length: 46
Date of creation: 07 Jun 2012
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Handle: RePEc:imf:imfsdn:12/06

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Keywords: Financial stability; Credit expansion; credit booms; macroprudential regulation; macroeconomic policy; banking; banking crisis; financial crisis; financial crises; banking crises; global financial crisis; financial deepening; banking supervision; foreign exchange; reserve requirements; bank for international settlements; macroeconomic policies; bank credit; recession; systemic risk; pre-crisis; bank supervision; capital adequacy; bank regulation; deposit accounts; foreign exchange exposure; financial liberalization; banking system; banking systems; bank risk; denominated loans; banking sector; bank of spain; recessions; bank loans; bank capital; credit concentration; financial reforms; monetary authority; systemic banking crises; national bank; bank risk-taking; bank governors; banking activities; financial taxation; debt crisis; bank competition; systemic financial crises; capital regulation; bank portfolios; bank branches; bank soundness; probability of default; excess liquidity; bank risk taking; banks ? balance sheets; bankers; asian financial crisis; bank lending behavior; currency crisis; bank funding; resolution of banking crises; bank statements; sovereign debt crisis; bank credit policies; macroeconomic stability; bankers association; political interference;

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