Monetary policy and bank behavior: Empirical evidence from India
AbstractThe paper develops an empirical model to explore the role that bank characteristics play in influencing the monetary transmission process. Employing data on Indian commercial banks for the period 1992-2004, the findings indicate that for banks classified according to size and capitalization, a monetary contraction lowers bank lending, although large and well-capitalized banks are able to shield their loan portfolio from monetary shocks.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 17395.
Date of creation: Nov 2006
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Publication status: Published in Economic and Political Weekly 10.41(2006): pp. 853-856
monetary policy; banking; India;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- E52 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Monetary Policy
- G21 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Banks; Other Depository Institutions; Micro Finance Institutions; Mortgages
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