Central Bank Liquidity Provision and Financial Sector Competition This paper presents a general equilibrium production economy where money is essential and financial intermediaries provide important economic functions. In this setting, we study the effects of liquidity provision by the monetary authority under two different banking structures: a perfectly competitive and a fully concentrated banking system. When the banking sector is perfectly competitive, liquidity injections through an open market purchase stimulate capital investment and production. Interestingly, an expansionary monetary policy can become contractionary when the banking sector is fully concentrated. This necessarily happens in economies where government liabilities constitute a large fraction of total deposits and inflation is high. Moreover, we demonstrate that imperfect banking competition is a source of indeterminacy of dynamical equilibria. More specifically, the economy can display Hopf bifurcation. However, monetary policy plays an important role in controlling deterministic cycles and endogenous volatility that could arise under a fully concentrated banking sector
AbstractNo abstract is available for this item.
Download InfoIf you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by College of Business, University of Texas at San Antonio in its series Working Papers with number 0002.
Length: 34 pages
Date of creation:
Date of revision:
Monetary Policy; Open Market Operations; Banking Competition;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- E43 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Money and Interest Rates - - - Interest Rates: Determination, Term Structure, and Effects
- E52 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Monetary Policy
- L11 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Production, Pricing, and Market Structure; Size Distribution of Firms
You can help add them by filling out this form.
reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.Access and download statisticsgeneral information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Eddie Salinas).
If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.
If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.
If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.
Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.