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Central bank's liquidity provision and firms' financial constraints

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  • Chundakkadan, Radeef
  • Sasidharan, Subash

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This paper investigates the impact of central bank's liquidity operations on the financial constraints of the bank-dependent firms. We use the Reserve Bank of India's liquidity operation called Term Repo Operation (TRO) in the study. The empirical analysis is based on a large scale firm-level data for the period 2011–2016 and panel logit estimation method. Our findings indicate that the financial constraints of the bank-dependent firms have reduced than their counterparts since the introduction of the operation. We also show that larger firms reap significant benefit out of TRO than the smaller firms.

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  • Chundakkadan, Radeef & Sasidharan, Subash, 2020. "Central bank's liquidity provision and firms' financial constraints," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 89(C), pages 245-255.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecmode:v:89:y:2020:i:c:p:245-255
    DOI: 10.1016/j.econmod.2019.10.025
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    Keywords

    Financial constraints; Term repo operation; Central bank;
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    JEL classification:

    • G32 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - Financing Policy; Financial Risk and Risk Management; Capital and Ownership Structure; Value of Firms; Goodwill
    • 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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