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Does bank capital matter for monetary transmission?

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  • Skander J. van den Heuvel

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Paper for a conference sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York entitled Financial Innovation and Monetary Transmission

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  • Skander J. van den Heuvel, 2002. "Does bank capital matter for monetary transmission?," Economic Policy Review, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, vol. 8(May), pages 259-265.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fednep:y:2002:i:may:p:259-265:n:v.8no.1
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