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Centrality-Based Capital Allocations

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  • Adrian Alter

    (International Monetary Fund)

  • Ben R. Craig

    (Deutsche Bundesbank, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland)

  • Peter Raupach

    (Deutsche Bundesbank)

Abstract

We look at the effect of capital rules on a banking system that is connected through correlated credit exposures and interbank lending. Keeping total capital in the system constant, the reallocation rules, which combine individual bank characteristics and interconnectivity measures of interbank lending, are to minimize a measure of system-wide losses. Using the detailed German credit register for estimation, we find that capital rules based on eigenvectors dominate any other centrality measure, saving about 15 percent in expected bankruptcy costs.

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  • Adrian Alter & Ben R. Craig & Peter Raupach, 2015. "Centrality-Based Capital Allocations," International Journal of Central Banking, International Journal of Central Banking, vol. 11(3), pages 329-377, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:ijc:ijcjou:y:2015:q:3:a:8
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