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Spillovers from the ECB's Non-standard Monetary Policy Measures on Southeastern Europe

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This paper is the first to comprehensively assess the impact of the euro area's non-standard monetary policy measures on southeastern Europe. The outcomes of bilateral BVAR models suggest that the ECB's non-standard monetary policy measures have had pronounced price effects on all, and output effects on approximately half, of the countries in southeastern Europe. While I find evidence that exports have posed as relevant transmission channels in most cases, the role of the interbank market rate as a channel of shock transmission is less clear. Furthermore, the results suggest that exchange rates' responses have been relatively muted.

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  • Isabella Moder, 2019. "Spillovers from the ECB's Non-standard Monetary Policy Measures on Southeastern Europe," International Journal of Central Banking, International Journal of Central Banking, vol. 15(4), pages 127-163, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:ijc:ijcjou:y:2019:q:4:a:4
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    • C32 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models; Diffusion Processes; State Space Models
    • E52 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Monetary Policy
    • F42 - International Economics - - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance - - - International Policy Coordination and Transmission

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