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Evidence of a Bank Lending Channel for Argentina and Colombia

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  • José Gómez-González
  • Fernando Grosz

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In this paper we find empirical evidence of bank lending channel for Colombia and Argentina. For Argentina, we do not find evidence that changes in the interbank interest rate affect the growth rate of total loans directly. However, the interbank interest

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  • José Gómez-González & Fernando Grosz, 2007. "Evidence of a Bank Lending Channel for Argentina and Colombia," Latin American Journal of Economics-formerly Cuadernos de Economía, Instituto de Economía. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile., vol. 44(129), pages 109-126.
  • Handle: RePEc:ioe:cuadec:v:44:y:2007:i:129:p:109-126
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    1. José E. Gómez González & Paola Morales Acevedo, 2009. "Bank Lending Channel of Monetary Policy: Evidence for Colombia, Using a Firms´ Panel," BORRADORES DE ECONOMIA 005219, BANCO DE LA REPÚBLICA.
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    14. David Rodríguez-González & Inés María Ulloa-Villegas, 2020. "Global financial crisis and its effects on the bank lending channel in the Colombian economy," Lecturas de Economía, Universidad de Antioquia, Departamento de Economía, issue 93, pages 261-296, Julio-Dic.

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    Keywords

    Monetary transmission; bank lending channel; Argentina; Colombia;

    JEL classification:

    • E5 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit
    • E52 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Monetary Policy
    • E59 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Other
    • G21 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Banks; Other Depository Institutions; Micro Finance Institutions; Mortgages

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