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Macroeconomic Evolution after a Production Shock: the Role for Financial Intermediation


  • Dmitri V. Vinogradov

    () (Universität Heidelberg, Alfred-Weber-Institut für Wirtschaftswissenschaften
    Universität Heidelberg, Alfred-Weber-Institut für Wirtschaftswissenschaften)


Financial intermediaries may increase economic efficiency through intertemporal risk smoothing. However without an adequate regulation, intermediation may fail to do this. This paper studies the effects of a production shock in a closed economy and compares abilities of market-based and bank-based financial systems in processing the shock. Unregulated banking system may collapse in absence of a proper regulation. The paper studies several types of regulatory interventions, which may improve the performance of the banking system.

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  • Dmitri V. Vinogradov, 2006. "Macroeconomic Evolution after a Production Shock: the Role for Financial Intermediation," Working Papers 0430, University of Heidelberg, Department of Economics, revised Aug 2006.
  • Handle: RePEc:awi:wpaper:0430

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    1. Mavrotas, George & Vinogradov, Dmitri, 2007. "Financial sector structure and financial crisis burden," Journal of Financial Stability, Elsevier, vol. 3(4), pages 295-323, December.

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    Financial intermediation; overlapping generations; general equilibrium; intertemporal smoothing;

    JEL classification:

    • D50 - Microeconomics - - General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium - - - General
    • G21 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Banks; Other Depository Institutions; Micro Finance Institutions; Mortgages
    • G28 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Government Policy and Regulation
    • E44 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Money and Interest Rates - - - Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy
    • E53 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Deposit Insurance
    • O16 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Financial Markets; Saving and Capital Investment; Corporate Finance and Governance

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