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Money, credit and investment in UK corporate sector

  • Andrew Brigden
  • Paul Mizen

This paper investigates the interactions between investment, money holding and bank borrowing by private non-financial corporations (PNFCs). Long-run relationships are identified for investment, money and borrowing, and the dynamics indicate the existence of feedbacks from money and credit disequilibria onto investment. The results are considered to be consistent with the existence of a credit channel.

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Paper provided by Bank of England in its series Bank of England working papers with number 100.

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Date of creation: Sep 1999
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Handle: RePEc:boe:boeewp:100
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