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The euro area bank lending survey

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  • Köhler-Ulbrich, Petra
  • Hempell, Hannah S.
  • Scopel, Silvia

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The euro area bank lending survey (BLS) serves as an important tool in the analysis of bank lending conditions in the euro area and across euro area countries, providing otherwise unobservable qualitative information on bank loan demand and supply from/to euro area enterprises and households. Since its introduction in 2003, the BLS has received growing attention and has become of key importance for the analysis and assessment of bank lending conditions in the euro area and at the national level. In particular in the context of the financial crisis, the BLS was used to gather additional information on the impact of the crisis and of the ECB JEL Classification: E44, E5, G21

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  • Köhler-Ulbrich, Petra & Hempell, Hannah S. & Scopel, Silvia, 2016. "The euro area bank lending survey," Occasional Paper Series 179, European Central Bank.
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    Keywords

    bank lending conditions; euro area; loan demand; loan supply; monetary policy; monetary policy transmission;
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    JEL classification:

    • E44 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Money and Interest Rates - - - Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy
    • E5 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit
    • G21 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Banks; Other Depository Institutions; Micro Finance Institutions; Mortgages

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