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Targeting financial stability: macroprudential or monetary policy?

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  • Aikman, David
  • Giese, Julia
  • Kapadia, Sujit
  • McLeay, Michael

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This paper explores monetary-macroprudential policy interactions in a simple, calibrated New Keynesian model incorporating the possibility of a credit boom precipitating a financial crisis and a loss function reflecting financial stability considerations. Deploying the countercyclical capital buffer (CCyB) improves outcomes significantly relative to when interest rates are the only instrument. The instruments are typically substitutes, with monetary policy loosening when the CCyB tightens. We also examine when the instruments are complements and assess how different shocks, the effective lower bound for monetary policy, market-based finance and a risk-taking channel of monetary policy affect our results. JEL Classification: E52, E58, G01, G28

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  • Aikman, David & Giese, Julia & Kapadia, Sujit & McLeay, Michael, 2019. "Targeting financial stability: macroprudential or monetary policy?," Working Paper Series 2278, European Central Bank.
  • Handle: RePEc:ecb:ecbwps:20192278
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    Keywords

    countercyclical capital buffer; credit boom; financial crises; financial stability; macroprudential policy; monetary policy;
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    JEL classification:

    • E52 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Monetary Policy
    • E58 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Central Banks and Their Policies
    • G01 - Financial Economics - - General - - - Financial Crises
    • G28 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Government Policy and Regulation

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