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Will TARGET2-Balances be Reduced again after an End of the Crisis?

  • Christian Fahrholz

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    (School of Economics and Business Administration, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena)

  • Andreas Freytag

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    (School of Economics and Business Administration, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena)

This article deals with the macro-economics of the Trans-European Automated Re- al-time Gross Settlement Express Transfer System (TARGET2). Originally, the TARGET2 was in-tended to solely function as a monetary arrangement for liquidity issues. It is shown that the TARGET2 contributes to a substantial misallocation of real resources within the Eurozone (EZ). The discussion highlights that there are no tendencies for rebalancing TARGET2-claims and liabilities, but rather a dynamic towards infinite and prolonged TARGET2-imbalances in the form of hysteresis.

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Paper provided by Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena in its series Global Financial Markets Working Paper Series with number 30-2012.

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Handle: RePEc:hlj:hljwrp:30-2012
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