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Monetary Policy, the Composition of GDP, and Crisis Duration in Europe

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  • Nicolas Cachanosky

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  • Andreas Hoffmann

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This paper analyzes the effects of changes in interest rates on the composition of production in ten European countries during the boom period of the 2000s. We find that output elasticity differs across industries and across countries for similar industries. The paper suggests that in the run-up to the 2008 crisis, the ECB’s low interest rate policy affected the allocation of resources across industries. This may explain the sluggish overall recovery from the crisis in Europe.

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  • Nicolas Cachanosky & Andreas Hoffmann, 2014. "Monetary Policy, the Composition of GDP, and Crisis Duration in Europe," ICER Working Papers 08-2014, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research.
  • Handle: RePEc:icr:wpicer:08-2014
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    1. Cachanosky, Nicolas, 2014. "The effects of U.S. monetary policy on Colombia and Panama (2002–2007)," The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 54(3), pages 428-436.
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    1. WP: Monetary Policy, the Composition of GDP, and Crisis Duration in Europe (with A. Hoffamann)
      by Nicolas Cachanosky in Punto de Vista Economico on 2014-11-14 09:01:48

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    Keywords

    Monetary Policy; Interest Rate Sensitivity; Crisis Duration; GDP Composition;

    JEL classification:

    • E32 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles - - - Business Fluctuations; Cycles
    • 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

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