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Bank Lending in Turkey; Effects of Monetary and Fiscal Policies

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  • Burcu Aydin
  • Deniz O Igan

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The period following the 2000-01 crisis was marked by a successful disinflation program sustained through inflation targeting and fiscal discipline in Turkey. This paper studies the impact of monetary and fiscal policies on credit growth during this period. Using quarterly bank-level data covering 2002-08, we find evidence that liquidity-constrained banks have sharper decline in lending during contractionary monetary policies and that crowding-out effect disappears more for banks with a retail-banking focus when fiscal policies are prudent.The results are statistically weak, suggesting that bank lending channel is not strong in Turkey and government finances has limited direct impact on credit.

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  • Burcu Aydin & Deniz O Igan, 2010. "Bank Lending in Turkey; Effects of Monetary and Fiscal Policies," IMF Working Papers 10/233, International Monetary Fund.
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    1. Varlik Serdar & Berument M. Hakan, 2016. "Credit channel and capital flows: a macroprudential policy tool? Evidence from Turkey," The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, De Gruyter, vol. 16(1), pages 145-170, January.
    2. Fatih Macit, 2012. "Who Responds More to Monetary Policy? Conventional Banks or Participation Banks," European Research Studies Journal, European Research Studies Journal, vol. 0(2), pages 47-56.
    3. Ekin Ayse Ozsuca & Elif Akbostanci, 2012. "An Empirical Analysis of the Bank Lending Channel in turkey," ERC Working Papers 1205, ERC - Economic Research Center, Middle East Technical University, revised Aug 2012.
    4. Etkin Ozen & Cem Sahin & Ibrahim Unalmis, 2013. "External Financial Stress and External Financing Vulnerability in Turkey : Some Policy Implications for Financial Stability," Central Bank Review, Research and Monetary Policy Department, Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, vol. 13(Special I), pages 65-74.
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    6. Ekin Ayşe Özşuca & Elif Akbostancı, 2016. "An Empirical Analysis of the Risk-Taking Channel of Monetary Policy in Turkey," Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 52(3), pages 589-609, March.
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    9. Moayedi, Vafa & Aminfard, Matin, 2011. "The Impact of Policy Shocks on Financial Structure: Empirical Results from Japan," MPRA Paper 39185, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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    Keywords

    Credit expansion; Banking crisis; Banking sector; Bank credit; Fiscal policy; Loans; Monetary policy; Monetary transmission mechanism; Turkey; panel data; banking; inflation; bank lending; Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy;

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