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Financial Systems and the Cost Channel Transmission of Monetary Policy Shocks

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In this paper we study the role of financial systems for the cost channel transmission of monetary policy in a calibrated business cycle model. We analyze the different effects that monetary policy has on the economy, in particular on output and inflation, which are due to differences in country-specific financial systems. For a plausible calibration of the model, differences in financial systems have a rather limited effect on the transmission mechanism and do not appear to give rise to cross country differences in the strength of the cost channel.

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  • Sylvia Kaufmann & Johann Scharler, 2007. "Financial Systems and the Cost Channel Transmission of Monetary Policy Shocks," Working Papers 116, Oesterreichische Nationalbank (Austrian Central Bank).
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    • E40 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Money and Interest Rates - - - General
    • E50 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - General

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