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Impact of monetary policy on lending and deposit rates in Pakistan: Panel data analysis

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  • Mohsin, Hasan Muhammad

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The study estimates impact of monetary policy (discount rate) on lending and deposit rates in Pakistan using bank type data from November 2001 to March 2011. The study finds evidence of long run relationship between lending and discount rate but deposit rate is not cointegrated with discount rate, monetary policy instrument. The study also finds an increase in the lending rate pass through rate during restricted monetary policy times (2005-2010), whereas deposit rate pass through remains same. The study finds that overall banks pass on only 20% impact of a change in discount rate to the lenders in first month implying it is not complete. There is also significant difference in various bank types pass through rates. The pass through of deposit rate is further low at 0.16 as revealed by short run analysis. It implies that the effectiveness of monetary policy is limited in Pakistan.

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  • Mohsin, Hasan Muhammad, 2011. "Impact of monetary policy on lending and deposit rates in Pakistan: Panel data analysis," MPRA Paper 33301, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised Aug 2011.
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    1. Muhammad, Omer & de Haan, Jakob & Scholtens, Bert, 2014. "Impact of Interbank Liquidity on Monetary Transmission Mechanism: A Case Study of Pakistan," MPRA Paper 56161, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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    Keywords

    Discount rate; pass-through; monetary policy;

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    • E58 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Central Banks and Their Policies
    • E00 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - General - - - General

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