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Macroprudential Policy in a Monetary Union

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  • Salim, DEHMEJ

    (Bank Al-Maghrib, Département de la Recherche)

  • Leonardo, GAMBACORTA

    (Bank for International Settlements (BIS))

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Using a simple New Keynesian model of a monetary union that incorporates financial frictions, we show that country-targeted macroprudential policy could complement a single monetary policy at the union level. In particular, macroprudential policy helps taming financial and economic imbalances in presence of countercyclical financial shocks and imperfect transmission of monetary policy to financial conditions in a monetary union. These results are even stronger when different economies are hit by asymmetric shocks that cancel out without provoking any monetary policy reaction. In addition, we show that when coordinated with monetary policy, country-targeted macroprudential policy (implemented by national or supranational authorities) has advantages over a federally implemented policy that reacts to average financial indicators.

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  • Salim, DEHMEJ & Leonardo, GAMBACORTA, 2017. "Macroprudential Policy in a Monetary Union," Document de travail 2017-4, Bank Al-Maghrib, Département de la Recherche.
  • Handle: RePEc:ris:bkamdt:2017_004
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    Keywords

    Monetary Union; Macroprudential Policy; New-Keynesian Model;
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    JEL classification:

    • E12 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - General Aggregative Models - - - Keynes; Keynesian; Post-Keynesian; Modern Monetary Theory
    • E50 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - General
    • F45 - International Economics - - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance - - - Macroeconomic Issues of Monetary Unions
    • G18 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Government Policy and Regulation

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