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In Search of a Reasonable Credit Growth Rate for Turkey

  • A. Hakan Kara
  • Hande Kucuk
  • S. Tolga Tiryaki
  • Canan Yuksel

This study presents a cross-country analysis of credit growth and draws implications for Turkey. Similar credit deepening phases in other countries suggest that an average of 15 percent annual credit growth would be reasonable and healthy in the medium-term.

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Paper provided by Research and Monetary Policy Department, Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey in its series CBT Research Notes in Economics with number 1303.

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Date of creation: 2013
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Handle: RePEc:tcb:econot:1303
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  1. �scar Jord� & Moritz Schularick & Alan M Taylor, 2011. "Financial Crises, Credit Booms, and External Imbalances: 140 Years of Lessons," IMF Economic Review, Palgrave Macmillan, vol. 59(2), pages 340-378, June.
  2. A. Hakan Kara, 2012. "Monetary Policy in Turkey After the Global Crisis," Working Papers 1217, Research and Monetary Policy Department, Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey.
  3. Marco Terrones & Enrique G. Mendoza, 2008. "An Anatomy of Credit Booms: Evidence From Macro Aggregates and Micro Data," IMF Working Papers 08/226, International Monetary Fund.
  4. Erdem Başçı & Hakan Kara, 2011. "Finansal istikrar ve para politikası," Iktisat Isletme ve Finans, Bilgesel Yayincilik, vol. 26(302), pages 9-25.
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