Interest Rate Corridor : A New Macroprudential Tool?
The procyclical behavior of credit supply amplifies the business cycles. One of the aims of the traditional macro-prudential policies is to smooth the business cycle fluctuations by mitigating the excessive volatility in the risk appetite of financial intermediaries. This study shows that asymmetric interest rate corridor, a new policy instrument designed by CBRT, can be used for such a purpose. In this respect, this study focuses on the interaction of the interest rate corridor with the credit-deposit spread which is an important indicator of banks’ appetite for lending and hence credit supply. Our findings suggest that through the use of an asymmetric corridor policy together with an active liquidity management strategy, monetary policy is able to affect credit and deposit rates via different channels. Therefore, the interest rate corridor can be used to adjust the credit spread, and hence has the potential to be used as a macro-prudential policy tool.
|Date of creation:||2013|
|Contact details of provider:|| Postal: Head Office, Istiklal Cad. 10 Ulus, 06100 Ankara|
Phone: (90 312) 507 5000
Fax: (90 312) 507 5640
Web page: http://www.tcmb.gov.tr/
More information through EDIRC
Please report citation or reference errors to , or , if you are the registered author of the cited work, log in to your RePEc Author Service profile, click on "citations" and make appropriate adjustments.:
- Gertler, Mark & Karadi, Peter, 2011. "A model of unconventional monetary policy," Journal of Monetary Economics, Elsevier, vol. 58(1), pages 17-34, January.
- Salih Fendoglu, 2011.
"Optimal Monetary Policy Rules, Financial Amplification, and Uncertain Business Cycles,"
1126, Research and Monetary Policy Department, Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey.
- Fendoğlu, Salih, 2014. "Optimal monetary policy rules, financial amplification, and uncertain business cycles," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Elsevier, vol. 46(C), pages 271-305.
- Koray Alper & Hakan Kara & Mehmet Yorukoglu, 2013.
"Reserve Options Mechanism,"
Central Bank Review,
Research and Monetary Policy Department, Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, vol. 13(1), pages 1-14.
- Koray Alper & A. Hakan Kara & Mehmet Yorukoglu, 2012.
"Reserve Option Mechanism
[Rezerv Opsiyonu Mekanizmasi]," CBT Research Notes in Economics 1228, Research and Monetary Policy Department, Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey.
- Koray Alper & A. Hakan Kara & Mehmet Yorukoglu, 2012. "Reserve Option Mechanism
- Manuel Arellano & Stephen Bond, 1991.
"Some Tests of Specification for Panel Data: Monte Carlo Evidence and an Application to Employment Equations,"
Review of Economic Studies,
Oxford University Press, vol. 58(2), pages 277-297.
- Tom Doan, "undated". "RATS program to replicate Arellano-Bond 1991 dynamic panel," Statistical Software Components RTZ00169, Boston College Department of Economics.
- Yusuf Soner Baskaya & Eda Gulsen & Hakan Kara, 2012. "Inflation Expectations and Central Bank Communication in Turkey," Central Bank Review, Research and Monetary Policy Department, Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, vol. 12(2), pages 1-10.
- Vasco Curdia & Michael Woodford, 2010.
"Credit Spreads and Monetary Policy,"
Journal of Money, Credit and Banking,
Blackwell Publishing, vol. 42(s1), pages 3-35, 09.
- Simon Gilchrist & Egon Zakrajšek, 2011. "Monetary Policy and Credit Supply Shocks," IMF Economic Review, Palgrave Macmillan;International Monetary Fund, vol. 59(2), pages 195-232, June.
- Maudos, Joaquin & Fernandez de Guevara, Juan, 2004.
"Factors explaining the interest margin in the banking sectors of the European Union,"
Journal of Banking & Finance,
Elsevier, vol. 28(9), pages 2259-2281, September.
- Maudos, Joaquin & Fernandez de Guevara, Juan, 2003. "Factors Explaining the Interest Margin in the Banking Sectors of the European Union," MPRA Paper 15252, University Library of Munich, Germany.
- Gertler, Mark & Kiyotaki, Nobuhiro & Queralto, Albert, 2012. "Financial crises, bank risk exposure and government financial policy," Journal of Monetary Economics, Elsevier, vol. 59(S), pages S17-S34.
- A.Hakan KARA, 2012. "Küresel kriz sonrası para politikası," Iktisat Isletme ve Finans, Bilgesel Yayincilik, vol. 27(315), pages 09-36.
- D. Filiz Unsal, 2013.
"Capital Flows and Financial Stability: Monetary Policy and Macroprudential Responses,"
International Journal of Central Banking,
International Journal of Central Banking, vol. 9(1), pages 233-285, March.
- Filiz D Unsal, 2011. "Capital Flows and Financial Stability; Monetary Policy and Macroprudential Responses," IMF Working Papers 11/189, International Monetary Fund.
- Saunders, Anthony & Schumacher, Liliana, 2000. "The determinants of bank interest rate margins: an international study," Journal of International Money and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 19(6), pages 813-832, December.
When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:tcb:econot:1320. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: ()
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.