The effects of countercyclical capital buffers on bank lending

This article provides a simulation on how the countercyclical capital buffer designed in the Basel III package could impact on bank lending. It finds that the buffer could help to reduce credit growth during booms and attenuate the credit contraction once it is released. This would help to dampen pr...

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Volume: 19
Main Author: Drehmann, Mathias
Gambacorta, Leonardo
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: ABINGDON Taylor & Francis 01.05.2012
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published in: Applied economics letters Vol. 19; no. 7; pp. 603 - 608
Data of publication: 5/1/2012
ISSN: 1350-4851
1466-4291
EISSN: 1466-4291
Discipline: Economics
Series: Applied Economics Letters
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