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Effectiveness and Channels of Macroprudential Instruments :, Lessons from the Euro Area, Thierry Tressel, Yuanyan Zhang

The crisis has highlighted the importance of setting up macro-prudential oversight frameworks, having effective macro-prudential instruments in place to be called upon to mitigate growing financial imbalances as needed. We develop a new approach using the euro area Bank Lending Survey to assess the effectiveness of macro-prudential policies in containing credit growth and house price appreciation in mortgage markets. We find instruments targeting the cost of bank capital most effective in slowing down mortgage credit growth, and that the impact is transmitted mainly through price margins, the same banking channel as monetary policy. Limits on loan-to-value ratios are also effective, especially when monetary policy is excessively loose
Table Of Contents
Cover -- CONTENTS -- ABSTRACT -- I. INTRODUCTION -- II. LITERATURE -- III. METHODOLOGY AND DATA -- A. Data -- B. Framework -- C. Methodology -- IV. EMPIRICAL RESULTS -- A. The Impact of Shocks to Banks' Balance Sheets on Credit and House Prices -- B. The Impact of Balance Sheet Factors on Price and Non-Price Lending Standard -- C. Interactions Between Monetary Policy and LTV Set by the Banking System -- D. Evidence from Panel VARs -- V. CONCLUSIONS -- VI. REFERENCES -- FIGURES -- 1. The Eurosystem Bank Lending Survey -- 2. Cumulative Net Tightening of LTVs since 2003/1 -- 3. Evolution of Price and non-Price Lending Standard, By Country -- 4. Impulse-Responses of the Panel VAR Analysis -- TABLES -- 1. Pairwise Correlation Among Components of Lending Standards and Credit Demand -- 2. Impact of Balance Sheet Contributions of Lending on Mortgage Loan Growth and on House Price Appreciation -- 3. Impact of Balance Sheet Factors on Price and non-Price Components of Lending Standards for Mortgage -- 4. Impact of Balance Sheet Factors on Price and non-Price Components of Lending Standards for Mortgage -- 5. Lending Standards and Mortgage Loan Growth -- 6. Lending Standards and House Price Appreciation -- 7. Interaction Between Monetary Policy and Lending Standards
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