Hirano, Tomohiro (2009): Financial Development and Amplification.
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This paper investigates theoretically how financial development affects the magnitude of financial amplification. Financial development yields two competing effects, balance sheet effects and shock cushioning effects. Depending on which of these forces dominates, we find that financial amplification initially increases with financial development and later falls down. Moreover, we examine the role of monetary policy to reduce financial amplification. We find that in the case of unexpected productivity shocks, money growth targeting dampens financial amplification by producing shock cushioning effects. On the other hand, inflation targeting exacerbates the shocks because under the policy, shock cushioning effects are not generated.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Financial Development and Amplification|
|English Title:||Financial Development and Amplification|
|Keywords:||Financial development, Financial amplification, Balance sheet effects, Shock cushioning effects|
|Subjects:||E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E3 - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles > E32 - Business Fluctuations; Cycles
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E5 - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit > E52 - Monetary Policy
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E4 - Money and Interest Rates > E44 - Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy
|Depositing User:||Tomohiro Hirano|
|Date Deposited:||23. Aug 2009 06:43|
|Last Modified:||22. Feb 2013 01:21|
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