Mohsin, Hasan Muhammad and Rivers, P (2011): Are domestic banks' pass through higher than foreign banks? Empirical evidence from Pakistan. Forthcoming in: International Journal of Economics and Finance , Vol. 3, No. 6 (November 2011)
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This study contributes to the literature by estimating Interest Rate Pass Through (IRPT) using Pakistani aggregate banks’ lending and deposit rate data. Lending and deposit rates are estimated to be sluggish in terms of their response to a change in monetary policy rate. There is also evidence of asymmetry in the pass through of four types of banks (i.e., privatized, nationalized, foreign and specialized). Overall, the domestic banks’ pass through is estimated to be higher than that of foreign bank. Although the IRPT is estimated to be incomplete, the degree of lending rate pass- through is not very low. This study provides evidence of an increase in the adjustment speed when the lending rate is below equilibrium after January 2005. However, there was no significant change in the pass through after January 2005 which coincided with the constant increase in the Treasury bill rate by the State Bank of Pakistan.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Are domestic banks' pass through higher than foreign banks? Empirical evidence from Pakistan|
|Keywords:||Monetary policy, Treasury Bill rate, pass thropugh|
|Subjects:||E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E4 - Money and Interest Rates > E43 - Interest Rates: Determination, Term Structure, and Effects
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C2 - Single Equation Models; Single Variables > C23 - Models with Panel Data; Longitudinal Data; Spatial Time Series
|Depositing User:||Hasan Muhammad Mohsin|
|Date Deposited:||10. Sep 2011 14:49|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 05:29|
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