Ghosh, Saibal (2008): Capital requirements, bank behavior and monetary policy: A theoretical analysis with an empirical application to India. Published in: Indian Economic Review , Vol. 43, No. 2 (July 2008): pp. 205-338.
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The paper addresses the issue of monetary policy transmission through the banking sector in the presence of a bank capital regulation. A model of bank behavior is presented, which shows how a monetary policy shock affects both deposit and lending, in the short run (when equity capital is assumed to be fixed) as well as in the long run (when equity is endogenous). The analysis is extended to incorporate a salient feature of Basel II incorporating loans with differential risk weights. The findings are contrasted with those obtained under the 1988 Accord and the implications of the analysis are explored.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Capital requirements, bank behavior and monetary policy: A theoretical analysis with an empirical application to India|
|Keywords:||Basel Accord; Bank equity; Credit risk; Monetary policy|
|Subjects:||E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E5 - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit > E52 - Monetary Policy
G - Financial Economics > G2 - Financial Institutions and Services > G21 - Banks ; Depository Institutions ; Micro Finance Institutions ; Mortgages
|Depositing User:||Saibal Ghosh|
|Date Deposited:||16. Sep 2009 14:05|
|Last Modified:||11. Feb 2013 16:22|
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