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A "Credit Crunch"? [electronic resource] : The Recent Slowdown in Bank Lending and Its Implications for Monetary Policy / Paul Francis O'Brien and Frank Browne.

Author/Creator:
O'Brien, Paul Francis, author
Publication:
Paris : OECD Publishing, 1992.
Series:
OECD Economics Department Working Papers 18151973 ; no.107.
OECD Economics Department Working Papers 18151973 ; no.107
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
1 online resource (59 pages)
Subjects:
Economics.
Summary:
This paper examines the recent slowdown in bank lending that has affected several large OECD countries. The analysis begins with a description of the importance of bank credit in the financial systems of the countries considered. The origins of the lending slowdown are analysed - - including the importance of deteriorating bank balance sheets and the BIS capital rules - - as well as its potential to depress economic activity. The paper concludes with a discussion of how monetary policy should react to unusually sluggish bank lending ...
Notes:
Title from title screen (viewed May 1, 2017).
Contributor:
Browne, Frank.
SourceOECD (Online Service)
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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