Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/149887
Authors: 
Buch, Claudia M.
Goldberg, Linda
Year of Publication: 
2017
Series/Report no.: 
Discussion Paper, Deutsche Bundesbank 02/2017
Abstract: 
The development of macroprudential policy tools has been one of the most significant changes in banking regulation in recent years. In this multi-study initiative of the International Banking Research Network (IBRN), researchers from 15 central banks and 2 international organizations use micro-banking data in conjunction with a novel dataset of prudential instruments to study international spillovers of prudential policy changes for bank lending growth. The collective analysis has three main findings. First, prudential instrument effects sometimes spill over across borders through bank lending. Second, international spillovers vary across prudential instruments and are heterogeneous across banks. Bank-specific factors like balance sheet conditions and business models drive the amplitude and direction of spillovers to lending growth rates. Third, international spillovers of prudential policy on loan growth rates have not been large on average. However, our results tend to underestimate the full effect by focusing on adjustment along the intensive margin and by analyzing a period in which relatively few countries implemented country-specific macroprudential policies.
Subjects: 
international banking
macroprudential
regulation
spillovers
lending
JEL: 
G01
F34
G21
ISBN: 
978-3-95729-341-1
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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