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dc.contributor.authorLyonnet, Victoren_US
dc.contributor.authorWerner, Richard A.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-11-10en_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-04-20T17:09:22Z-
dc.date.available2012-04-20T17:09:22Z-
dc.date.issued2011en_US
dc.identifier.piurn:nbn:de:hebis:30:3-241110-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/57361-
dc.description.abstractThis paper investigates the effectiveness of the quantitative easing policy, as implemented by the Bank of England in March 2009. Similar policies had been previously implemented in Japan, the U.S. and the Eurozone. The effectiveness is measured by the impact of Bank of England policies (including, but not limited to QE) on nominal GDP growth - the declared goal of the policy, according to the Bank of England. Unlike the majority of the literature on the topic, the general-to-specific econometric modeling methodology (a.k.a. the Hendry or LSE methodology) is employed for this purpose. The empirical analysis indicates that QE as defined and announced in March 2009 had no apparent effect on the UK economy. Meanwhile, it is found that a policy of quantitative easing defined in the original sense of the term (Werner, 1994) is supported by empirical evidence: a stable relationship between a lending aggregate (disaggregated M4 lending, i.e. bank credit for GDP transactions) and nominal GDP is found. The findings imply that BoE policy should more directly target the growth of bank credit for GDP-transactions.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aGoethe University, Center for Financial Studies (CFS) |cFrankfurt a. M.en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aCFS Working Paper |x2011/29en_US
dc.subject.jelE41en_US
dc.subject.jelE52en_US
dc.subject.jelE58en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordCentral Bankingen_US
dc.subject.keywordGeneral-to-specific Methodologyen_US
dc.subject.keywordMonetary Policyen_US
dc.subject.keywordNominal GDP Growthen_US
dc.subject.keywordQuantitative Easingen_US
dc.subject.stwGeldpolitiken_US
dc.subject.stwGesamtwirtschaftliche Liquiditäten_US
dc.subject.stwWirkungsanalyseen_US
dc.subject.stwSozialprodukten_US
dc.subject.stwWirtschaftswachstumen_US
dc.subject.stwGroßbritannienen_US
dc.titleThe lessons from QE and other "unconventional" monetary policies: Evidence from the Bank of Englanden_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn671921002en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:cfswop:201129-

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