Macroprudential Policies and Housing Price A New Database and Empirical Evidence for Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe

Several countries in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe used a rich set of prudential instruments in response to last decade's credit and housing boom and bust cycles. We collect detailed information on these policy measures in a comprehensive database covering 16 countries at a quarterly...

Full description

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Vandenbussche, Jerome
Other Authors: Detragiache, Enrica, Vogel, Ursula
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, D.C. International Monetary Fund 2012
Series:IMF Working Papers
Online Access:
Collection: International Monetary Fund - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Description
Summary:Several countries in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe used a rich set of prudential instruments in response to last decade's credit and housing boom and bust cycles. We collect detailed information on these policy measures in a comprehensive database covering 16 countries at a quarterly frequency. We use this database to investigate whether the policy measures had an impact on housing price inflation. Our evidence suggests that some-but not all-measures did have an impact. These measures were changes in the minimum CAR and non-standard liquidity measures (marginal reserve requirements on foreign funding, marginal reserve requirements linked to credit growth)
Physical Description:39 pages
ISBN:9781475550139