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A New Era of Central Banking: Unconventional Monetary Policies

Eric Santor and Lena Suchanek
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Lena Suchanek: Bank of Canada, http://www.bankofcanada.ca/

Bank of Canada Review, 2016, vol. 2016, issue Spring, 29-42

Abstract: Central banks can implement unconventional monetary policy measures to provide additional easing when policy interest rates come close to their lower limit. To date, the international experience with tools such as quantitative easing and negative interest rates has been largely positive. Central banks may also use several such measures simultaneously, with often mutually reinforcing effects. Yet, unconventional tools are also subject to potential limits, and the costs associated with these measures could rise with extensive and prolonged use.

Date: 2016
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