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Business cycles, bank credit and crises

Monika Bucher (), Diemo Dietrich and Achim Hauck ()

Economics Letters, 2013, vol. 120, issue 2, 229-231

Abstract: This paper investigates how business cycle volatility affects internal and external funding sources of banks. It argues that excessive credit growth, credit cycles, and bank failures are phenomena related to distinct patterns of banks’ financing options over the cycle.

Keywords: Bank lending; Banking crisis; Credit crunch; Cyclicality (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: G01 G21 E32 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2013
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DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2013.04.029

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