Credit Market Competition and Liquidity Crises
Elena Carletti and
Review of Finance, 2019, vol. 23, issue 5, 855-892
We develop a model where banks invest in reserves and loans, and trade loans on the interbank market to deal with liquidity shocks. Two types of equilibria emerge, depending on the degree of credit market competition and the level of aggregate liquidity risk. In one equilibrium, all banks keep enough reserves and remain solvent. In the other, some banks default with positive probability. The latter equilibrium exists when competition is weak and large liquidity shocks are unlikely. The model delivers several implications concerning the relationship between competition, aggregate credit, and welfare.
Keywords: Systemic crises; Interbank market; Cash-in-the-market pricing; Price volatility (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: G01 G20 G21 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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