Can regulating bank capital help prevent and mitigate financial downturns?
Alejandro Garcia and
No 2021-12, Staff Analytical Notes from Bank of Canada
Countercyclical capital buffers are regulatory measures developed in response to the global financial crisis of 2008–09. This note focuses on how time-varying capital buffers can improve financial stability in Canada.
Keywords: Business fluctuations and cycles; Credit and credit aggregates; Credit risk management; Financial stability; Financial system regulation and policies; Lender of last resort (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: E44 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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