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Can regulating bank capital help prevent and mitigate financial downturns?

Alejandro Garcia and Josef Schroth

No 2021-12, Staff Analytical Notes from Bank of Canada

Abstract: 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)
Date: 2021-06
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