EconPapers    
Economics at your fingertips  
 

Tight money - tight credit: coordination failure in the conduct of monetary and financial policies

Julio Carrillo (), Enrique G. Mendoza, Victoria Nuguer and Roldán-Peña, Jessica

No 2129, Working Paper Series from European Central Bank

Abstract: Quantitative analysis of a New Keynesian model with the Bernanke-Gertler accelerator and risk shocks shows that violations of Tinbergen’s Rule and strategic interaction between policymaking authorities undermine significantly the effectiveness of monetary and financial policies. Separate monetary and financial policy rules, with the latter subsidizing lenders to encourage lending when credit spreads rise, produce higher welfare and smoother business cycles than a monetary rule augmented with credit spreads. The latter yields a tight money-tight credit regime in which the interest rate responds too much to inflation and not enough to adverse credit conditions. Reaction curves for the choice of policy-rule elasticity that minimizes each authority’s loss function given the other authority’s elasticity are nonlinear, reflecting shifts from strategic substitutes to complements in setting policy-rule parameters. The Nash equilibrium is significantly inferior to the Cooperative equilibrium, both are inferior to a first-best outcome that maximizes welfare, and both produce tight money-tight credit regimes. JEL Classification: E44, E52, E58

Keywords: financial frictions; financial policy; monetary policy (search for similar items in EconPapers)
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-cba, nep-dge, nep-mac and nep-mon
Date: 2018-02
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: Track citations by RSS feed

Downloads: (external link)
https://www.ecb.europa.eu//pub/pdf/scpwps/ecb.wp2129.en.pdf (application/pdf)

Related works:
Working Paper: Tight Money-Tight Credit: Coordination Failure in the Conduct of Monetary and Financial Policies (2017) Downloads
Working Paper: Tight Money-Tight Credit: Coordination Failure in the Conduct of Monetary and Financial Policies (2017) Downloads
Working Paper: Tight Money-Tight Credit: Coordination Failure in the Conduct of Monetary and Financial Policies (2017) Downloads
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.

Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/Text

Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:ecb:ecbwps:20182129

Access Statistics for this paper

More papers in Working Paper Series from European Central Bank 60640 Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Contact information at EDIRC.
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Official Publications ().

 
Page updated 2019-08-13
Handle: RePEc:ecb:ecbwps:20182129