International financial integration, crises, and monetary policy: evidence from the euro area interbank crises
Falko Fecht () and
Jose-Luis Peydro ()
No 17-6, Working Papers from Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
We analyze how financial crises affect international financial integration, exploiting euro area proprietary interbank data, crisis and monetary policy shocks, and variation in loan terms to the same borrower on the same day by domestic versus foreign lenders. Crisis shocks reduce the supply of crossborder liquidity, with stronger volume effects than pricing effects, thereby impairing international financial integration. On the extensive margin, there is flight to home — but this is independent of quality. On the intensive margin, however, GIPS-headquartered debtor banks suffer in the Lehman crisis, but effects are stronger in the sovereign-debt crisis, especially for riskier banks. Nonstandard monetary policy improves interbank liquidity, but without fostering strong cross-border financial reintegration.
Keywords: financial integration; financial crises; cross-border lending; monetary policy; euro area sovereign crisis; liquidity (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: E58 F30 G01 G21 G28 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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