Macroeconomics

Bank liquidity and the cost of debt

Bank of England
Since the 2007–09 crisis, tougher bank liquidity regulation has been imposed which aims to ensure banks can survive a severe funding […]
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Brexit and Foreign Investment in the UK

University of Warwick
Since the outcome on the UK’s exit (‘Brexit’) from the European Union (EU) referendum there has been much comment on […]
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Uncertain Kingdom: nowcasting GDP and its revisions

Bank of England
Nikoleti Anesti discusses a new econometric framework to nowcast macroeconomic data subject to revisions, and uses it to predict UK […]
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Lending relationships and the collateral channel

Bank of England
Corporate investment is known to respond strongly to cyclical swings in firms’ collateral values. This collateral channel is a key […]
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A tiger by the tail: estimating the UK mortgage market vulnerabilities from loan-level data

Bank of England
Following the global financial crisis, macroprudential regulators in a number of countries took actions to mitigate risks arising from stressed mortgage […]
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The Bank of England: 1950s to 1979

Cass Business School
Forrest Capie discusses the history of the Bank of England from the 1950s to the end of the 1970s. This period […]
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Central Bank Independence: Can it Survive a Crisis?

Cass Business School
Central bank independence has for many years appeared to be a successful way of ensuring low inflation. But that independence […]
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