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International transmission of monetary policy via banks: New cross-country evidence from the International Banking Research Network

International transmission of monetary policy via banks: New cross-country evidence from the International Banking Research Network Guest contribution published on VOX

20.04.2018 | Claudia Buch

The channels through which one country’s monetary policy affects the international economy are still not that well understood. This column presents findings from latest project of the International Banking Research Network, which reveal that monetary policy spillover effects via bank lending are significant across countries in both conventional and unconventional periods. While the results provide some support to the bank lending and portfolio channels traditionally studied in the literature, they also suggest that other bank-level frictions matter.

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