Financial Structure and Monetary Policy Channels

July 10-11, 2003

Conference jointly organized with the CEPR and the Journal of Financial Intermediation. The Program Committee is composed of Ignazio Angeloni (Bank of England), Xavier Freixas (UPF), Jordi Galí (CREI), Anil Kashyap (University of Chicago GSB), Benoit Mojon (ECB), Eric Rosengren (FRB of Boston), Anjan Thakor (Washington University, Olin School of Business) and David Wilcox (Board of Governors of the FRS).

The conference brought together first-rate current research on the impact of banking structure on the transmission of monetary policy. A broad range of issues were covered such as: the monetary policy channels and the role of banks, the bank lending or bank capital channel, financial system architecture and monetary policy, disintermediation and its effects on monetary policy among others.



Working papers available