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June 11, 2019

Dutch SME bank financing, from a European perspective

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Dutch SMEs are obtaining bank loans less often than SMEs elsewhere in the eurozone.

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June 11, 2019

Measuring Credit Rationing of Dutch firms

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This background document is associated to the CPB Policy brief on Dutch SME-bank financing in a European perspective. It explains in detail what we do in a microsimulation model that is described in a textframe on credit rationing on page 14 of the Policy Brief. On the basis of firm-level data from Statistics Netherlands and under strong assumptions, we estimate the amount of credit rationing that Dutch firms potentially faced in 2007-2016. Our simulation study is novel, and it highlights that researching credit rationing on the basis of microdata is feasible and that it can yield insights relevant for policy applications.

November 14, 2018

Can we measure banking sector competition robustly?

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We discuss existing measures of banking competition along with their advantages and disadvantages. For the Panzar and Rosse H-statistic,we further investigate the robustness of its estimates.

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May 29, 2018

Towards an EMU banking union: three scenarios

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This publication discusses the need for an EMU banking union and describes three possible transition scenarios. This is a translation of chapter 4 of the Dutch publication.

February 6, 2018

Effects of Unconventional Monetary Policy on European Corporate Credit

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In this paper we investigate whether the targeted longer-term refinancing operations (TLTRO) and the asset purchase program (APP) led to lower interest rates on new corporate credit, and whether the signalling channel and the capital relief channel played any role in the transmission of these ECB policies.

June 21, 2017

The Performance of Publicly Managed Venture Capital Funds

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Governments, when designing support for venture capital financing, face a choice to either sponsor existing private VC funds or organize and manage their own public VC funds.

February 4, 2014

Banks, Financial Markets and Growth in Developed Countries: a Survey of the empirical literature

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This paper investigates the relation between characteristics of de financial sector and growth.

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February 5, 2013

How Large was the Credit Crunch in the OECD?

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Reduced credit supply in the years 2008 and 2009 should have resulted in lower growth in industries that are more dependent on external finance.

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April 20, 2012

Inside Liquidity in Competitive Markets

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In CPB Discussion Paper 209 we study incentives of financial intermediaries to reserve liquidity given that they can rely on the interbank market for their liquidity needs.

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