The quantitative easing (QE) policies of the US Federal Reserve in the years following the crisis of 2008–2009 included monthly securities purchases of long-term Treasury bonds and mortgage-backed securities totalling $85 billion in 2013. The cumulative outcome of these policies has been an unprecedented increase of the monetary base, mitigating the deflationary pressure of the crisis.
The transmission of Federal Reserve tapering news to emerging financial markets
Joshua Aizenman, Mahir Binici, Michael M Hutchison, 4 April 2014
Is the recent bank stress really driven by the sovereign debt crisis?
Guntram Wolff, 30 October 2011
Stress in the interbank market has increased significantly since July (Figure 1). There is now a significant debate on why this is the case and what would be the best way to address it (Financial Times 2011).1 Many have argued that the sovereign debt crisis isthe most important driver of banking stress in the Eurozone.
Who Benefits from Regional Trade Agreements? The View from the Stock Market
Christoph Moser, Andrew K Rose, 12 September 2011
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Stock market wealth effects in emerging market countries
Heiko Hesse, 16 October 2008
There are a few channels through which asset price changes affect consumption. For instance, consumption depends on peoples’ expectations of wage income and equity price increases can signal higher income growth.
Has equity always earned a premium? Evidence from nineteenth-century Britain
John Turner , Graeme Acheson , Charles Hickson, Qing Ye, 10 May 2008
Financial economists have become increasingly interested in the historical returns of financial assets.1 This interest largely stems from a desire to calculate the expected equity risk premium.
- A tale of two depressions: What do the new data tell us? February 2010 updateEichengreen, O’Rourke
- Educated in America: College graduates and high school dropoutsHeckman, LaFontaine
- Eurozone breakup would trigger the mother of all financial crisesEichengreen
- Panic-driven austerity in the Eurozone and its implicationsDe Grauwe, Ji
- Debt, deleveraging, and the liquidity trap: A new modelKrugman
Cadot, de Melo, 16 June 2014