Business Cycles, Bank Credit and Crises

Posted: 28 Apr 2013 Last revised: 22 May 2013

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Monika Bucher

Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Diemo Dietrich

Newcastle University Business School

Achim Hauck

University of Portsmouth

Date Written: April 19, 2013

Abstract

This paper investigates how business cycle volatility affects internal and external funding sources of banks. It argues that excessive credit growth, credit cycles, and bank failures are phenomena related to distinct patterns of banks' financing options over the cycle.

Keywords: bank lending, banking crisis, credit crunch, cyclicality

JEL Classification: G01, G21, E32

Suggested Citation

Bucher, Monika and Dietrich, Diemo and Hauck, Achim, Business Cycles, Bank Credit and Crises (April 19, 2013). Economics Letters 120 (2013) 229–231, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2257265

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Diemo Dietrich

Newcastle University Business School ( email )

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Achim Hauck

University of Portsmouth ( email )

Portsmouth Business School
Portsmouth
United Kingdom

HOME PAGE: http://www.port.ac.uk/economics-and-finance/staff/achim-hauck.html

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