The Macroeconomic Effects on Interest on Reserves (Ireland P. N.)

Central Banks Interest Rates Liquidity Stability&Soundness

Abstract This paper uses a New Keynesian model with banks and deposits, calibrated to match the US economy, to study the macroeconomic effects of policies that pay interest on reserves. While their effects on output and inflation are small, these policies require important adjustments in the way that the monetary authority manages the supply of reserves, as liquidity effects vanish and households' portfolio shifts increase banks' demand for reserves when short-term interest rates rise. Money and monetary policy remain linked in the long run, however, since policy actions that change the price level must change the supply of reserves proportionately.
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Libref/ Ireland P. N. (2011) "The Macroeconomic Effects on Interest on Reserves", Boston College Working Paper in Economics No. 772, pp. 1 - 44
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