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Vol.28 / November 2010
|Author(s)||Title/Keywords||Full Text (PDF)|
|Shigenori Shiratsuka, Wataru Takahashi, Yuki Teranishi, Kozo Ueda||Future of Central Banking under Globalization: Summary of the 2010 International Conference Organized by the Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies of the Bank of Japan||60 KB|
|Masaaki Shirakawa||Future of Central Banks and Central Banking||46 KB|
|Bennett T. McCallum||The Future of Central Banking: A Lesson from United States History
/Metallic standard; Fiat money; U.S. Constitution; Legal tender cases; Monetary versus fiscal policy
|William R. White||The Mayekawa Lecture: Some Alternative Perspectives on Macroeconomic Theory and Some Policy Implications
/Macroeconomics; Bubble; Financial crisis
|Shigeru Iwata||Monetary Policy and the Term Structure of Interest Rates When Short-Term Rates are Close to Zero
/Zero interest rates; Yield curve; Liquidity trap
|Shigenori Shiratsuka||Size and Composition of the Central Bank Balance Sheet: Revisiting Japan's Experience of the Quantitative Easing Policy
/Quantitative easing; Credit easing; Unconventional monetary policy; Central bank balance sheet
|Kei Imakubo, Yutaka Soejima||The Transaction Network in Japan's Interbank Money Markets
/Interbank market; Real-time gross settlement; Network; Small world; Core and periphery; Systemic risk
|Kei Imakubo, Yutaka Soejima||The Microstructure of Japan's Interbank Money Market: Simulating Contagion of Intraday Flow of Funds Using BOJ-NET Payment Data
/Real-time gross settlement; Payment recycling; BOJ-NET
|Tetsuya Yamada||Accelerated Investment and Credit Risk under a Low Interest Rate Environment: A Real Options Approach
/Low interest rate environment; Investment behavior; Credit risk; Real options model; Corporate finance; Time-inconsistent discount rate; Behavioral economics