Determinants of Japanese Household Saving Behavior in the Low-Interest Rate Environment

In their paper, Sophia Latsos and Gunther Schnabl scrutinize the role of prolonged, expansionary monetary policy on the savings behavior of Japanese households. They find that monetary policy had a significant impact on Japan’s household behavior via the interest rate channel and the redistribution channel but not the labor income channel....

The Japanese Banks in the Lasting Low-, Zero-and Negative-Interest Rate Environment

The bursting of the Japanese bubble economy in the early 1990s put the stage for a lasting low- zero-, and negative-interest rate environment, which fundamentally changed the business environment for the Japanese commercial banks. Gunther Schnabl and Taiki Murai show that with the capital allocation function of banks being undermined, the Japanese economy has...

The Japanese Banks in the Lasting Low-, Zero- and Negative-Interest Rate Environment

The bursting of the Japanese bubble economy in the early 1990s put the stage for a lasting low- zero-, and negative-interest rate environment, which fundamentally changed the business environment for the Japanese commercial banks. In their working paper, Gunther Schnabl and Taiki Murai say that with the capital allocation function of banks being undermined,...

Japans Banken in der Krise

Seit dem Platzen der japanischen Blasenökonomie im Dezember 1989 befindet sich Japan in einer langanhaltenden Rezession. Gunther Schnabl analysiert die Auswirkungen der geldpolitischen Krisentherapie auf die japanischen Banken mit Fokus auf die kleinen und mittleren Regionalbanken. Nicht nur der Verfall der Vermögenspreise nach Platzen der japanischen Blasenökonomie, sondern auch die geldpolitische Krisentherapie selbst haben...

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