Cyclical Implications of Minimum Capital Requirements

36 Pages Posted: 8 Jun 2016

Date Written: 2005

Abstract

Capital requirements play a key role in the supervision and regulation of banks. The Basel

Keywords: minimum capital requirements, regulatory capital, economic capital, capital buffer, pro-cyclicality, business cycle, bank lending channel

JEL Classification: E32, G21, E44

Suggested Citation

Heid, Frank, Cyclical Implications of Minimum Capital Requirements (2005). Bundesbank Series 2 Discussion Paper No. 2005,06, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2793965 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2793965

Frank Heid (Contact Author)

Deutsche Bundesbank ( email )

Wilhelm-Epstein-Str. 14
Frankfurt/Main, 60431
Germany

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