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An event-study analysis of ECB balance sheet policies since October 2008

An event-study analysis of ECB balance sheet policies since October 2008

Since the financial and economic crisis, many leading central banks have had to turn to unconventional monetary policies. This paper analyses the immediate impacts on financial conditions of some of the balance sheet policies used by the European Central Bank between October 2008 and January 2015, including its Securities Markets Programme and its Expanded Asset Purchase Programme.

Topics: Monetary policy; Financial markets; The euro

Series: Economic Briefs

 
Taxing Wealth: Past, Present, Future - Workshop Proceedings

Taxing Wealth: Past, Present, Future - Workshop Proceedings

Author(s): Edited by Caterina Astarita

With rising inequalities and during a time of fiscal consolidation, the debate on wealth taxation is gaining momentum both in academic and in policy debates. A workshop was organised on the topic by the European Commission in November 2014. Participants included members of academia, national authorities and international organisations. The purpose of the workshop was to look at the challenges of wealth taxation in the EU. In this publication you will find a summary of the discussions during this workshop.

Topics: Public finances

Series: Discussion Papers

 
Economic Convergence of Central and Eastern European EU Member States over the Last Decade (2004-2014)

Economic Convergence of Central and Eastern European EU Member States over the Last Decade (2004-2014)

Author(s): Balázs Forgó, Anton Jevčák

Taking stock of the progress achieved by the ten Central and Eastern European countries which entered the EU in 2004 and 2007, this report looks at their economies in terms of their real and nominal economic convergence. It analyses the period from 2004 to 2014 to offer a longer-term perspective on convergence, while providing also a horizontal, cross-country comparison of convergence.

Topics: EU Member State economies ; Economic indicators ; Enlargement

Series: Discussion Papers

 
The Economic Impact of EU Guarantees on Credit to SMEs Evidence from CESEE Countries

The Economic Impact of EU Guarantees on Credit to SMEs Evidence from CESEE Countries

Author(s): Pierfederico Asdrubali, Simone Signore

This paper studies the economic effects of an EU credit guarantee scheme for SMEs in Central, Eastern and South-Eastern European countries between 2005 and 2012.

Topics: Financing investment ; Financial markets

Series: Discussion Papers

 
The Economic Adjustment Programme. Cyprus, 6th Review – Spring 2015

The Economic Adjustment Programme. Cyprus, 6th Review – Spring 2015

This report, the sixth of its type, assesses compliance with the terms and conditions set out in the Economic Adjustment Programme for Cyprus, as agreed between the Cypriot authorities and the EC, the ECB and the IMF in 2013.

Topics: Structural policies, growth and development; Financial assistance programmes; EU Member State economies; Public finances; Economic crisis

Series: Institutional Papers

 

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