Central Banking | 21 Jan 2014
Researchers find evidence supporting the existence of the ‘risk-taking channel’ of monetary policy; banks will grant more loans to companies with recent defaults when rates are lower
Central Banking | 10 Jan 2014
Isabel Horta Correia named head of economics and research ‘under temporary assignment’ at Bank of Portugal; Ramón Quintana praised by Bank of Spain for ECB success
Central Banking | 02 Dec 2013
Board of directors calls off search for a new head of economics and research due to dearth of quality applicants; initiates review for a 'strategic repositioning' of the department
Central Banking | 31 Oct 2013
Bank of Portugal's Carlos da Silva Costa argues stringent capital requirements 'well above the EU 8% benchmark' are starting to pay off; banks' average loan-to-deposit ratio was 123% in June
Central Banking | 25 Oct 2013
Researchers at the Bank of Portugal detail the features and applications of the Portuguese Economy Structural Small Open Analytical (Pessoa) model, which they say is useful for small economies in monetary union
Central Banking | 04 Oct 2013
The central bank’s website received more than 55,000 visits last year, with the statistical service offered online and on mobile devices the most popular feature
Central Banking | 03 Jul 2013
Working paper finds that government and private consumption are substitutes when the nominal interest rate is at the zero lower bound; this reduces impact of fiscal policy on output by a third
Central Banking | 16 May 2013
Bank of Portugal annual report finds economy has contracted 7.2% since 2010, thanks to pro-cyclical fiscal contraction that 'may have a long-lasting negative impact on potential growth'
Central Banking | 15 Apr 2013
Discussion paper finds it may be optimal to choose a costly default over legal repayment, but only when a country is facing disaster
Central Banking | 28 Mar 2013
Bank of Portugal researchers call for a focus on corruption and strengthening the independence of the financial system to increase attractiveness for FDI
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