Financial Stability and Regulatory Policy in a Low Interest Rate Environment

Abstract: I would suggest that the potential costs of the excessive leverage that arise in a low interest rate environment deserve more research and, I suspect, more focused and proactive policy actions.

Keywords: financial stability; bank regulation; countercyclical capital buffer; economic conditions; global economy; low interest rate environment; leverage; financial stability tools;

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Part of Series: Speech

Publication Date: 2019-11-11