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Contents of Quarterly Bulletin 2014 Q2

Summary of Quarterly Bulletin 2014 Q2

Each article is available as a separate pdf file; click on the appropriate title to access the relevant file. Alternatively you may download the complete issue.

Complete issue (2.9MB)

Topical articles
The UK productivity puzzle (242KB)
Box - How much of the productivity puzzle might be explained by measurement issues?
Box - Accounting framework for labour productivity growth

The Bank of England as a bank (584KB)
Box - The Bank’s financial operations

Credit spreads: capturing credit conditions facing households and firms (186KB)
Box - The household credit spread
Box - The corporate credit spread

Assessing the risk to inflation from inflation expectations (205KB)
Box - What are the drivers of households’ inflation expectations?

Public attitudes to monetary policy (87KB)

How have world shocks affected the UK economy? (250KB)

How has the Liquidity Saving Mechanism reduced banks’ intraday liquidity costs in CHAPS? (96KB)
Box - International examples of liquidity saving mechanisms
Box - Tools available to the banks in the central scheduler 

Risk managing loan collateral at the Bank of England (175KB)
Box - Pre-positioning securities collateral

Recent economic and financial developments
Markets and operations (315KB)
Box - Implied volatility

Sterling Monetary Framework Annual Report 2013–14 (157KB)
Box - The objectives of the Sterling Monetary Framework
Box - Reserves averaging
Box - Key changes announced in October 2013

A review of the work of the London Foreign Exchange Joint Standing Committee in 2013 (78KB)

Summaries of speeches and working papers
Bank of England speeches (71KB)

Summaries of recent Bank of England working papers (139KB)
Shadow banks and macroeconomic instability

News and labour market dynamics in the data and in matching models

Expectations, risk premia and information spanning in dynamic term structure model estimation

Adaptive forecasting in the presence of recent and ongoing structural change

Household debt and the dynamic effects of income tax changes

Generalised density forecast combinations

The macroeconomic effects of monetary policy: a new measure for the United Kingdom

Estimating the impact of changes in aggregate bank capital requirements during an upswing

The productivity puzzle: a firm-level investigation into employment behaviour and resource allocation over the crisis

Uncertainty in a model with credit frictions

The international transmission of bank capital requirements: evidence from the United Kingdom

The two faces of cross-border banking flows: an investigation into the links between global risk, arms-length funding and internal capital markets

Sectoral shocks and monetary policy in the United Kingdom

Modelling the service sector

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