publication . Article . 2006

Central bank capital, financial strength, and the Bank of Japan

Thomas F. Cargill;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2006
This Economic Letter addresses central bank capital and financial strength in the context of Bank of Japan policy (Cargill 2005). Specifically, it reviews general considerations about central bank capital and financial strength, discusses recent Bank of Japan policy in the context of capital structure, evaluates the Bank of Japan's concern in the context of the broader issue of central bank independence, and draws some lessons from recent Bank of Japan policy.
free text keywords: Bank of Japan ; Banks and banking, Central - Japan ; Accounting
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