Working Paper N° 80
Working Paper N° 131
Working Paper N° 133
What impact is foreign investment by multinationals having in Belgium?
The financial crisis has led to the adoption of macroprudential policies – also in Belgium - which do interact with monetary policy. This article deals with the interactions and possible conflicts between these two policy domains. We illustrate this by an assessment of the current situation. Although beneficial for macroeconomic and hence financial stability, the impact on financial risk taking of the unprecedented monetary easing requires close monitoring.
On the influence of the macroeconomic environment and structural variables such as the characteristics of the loans and the banks on the default probability of mortgages in Belgium.