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2016 | 14 | 79-96
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The Impact of the Monetary-fiscal Policy Mix and Financialisation on Fixed Asset Investment in the EU in 1999–2014

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Oddziaływanie policy mix i finansyzacji na inwestycje przedsiębiorstw w Unii Europejskiej w latach 1999–2014
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This paper explores the combined impact of tight monetary policy, government debt, budgetary deficit, financialisation, and financial leverage on the fixed asset investment (FAI) of non-financial private firms in EU countries in the 1999–2014 period. I estimate eight static fixed-effects models and test for six hypotheses. While inconclusive regarding the combined impact of tight monetary policy and government debt, the results suggest that the influence of monetary policy was limited only to the euro area, suggesting that national monetary policies were inconsequential with regard to changes in FAI. Despite the detrimental effects of financialisation, the findings highlight that cash flows generated from the sector’s financial assets might serve as an internal source of FAI funding that strongly correlates with monetary contractions. The findings also highlight the possibility of an active balance sheet channel. However, given the macro-level character of the data, further research on the micro-level might provide more insight into specific issues.
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W artykule zbadano łączne oddziaływanie restrykcyjnej polityki pieniężnej, długu publicznego, deficytu finansów publicznych, finansyzacji i dźwigni finansowej na poziom inwestycji niefinansowych prywatnych przedsiębiorstw w Unii Europejskiej w okresie 1999–2014. Posługując się modelowaniem panelowym z uwzględnieniem efektów stałych, zweryfikowano sześć odpowiednich hipotez. Choć brak jednoznacznych efektów w zakresie łącznego oddziaływania polityki pieniężnej i zadłużenia publicznego, otrzymane wyniki wskazały na to, że oddziaływanie polityki pieniężnej ograniczyło się w wybranym okresie jedynie do strefy euro. Mimo udokumentowanego negatywnego wpływu finansyzacji na gospodarkę rezultaty sugerują, że przepływy pieniężne generowane przez aktywa finansowe utrzymywane przez przedsiębiorstwa mogły służyć jako wewnętrzne źródło finansowania inwestycji, podlegające silnemu wpływowi polityki monetarnej. Analiza wskazała również możliwość wystąpienia kanału bilansowego transmisji polityki pieniężnej. Biorąc pod uwagę zagregowany charakter danych, dalsze badania na poziomie mikro w tym zakresie są potrzebne do zweryfikowania tej hipotezy.
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