DP841 Constraints on Enterprise Liquidity and their Impact on the Monetary Sector in Formerly Centrally Planned Economies

Author(s): István Abel, Pierre L Siklos
Publication Date: December 1993
Keyword(s): Credit Crunch, East European, Economic Transformation, Trade Credit
JEL(s): E51, G32, H32, P52
Programme Areas: Applied Macroeconomics
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This paper demonstrates that the monetary policy of the National Bank of Hungary is restrictive and has ignored the liquidity problems raised by the overhang of inter-enterprise liquidity. The implication is that the success of the transition to market is thereby jeopardized.