Berentsen, Aleksander (1997): Monetary policy implications of digital money. Published in: Kyklos (International Review of Social Sciences) , Vol. 1, No. 51 (1998): pp. 89-117.
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The term digital money refers to various proposed electronic payment mechanisms designed to use by consumers to make retail payments. These mechanisms are based either on smart cards or on network money. Smart cards could potentially replace currency as the predominant means to pay for retail purchases. Software-based digital money products (network money) bring cheap electronic funds transfers to individuals and small firms. This paper examines how digital money affects the demand for money and how this process, in turn, affects the demand for reserves, monetary control, and the monetary transmission mechanism.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Monetary policy implications of digital money|
|Keywords:||Digital Money; Monetary Policy|
|Subjects:||E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E5 - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit > E51 - Money Supply; Credit; Money Multipliers
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E5 - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit > E52 - Monetary Policy
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E4 - Money and Interest Rates > E41 - Demand for Money
|Depositing User:||Aleksander Berentsen|
|Date Deposited:||16. Mar 2012 13:00|
|Last Modified:||11. Feb 2013 17:50|
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