A Strategic Market Game with Seigniorage Costs of Fiat Money
AbstractA model that includes the cost of producing money is presented and the nature of the inefficient equilibria in the model are examined. It is suggested that if one acknowledges that transactions are a form of production, which requires the consumption resources, then the concept of Pareto optimality is inappropriate for assessing efficiency. Instead it becomes necessary to provide an appropriate comparative analysis of alternative transactions mechanisms in the appropriate context.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University in its series Cowles Foundation Discussion Papers with number 1043.
Length: 16 pages
Date of creation: Mar 1993
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Publication status: Published in Economic Theory (2002), 19(1): 187-201
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- Dimitrios P. Tsomocos & Martin Shubik, 2002. "A strategic market game with seigniorage costs of Fiat money," Economic Theory, Springer, vol. 19(1), pages 187-201.
- D51 - Microeconomics - - General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium - - - Exchange and Production Economies
- E51 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Money Supply; Credit; Money Multipliers
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