The demand of liquid assets with uncertain lumpy expenditures
AbstractWe consider an inventory model for a liquid asset where the per-period net expenditures have two components: one that is frequent and small and another that is infrequent and large. We give a theoretical characterization of the optimal management of liquid asset as well as of the implied observable statistics. We use our characterization to interpret some aspects of households’ currency management in Austria, as well as the management of demand deposits by a large sample of Italian investors.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF) in its series EIEF Working Papers Series with number 1307.
Length: 69 pages
Date of creation: 2013
Date of revision: Mar 2013
Other versions of this item:
- Fernando Alvarez & Francesco Lippi, 2012. "The Demand of Liquid Assets with Uncertain Lumpy Expenditures," NBER Working Papers 18152, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
- E41 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Money and Interest Rates - - - Demand for Money
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- NEP-ALL-2013-03-30 (All new papers)
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