Monetary Policy Implications of Digital Money
The term digital money refers to various proposed electronic payment mechanisms designed to be used 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. Copyright 1998 by WWZ and Helbing & Lichtenhahn Verlag AG
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Volume (Year): 51 (1998)
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