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Production, hidden action, and the payment system

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  • Gu, Chao
  • Guzman, Mark
  • Haslag, Joseph

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Using a modified version of Freeman's (1996) payment system model, the optimal intraday rate is examined. The production set is modified to account for a non-degenerate distribution of settlements within a day. In addition to the modified production set, the consumption set is modified. A positive intraday interest rate may be able to implement the planner's allocation.

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  • Gu, Chao & Guzman, Mark & Haslag, Joseph, 2011. "Production, hidden action, and the payment system," Journal of Monetary Economics, Elsevier, vol. 58(2), pages 172-182, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:moneco:v:58:y:2011:i:2:p:172-182
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    1. Gu, Chao & Guzman, Mark & Haslag, Joseph, 2011. "Production, hidden action, and the payment system," Journal of Monetary Economics, Elsevier, vol. 58(2), pages 172-182, March.
    2. Hajime Tomura, 2014. "Payment Instruments and Collateral in the Interbank Payment System," UTokyo Price Project Working Paper Series 032, University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Economics.
    3. Jurgilas, Marius & Zikes, Filip, 2012. "Implicit intraday interest rate in the UK unsecured overnight money market," Bank of England working papers 447, Bank of England.
    4. repec:eee:jfinin:v:23:y:2014:i:2:p:232-254 is not listed on IDEAS

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    • E31 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles - - - Price Level; Inflation; Deflation
    • E51 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Money Supply; Credit; Money Multipliers
    • E58 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Central Banks and Their Policies

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