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On the Local Interaction of Money and Credit

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  • Yi Jin

    (University of Kansas)

  • Ted Temzelides

    (University of Pittsburgh)

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We study the coexistence of monetary and credit transactions in a model where exchange is decentralized. Agents belong to different locations which are informationally separated. The equilibrium mix of monetary and credit transactions is characterized as a function of the frequency of meetings among agents from different locations, Credit transactions take place only among a small set of 'neighbors.' Monetary trades emerge only if interactions with faraway locations are sufficiently frequent. Even in that case, trades among nearby locations remain non-monetized. (Copyright: Elsevier)

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  • Yi Jin & Ted Temzelides, 2004. "On the Local Interaction of Money and Credit," Review of Economic Dynamics, Elsevier for the Society for Economic Dynamics, vol. 7(1), pages 143-156, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:red:issued:v:7:y:2004:i:1:p:143-156
    DOI: 10.1016/S1094-2025(03)00055-3
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    Keywords

    Money and Credit; Local Matching;

    JEL classification:

    • E4 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Money and Interest Rates
    • E5 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit

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