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U.S. consumer demand for cash in the era of low interest rates and electronic payments

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  • Schuh, Scott
  • Briglevics, Tamás

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U.S. consumers JEL Classification: E41, E42

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  • Schuh, Scott & Briglevics, Tamás, 2014. "U.S. consumer demand for cash in the era of low interest rates and electronic payments," Working Paper Series 1660, European Central Bank.
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    Keywords

    Baumol-Tobin model; cash demand; SCPC; Survey of Consumer Payment Choice;
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    • E41 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Money and Interest Rates - - - Demand for Money
    • E42 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Money and Interest Rates - - - Monetary Sytsems; Standards; Regimes; Government and the Monetary System

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