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Karl Polanyi et les monnaies modernes : un réexamen


  • Jérôme Blanc

    () (LEFI - Laboratoire d'Economie de la Firme et des Institutions - UL2 - Université Lumière - Lyon 2)


Karl Polanyi a établi une célèbre distinction entre "all purpose money", caractéristiques des sociétés modernes, et "special purpose money", caractéristiques des sociétés anciennes. C'est la conception polanyienne des monnaies modernes qui est critiquée dans ce texte : non seulement elle conduit à considérer que les sociétés modernes ne connaissent pas de "special purpose money", mais en plus elle ne permet pas de renouveler la conception courante de la monnaie (sous-entendu moderne) qui en fait un moyen de paiement universel.

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  • Jérôme Blanc, 2006. "Karl Polanyi et les monnaies modernes : un réexamen," Post-Print halshs-00079131, HAL.
  • Handle: RePEc:hal:journl:halshs-00079131
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    1. Jérôme Blanc, 2006. "L'articulation des monnaies : questions sur la fongibilité et la convertibilité," Post-Print halshs-00080392, HAL.


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