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Author Rogoff, Kenneth S., author.

Title The curse of cash / Kenneth S. Rogoff.

Publication Info. Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2016]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Non-Fiction - NSLY-11  332.4 ROG    AVAILABLE
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Non-Fiction - RIPG-6  332.4 ROG    AVAILABLE
 Woodstock PL Adult Non-Fiction - WOLY-11  332.4 ROG    AVAILABLE
Description x, 283 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Summary The world is drowning in cash--and it's making us poorer and less safe. In The Curse of Cash, Kenneth Rogoff, one of the world's leading economists, makes a persuasive and fascinating case for an idea that until recently would have seemed outlandish: getting rid of most paper
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-272) and index.
Contents Introduction and overview -- The early development of coins and paper currency -- Size and composition of global currency supplies, and the share held abroad -- Holdings of currency in the domestic legal, tax-paying economy -- Currency demand in the underground economy -- Seigniorage -- A plan for phasing out most paper currency -- The cost of the zero bound constraint -- Higher inflation targets, nominal GDP, escape clauses and fiscal policy -- Other paths to negative interest rates -- Other possible downsides to negative nominal policy rates -- Negative interest rates as a violation of trust and a step away from rule-based systems -- International dimensions to phasing out paper currency -- Digital currencies and gold -- Final thoughts.
Subject Paper money.
Currency question.
Monetary policy.
Interest rates.
Interest rates. (OCoLC)fst00976178
Currency question. (OCoLC)fst00885329
Monetary policy. (OCoLC)fst01025230
Money. (OCoLC)fst01025265
Paper money. (OCoLC)fst01052532
Bargeld. (DE-588)4235275-7
Papiergeld. (DE-588)4138996-7
Abschaffung. (DE-588)4200586-3
Bargeldloser Zahlungsverkehr. (DE-588)4124608-1
Geldpolitik. (DE-588)4019902-2
Inflation Targeting. (DE-588)7570943-0
Standard No. 40026527200
ISBN 9780691172132 (hardback ;) (alk. paper)
0691172137 (hardback ;) (alk. paper)

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