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The Nature of Money

John Hicks

in A Market Theory of Money

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198287247
eISBN:
9780191596407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198287240.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

It will no doubt be taken for granted that in the markets that have been discussed so far, the typical transaction is an exchange of some article (good or service) for something that is recognized as ... More


Agglomeration Economics

Edward L. Glaeser (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226297897
eISBN:
9780226297927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226297927.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

When firms and people are located near each other in cities and in industrial clusters, they benefit in various ways, including by reducing the costs of exchanging goods and ideas. One might assume ... More


Europe and the Euro

Alberto Alesina and Francesco Giavazzi (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226012834
eISBN:
9780226012858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226012858.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

It is rare for countries to give up their currencies and thus their ability to influence such critical aspects of their economies as interest and exchange rates. Yet ten years ago a number of ... More


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