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The Credit Economy: Wicksell

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:
10.1093/0198287240.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter begins with a discussion of two pure models of a credit economy — the monocentric and polycentric models — each of which has its uses. It then analyzes the simplest example of a ... More


Generic Differentiation and the Naturalization of Money

Mary Poovey (ed.)

in Genres of the Credit Economy: Mediating Value in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226675329
eISBN:
9780226675213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226675213.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter argues that the general acceptance of Britain's credit economy was furthered by the two other kinds of writing with which this book is concerned. More specifically, it argues that one of ... More


Professional Political Economy and Its Popularizers

Mary Poovey (ed.)

in Genres of the Credit Economy: Mediating Value in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226675329
eISBN:
9780226675213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226675213.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter argues that, during the middle decades of the nineteenth century, writing about economic and financial matters, which was increasingly distributed across specialized professions and ... More


Introduction: Money, Credit, and Value

in New World Gold: Cultural Anxiety and Monetary Disorder in Early Modern Spain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226856186
eISBN:
9780226856193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226856193.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Two major events—the price revolution that began in the first decades of the sixteenth century and the fiscal crisis which lingered as the series of royal bankruptcies expanded from 1557 to ... More


Forms of Credit

L. Albert Hahn

in Economic Theory of Bank Credit

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198723073
eISBN:
9780191789649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723073.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

This chapter examines the close relationship between money and the capital market (summarised in the term ‘credit market’) and its treatment in the literature. Three main strands of ‘capital’ ... More


Security for Loans: Church Liturgical Objects

Joseph Shatzmiller

in Cultural Exchange: Jews, Christians, and Art in the Medieval Marketplace

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691156996
eISBN:
9781400846092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156996.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter exposes members of the clergy in need of credit for their monasteries and churches. They were prepared to give as securities objects that were considered sacred. By relinquishing such ... More


The New World of Money

in New World Gold: Cultural Anxiety and Monetary Disorder in Early Modern Spain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226856186
eISBN:
9780226856193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226856193.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on the price revolution and the new monetary economy during the first half of the sixteenth century. Although credit was central to the networks of continental commerce, the ... More


Writing about Debt

in New World Gold: Cultural Anxiety and Monetary Disorder in Early Modern Spain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226856186
eISBN:
9780226856193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226856193.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Mercantile writing is central to the problematic of representation concerning value that originated with New World gold and expanded throughout the long sixteenth century. In the Indies the quest for ... More


Pure Credit Economies

Ed Nosal and Guillaume Rocheteau

in Money, Payments, and Liquidity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016285
eISBN:
9780262298285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016285.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter examines pure credit economies. It first focuses on the conditions needed for bilateral credit to be feasible. It also examines a set of socially desirable allocations that can be ... More


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