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The curse of cash / Kenneth S. Rogoff.

Rogoff, Kenneth S., author. (Author).
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library 332.4 Rogoff (Text) 31208912484112 new non-fiction Checked out 11/08/2016
Westfield Washington Public Library - Westfield 332.4 Rogoff (Text) 78292000359831 Adult New Book Collection In process -

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  • ISBN: 9780691172132
  • ISBN: 0691172137
  • Physical Description: x, 283 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2016]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-272) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Summary, etc.: Argues in favor of phasing out paper money to fight crime and tax evasion, and to battle financial crises by tapping the power of negative interest rates.
Subject: Paper money.
Currency question.
Monetary policy.
Interest rates.

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