Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-52008
Hens, Thorsten; Schenk-Hoppé, Klaus Reiner; Vogt, Bodo (2002). On the Micro-foundations of Money: The Capitol Hill Baby-Sitting Co-op. Working paper series / Institute for Empirical Research in Economics No. 108, University of Zurich.
We suggest a new micro-foundation of money in which markets are well-organized but consumers' preferences are stochastic. In this model, we solve for stationary equilibria and show that there is an optimum quantity of money. The rational solution of our model is compared with actual behavior in a laboratory experiment. It turns out that the experiment gives support to our theoretical results.
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|Item Type:||Working Paper|
|Communities & Collections:||03 Faculty of Economics > Department of Economics
Working Paper Series > Institute for Empirical Research in Economics (former)
|Dewey Decimal Classification:||330 Economics|
|Deposited On:||29 Nov 2011 21:26|
|Last Modified:||09 Jul 2012 05:02|
|Series Name:||Working paper series / Institute for Empirical Research in Economics|
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