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Creating stable monetary systems in post-communist economies

Rostowski, J. (1993) Creating stable monetary systems in post-communist economies. CEP discussion paper, 141. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

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Abstract

The primary function of banks during economic transformation is seen to be provision of an efficient payment mechanism. The lack of banking skills, particularly in credit allocation, is seen as the major problem in achieving stable monetary systems. This is a problem which can be expected to last many years. The solution is to limit banks to very safe assets (initially central bank liabilities). Combining such safe banks with a monetary rule would provide stable monetary systems during transition.

Item Type: Monograph (Discussion Paper)
Official URL: http://cep.lse.ac.uk
Additional Information: © 1993 J.Rostowski
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HG Finance
Sets: Collections > Economists Online
Research centres and groups > Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Identification Number: 141
Date Deposited: 19 Aug 2008 14:45
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/20970/

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