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A Market Theory of Money
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A Market Theory of Money

John Hicks

Abstract

John Hicks's writing on monetary economics spans over fifty years. This book draws together the common threads of his work in a single succinct statement of the basics of monetary theory. It also outlines a theory of competitive markets that can be linked to the monetary sector; neither standard classical or neo-classical value theory can, on its own, fill the gap between monetary and non-monetary economics. In reviewing his own work, Hicks explains the way in which economic theory has been adjusted to reflect developments in the real economy. He sees these changes, sometimes quite major, as t ... More

Keywords: John Hicks, monetary economics, monetary theory, competitive markets, monetary sector, neo-classical value theory, classical value theory, non-monetary economics, economic theory, real economy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1989 Print ISBN-13: 9780198287247
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003 DOI:10.1093/0198287240.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John Hicks, author
University of Oxford