Encyclopedia of Law and Economics

2019 Edition
| Editors: Alain Marciano, Giovanni Battista Ramello

Cash Demand

  • Gerhard GrafEmail author
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-7753-2_80


After a definition of cash demand and its peculiarities, cash demand is compared to the more encompassing money demand. Then, the main economic influences on cash demand are explained. A final point exhibits future developments of cash demand which is threatened by electronic inventions enhancing a cashless society.

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Further Reading

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Johamer Qutenberg-Universitat MaineNieder-OlmGermany