Background Note | HBS Case Collection | January 1997 (Revised March 1997)

Note on Money and Monetary Policy

by David A. Moss and Wyatt C. Wells

Abstract

Offers a brief overview of economic thinking about the nature of money and about how the central bank can affect the economy through monetary policy.

Keywords: Sovereign Finance; Government Administration; Policy; Central Banking; Money; Inflation and Deflation; Financial Crisis;

Citation:

Moss, David A., and Wyatt C. Wells. "Note on Money and Monetary Policy." Harvard Business School Background Note 797-094, January 1997. (Revised March 1997.)