Stamp scrip: money people paid to use
Abstract: Substitutes for government-issued money are produced and used from time to time even in countries like the United States. Understanding why people turn to these substitutes and to what degree they are successful?or not?can teach us a lot about the elements essential to a well-functioning currency.
Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
Part of Series: Economic Commentary
Publication Date: 2008
Issue: AprOrder Number: 1