A theory holding that economic variations within a given system, such as changing rates of inflation, are most often caused by increases or decreases in the money supply.
A policy that seeks to regulate an economy by altering the domestic money supply, especially by increasing it in a moderate but steady manner.
A theory which holds that economic stability and growth result from maintaining a steady rate of growth in the supply of money.
Origin of monetarism
- From monetary, from Latin monetarius, from monēta