Monetarism definition

mŏnĭ-tə-rĭzəm, mŭn-
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.
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A policy that seeks to regulate an economy by altering the domestic money supply, especially by increasing it in a moderate but steady manner.
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A theory which holds that economic stability and growth result from maintaining a steady rate of growth in the supply of money.
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(economics) The doctrine that economic systems are controlled by variations in the supply of money.
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(economics) The political doctrine that a nation's economy can be controlled by regulating the money supply.
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Origin of monetarism

  • From monetary, from Latin monetarius, from monēta

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