Bargaining and the Value of Money

Guillaume Rocheteau, Christopher J. Waller
2005 Social Science Research Network  
Search models of monetary exchange have typically relied on Nash (1950) bargaining, or strategic games that yield an equivalent outcome, to determine the terms of trade. By considering alternative axiomatic bargaining solutions in a search model with divisible money, we show that the properties of the bargaining solutions do matter both qualitatively and quantitatively for questions of first-degree importance in monetary economics such as: (i) the efficiency of monetary equilibrium; (ii) the
more » ... imality of the Friedman rule and (iii) the welfare cost of inflation.
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1025576 fatcat:hbaaobmiofbopfnegoxm7o7j3y