monetary economy

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monetary economy

an economy that is characterized by the use of MONEY as a medium of exchange and store of value. Contrast BARTER.
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Certain conditions are also required for taxation policies to be effective, including: a monetized economy, literacy and accounting skills, in addition to public acceptance and political will.
By mid-1993, however, the state had succeeded in hardening enterprise budget constraints and dismantling the Soviet monetary institutions on which the survival of the productivist model rested, forcing inherited economic activities to drop out of the monetized economy. But rather than ceasing operation or radically restructuring, most industrial enterprises unable to make ends meet in the monetized economy renewed the specific dependencies required for survival through non-monetized exchange--barter and later quasimonetary instruments.
"The GPI reveals that much of what we now call growth or GDP is really just one of three things in disguise: fixing blunders and social decay from the past, borrowing resources from the future, or shifting functions from the traditional realm of household and community to the realm of the monetized economy."