Rendita monetaria e democrazia: la Repubblica censura il signoraggio dall'intervista alla BCE
// Nicoletta Forcheri
But in principle the ECB could print cheques and send them to people?
"Yes, all central banks can do it. You can issue currency and you distribute it to people. That's helicopter money.Helicopter money is giving to the people part of the net present value of your future seigniorage, the profit you make on the future banknotes. The question is, if and when is it opportune to make recourse to that sort of instrument which is really an extreme sort of instrument.
There are other things you can theoretically do. There are several examples in the literature. So when we say we haven't reached the limit of the toolbox, I think that's true."
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