Medical research

Study finds the SARS-CoV-2 virus is not viable on cash banknotes

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, many businesses stopped accepting cash payments in an effort to reduce the spread of the virus. While neither the CDC nor WHO ever banned the use of paper money, many businesses still only ...

Medical economics

Vaccine lotteries were not a win, study finds

The use of cash lotteries to boost COVID-19 vaccination rates were not effective, according to a new study from UO economist Ben Hansen and researchers from Bentley University, the University of Colorado Denver and San Diego ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

COVID vaccines: We need to find out which incentives actually work

The most powerful tool for combating COVID is not a drug or a vaccine, but a method. A randomized trial is the best way to discover what works and what doesn't. This method underlies much of the progress in modern medicine, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How social media could be affecting COVID vaccine hesitancy

A social media campaign could help to advertise the positives of COVID-19 vaccination and counter the negative posts and comments which are putting Australia's vaccination program at risk, a UNSW researcher says.

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In common language cash refers to money in the physical form of currency, such as banknotes and coins.

In bookkeeping and finance, cash refers to current assets comprising currency or currency equivalents that can be accessed immediately or near-immediately (as in the case of money market accounts). Cash is seen either as a reserve for payments, in case of a structural or incidental negative cash flow or as a way to avoid a downturn on financial markets.

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