Tags: money and banking

Help! Please Recommend Macro Text Book

December 11th, 2014
in Op Ed

I am currently looking for a textbook in macroeconomics to use. I would strongly prefer a textbook which is not wrong on how money and credit work, and since Carlin and Soskice were supposed to create a new, progressive textbook I am scanning through their textbook online at a more »

Paul Krugman and Monetary Theory

November 15th, 2014
in Op Ed

Paul Krugman has voiced his view on monetary theory again in today's column in the NY Times: Some background: More than seven years have passed since the housing bubble burst, and ever since, America has been awash in savings - or more accurately, desired savings - with nowhere to more »

About the Banking System — and Why You Should Care

November 14th, 2014
in Op Ed

This is because for most people, the way they think the system works, it’s not the way the system actually works. So the classic example is QE, or quantitative easing, where the central bank is buying Treasury securities for example, and are replacing them with a deposit. more »

The ECB on Money

July 30th, 2014
in Op Ed

The ECB discusses money in its paper "Enhancing monetary analysis". Chapter 1 is titled "The role of money in the economy and central bank policy". It was prepared by Giacomo Carboni, Boris Hofmann and Fabrizio Zampolli. The ECB distinguishes inside and outside money. more »

The Flip Side of Debt Free Money

July 15th, 2014
in Op Ed, syndication

Written by Scott Baker Randy Wray's article - http://econintersect.com/a/blogs/blog1.php/debt-free-money-a-non - which I can't help thinking was at least partly inspired by a monetary reform offline email conversation we had for a few days before this… more »

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