Representational Monetary Identity

Representational Monetary Identity

by Mirelo Deugh Ausgam Valis


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Let us analyze what happens in commercial banking. First, we have a deposit. Then, we have a loan of up to a fraction (of 90%) of this deposit. Finally, the borrower can deposit the borrowed money into another bank account, in the same bank or not. Suddenly, the trillion dollar question emerges: is the borrowed money in these two bank accounts... the same? On the one hand, the answer is yes: all borrowed money came from the original deposit---so it is that same original money. On the other hand, the answer is no: all money deposited into the borrower's account possibly stays in the original depositor's account---so it is not that same original money. How can that be? (Digital version:

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ISBN-13: 9781105188671
Publication date: 01/24/2014
Pages: 60
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.14(d)

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