Where does the money come from?

Eric | July 3, 2008

This is an interesting piece of video I find:

Money as Debt by Paul Grignon. As “Mark” writes here, it has some flaws but I still think it has pedagogical value. Mark Writes:

The banks don’t create money. The central bank (i.e., the Federal Reserve Bank in the US) creates the money. They do that through issuing treasury bills and they make that money available to banks to lend. Treasure bills are nothing more than the government borrowing money and agreeing to pay it later at a specific interest rate.
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