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Geoffrey Ingham on Money

  As the debate about the future of finance has yet to yield consensus on the way forward for policy, so more radical solutions are being openly discussed and advocated. This has stimulated a spreading debate on the very nature of money and banking. Geoffrey Ingham, a Life Fellow of Christ’s College, Cambridge, has brought the…
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Geoffrey Ingham and “The Money Trap”

  Two key aspects or functions of money: 1. As a convenient medium of exchange – can be anything; but that’s not enough, as exchange rates between multiple media of exchange would be variable and result in anarchy 2. As a unit of account – this is primary, as Keynes taught – and explains why…
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