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### In what ways will taxing corporations reduce inflation?

It is actually not crystal clear whether corporate taxes reduce inflation. There are both demand and supply effects to consider (see Tanzi 1982). Lets start by considering the demand side of things. ...
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### Why do reserves increase when the Fed buys bonds? (Introduction to Macroeconomics)

Because Fed buys those bonds with newly created reserves not already existing money. So when Fed wants to buy \$1000 bond it creates \$1000 worth of new reserves.
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### Savings = Investment. High interest rates stifle investment. High interest rate encourage savings. Isn't this a contradiction?

tl;dr There is absolutely no contradiction. $I=S$ is purely definitional like saying all triangles have three angles. It holds always because we defined the word saving in such way to always be equal ...
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### Why does Putin want to be paid in rubles?

I don't fully understand why this is important for Russia. Imagine they pay him in euros. As soon as he gets the euros he can exchange them himself to rubles right? Not exactly. First the money is ...
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### Did Russia peg Rubles to a Gold Standard?

Agreed with 1muflon1. "Gold standard" means you can buy gold with Ruble with a relatively stable rate, not the other way around. Adding to this, Russians are actually forcing something ...
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