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Brian Romanchuk
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17 votes

Why is bartering uncommon in modern countries?

15 votes

Did real incomes drop significantly since the 1950s?

14 votes

Mortgage loans from foreign banks at lower interest rates

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Why bankrupt firms continue to operate?

9 votes

If Bitcoin becomes a globally accepted store of value, would it be liable to the same problems that mired the gold standard?

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What is the mechanism that triggers a stock price change?

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Why doesn't Nintendo fire up the old factories and re-produce *exact* copies of many of their most popular games, controllers and consoles?

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how is new money actually introduced in the United States?

6 votes

What are some of the good textbooks on Modern Monetary Theory and the Development of Monetary Theory?

6 votes

Why does anyone prepare their own food?

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Why is the inverted yield curve a good predictor of impending economic recession?

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Why is a high government debt/GDP bad?

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LIBOR rates: Are these monthly or yearly interest rates?

5 votes

How is money destroyed when banks issue debt?

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Why do banks take deposits if they do not need them to make loans?

5 votes

Could eliminating all taxes and only creating new money theoretically work?

5 votes

Significance of circular flow diagram?

5 votes

Best way to measure inflation in real time?

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How does the Federal Reserve unwind the asset purchasing scheme announced in response to the 2020 Coronavirus Pandemic?

5 votes

Why is such a high US national debt not resulting in another great depression?

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Austrian business cycle

4 votes

What happens with corporate deposits when a bank goes bankrupt?

4 votes

What would happen if the U.S. "refinanced" its national debt?

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What is the purpose of monetary expansion during an economic lockdown?

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Isn't recession is when there's an actual decrease and not just a less rapid growth?

4 votes

Why is national debt bad if the central bank can keep buying bonds?

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Why do bonds pay back the entire principal at maturity instead of paying it off gradually?

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Government deficit

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What would happen if a country defaulted on its public debt?

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Why do falling prices hurt debtors?

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