Saturday, December 29, 2012

Joshua Wojnilower — The Role of Money in Mainstream Macro

Based on my initial exposure to advanced macroeconomics, it appears true that “money would be at most a unit of account, but never a store of value.”
Bubbles & Busts
The Role of Money in Mainstream Macro
Joshua Wojnilower

The functions of money are 1) unit of account, 2) medium of exchange, 3) store of value, and 4) method of deferred payment. That is, 1) nominal price and record, 2) settlement of transactions in a payments system, 3) saving vehicle, and 4) credit. Mainstream macro does what?

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Nice find!