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2013

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Making Money: Leverage And Private Sector Money Creation, Margaret M. Blair Jan 2013

Making Money: Leverage And Private Sector Money Creation, Margaret M. Blair

Vanderbilt Law School Faculty Publications

In the wake of the financial crisis of 2008-2009, practitioners and theorists in law, finance, and economics are rethinking our theories about how the financial sector influences the real economy. In particular, they are reexamining the linkages among financial innovation, supply of credit and money, monetary policy, bubbles, financial stability, and economic growth. One of the key issues that is being reconsidered is the dynamics of how banks and other financial institutions drive credit creation and credit allocation, and how these factors, in turn affect the performance of the macroeconomy. In this article, I argue that, by providing an alternative ...