Posts Tagged ‘dollar bill’

  • Should We Redesign the Dollar?

    May 31, 12 • 83 Views • Economic Debates, Money and Monetary Policy, Uncategorized1 Comment

    Have you ever worried that you gave someone the wrong bill–maybe a ten rather than a dollar? With US currency, it is easy to make a mistake. After all, the US dollar bill, the five, the ten, the twenty, the fifty, the one hundred are mostly green,...

  • Dollar Wars

    May 1, 12 • 133 Views • Behavioral Economics, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Macroeconomic Measurement, Money and Monetary Policy, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    By Mira Korber, guest blogger. Do you have a coin jar? I do. It is home to my quarters for NYC parking meters. Now, imagine if the dollar bill didn’t exist, but a dollar coin did. Coin jars would probably hold more than just quarters.  Why? The...

  • War and Money

    Mar 7, 11 • 76 Views • Developing Economies, Money and Monetary PolicyNo Comments

    A ship carrying freshly printed Libyan currency was intercepted near the coast of Great Britain. Assuming that it would be used to fund the Gaddafi regime, the British seized the cash and stored it in a “secure location.” Like many nations, Libya...