Money is not what you think it is

April 12th, 2014
basics220.jpgFew things are more ubiquitous than money.  Yet what seems so simple, can often become so complex.  Money is far more than just the notes and coins we carry in our pockets.  It’s part of a complex system of debits and credits and clearing. Just look at the workings of Bitcoin and you start to see how those notes and coins are really just tokens and symbols that represent a much larger and more complex world of money.

That's the world that Felix Martin ushers us into in Money: The Unauthorized Biography.

My conversation with Felix Martin: