|Lecture handout: Banking crises*
- Key reading: Diamond, D.W., and Dybvig, P.H., 1983, “Bank Runs, Deposit Insurance, and Liquidity”, Journal of Political Economy, 91(3):401-419
- Audio: How fake money saved Brazil, Planet Money, October 5th 2010
- Audio: Investor Feed Guide: Hash Power – a three part audio documentary that explores the world of blockchain and cryptocurrencies
- Further reading: Bitcoin: A Primer for Policymakers, Mercatus Center
Here’s a good video on Bitcoin:
This page ties into Chapter 7 of Economics: A Complete Guide for Business
|Learning Objectives: Understand the origins of money. Understand seminal models of bank runs.
Cutting edge theory: Making assessments of digital and crypto currencies.