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Faculty of Economics


PhD Title

The Macroeconomics of Automation and Inequality

Research Interests

Macroeconomics, Labor Economics, Innovation, Computational Methods

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Banks Do Not Create Money Out Of Thin Air
In recent years, some have claimed that banks create money ‘ex nihilo’. In the most read column this month for VoXEU "Banks Do Not Create Money Out Of Thin Air", Dr. Pontus Rendahl and (PhD Student) Lukas B. Freund explain that banks do not create money out of thin air, that there are no magic money trees.
Published on - Tuesday 7th January 2020


Part IIA - Macroeconomics

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Lukas Freund

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College: Corpus Christi College