Money: A Shared Fiction

Money: A Shared Fiction

Constant Wonder

Global Trade Brings Prosperity

Episode: Global Trade Brings Prosperity

  • Mar 12, 2021 8:00 pm
  • 21:15 mins

From bank notes to credit cards to bitcoin, forms of money change. Historically, Europeans thought Marco Polo was lying when he told them the Chinese used paper money. How the world has come to embrace the necessary fiction of money. Guest: Jacob Goldstein, author of “Money: The True Story of a Made-Up Thing”