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How Much Money Is There on Earth? An Entertaining Introduction to the Monetary System

How much money exists on Earth may sound like a silly question, but answering it leads to several important concepts underlying the modern economy. Michael Stevens, in his usual engaging style, answers the question and turns a normally dry subject into an exciting one. His video discusses the creation of money, how it acquires it’s value, and even touches upon some esoteric topics like the dirtiness of physical currency. If you’re an expert on the topic, there may not be many revelations here, but if you’re new to the subject of economics, this is a fun place to start.