Interpreting the Money Supply: Human and Institutional Factors

Synopsis

Preface: On the Prevalence of Rain Gods and Money Supply Data in Human Societies Part One: Introduction Money: From Liquid to Gaseous Part Two: How Decoders Extract Information from Data or, Who's Monitoring the Monitor? Cognitive Pitfall 1: Reification of Symbol Cognitive Pitfall 2: Reification of Structure Cognitive Pitfall 3: Motivation of Search Cognitive Pitfall 4: Resistance to Revision Part Three: How Encoders Transform Events into Data How the Economics Profession Transforms Events into Data How Political Actors Transform Events into Data How the Press Transforms Events into Data The Money Supply and Interest Rates The Money Supply and Inflation Bibliography

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  • New York
Publication year:
  • 1987
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