Money - The True Story of a Made-Up Thing
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Money did not always exist in its current form.  There was a time when goods and services were just exchanged for one another, without actual coins or cash changing hands.  The preconception is that our current monetary system, the status quo, makes complete sense.  But as millennia of history have proven to us, money is very complex, and there is a lot at stake.  Jacob Goldstein, host of the popular NPR podcast, Planet Money, joins the podcast.  Jacob Goldstein's book - "Money - The True Story of a Made-Up Thing" Follow Jacob on Twitter @jacobgoldstein
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