The Credit Card Fraud: Inflation, Culture Of Borrowing And Rising Economic Inequality
AbstractThe use of credit card has become a fashion and a symbol of social status, but very few people understand the problems related with its use. Credit card is a tool of the practice of fractional reserve banking of today’s banking industry. This paper tries to explore the implications of the use of credit card in specific, and through that the fractional reserve banking in general. It shows how credit card generates inflation, how it promotes the culture of borrowing by discouraging honest living and how it increases economic inequality in the society.
Download InfoIf you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Romanian-American University in its journal Romanian Economic and Business Review.
Volume (Year): 5 (2010)
Issue (Month): 3 (September)
Credit card; Fractional reserve banking; Central bank; Debit card; Money; Money creation; Inflation; Borrowing; Economic inequality;
You can help add them by filling out this form.
reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.Access and download statisticsgeneral information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Alex Tabusca).
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.