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Benjamin Franklin and the birth of a paper money economy

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  • Farley Grubb

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This publication, an essay based on a lecture presented at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia by Professor Farley Grubb of the University of Delaware, tells readers about Benjamin Franklin’s role in the debate about devising a system of paper money in the colonies and his monetary philosophy.

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This book is provided by Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia in its series Monograph with number 2006bfatboapm and published in 2006.

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Keywords: Paper money;

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  1. Farley Grubb, 2012. "Chronic Specie Scarcity and Efficient Barter: The Problem of Maintaining an Outside Money Supply in British Colonial America ," Working Papers 12-08, University of Delaware, Department of Economics.

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