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Some Questions for Reviewing

By Bernard

Describe the evolution of money since the begining of human history on earth up to the 1929 crisis, and since that crisis.

Situate each kind of money in history: metal money, fiduciary money, scriptural money and electronic money.

Illustrate the four kinds of money by some exemples from the Québec history, or from your own country.

What is the composition of the monetary mass in Canada and what is the respective volume of each kind of money?

Talk about the liquidity of money.

What are the more fluid part of money?

How to evaluate the liquidity of money?

Precize the process of the money creation in Canada .

Identify the two stages of the process of money circulation in Canada showing the part of the charted banks.

Identify the four stages of the process of the money multiplication in Canada showing the part of the charted banks.

How the Bank of Canada do create the money? With whom? Who benefit from it?

How the money multiplier will fade out after some time? Where the leaks are going?

Discuss about the original deposit: where it is coming from? Demonstrate that it is originating from one only source.

Distinguish the deposits in the non bank institutions from the deposits in the charted banks.

Explain this formula:   M = D / r

Precize what is the place of the credit creation in the process of the money multiplication.

Explain the quantitative theory of money showing the equilibrum in this equation: MV = PT.

  • With the quantitative theory of money, explain the processus following an increase of the quantity of money available.
  • With the quantitative theory of money, explain the processus following a decrease of the quantity of money available.

Distinguish between the Bank of Canada and the Money Mint of Canada.

What is the value, in money of 1991, 2001, 1981, 1971, 1961, etc... of an actual dollar in Canada?

Describe the kinds of money usually in circulation. How the monetary mass is distributed between these kinds of money?

Describe the monetary mass with the official names: M1, M2 and M3. Why are we using these names?

Which is the part of metalic and fiduciary money in the today money? Talk about its recent evolution.

Which part of money are more... or less liquid?

Describe briefly the relations between the Cantral Bank with each of the major economie agent in the country. Give the importance of these relationships for the whole economy.

All the money created in Canada is not striked or printed at the Bank of Canada. Your comments.

Identify which factors make the money convertible?

Compare the factors of the convertibility of money beforethe twentieth century.

What is the role of gold in the monetary economy?

What is the role of the credit cards? Identify their defaults. Distinguish what is credit and what is money.

What are the bank reserves? How many are they? What is their role?

Identify two of the primary and secondary bank reserves? Why the banks are keeping more reserves?