What are Index Numbers ?

Introduction Often we want to know how certain variables like prices, production, etc. have changed over time and space. For example, we may like to compare the change in the average retail price of milk in 1985 with that in 1982 or we may like to compare the retail...

Commodity Money vs Fiat Money

There has been numerous stories about exchanges of goods as a form of money in different circumstances . Like there were Cigarettes used in WWII by the prisoner of War camps, beads used by north american Indians , cattle in south Africa, and small green scraps of...

What is Money ?

To explain it with a formal definition Money is : Anything that is accepted as a way of exchange to buy products and services The basics mechanics of the whole monetray system are invisible. Many individuals take money for granted when they are spending it. So when...