13th Edition
Roger A. Arnold
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337617390




13th Edition
Roger A. Arnold
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337617390
Chapter 12.2, Problem 1ST
Textbook Problem

Why (not how) did money evolve out of a barter economy?

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Explain the emergence of money in the barter system.

Explanation of Solution

The barter system was the old system of exchange goods and services with goods and services. There are several problems associated with this trading system. Double co-incidence, transaction cost, the wants and needs of people need to match with others, and in this system, there is no common measure of value...

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