hyperinflation

SYSK Selects: How much money is there in the world?​

There are few things more futile than trying to count all of the money in the world. Even many governments have no idea how much currency they have issued. But that won't stop Chuck and Josh from trying and explaining why we can't be sure how much money exists and the problems with flooding the world markets with bread.

How much money is in the world?

There are few things more futile than trying to count all of the money in the world. Even many governments have no idea how much currency they have issued. But that won't stop Chuck and Josh from trying and explaining why we can't be sure how much money exists and the problems with flooding the world markets with bread.

Chuck and I did a podcast a while back on the Ig Nobel Prizes, which were hosted at Harvard on October 1. The podcast was based on a fine article by the fine writer Robert Lamb and he apparently keeps tabs on this sort of thing, because he bullied us into writing posts on some of the winners. Of course Robert's all like, "I get the best ones," because it was his idea to write about them. Here's his fine, fine post.