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发自剑桥——世界已经陷入了纸币的汪洋大海之中,各主要国家央行每年都会释放出等值于数千亿美元的货币,而且主要是类似100美元这样的大面额现钞。 这些100美元大钞夸张地占据了美国4200美元年人均现金供应的近80%。1万日元钞票(约合100美元)则占了日本货币总量的90%,而该国人均现金持有量约达7000美元。与此同时,正如笔者在近二十年来一直指出的那样,所有这些现金都主要用于促进地下经济——而非合法经济——的增长。



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