Catalonia (part 1)- Origins of a Discontent

This is the first half of a two-part article about Catalonia and its independence movement. It is based on the article published by me in the Winter 2019 paper edition of Rostra Economica. Catalonia is an autonomous community in north-eastern Spain, self-designated in its Statute of Autonomy as a nationality, with 7.5 million inhabitants. It

The Magic of Money Creation

Are you thinking to save money in your bank account? Do banks lend out our deposits? How do they create money? Well, banks don’t have the best reputation. Probably you have heard that banks make money out of your money. Many have the intuition of banks using public deposits to create loans and earning the