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Testing Germán Bernácer origins of interest hypothesis..pdf (337.88 kB)

Testing Germán Bernácer origins of interest hypothesis..pdf

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posted on 2023-07-04, 18:05 authored by JOSE FRANCISCO PERLES RIBESJOSE FRANCISCO PERLES RIBES, Martín Sevilla Jiménez


Germán Bernácer, a Spanish economist of the early 20th century, proposed in his 1925 book Interés del capital. El problema de sus orígenes that the interest rate's origin is external to the regular functioning of the economic system. He attributed it to the income generated by "income goods." This study examines the plausibility of Bernácer's hypothesis using up-to-date data from the Spanish economy.


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