Mattress Money

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Students sometimes ask if saving in the form of placing cash under a mattress can decouple the link between saving and investment. This paper provides a discussion of this question for students who are in the early stages of their principles of macroeconomics course.

Henry W. Chappell, Jr.


Chappell, Jr., H. (2016). Mattress Money. Journal of Economics Teaching, 1(2), 117-126. DOI: 10.58311/jeconteach/8cb6ebf0c1878e009bdaf2fb541bac9d4d4d5a23