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Inflation and the Fall of the Roman Empire
Anyone care to tell me if this is a reasonable/accurate assessment?
history  economics  politics  inflation 
august 2009 by andrewducker
Zimbabwe unveils 100 trillion dollar banknote
Remember that Zimbabwe redemoninated in mid 2008 and took 10 zeroes off the bills, and it hardly seems worth mentioning but they took 3 zeroes off in 2006. That makes this new bill 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 which may or may not be 1 nonillion dollars. It's a lot of zeroes, I may have missed a few one way or another.
money  currency  zimbabwe  inflation 
january 2009 by andrewducker
Zimbabwe diary: No more trillionaires
Just last week, bus fares changed three times!
We started the week paying Z$50bn, then it was Z$70bn, then Z$100bn.
It stopped there - the Reserve Bank failed to change the daily withdrawal limit , keeping it at Z$100bn - just enough for one fare!
zimbabwe  inflation  economics 
august 2008 by andrewducker

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