Book notes: Can’t we just print more money?, by Rupal Patel and Jack Meaning

A genuinely readable but non-neutral introduction to economics

Can't We Just Print More Money, by Rupal Patel and Jack Meaning

Rupal Patel, Jack Meaning, Can’t we just print more money? Economics in ten simple questions, Cornerstone Press, May 2022, 320 pages

“Never apologise, never explain.” The infamous dictum of former Bank of England governor Montagu Norman once epitomised the British take on central bank communication. Nearly a century later, the UK central bank’s new ‘pop-econ’ explainer, Can’t we just print more money? demonstrates just how dramatically the BoE has changed its tune. Answering everyday riddles

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