Unformatted text preview: services you desire(bartering) you are paid money that you use to purchase the services you desire(bartering), you are paid money that you use to purchase the goods and services you desire. Think about it, it is much more efficient to go to Walmart with a pocket of dollar bills than it is to go to Walmart with a truck load of chickens and then try to swap chickens for the items you need. Then Walmart has got to swap your chickens for the goods that they purchase to stock the store. This can become very time consuming and costly. Money is simply more efficient. 5...
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- Fall '10
- dollar, Store of value, Commodity money