To what degree is money submitted for investment actually put to productive use?

Ideally the money we give to the financial industry for investment would all flow to productive non-financial companies, to be used for building their businesses. But people in the financial industry seem to make so much money, it seems quite a bit of money just bounces around in the financial world. Is there a way to quantify the degree to which invested money is put to productive use?

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  • Mike LaBonte
    published this page in Ask Prof. Wolff 2017-06-16 22:57:18 -0400