How Money Moves

April 10th, 2013

The title should actually be “How Dollar Bills Move,” but it’s not as alliterative.

A fascinating item on the work of Dirk Brockmann, who’s used to map the movement of dollar bills, and the boundaries over which they’re least likely to cross:

I have no idea what to do with this, or whether it even has any useful application. But it’s at least a fine example of the fruits of human curiosity.

Cross-posted at Angry Bear.

  1. April 10th, 2013 at 13:34 | #1

    These are the principal subcultural sectors of the US, so it is not surprising that cash would move within them since cash is physical and has to be transported physically, unlike intermediated payments. Should correspond to regional travel patterns, I would surmise.

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