What may money look like in a sustainable, thriveable society? A survey of innovative economics teaching turned up numerous adjectives: not only doughnut economics but also plural economics, regenerative economics, sustainable economics, intentional economics, quantum economics… …but sadly little new content. One reason: the nature of money is taken as a given.

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“Complementary Currency Systems Bridging Communities” 27-29 October 2022, Sofia, Bulgaria Organised by University of National and Word Economy: Institute of Economics and Politics (UNWE, Sofia, Bulgaria) Monetary and Economic Research Center (UNWE, Sofia, Bulgaria) Research Association on Monetary Innovation and Community and Complementary Currency Systems (RAMICS) New Bulgarian University (NBU, Sofia, Bulgaria) VUZF’s Laboratory for Applied […]

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Special Issue “Monetary Plurality and Crisis” in the Journal of Risk and Financial Management (JRFM)   In addition to our commitment to the implementation of innovative currency ideas and the ongoing educational work on money and monetary reforms, it is above all the academic treatment of these two fields of activity that will ultimately pave […]

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“The other day you said on the phone: Give me a problem and I’ll develop a complementary currency with which you can solve it. And I have to tell you this: Your imagination, your inexhaustible ideas on how to design, invent and transform money, simply amaze me every time. ”  Margrit Kennedy in a letter […]

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At a time of uncertainty about the future and increased precarity in the present, we at RAMICS believe that complementary and community currencies have become and even more relevant tool to build community resilience and hopefully help us transition towards a more sustainable future.

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