We talk a lot about the ‘money system’. In what sense does money form a ‘system’? Does it have a function or purpose? Does it have interconnections? Does it have identifiable elements? 1. Elements of a money system The elements of a money system include the structures and institutions that create it – governments, […]

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The Digipay4Growth EU Projekt with prominent partners amongst complementary currency innovators and public sector ran from 2014 to end of 2016. Results and experiences will be presented at this event in Vienna. Registration and more info here.

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The 4th International Conference on Social and Complementary Currencies will take place from Wed 10th to Sun 14th May 2017, at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya UOC (www.uoc.edu, Castelldefels, Barcelona-Spain). More information, call for papers, registration here. UOC will organise the event together with Research Association on Monetary Innovation and Community and Complementary Currency Systems […]

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During this event of the EU Social Innovation Week implementation-experts, local politicians, innovative leaders and leading scientists will elaborate on a variety of community currencies from all over the world: why choose a CC as instrument, what choices were made and what pitfalls where avoided, how does it work in real life and most of […]

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John Rogers ran a local exchange system in Wales from 1993-2003, co-directed the Wales Institute for Community Currencies at the University of Newport from 2003-2007 and is the author of three books on local currencies. In July 2013, he was invited by Professor Bendell at IFLAS (The Institute for Leadership and Sustainability) in the University […]

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