On this website, we approach money as a legal project. Created to meet demands both public and private, money depends on law for its definition, issue, and operation. That legal structure of money – its design – matters deeply. In the words attributed to an early banker, “those who create and issue money . . . direct the policies of government and hold in the hollow of their hands the destiny of the people.” Our aim is to encourage discussion, debate, and scholarship on money’s design and its reform towards a world that is as just as it is (economically) productive. (See more)
The evolution of the Offshore US-Dollar System: past, present and four possible futures
Steffan Murau, Joe Rini & Armin Haas
Little has contributed more to the emergence of today’s world of financial globalization than the setup of the international monetary system.