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Teaching Money 20/21

This Teaching Money in 20/21 page will enable us to find and share resources particularly relevant for the upcoming year. For example, we are especially curious about your teaching on:
  • The COVID-19 policy response in money, finance and social insurance
  • The past and present of racial segregation through the financial system
  • Proposals for its undoing
  • The interface of money and climate policy
  • Resources you plan to use in your remote teaching (videos, handouts, slides etc.).
Please send all relevant materials to our Assistant Editor, Dan Rohde: editor@justmoney.org.



About Us

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. (read more)




About Just Money

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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)




Announcements

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We welcome notices and other relevant content.  They should be sent to Dan Rohde: editor@justmoney.org

Included in Annoucements are Calls For Papers (CFPs), conference and meeting announcements, and other relevant events that come across our radar.  The Conference Archive page includes panels, keynotes, and photos of the conference on Money as a Democratic Medium (Harvard Law School, Dec. 14-15, 2018). 

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Roundtables

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Our roundtables provide the opportunity for a short, concentrated discussion of a particular design innovation or controversy.  Projected topics include banks and money creation, state public banking, postal banking, the Libra currency project (Zuck Bucks), and open access Federal Reserve Accounts.  An invited contribution from a key player or knowledgeable commentator kicks off the discussion with an entry that sets out the topic.  We publish solicited responses by people with a variety of perspectives.  We welcome your suggestions for topics and participants.  Please send them to Dan Rohde, editor@justmoney.org.

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Policy Spotlights

This column includes short pieces explaining policy proposals that highlight, revise, or contest current monetary design.  While we focus on contemporary proposals, historical episodes may be included occasionally.  Columns are written by editors or by student authors and will be updated monthly. Students interested in becoming a Just Money columnist should contact Dan Rohde: editor@justmoney.org.

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About Emerging Scholarship

This page contains abstracts and links to papers written by students, at Harvard Law School and elsewhere, on all things to do with money as a legal institution. Please send your suggestions and abstracts to Sannoy Das: contributing-editor@justmoney.org.
 

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About Current Scholarship

This page contains abstracts and links to recent scholarship on monetary design and related issues. We also welcome posts to older scholarship that should be flagged.

Please submit abstracts to Dan Rohde: editor@justmoney.org

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Current Scholarship

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This page contains abstracts and links to recent scholarship on monetary design and related issues. We also welcome posts to older scholarship that should be flagged.

Please submit abstracts to Dan Rohde: editor@justmoney.org

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Teaching & Resources

The Teaching Archive collects syllabi, course materials, and other teaching tools (videos, charts, animations). We would be delighted to post all relevant contributions. Please send them to Dan Rohde: editor@justmoney.org.





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Conferences

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We include Calls For Papers (CFPs), conference and meeting announcements, and other relevant events that come across our radar.  Currently, the Archive includes panels, keynotes, and photos of the conference on Money as a Democratic Medium (Harvard Law School, Dec. 14-15, 2018). 

We welcome notices and other relevant content.  They should be sent to Dan Rohde: editor@justmoney.org