MDM 2018 Panel: Complementary Currencies

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Communities for centuries have deployed tax anticipation credit enhanced with cash properties as money; arguably the practice defines what creates a viable unit of account. The contemporary issue is how communities may choose to facilitate economic development or improve societal well-being by creating and deploying moneys that are complementary to currencies issued by a monetary union or by a central bank against financial assets.


Helmut Siekmann – Institute for Monetary and Financial Stability, Goethe Univ.
Farley Grubb – University of Delaware
Isabel Feichtner – University of Würzburg

Moderator: Philippine Cour-Thimann,
European Central Bank, Sciences Po, and HEC Paris