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A Preliminary Examination of Local Currencies : “Thinking Outside the Box Will Become Common, as the Box Dissolves”

Yoshihiro Nihei, William F. O’Connor, 2013

Summary :

The paper contains an overview of the local-currency movement, a discussion of four local currencies―Ithaca HOURS, BerkShares, the Capivari, and the Bristol Pound―and observations with respect to the utility of the second-mentioned when juxtaposed with the first.