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Ein anderes Geld ist möglich: Keynes‘ Vision einer zinsfreien Welt im Gleichgewicht.

… hier meine Vortragsfolien vom Symposium Geldkulturen in Zürich, 24.-25.2.2012:






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Keynes’ Bancor-Plan reloaded

Keynes’ Bancor-Plan reloaded – ein wirklich sehr lesenswerter Artikel von Thomas Betz in der Zeitschrift für Sozialökonomie über Keynes’ Vision einer International Clearing Union.






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Reform of the international monetary system – The Triffin dilemma revisited

Quite an intersting speech about the Triffin dilemma. By Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, 3 October 2011: The Triffin dilemma revisited In a nutshell: Smaghi explanis the importance of the Triffin dilemma in regards to a … Continue reading






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“CLASH of CURRENCIES”: The book’s synopsis.

Actually, the story of today’s financial crisis started some 65 years ago. To be precise: during the night of July 13th and 14th, 1944. For it was during that night that the US, and even today this fact is still … Continue reading






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What’s so special about the global currency that was proposed be the UK?

[An excerpt from the book’s chapter about Keynes’ “International Clearing Union” and its “supranational” currency “bancor”.] International Liquidity The International Clearing Union would supply international liquidity by allowing each member overdraft facilities expressed in bancor. The amount of bancor available … Continue reading






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