"It is astonishing what foolish things one can temporarily believe if one thinks too long alone, particularly in economics". John Maynard Keynes (1936, The General Theory).

Tuesday, 29 March 2011

2nd part of Roumeliotis article on Eleftherotypia

dedicated to parallel currencies all over the world!

http://www.enet.gr/?i=news.el.ellada&id=263171 (copy the link on your browser, or just click on the link at the left column of the blog)

Monday, 28 March 2011

New article on today's Eleftherotypia Newspaper

by Andreas Roumeliotis!

The article covers social and solidarity economy in general in Greece (much wider than our research), so it is very up-to-date and informative!

http://www.enet.gr/?i=news.el.ellada&id=262932 (copy the link on your browser or click on the link on the left column of the blog)

Thursday, 10 March 2011

Regional Review: Alternative Exchange Systems in Contemporary Greece


This paper is a brief report of several schemes that exist today, September 2010, in Greece and permit their members to perform transactions without any official currency. The report covers parallel currency schemes, exchange networks and several related initiatives that could be characterised as alternative exchange or non-mainstream modes of economic activity.

Copy and paste the link on your browser
http://www.ijccr.net/IJCCR/2011_(15)_files/06%20Sotiropoulou.pdf or click on the link at the left column