Category Archives: The money system

Money and markets can truly serve human values and the Earth

Money and markets are powerful tools in developing our world, most would agree. But many have experienced negative effects in their application; including environmental degradation, unequal distribution and [..]

A new economic paradigm, Flexible emission fees, General, Latest news, The money system

Fiscal reform to drive the circular economy

Stephen Hinton form the Foundation was invited to address the Baltic Sea Action group on the opportunities to drive the circular economy using fiscal instruments. The main thread [..]

A functional economy encourages conservation, Circular Economy, General, Latest news, The money system

Understanding the role of energy in the economy

There is some debate about the role of energy in the economy. Many economists say that it is demand that fuels economic growth. But Robert Ayres says otherwise. [..]

Energy and Economy, Latest news, The money system

Can banks create money out of thin air?

Download the full paper here Important empirical research done by Professor Richard Werner shows how banks create money.

Latest news, National economy, The money system

The role of Banks in the economy – more research is needed

Professor Werner calls on Universities to look more into the role of local banks and the role of banks in general in the economy.   In this speech [..]

Latest news, The money system

The economy of the nation state is not a handbag

An article newly published in the New Statesman points out something that is clear to economists: a national economy is not the same as a household economy. Politicians [..]

A functional economy encourages conservation, General, Latest news, National economy, The money system

Understanding money

This slide pack, using water and bathtub analogies, explains the money system.

Latest news, The money system

Emissions Fees: Driving Transition to Fossil-free and Sustainable Living

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Instruments, Our publications, Sustainable development, The money system, Waste is a resource in an effective economy

Updated power-point presentation of Flexible Emission Fees

Sustainable Economic Growth with pollution fees from Stephen Hinton This presentation is a longer version of the one prepared for a presentation at the Swedish Agency of Economic [..]

A new economic paradigm, Flexible emission fees, Sustainable development, The money system, Waste is a resource in an effective economy

A Carbon fee would put the brakes on global warming before it’s too late

In an article in The Times of Trenton, Ellie Whitney, Ph.D., points out that A Carbon fee would put the brakes on global warming before it’s too late [..]

A new economic paradigm, Flexible emission fees, The money system