the plan for the future


30 September 2013 (latest update: 3 May 2023)


Interest and Inflation Free Money. Margrit Kennedy (Pdf).
Money And Its Alternatives. Henk van Arkel and Guus Peterse (Pdf).
Natural Economic Order. Silvio Gesell (Pdf).
Poor Because of Money. Henk van Arkel and Camilo Ramada (Pdf).
The Capitalistic Cost-Benefit Structure of Money. Dieter Suhr (Pdf).


Negative Interest Rates: Taking Stock of the Experience So Far. Luis Brandao Marques, Marco Casiraghi, Gunes Kamber, Roland Meeks, R.G. Gelos. IMF. March 2021.
Negative Nominal Interest Rates: History and Current Proposals. Cordelius Ilgmann and Martin Menner. International Economics and Economic Policy. December 2011.
Local Currencies in European History: An Analytical Framework. Jérôme Blanc (Pdf).

News Articles

Bank of Japan sticks to negative rates while announcing policy review. CNBC. 28-04-2023.
Analysis: Europe says goodbye to negative rates - or just 'au revoir'?. Reuters. 22-09-2022.
The Evidence Is in on Negative Interest Rate Policies. IMF. 03-03-2021.
We may be in the midst of a historic paradigm shift in financial markets: strategist. Yahoo Finance. 04-09-2019.
Lagarde says negative rates have helped Europe more than they’ve hurt. Marketwatch. 29-08-2019.
Negative interest rates are pushing European banks to tipping point, Danish watchdog warns. Financial Post. 27-08-2019.
Danish bank launches world’s first negative interest rate mortgage. The Guardian. 13-08-2019.
The Non-Weirdness of Negative Interest Rates. Bloomberg. 08-08-2019.
UBS to charge super-rich for cash deposits. The Guardian. 06-08-2019.
Negative interest rates make people behave in weird and wonderful ways. Quartz. 23-02-2017.
The Fed may be preparing for the unthinkable — negative interest rates in America. Yahoo Finance. 03-09-2016.
Maybe Negative Yields Are a Sign of Prosperity. Bloomberg. 27-07-2016.
IMF Calls for Negative Interest Rates. New American. 13-04-2016.
Why use negative interest rates? BBC. 15-02-2016.
'Neglected Prophet' of Economics Got It Right. Bloomberg. 03-07-2015.

Monetary reform

Alt-M - Ideas for an Alternative Monetary Future
International Movement For Monetary Reform
Mind Contagion - Dangerous Times Require Dangerous Minds
Monetary Reform
Sovereign Money
The Money Illusion

Interest-free money and community currencies

Bernard Lietaer
Beyond Money
Community Currency
Confessions of a Supply-Side Liberal - Monetary Policy
Foundation for the Economics of Sustainability
Institute for New Economic Thinking
International Journal of Community Currency Research
Margrit Kennedy
Positive Money
Reinventing Money
Social Trade Organisation
The Money Illusion
UsuryFree Eye Opener

Economics discussion - The Economy, Banking and Global Markets Discussion Group
US Message Board - Economy