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Alternative Geldkonzepte - ein Literaturbericht


  • Degens, Philipp


In der gegenwärtigen Wirtschafts- und Finanzkrise werden wieder vermehrt Alternativen zum bestehenden Geldsystem diskutiert. Das vorliegende Discussion Paper bietet einen Literaturüberblick zu ausgewählten alternativen Geldkonzepten. Zum einen werden Ansätze der Systemergänzung durch Komplementärwährungen identifiziert, welche meist auf lokaler oder regionaler Ebene Dysfunktionalitäten des staatlichen Geldes ausgleichen wollen. Zum anderen werden verschiedene Vorschläge zur umfassenden Systemreform diskutiert, bei denen die Steuerung der Geldmenge entweder zentral durch gestärkte Zentralbanken oder dezentral durch die Marktteilnehmer selbst vorgesehen ist. Der vorliegende Bericht zeigt, inwieweit die dargestellten Konzepte sich im Hinblick auf die ihnen zugrunde liegende Problemanalyse, auf die Bedeutung der verschiedenen Geldfunktionen, auf die Steuerungsebenen und -mechanismen sowie ihrer grundlegenden Zielsetzungen unterscheiden.

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  • Degens, Philipp, 2013. "Alternative Geldkonzepte - ein Literaturbericht," MPIfG Discussion Paper 13/1, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies.
  • Handle: RePEc:zbw:mpifgd:131

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