Distribution of national seigniorage profits is a matter for governments – ECB

Distribution of national seigniorage profits is a matter for governments – ECB  New head of Commission’s civil service is seen as key backer of seigniorage proposals European Commission:  https://www.centralbanking.com/central-banks/3433841/distribution-of-national-seigniorage-profits-is-a-matter-for-governments-ecb . The European Commission’s headquarters Dan Hardie 29 Mar 2018 Tweet Facebook LinkedIn Save this article Send to Print this page Followi Dan Hardie Europe European…

The perception of the economic crisis in EU Member States national newspapers

The perception of the Economic Crisis in national newspapers of the EU Member States   The global financial crisis that started in 2008 created considerable stress in the euro area. The common shock produced different problems in each euro-area country. National problems and solutions took centre-stage in national discourses leaving systemic euro-area issues largely unmentioned.…

The Role and Future of Social Enterprises in EU

The Role and Future of Social Enterprises in the European Union   An entire segment of the economy is composed of entities that aim to increase social inclusion and reduce inequalities, while simultaneously creating economic value. It includes cooperatives, mutual societies, associations, foundations and social enterprises (independently of their legal form). While measuring them remains…

Complementary currencies in the European Union: the state of art

Complementary currencies in the European Union: the state of art   Community currencies are economic, policy and social instruments that complement conventional money and address issues that are not commonly addressed by current monetary systems. Unlike internet-based cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, these so-called complementary or community currencies are often centred around a specific region or…