Category Archives: Money

Happiness Linked to Valuing Personal Time Over Money

Valuing your time more than the pursuit of money is linked to greater happiness, according to new research published by the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. In six studies with more than 4,600 participants, researchers found an almost even … Continue reading

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Contemporary Research on the Anthropology of Money and Finance

Since the 1980s, anthropologists have once more begun to investigate the specific roles that money can play in different social settings. Research on the everyday uses of money in traditional “exotic” fields, but also at “home”, has vividly exposed the … Continue reading

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Society 2.0 – Entering a World Without Money

If Money is a social construct, a bank construct, it is a matter of Society to create a World Without Money. Society, using new technologies, can do it. Prof. Franz Hörmann is Assistant Professor and Lecturer at the department for … Continue reading

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Local Money Creates Wealth Outside the Bubble

Local currencies generally develop for one of two reasons — the desire for local economic control (for a variety of reasons, from democracy to sustainability to social justice,) and a scarcity of national currency. In the current situation, both reasons … Continue reading

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