The Green-Market System: A Second Currency for a Parallel Economy (A study of parallel currencies in past and present times)

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Vincent Lannoye, Aug 1, 2020 - Business & Economics - 124 pages

Parallel economies and their currencies

Many parallel economies (with their currencies) have flourished in the past and still exist today. Their principles and benefits – often overlooked by economists – are worth learning through historical and modern examples. In continuation, could an innovative parallel economy fit in our society?

to reduce inequalities... and contain global warming

As the middle class is hurting, especially in rural America, could a parallel economy help the underprivileged and win over everyone?
     Could the last chapter's Green-Market System work? To be successful, such a System must create jobs with good wages... and convincingly cut down CO2 emissions. Would this System be too good to be true?


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About the author (2020)

Vincent Lannoye was born in the US and grew up in Belgium in an industrial family, which sparked his curiosity to analyze and critique economics. An engineer with an MBA from Edhec France, today he works in high-tech in Silicon Valley. His past, his passion for economy, the lack of accessible works about the economic implications of the fight against global warming, and his monetary ideas, all have inspired him to write about economics.

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