Introducing Local Exchange Trading Systems (LETS)

 

International Journal of Community Currency Research    This link will keep you reading for days

Local Exchange Trading Systems (LETS)
A specfic set of links listed by Tony Budak

History and background – alternative currencies:
http://www.transaction.net/press/interviews/lietaer0497.html
http://www.schumachersociety.org/index.html
http://www.accessfoundation.org/papers.htmlhttp://www.complementarycurrency.org/
http://www.ex.ac.uk/~RDavies/arian/local.htmlhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Local_currencies

Finding FOCUS – Short of time, then research these selected time trading projects

Strohalm Foundation – Holland:   http://www.socialtrade.org/
Strohalm’s software from the program designers:   http://project.cyclos.org/

UK Local Exchange Trading and Complementary Currencies Development Agency – London: http://www.letslinkuk.net/

Fourth Corner Exchange – (for profit) Pacific Northwest: http://www.fourthcornerexchange.com/index.php

Timebanking Wales:  http://www.timebankingwales.org.uk/index.php

The new economics foundation: http://www.neweconomics.org/

Value for People: http://www.valueforpeople.co.uk/front_page

If you have no time to research, just click the links below

TimeBanks Washington D.C.  http://www.timebanks.org/

An Example of a Network of TimeBanks   Dane County TimeBank

A ‘How To’ Roadmap:   The Time Dollar Manual


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