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Wed, May 20


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Transforming Money for Degrowth

Degrowth Talks Webinar Series

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Transforming Money for Degrowth
Transforming Money for Degrowth

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May 20, 2020, 1:00 PM EDT

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About the Event

Join our E4A Joe Ament among other scholars in the third session of the Degrowth Talks!

The third of the #NoBackToNormal #degrowthtalks series on how to transform the monetary system with Mary Mellor, Joseph Ament, Louison Cahen-Fourot and Julio Linares. See below for bios and suggested readings. 


Mary Mellor is Emeritus Professor at Northumbria University, UK, where she was founding Chair of the University’s Sustainable Cities Research Institute. She has published extensively on alternative economics integrating socialist, feminist and green perspectives.  

Louison Cahen-Fourot is a post-doc researcher and assistant professor at the Institute for Ecological Economics at the WU Vienna University of Economics and Business. His research is in ecological macroeconomics and the political economy of capitalism and the environment.  

Joe Ament completed his PhD at the University of Vermont where he studied with Josh Farley and researched monetary theory and policy in the context of social and ecological equity. His work currently looks at public banking at the national and local levels as well as central banking policy for combating climate change and income inequality.   

Julio Linares is an economic anthropologist and social outreach for the Basic Income Earth Network. He holds an Msc from the Anthropology department at the London School of Economics. He is based in Berlin, where he is organising a basic income currency project called Circles, exploring practical ways of democratising the economy from below.  

Moderators: Oxana Lopatina (on screen) and Lorenzo Velotti (off screen) 


Ament J (2019). Toward an ecological monetary theory. Available at  

Ament J (2020). An ecological monetary theory. Available at  

Ament J (2020). Public money for environmental justice. Available at  

Cahen-Fourot L & Lavoie M (2016). Ecological monetary economics: A post-Keynesian critique. Available at  

Linares & Cabaña - Degrowth Money:   

Mellor M (2017). Money for the people. Available at 

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