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An Improvement to Employee Discounts with Network Effects

At the Next Economy Workshop, Donald Jackson said he was interested in considering currency designs that would support small businesses since they are especially vulnerable during an economic crisis. Yesterday, Donald wrote Alternative Currencies and Independent Business Wages. In Donald’s analysis, a fundamental problem small businesses have is paying competitive wages compared to large corporate … Continue reading

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Next Economy Potluck Lunch and Workshop

Next Economy Potluck Lunch and Workshop Saturday, December 13, 2008 10:30AM – 2:30PM Ruiz Branch Library, 1600 Grove Blvd, Austin 78741 Register here: http://nexteconomy.eventbrite.com (free) The resilience needed to absorb hard times can be provided by regional loyalty currencies. Why isn’t anybody doing it, then? In fact, they are: – 300 businesses in Berkshire County, … Continue reading