How environmental awareness can be practical and funny while puzzling economists: exchange networks, parallel currencies & free bazaars in Greece

Irene Sotiropoulou

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This paper belongs to a larger research project entitled “Exchange
Networks and Parallel Currencies: Theoretical approaches and the case of
Greece”, which studies economic activity without the use of any official currency.
The criteria used to include a phenomenon into the object of the
research have been: (i) the transactions take place without the use of any
type of money or the currency used in the transactions is not official, e.g. not
created by a state authority; (ii) the transactions, even those who just give
away stuff for free, are not performed within the framework of charity; (iii)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)89-117
JournalJournal of Innovation Economics & Management
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes


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