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March 10, 2006

New Age Economics

Community based interactions are leading to new types of economic transactions. Information and Technology revolutions are finding new ways for people to exchange goods and commodities. There are several organizations which are doing research and studying these types of economic transactions.

Here are a few:
New Economics Foundation
Interra Project

New Economics Foundation based in UK is piloting several community economics projects as well as tackling bigger city wide issues. The Interra project is looking at community-driven marketplace for civic goods.

Perhaps this is the dawn of new economics ... maybe its time big businesses took notice of small communities.

Posted by vdakshin at March 10, 2006 06:53 PM


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