Bernard Lietaer

Bernard Lietaer is currently a Research Fellow at the Center for Sustainable Resources of the University of California at Berkeley. His latest book on the Future of Money, about which a free online conference has coalesced, was published in January 2001 and is now available online. (For a German version, see

His professional background afforded him access to five different (and usually mutally exclusive) hands-on experiences with money systems, listed here in chronological order:

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The Future of Money: Beyond Greed and Scarcity
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"An Interview with Bernard Lietaer" by Sarah van Gelder
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