Aside from these articles, there are many more I have written and published at the Complementary Currency Resource Center at

Chapter contribution to: Bernard Lietaer and Jacqui Dunne. Rethinking Money: How New Currencies turn Scarcity into Prosperity. 2013.

Chapter contribution to: Bernard Lietaer and Stefan Belgin. New Money for a New World. Qiterra Press. Chapter 28: The Balinese Exception. 2011

Uang Kepeng. The Bud Magazine. Feature Article. P.16. Volume 6. 4th Quarter 2010.

Community Exchanges Build Solidarity. Permaculture Activist Magazine #77. Autumn 2010.

Book Review: David Akin and Joel Robbins (eds) (1999) Money and Modernity: State and Local Currencies in Melanesia. International Journal of Complementary Currency Research.

Der Herstellungsprozess von Tabu, Traditioneller “Muschel” Geldwahrung, Ost-Neubritannien, Papua Neuguinea (The Process of Producing Tabu – Traditional Shell Currency, East New Britain, Papua New Guinea). Der Primitivegeldsammler, Issue 27, January 2006. European Union to Search For, Collect, and Preserve Primitive and Curious Money (EUCOPRIMO), Landau, Germany. 2006.

Les Systèmes de Monnaie Complémentaire : des pratiques anciennes à une réponse moderne au problème de l’exclusion (Complementary Money Systems : from ancient origins to a modern response to the problem of social and economic exclusion). Exclusion et Liens Financiers : Monnaies Sociales. University of Lyon, Centre Walras. Economica Publishers, Paris, 2006.

Editor, English Translation of Poor Because of Money. Strohalm Foundation, Netherlands, 2004.

Co-Author with Bernard Lietaer, Sustaining Cultural Vitality in a Globalizing World: The Balinese Example. International Journal of Social Economics, Vol. 30, Issue 9, 2003.

Co-Author with Ngatidjo, Djuneidi Saripurnawan & Juni Thamrin. Kapasitas Ekonomi Lokal: Studi Penjajagan Penguatan Ekonomi Local Dengal Community Currency Systems. (Local Economic Capacity: Field Study of Strengthening Local Economies with Community Currency Systems). Puskopdit Bekatigade & Yappika. 180 Pages. Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 2001.

Reinventing the Market: Alternative Currencies & Community Development in Argentina, International Journal of Community Currency Research. University of Leicester, England. 2000.

Towards an Economy in the Hands of the People: Study of the Tianguis Tlaloc Local Currency System in Mexico City. International Development Research Centre. Ottawa, Canada. 1999.

Off the Hook: How Local Currency and Microcredit Systems Work, New Internationalist Magazine, London, England, 1998.

An Overview of Parallel, Local and Community Currency Systems in Asia, Africa and Latin America, 100 pages. Self-Published. 1997.

Achievements & Awards

2007 Co-Finalist, Untenguggenberger Preis, Worgl, Austria
2006 Co-Finalist, Disaster Recovery Competition
1999 Co-Finalist, World Bank Development Marketplace


Member, World Economics Association
Board Member, International Journal of Community Currency Research (IJCCR), Academic Journal, University of East Anglia.
Member, Specialty Coffee Association of Indonesia.