Microeconomics: Provisioning & Prosperity

Def: Microeconomics
• The study of how businesses, households, and individuals within an economy allocate limited resources.
• That field of economics that deals with small-scale economic activities such as that of the individual or company.
• The branch of economics that studies the economy of consumers or households or individual firms
— The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

Def: “Club Good” is economic jargon for a good that is artificially scarce (people with control over the good can exclude people but one person’s use of the good does not take away from others’ uses)

Commentary, Research, Proposals

“Proposal for a Local Currency Issued by the City of Austin”
— Jonathan Wilson (@DeficitOwl24601) w/ cohosts Will Beaman (@agoingaccount), Andrés Bernal (@andresintheory) Money on the Left
Aug 11, 2022 Text & podcast. 01:38:43

Food, Money & Democracy: Cultivating Collective Provisioning for Resilient & Equitable Communities of Work
— Benjamin C. Wilson (@autogestion77), Taylor Reid & Max Sussman (@maxsussman) Money on the Left (@MotL) July 31, 2022 – Companion MotL podcast (1.37:36) here.

The Rise of the UniverCity • As they come to resemble corporations, universities increasingly wield the kind of power and influence that were hallmarks of ruthless employers in isolated company towns. Historian Davarian Baldwin calls this ominous trend the “rise of the UniverCity.”  — Davarian Baldwin <em>Jacobin</em> (@Jacobin) Sept 2, 2021 #Background #Unis4All

Heterodox Microeconomics • “the pursuit of spatial justice outcomes at local and national levels of social provisioning.”
— Ben Wilson (@autogestion77) American Review of Political Economy Jan 10, 2021

Currency, coercion and campuses
— Alan Hutchison Matches in the Dark· Nov 20, 2020 (updated)

Is It Legal for the Federal Reserve to Provide State & Local Governments Unlimited Credit Lines?
— Nathan Tankus (@NathanTankus), Notes on the Crisis Sept 6, 2020

UNIs for All with Ben Wilson and Scott Ferguson Note: Check to see that audio is on for only the one program.
— Steve Grumbine (@Sdgrumbine), Ben Wilson, Scott Ferguson Macro n’ Cheese (@CheeseMacro) Aug 8, 2020 (1:10:56) Wilson begins at 4 min.

Place, Participation and the Politics of University Finance
— William Saas (@billysaas), Ben Wilson (@autogestion77) Money on the Left (@moneyontheleft) June 19, 2020 Podcast (1:21:04) + transcript.

#Unis4all: An Open Letter to the U.S. Higher Education Community
— Scott Ferguson (@videotroph), William Saas (@billysaas), Maxximilian Scijo (@maxseijo), Ben Wilson (@autogestion77), Public Seminar (@PublicSeminar) May 22, 2020

Responding to the University Budget Crisis with University Currencies • Building Resilience Amid Crisis
— Nathan Tankus (@NathanTankus), Notes on the Crisis May 14, 2020

Stanch The Bleeding From Local and State Finances with Local Currencies • Just Do It
— Nathan Tankus (@NathanTankus), Notes on the Crisis April 6, 2020

A Dirigisme Approach to a Monetary Policy Jobs Guarantee and the Green New Deal
— Ben C. Wilson (@autogestion77), Social Science Research Network (@SSRN) June 28, 2019

Envisioning Provisioning: Forgiveness and the Possibility of Peace
— Ben C. Wilson (@autogestion77), Global Institute for Sustainable Prosperity (@GISP_tweets) Jan 2016

The Paper Chase
— Rob Trump The New Inquiry April 25, 2014

Denison Volunteer Dollar Program
Denison May 3, 2013

The Buckaroo and the Demand for Money
— John Carney (@Carney) CNBC Feb 9, 2012

The UMKC Buckaroo- A Currency Model for World Prosperity
— Warren Mosler (@WBMosler) MoslerEconomics/Modern Monetary Theory Nov 20, 2011

How to Implement True, Full Employment (#ServiceLearning, #Buckaroos)
— L. Randall Wray New Economic Perspectives Aug 12, 2009

BerkShares, Buckaroos, and Bear Dollars: What Makes a Local Currency Tick?
— L. Randall Wray New Economic Perspectives July 13, 2009