Contributors: Peukert, Helge, Prof. Dr. (Universität Erfurt)
Scientific paper contribution: The present day monetary and financial systems: What´s wrong and what must be changed for a post-growth economy
Abstract: A basic question will be which elements and factors of the present-day financial and monetary sectors are drivers for economic growth and in how far they must and could be changed in favor of a degrowth economy and which elements of the present system might be preserved. I will present basic facts, structural relationships, institutional details and recent developments and formulate some hypotheses concerning the aforementioned questions. Right from the beginning the participants will be included with their questions, remarks etc.