GiftCulture (ThoughtStorms)

In pure form, an economy (or equivalent) based on gift giving rather than trading. (Read with GiftParadigm)

Two ideas of Gift Culture or GiftEconomy :

For example TheFreeSoftwarePhenomenon, TheAttentionEconomy

The two might be synthesized here : http://firstmonday.org/issues/issue3_12/barbrook/



Brad DeLong : Markets and Their Alternatives : http://www.j-bradford-delong.net/cgi-bin/wiki.cgi?MarketsandTheirAlternatives


See also :


CategoryEconomics, CategoryPolitics