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Towards economic resilience: Local Dollars, Local sense, an interview with Michael Shuman


Michael Shuman joins the show to talk about the story behind his latest book Local Dollars, Local Sense. Michael is Director of research for Cutting Edge Capital, and director of research and economic development at the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE).

The interview covers the ideas behind the book, as well as discussing real case studies.

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Editorial Notes: Michael will be taking part in an interactive webinar here at EB on April 3rd. See more, or submit a question here.

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