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Circulation of a digital community currency

  title={Circulation of a digital community currency},
  author={Caroline Mattsson and Teodoro Criscione and Frank W. Takes},
Circulation is the characteristic feature of successful currency systems, from community currencies to cryptocurrencies to national currencies. In this paper, we propose a network analysis methodology for studying circulation given a system’s digital transaction records. This is applied to Sarafu, a digital community currency active in Kenya over a period that saw considerable economic disruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Representing Sarafu as a network of monetary flow among the 40,000… 

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