Joseph Huber

From SourceWatch
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Biographical Information

"Joseph Huber [born 1948] is professor of economic sociology the chair of economic and environmental sociology at Martin-Luther-University, Halle, Germany. He has written influential papers on monetary policy, for instance “Seigniorage Reform and Plain Money”.

"Before tenure, he earned his living as a writer and policy advisor to various governments. From the 1980s on he has been a main proponent of ecological modernisation strategies. In the 1980s a pioneer of green-ethical banking, he developed a new approach to monetary reform in the 1990s. He and James Robertson (UK) co-authored Creating New Money in 2000 (seigniorage reform in favour of sovereign money) on behalf of NEF.

"He is a founder of the german initiative for a monetary reform Monetative." [1]


Resources and articles

Related Sourcewatch


  1. Positive Money Advisory Board, organizational web page, accessed April 17, 2014.