Trading prosperity

Trading prosperity

Wild Card's progress: basic

This Wild Card came from: 
European Commission Framework Programme for RTD

The theme/scheme related to this Wild Card: 
Theme 8 - Socio-economic Sciences and the Humanities

The sub-theme that best relates to this Wild Card: 
Developing better indicators for policy

Likelihood timeframe and scenario features : 
now-2025

Wild Card's description 
New indicators for prosperity and well being are increasingly popular, and EU trading markets set up. Alternative forms of money and exchange proliferate, which would seem to be good for prosperity, but huge fortunes are made by intermediaries and speculators.