Here is an interesting and insightful article on 'Money for Nothing' by David Loy written in 2003. How would a Buddhist system of 'money' look like?
I raise some questions about ignored aspects of Economics, including money and a way to move forward compassionately in my article 'Breaking Free' in 2010 after presenting a workshop on 'Deep Conscious Capitalism' in Sakyadhita International Conference of Buddhist Women in Bangkok Thailand in 2009 and a paper on 'Dharma Economics' in same forum in 2011.
The term “Buddhist Economics” was first coined in 1973 by E. F. Schumacher in his book Small Is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered. In Schumacher’s view, the goal of Buddhist economics is “the maximum of well-being with the minimum of consumption.”
Joel Magnuson, Author and economics Professor at Portland Community College offers alternative to mainstream economics in his 2008 book Mindful Economics and 2017 book From Greed to Wellbeing: A Buddhist Approach to Resolving Our Economic and Financial Crises.
According to Clair Brown, author and Professor at UC Berkley of Buddhist Economics: An Enlightened approach to Dismal Science in 2017:
"We can reprogram our economic system to create, measure, and evaluate what we value, to develop well-performing economies that provide meaningful lives for everyone while protecting the planet.
More on Claire and Joel's work @ buddhisteconomics.net/ and Youtube