Alejandra Medina, is an independent researcher/Anthropologist working on the solidarity economy called Tumin in Veracruz, Mexico. (http://mexico.cnn.com/nacional/2012/01/28/moneda-de-trueque-ayuda-a-reactivar-la-economia-en-un-poblado-de-veracruz) http://www.concordia.ca/content/dam/artsci/research/polanyi/docs/conference-2014-papers/Medina%20Alejandra%20Montreal%202014.pdf

Christos Papaioannou is facilitating the TEM market in Volos, Greece. links to articles on the TEM: http://www.npr.org/2011/11/29/142908549/modern-greeks-return-to-ancient-system-of-barter http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20120712-stepping-out-of-the-system

Sam Shain is a graduate of Haverford College where she received a grant from the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship to study alternative economies in Mexico in 2012. She has started her own Coops in Philadelphia, PA.