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What Do Keynesian Economists Have to Say about Bitcoin?

Category: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Commentary, Cryptocyclopedia

What Do Keynesian Economists Have to Say about Bitcoin?

While there are many schools of thought within the economic field of study, arguably none has had a more significant effect on the modern financial system than the Keynesian school. The Keynesian school of thought is based on, and derives its name from, the economic principles outlined by John Maynard Keynes. Historical Context Keynes was a British economist whose ideas…

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Bank of Canada Independent Study Reveals Public’s Perceptions of Bitcoin

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Bank of Canada Independent Study Reveals Public’s Perceptions of Bitcoin

A 2017 study by the Bank of Canada was updated by the central bank in July 2018.  As a part of the Bitcoin Omnibus Survey (BTCOS), the study provides insights on the public’s purchase reasons for and overall awareness towards cryptocurrencies. Exploring Bitcoin Awareness Rates The BTCOS study was earlier conducted in December 2017, at a time when Bitcoin and…

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Bitcoin and its Foundation in Austrian Economics

Category: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Commentary, Cryptocyclopedia

Bitcoin and its Foundation in Austrian Economics

The recently published book “The Bitcoin Standard” by economist Saifedean Ammous makes the case that bitcoin is rooted in the principles of Austrian economics. This view is shared by many bitcoin maximalists who prescribe to this economic school of thought. How Does Bitcoin Fit into Austrian Economic Principles? While Ammous stakes his case on bitcoin’s scarcity, there are many reasons…

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Venezuela’s Move to Crypto and away from State Sanctions and Inflation

Category: Altcoins, Commentary, Finance, News, Regulation

Venezuela’s Move to Crypto and away from State Sanctions and Inflation

In order to curb inflation in Venezuela, five zeroes will be removed from the national currency, the Bolivar according to July 26, 2018, reports. Furthermore, the value of the money will reportedly be tied to the government-controlled cryptocurrency, the Petro. Venezuela before the Fall Hyperinflation has plagued Venezuela since the 2014 drop in oil prices proved to be a cataclysm…

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What Do Free Markets Advocates Think About Bitcoin?

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What Do Free Markets Advocates Think About Bitcoin?

What libertarians, anarcho-capitalists, and proponents of the Austrian school of economics, all have in common is their love for free markets and disdain for state intervention. Many evangelists of these schools of thought have thus publicly praised decentralized digital currencies, such as bitcoin, as they provide individuals with personal financial sovereignty and allows them to store their wealth in an…

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Can Bitcoin Exist Without Trust?

Category: Bitcoin, Commentary, Finance, News, Regulation, Tech

Can Bitcoin Exist Without Trust?

In an individualistic commodity society, there are no relationships of solidarity that protect you against uncertainty. The existence of a person in such a community depends only on his ability to acquire (buy) the things he needs on the market. For this reason, individuals are looking for an item that would give them an opportunity to purchase any product in…

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Community Reacts to Vitalik’s April Fools Prank: Fixed Supply EIP (EIP 960) Rejected

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Commentary, Ethereum, Finance, News

Community Reacts to Vitalik’s April Fools Prank: Fixed Supply EIP (EIP 960) Rejected

Vitalik Buterin has sent out an April fools prank this year that left the community with some concerns. While his prank consisted of a new fixed supply proposal for Ethereum, called Fixed Supply EIP 960, he later tweeted that whether it was a joke or not, he argued if the community wanted to adopt a new fixed supply implementation then…

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Imperial College Economists Develop New Bitcoin Pricing Model

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Finance, Mining, News, Tech

Imperial College Economists Develop New Bitcoin Pricing Model

As the world asks how cryptocurrency can be classified and valued, two economists from Imperial College have released a paper centering on two crucial questions: What type of asset is bitcoin, and what is its fundamental value? Emiliano Pagnotta and Andrea Buraschi, two professors of finance at Imperial College Business School in London, explore the general equilibrium of a decentralized…

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More Trouble For “Petro” As President Trump Bans The Venezuelan Cryptocurrency

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More Trouble For “Petro” As President Trump Bans The Venezuelan Cryptocurrency

Venezuela’s state-backed cryptocurrency petro has been mired in controversy right from the beginning. Not only did the US Senate took strong objection to it when petro went for a pre-sale, but a section of Venezuela’s own lawmakers have been publicly denouncing it as “illegal.” Executive Order Bars the ‘Petro’ Adding more to the ongoing controversies, the US government has signed…

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Punishing Cryptocurrency Scams and Pump and Dump Groups: A Game Theoretical Analysis

Category: Commentary, Finance, News, Regulation

Punishing Cryptocurrency Scams and Pump and Dump Groups: A Game Theoretical Analysis

Recently, the CFTC has put out a document regarding pump and dump groups, stating that any whistleblowers that come forward and their testimony leads to monetary sanctions of $1 million or more will receive a reward of ten to 30 percent. In this article, we examine the rationale behind the policy and why it could lead to more harm than…

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