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Elastic Cryptocurrency Supplies: A Step in the Right Direction

– September 3, 2018

A fixed money supply is not a good monetary rule. Efforts to move toward more elastic supplies should be welcomed.

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Money Is Privacy

– September 3, 2018

Financial privacy does not get much attention from central bankers. But questions about privacy are becoming increasingly important.

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The Dark Side of Crypto Entrepreneurship

– September 3, 2018

Bitcoin and crypto in general are especially susceptible to shady operations. People assume two things about this sector: 1) it is too hard for normal people to understand, and 2) if you are not in, you are missing out. This is a perfect opportunity for the con man.

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Cryptocurrencies Don’t Behave Like Other Assets

– August 20, 2018

A new NBER working paper shows how cryptocurrencies have no exposure to most common stock market risks but do have their own exposure.

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Wall Street Rallies for Blockchain Technology: Video

– August 6, 2018

Blockchain is going mainstream, and that’s a good thing. 

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Lending on the Blockchain: Problems and Solutions

– August 6, 2018

The blockchain can intermediate funds. That means the elements are in place for the development of a stable financial market.

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Bitcoin Mining Meets the Dizzying Reality of Electricity Markets

– August 4, 2018

How is it possible in a free market to use “too much” electricity to mine Bitcoin? The problem lies in the pricing in our electricity markets, and it isn’t going away anytime soon.

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Why Blockchains Can Be Counterintuitive

– August 1, 2018

Cryptocurrency and blockchain technology in general face a particularly high hurdle when it comes to people’s developing an intuitive mental model.

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Cryptocurrencies in Service of Those Most in Need

– July 25, 2018

A new blockchain initiative promises to make it easier for refugees transporting wealth.

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Cryptocredit and Tradeable Cryptosecurities

– July 18, 2018

The beauty of blockchain technology is that it makes old intermediaries unnecessary. Intermediation of cryptocurrency can be performed on the blockchain. It does not require a third party.

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New Cryptocurrency to Mimic Algorithmic Central Bank

– July 13, 2018

A new cryptocurrency, “basis,” seeks to eliminate price volatility by setting up an “algorithmic central bank,” that is, a set of rules that adjust the money supply without human intervention.

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Blockchain Basics: Bitcoin, Lightning, and Ripple

– July 3, 2018

Blockchain technology is developing at a fast pace. Don’t get left behind!

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