Why Economists Don’t Like Bitcoin

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As an economist, I’m not a Bitcoin fan. Something seems off about it all. That is a feeling shared by many of my colleagues. But at the same time, because I am one of the economists who has actually studied Bitcoin and blockchains, I hold a fascination with it. As a system/protocol, there is a beauty to it. I really appreciate that … as an economist. It is…

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Joshua Gans

Joshua Gans

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Skoll Chair in Innovation & Entrepreneurship at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto and Chief Economist, Creative Destruction Lab.