Category Archives: Cryptoeconomics

Supply Chains on Blockchains

My RMIT colleagues Chris Berg, Jason Potts and I wrote an essay. ~*+*~ Blockchain technology is shaping up as one of the most disruptive new technologies of the 21st century, facilitating an entirely new decentralised architecture of economic organization. While … Continue reading

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More Blockchain working papers

My RMIT colleagues Chris Berg, Jason Potts and I have posted another two working papers to SSRN. Ledgers This paper develops the ledger-centric view of the economy. Ledgers provide an underlying infrastructure for exchange by allowing actors to prove, validate, … Continue reading

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Introducing the V-form organisation

My RMIT colleagues Chris Berg and Jason Potts, and I have a new essay up at Medium talking about what we are calling the V-form organisational structure. But now we see a new corporate form — the V-form network — made possible because thanks … Continue reading

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IdentityTech

My RMIT colleague Alastair Berg has an essay up at Medium: While self-sovereign identity is only one possible eventuality, the economic consequences of blockchain on the governance of identity, and other economic institutions will be disruptive. Perhaps a form of federated … Continue reading

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TradeTech

My RMIT colleagues and I have a new essay at Medium. A taster: The growth of the regulatory state over the last thirty years has significantly increased the compliance costs of trade. While regulatory harmonisation and tariff reductions have encouraged … Continue reading

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Our latest Blockchain offering

My RMIT colleagues Chris Berg, Jason Potts and I have another paper up at SSRN. Distributed ledger technology emerged in 2009 as the protocol behind bitcoin, a cryptocurrency with origins in the ‘cypherpunk’ community who sought to use cryptography to … Continue reading

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Decentralized 2017

I spoke at the Decentralized 2017 conference in Cyprus late last year. Update: In related news following on from my CSIRO talk last week Campus Morning Mail had this story: RMIT economists are big on investing in teaching and research on the transformative … Continue reading

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CSIRO – Blockchain slides

Earlier today I gave a talk to a CSIRO conference. My powerpoint slides are here.

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Kate Sills: The Promise of Smart Contracts

                     STAN Jerry, we’re not just going to give you seven hundred and fifty thousand dollars. WADE What the heck were you thinkin’? Heck, if I’m only gettin’ bank interest, I’d look for complete security. Heck, FDIC. I don’t see nothin’ … Continue reading

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Roll up. Roll up. Get your Blockchain education here.

You’ve probably heard of blockchain. It’s the technology that powers a US$180billion cryptocurrency industry. But the truth is, bitcoin is only a small part of blockchain’s potential. We’re here to show you the big picture. RMIT is the first Australian … Continue reading

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