Economics

Economics

Research Paper Suggests Bitcoin Volatility Will Match Fiat in Two Years

A recent research paper published this month analyzes whether or not bitcoin can be a viable alternative to fiat currencies. The report, authored by Vavrinec...

U.S. Government Cracks Down on Illegal Bitcoin Money Transmitters

Owning and operating a money transmitter service in the U.S. is "illegal" unless it is registered with State agencies. Unfortunately, this is also true...

The Backpage Effect: Why the Sex Industry Thrives on Bitcoin

Backpage.com is a website like Craigslist, although it is more scandalous and provocative. The site was well-known for allowing sex workers to post solicitations. In 2015,...

When It Comes to Scarcity and Anti-Counterfeiting Bitcoin Actually Outshines Gold

Some people believe the properties of precious metals like gold far exceed the fundamental attributes of Bitcoin. Over the years, many have claimed that...

Faith in Bitcoin Remains Despite Block Size Debacle

Among the hullabaloo and escalating fear about a potential hard fork, the price of bitcoin swelled to $1212 on April 10, according to Bitcoin.com's price index....

Freedom Cells can Leverage Bitcoin to Embrace Agorism

Bitcoin's decentralized nature is one of its most important features; it is the feature of freedom. This means bitcoin is not arbitrarily controlled by...

Bitcoin in Numbers — a Visual Look at Bitcoin Growth and...

The bitcoin economy is growing fast, and the environment is continuously evolving right before our eyes. 2017 is showing that more people are interested...

Do You Think They’ll Use the US Dollar on Mars?

The space age is shifting into a higher gear with extraordinary momentum. The US Congress recently directed NASA to prepare a plan for deep...

Many Are Mulling Over the Idea of Retiring on Bitcoin

Bitcoin has surpassed the value of gold for the first time. In parallel, Bitcoin’s deflationary properties are becoming more relevant as the specter of...

Malta’s Prime Minister Says Europe Should Become the Bitcoin Continent

The Prime Minister of Malta, Dr. Joseph Muscat, spoke on Thursday at the CEPS Ideas Lab event where he proposed that “Europe should become...

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