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This paper ultimately led to bitcoin's introduction in 2009. Some have argued that it is questionable whether bitcoin fits the economic definition of a real currency (Yermack, 2015, in Pak Nian ... Bitcoin became a sensation in 2013, when the value of a single unit of the virtual currency rose from $13 to more than $1,000 and people began to use it for daily commerce (see chart on page 18). Economists doubt bitcoin's effectiveness as a currency because the cryptocurrency lacks most of the features they value in a currency, according to New York University professor David Yermack. Bitcoin attempts to overcome the weaknesses of both fiat and gold-based money, functioning as an algorithmic currency with a deterministic supply and growth rate tied to the rigor of mathematics. No government or other central authority can manipulate the supply of bitcoins. Instead, the currency is governed by cryptographic rules that are enforced by transparent computer code in a ... Is Bitcoin a Real Currency? David Yermack * Department of Finance New York University Stern School of Business December 1, 2013 Abstract: Motivated by Bitcoin’s rapid appreciation in recent weeks, I examine its historical trading behavior to see whether it behaves like a traditional sovereign currency. Bitcoin has exchange rate volatility an order of magnitude higher than the volatilities of ...

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World Bank Whistleblower talks Bitcoin & End of the Federal Reserve System - Karen Hudes

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