Bitcoin Economics

, Founder + CEO, BitBox

This course will explore the basics of bitcoin economics. We will explore the nature of currency in general and the specific case of bitcoin. Specifically we will explore

Why money exists and why people think bitcoin is good money. 

What is bitcoin mining and its purpose

Analysis of a Mining Firm

Analysis of the Bitcoin Macroeconomy

Bitcoins role in the Global Economy and International Trade

Bitcoin and Economic Policy

 

The course will be cocreative so it will be what you want it to be.

Prerequisites
It will help if you have an understanding of bitcoin and basic microeconomics and currency economics.
Schedule
  • Bitcoin Economics-What is Money? What is bitcoin? Why Mine?

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    Bitcoin Economics: What is Money? What is bitcoin? Why Mine?

    We will explore these three questions. Specially we will explore the anthropological development of money, the structure/functionality and characteristics of bitcoin, and the model of a mining firm.

    Aug
    14
    Wed, August 14th, 2013

    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm PDT

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  • The Bitcoin Economy—What do people do with their bitcoin?

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    55 3rd St
    San Mateo, CA

    What do people do with their bitcoin? What takes up this the bulk of bitcoin transactions? What are the biggest components and who are the biggest actors in the bitcoin economy. We'll explore these questions and more in this session.

    Aug
    28
    Wed, August 28th, 2013

    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm PDT

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Kinnard Hockenhull

Founder + CEO, BitBox

I'm the founder of BitBox, I studied economics at the University of Michigan and I got a 5 on my AP Econ Exam before dropping out of school.

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