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5 Highlights from Bitcoin-Bashing NYU Economist’s Senate Testimony

This morning, the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs is holding a hearing on cryptocurrency and blockchain technology, featuring testimony from New York University economist Nouriel Roubini. Roubini, as CCN reported, has been bashing bitcoin since before most of the mainstream public had become familiar with the terms “cryptocurrency” and “blockchain,” and — true to form — ...

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Crypto Firm Adds Two Nobel Winning Economists to Advisory Board

Cryptic Labs, a commercial blockchain research lab has announced the addition of two Economics Nobel Prize winners to its team. Dr. Eric S. Maskin and Sir Christopher Pissarides will provide their unique insights on incentive mechanisms, game theory and macro-economic policies to its Economics Advisory Board. Research Portfolios and New Roles Dr. Maskin, the Adams University Professor at Harvard University ...

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What Economists Don’t Understand About Bitcoin

Yesterday’s warning signs proved correct yet again, as several major altcoins dropped below their August lows, leading another leg lower in the ongoing bear market in the cryptocurrency segment. Ethereum was the most notable laggard, losing double digits and breaking below the key $180 level for the first time since July, 2017. Bitcoin held up well once again, and it ...

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Cryptic Labs Adds Nobel Prize Laureate Economists to Board to Boost Blockchain Education

Blockchain-focused research lab Cryptic Labs has appointed two Nobel Prize economics laureates to its board in order to expand its blockchain expertise, the company announced in a press release Monday, September 10. Cryptic Labs, which says its mission is “solving fundamental security problems to advance the growth of blockchain technology,” appointed Dr. Eric S. Maskin and Sir Christopher Pissarides to ...

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Cryptic Labs Adds Two Nobel Prize-Winning Economists to Advisory Board

Blockchain research institute and accelerator Cryptic Labs is adding two Nobel Laureates to its team of advisors. The additions, economists Dr. Eric S. Maskin and Sir Christopher Pissarides, are professors at Harvard University and the London School of Economics, respectively. They join Cryptic Labs’ Chief Scientist Dr. Whitfield Diffie, who won the 2015 Turing Prize for his contributions to cryptography. ...

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Yale Economists Share Strategies to Strongly Forecast Bitcoin Returns

At the time when the cryptocurrency industry has recorded a loss of more than $30 billion, two Yale economists believe traders can strongly forecast the volatile market using “potential predictors for cryptocurrency returns.” Aleh Tsyvinski and Yukun Liu published a new study, titled “Risks and Returns of Cryptocurrency,” after researching factors that could accurately predict the cryptocurrency returns. The study found ...

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NY Fed Economists Talk Bitcoin’s Role in a Centralized World

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. New York Fed Economists Michael Lee and Antoine Martin aren’t entirely dismissive of bitcoin, which only seems to make matters worse. In a Q&A, which is posted on the New York Fed’s website, the economists question bitcoin’s utility, arguing it will never be as easy to use ...

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NY Fed Economists: ‘Advanced Economies’ May Not Need C… | News

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York published an interview on their site Friday, Feb. 9, in which two of its economists explain cryptocurrency, highlighting crypto’s “trustless” nature, but expressing doubt that cryptocurrency could ever “realistically compete with current payment methods.” Michael Lee and Antoine Martin, both economists in the New York Fed’s Research and Statistics Group, took turns answering ...

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