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Cryptoeconomics

Links to the best articles, videos and podcasts about Cryptoeconomics.

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All 21 Million Bitcoin Already Exist

"First, we need to understand what is unique about bitcoin’s supply compared to the supply of another “hard currency.” Let’s start by comparing bitcoin to another monetary good: gold. "

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Funding Token for PoolTogether, and Other Money-Lockup Apps

"A generalized token model for exposure to application growth"

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From 6,000 BC to 21,000,000 BTC, Part I: The indeterminate history of money

"In this series of articles, we will go through all the basic principles of money, investing, economics, and self-sovereignty, and explain how Bitcoin fits into this global scheme."

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From 6,000 BC to 21,000,000 BTC, Part II: The era of coins

"We discovered barter, commodity money, and even the first minted coins from the Kingdom of Lydia, 600BC; and that’s where Part II begins."

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A More Active Blockchain Doesn’t Necessarily Mean a Higher Token Price

"You would think that the most active blockchain networks might also have the most in-demand tokens. But is that really true? Just how closely do token prices track with activity on their networks?"

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Central Banks Don’t Need Their Own Digital Currencies

"They could have a profound impact on a nation’s economic landscape — and not for the better."

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The Rise of Staking: From Theory to Building Large Infrastructure

"Is staking's maturing ecosystem compelling enough for widespread adoption?"

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Dare To DeFi (Away From) Ethereum

"Can Ethereum Lose DeFi to its Competitors?"

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WHAT HAPPENS TO BITCOIN IN A FINANCIAL CRISIS?

"What happens to bitcoin in a global financial collapse largely depends on bitcoin’s position in Exter’s pyramid and the time horizon being considered."

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Crypto 101: Liquidity

"In this Crypto 101, we’ll cover Lightning liquidity—what it is and how it affects the Lightning Network."

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Fire Before Growth: The Likely Fate Of Ethereum Killers

"To follow, I’ll reason through my expectations for asset prices and the prices of services offered by EKs. While maximalists may dismiss this as hopeless investigation of shitcoins, the behavior of newly launched EKs will impact the development of the sideways market we’re currently in, as well as the bull market to come."

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G7 Evaluates Stablecoins as Risk to Global Financial Stability

"The world’s biggest economies are assessing stablecoins as a potential risk to the global financial system, according to a statement from the Financial Stability Board (FSB)."

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Forget the Bitcoin Dominance Index and Track This Instead

"The Bitcoin Dominance Index (BDI) is one of the most popular and talked-about data points in the crypto asset market. But there are many problems with this measurement of Bitcoin's role as the gold standard of cryptocurrencies. Most of the issues associated with the BDI have to due with its reliance on the problematic market cap metric, as there are plenty of different ways in which this statistic can be gamed."

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CryptoCompare’s September 2019 Exchange Review

"This blog post will give readers a short summary of CryptoCompare’s latest September Exchange Review, which aims to capture the recent developments within the cryptocurrency exchange industry."

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Gartner 2019 Hype Cycle for Blockchain Business Shows Blockchain Will Have a Transformational Impact across Industries in Five to 10 Years

"The Hype Cycle provides an overview of how blockchain capabilities are evolving from a business perspective and maturity across different industries"

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The Invisible Protocol Thesis: Tomorrow's Crypto Unicorns

"Every technology cycle is defined by the interplay between innovation and the capital to finance and sustain it. So, if you want to predict a technology’s future course, follow the money…"

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Wash Trading

"Wash trading is a process whereby a trader buys and sells a security for the express purpose of feeding misleading information to the market. In some situations, wash trades are executed by a trader and a broker who are colluding with each other, and other times wash trades are executed by investors acting as both the buyer and the seller of the security. Wash trading is illegal under U.S. law, and the IRS bars taxpayers from deducting losses that result from wash trades from their taxable income."

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50% of All Bitcoins Are Subjected to Wash Trading, Report Suggests

"Wash trading has always been a serious pressure point for the cryptocurrency markets, which might be slightly expected in such an unregulated market. However, the situation appears to be getting better, according to a recent report. Since the beginning of the year, the percentage of wash trading among the top exchanges has dropped drastically by almost 36%, while Bitcoin’s wash trading volume stands at around 50%."

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