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The bitcoin standard : the decentralized alternative to central banking / by Saifedean Ammous.

By: Ammous, Saifedean, 1980- [author].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Hoboken, New Jersey : Wiley, 2018Description: xviii, 286 pages : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781119473862.Subject(s): Bitcoin | Bitcoin -- Government policy | Electronic commerce | | DDC classification: 332.402854678
Contents:
Money -- Primitive moneys -- Monetary metals -- Government money -- Money and time preference -- Capitalism's information system -- Sound money and individual freedom -- Digital money -- What is bitcoin good for? -- Bitcoin questions
Summary: "Bitcoin is the digital age's novel, decentralized, and automated solution to the problem of money: accessible worldwide, controlled by nobody. Can this young upstart money challenge the global monetary order? Economist Saifedean Ammous traces the history of the technologies of money to seashells, limestones, cattle, salt, beads, metals, and government debt, explaining what gave these technologies their monetary role, what makes for sound money, and the benefits of a sound monetary regime to economic growth, innovation, culture, trade, individual freedom, and international peace"-- Provided by publisher
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Money -- Primitive moneys -- Monetary metals -- Government money -- Money and time preference -- Capitalism's information system -- Sound money and individual freedom -- Digital money -- What is bitcoin good for? -- Bitcoin questions

"Bitcoin is the digital age's novel, decentralized, and automated solution to the problem of money: accessible worldwide, controlled by nobody. Can this young upstart money challenge the global monetary order? Economist Saifedean Ammous traces the history of the technologies of money to seashells, limestones, cattle, salt, beads, metals, and government debt, explaining what gave these technologies their monetary role, what makes for sound money, and the benefits of a sound monetary regime to economic growth, innovation, culture, trade, individual freedom, and international peace"-- Provided by publisher

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