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This subject introduces students to blockchain and distributed ledger technology and establish the economic foundations necessary to understand distributed ledger technology for the economy, markets, firms, government and in society. Students are introduced to, and apply, institutional cryptoeconomics as a general framework to understand the blockchain economy.
The applications of blockchain technology includes money, supply chains, identity, crypto-democracy and civil society. Students also critically examine some of the political and ethical challenges generated by this new technology, including public policy implications.
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