Tag: economics

174 What are "bitcoin days destroyed"? 2011-09-10T11:47:53.050

94 Why was 21 million picked as the number of bitcoins to be created? 2013-03-17T15:44:08.340

93 Does hoarding really hurt Bitcoin? 2011-09-01T23:59:01.670

66 Where do bitcoins come from and what gives them their value? 2011-08-31T00:38:11.893

64 Will Bitcoin suffer from a mining Tragedy of the Commons when mining fees drop to zero? 2012-03-08T09:49:17.017

56 What keeps the average block time at 10 minutes? 2011-09-10T17:30:48.390

24 Can a bitcoin be destroyed? 2011-09-12T23:16:16.110

16 Will the amount of electricity used for mining be huge if Bitcoin is widely adopted? 2011-09-05T18:14:30.633

15 How would interest and fractional reserve banking work in a limited money supply? 2011-09-22T19:52:00.030

14 Why is MtGox trying to trademark "Bitcoin"? 2011-09-14T08:52:29.743

14 What happens once the mining reward gets cut in half? 2012-09-22T12:07:39.243

13 Is it possible to estimate the Gini coefficient for Bitcoins and if the trend is increasing or decreasing? 2011-08-30T22:13:47.620

13 Does speculation hurt bitcoin? 2011-09-27T06:47:48.227

13 Why did Bitcoin first start to gain economic value? 2012-03-15T15:33:56.287

13 Could bitcoin be destroyed if an entity cornered the market? 2012-07-24T18:03:01.173

11 Why destroy bitcoins? 2012-03-19T18:39:28.877

11 Is Bitcoin Days Destroyed a measure of hoarding? 2013-02-06T04:12:58.770

10 What economics/finance methods and tools can be used to analyze and predict the Bitcoin market? 2011-09-05T16:52:32.263

10 What are the obstacles to pegging the value of bitcoin to an established stable currency? 2011-10-26T15:45:05.020

10 Historical transaction/trade ratio. Available? Useful? 2012-04-22T21:20:38.213

10 Is Bitcoin's Economic Majority those who already own coins or those who will buy or keep coins? 2013-03-10T20:45:42.393

10 Where can I find well-written criticism about Bitcoin? 2013-04-20T13:24:33.693

9 What is a simple explanation for how the number of bitcoins in circulation is determined? 2012-06-17T03:10:39.143

8 Should fractional reserve banking be prohibited through the bitcoin protocol or otherwise, and how could such a change be implemented? 2012-02-01T05:42:58.380

8 Is there a reliable way to measure bitcoin wealth distribution? 2012-04-21T14:08:03.030

8 Traditional VC investment vs. bitcoin IPO 2013-06-18T08:15:39.583

8 Is Bitcoin antifragile? 2013-06-27T22:36:36.137

7 Why did Bitcoin transaction volume heavily increase in November and December of 2011? 2012-01-04T15:26:05.643

7 How do economists view Bitcoin? 2012-05-21T22:07:21.953

7 Why was Bitcoin designed with a decreasing production rate? 2012-10-27T11:00:26.213

7 Why are fiat Currencies inflationary and Bitcoin deflationary? 2012-12-28T12:40:15.333

7 Pricing bitcoins 2013-03-07T03:32:41.153

7 How can I measure the "health" of Bitcoin? 2013-03-26T19:29:29.043

6 What would be an estimate of the value gained if the whole world started using Bitcoins? 2011-12-17T13:19:50.893

6 What happens when bitcoin loans start to appear? 2013-04-16T19:27:46.957

6 How much energy will the Bitcoin network eventually consume? 2013-04-21T15:47:02.593

6 Inequality in a Bitcoin World 2013-10-26T22:55:02.360

6 How do we know that the algorithm of Bitcoin does not embed bugs since inception? 2013-12-09T15:15:18.073

5 What gives bitcoins value? What are bitcoins backed by? 2011-09-07T06:10:17.977

5 Are there statistics on how Bitcoin holdings are spread among addresses? 2011-09-09T13:58:03.500

5 Will merge mining patch make Bitcoin network mining power available to anyone? 2011-09-12T05:55:59.780

5 What is the most reliable way to calculate the amount of fiat value that has been transferred into the bitcoin economy? 2013-10-17T13:43:18.720

5 Is price volatility necessarily a bad thing? 2014-02-13T08:02:06.577

5 Why is mining difficulty increasing? 2014-03-06T06:13:39.650

5 What are some of the proposed ideas to why the Bitcoin dropped to sub $400 in the end of summer 2014? 2014-09-30T20:24:41.103

5 Are loans with enforced repayment possible on the blockchain? 2015-06-08T07:41:20.670

5 Inheritance and Bitcoins 2015-11-05T03:35:21.637

4 Does bitcoin improve on "hard" currencies in any way? 2012-07-12T00:13:43.287

4 BTC Days Destroyed, Lifo or Fifo? 2012-08-21T12:25:49.933

4 What is the "unit of account" in terms of Bitcoin? 2013-01-03T18:26:41.347

4 How does Bitcoin "inventor" makes money? 2013-04-03T09:12:08.017

4 Why hasn't bitcoin mining been scaled / wouldn't that ruin the concept? 2013-07-31T10:49:52.800

4 What are the specific problems that Virtual Currency is solving? (in the Banking system, economics, and finance ) 2013-10-15T16:32:43.407

4 Do any Virtual Currencies use coins that have an expiration date? 2013-10-15T16:54:11.827

4 Is mining an antieconomical process? 2013-11-07T12:55:18.327

4 How can Bitcoin change the world? 2013-11-09T17:21:07.103

4 Can transactions scale sufficiently to compensate the diminishing block reward by fees? 2015-10-04T08:09:37.463

4 Will people not spending their Bitcoin cause Bitcoin to fail? 2015-12-11T18:59:36.473

3 Can I get an overdraft? 2012-01-21T18:54:09.570

3 what is the relationship between the blockchain size and the transaction volume on the network? 2012-05-15T21:17:18.013

3 If the computer calculation rate becomes 100x faster, would the value of bitcoin drop to 1% of the previous value? 2012-09-17T03:57:54.260

3 How many coins are needed to ensure stability i.e. neither inflation nor deflation? 2012-09-27T01:42:13.127

3 What research papers cover Bitcoin's impact on Central Banks, "velocity of money", and reserves? 2013-01-06T16:48:13.347

3 How is hoarding to be prevented? 2013-01-26T05:25:19.283

3 Publicly destroying bitcoins by setting high transaction fees 2013-02-11T05:04:11.900

3 Will bitcoins be devalued by competing digital currencies? 2013-03-15T14:10:44.940

3 Would bitcoin be destroyed if a wealthy organization obtained a CPU majority for a sustained period? 2013-03-22T16:28:20.077

3 What would be the value of Bitcoin if coin generation was complete and Bitcoin was strongly accepted today? 2013-03-22T21:42:17.107

3 Any Stock Trading using Bitcoin? 2013-04-03T09:43:11.750

3 In the simplest way possible, describe how the 21 Million limitation is enforced to a non techie 2013-04-10T16:44:34.700

3 How Does BitCoin's Economy Work? 2013-04-11T22:58:52.210

3 What happens if Bitcoin itself is obsoleted by another digital currency? 2013-08-30T21:17:25.420

3 How does the Chinese Bitcoin ecosystem differ from the European/North American ones? 2013-11-09T10:49:50.153

3 Is Bitcoin deflationary and inflationary at the same time? 2014-01-06T16:49:27.533

3 Economics article on BitCoin 2014-01-15T01:47:39.750

3 How efficient are bitcoin markets? 2014-06-25T15:19:00.347

3 Who issues bitcoins and how? 2015-02-13T20:46:59.693

3 How do transaction volume and block reward relate? 2015-11-06T17:57:03.773

3 Why does bitcoin have a value? 2016-02-25T15:33:39.110

3 If cryptocurrencies have no intrinsic value, how do they originate? 2017-06-05T01:27:33.613

3 Can an altcoin be worth less than 1 satoshi (0.00000001 BTC)? 2017-09-13T10:58:17.193

3 Should USD savers be concerned about the rising popularity of cryptocurrencies? 2017-12-07T01:40:52.157

3 Mining = Printing money 2017-12-18T19:13:33.153

3 Will cryptocurrencies that have a finite supply (like 21m btc) cause deflation? 2020-01-13T06:31:53.320

3 What is the incentive to use bitcoin due to transaction fees? 2020-03-11T04:04:42.667

2 Inflatory and deflatory economy comparison 2011-10-07T09:49:48.687

2 What happens if a monopoly grows in Bitcoin mining and payment processing? 2011-12-28T17:41:19.087

2 Has anyone patched the code to experiment with the currency supply model? 2012-06-12T08:21:47.867

2 Encouraging virtual exchange and independance from hard money? 2012-08-23T23:01:16.207

2 Are there studies about a Bitcoin-like economy with inflation? 2013-01-19T19:25:48.550

2 Is a gold standard commodity-backed bitcoin possible? 2013-02-08T04:46:27.600

2 Can you use BTC without mining? 2013-04-03T06:54:36.903

2 How is Network Deficit Calculated? 2013-04-26T01:30:37.697

2 Economics of Bitcoin Mining 2013-04-28T11:18:41.927

2 Why did Dan Kaminsky say that Bitcoin is dependent on the Federal Reserve? 2013-10-27T05:06:55.303

2 What pressure prevents alternate currencies from completely diluting bitcoin? 2013-11-15T19:22:51.127

2 What happens if Bitcoins are lost 2013-12-02T00:48:49.447

2 Ripple network overhead 2014-02-10T10:09:50.327

2 How do people know that less than 1000 people own 50% of all bitcoins? 2014-02-13T08:23:27.820