Cryptocurrencies and Blockchains
Lecture no. 2 from the course: Crashes and Crises: Lessons from a History of Financial Disasters
Taught by Professor Connel Fullenkamp | 11 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Economics & Finance Courses
Examine the history and evolution of blockchain technology and cryptocurrency—a watershed movement allowing currency trade to operate securely and outside the established payment system built on the banks. Because cryptocurrencies have originated outside of the government regulatory umbrellas, at least traditionally—and some may succeed at remaining there—the credit booms and busts in the future could be even bigger than those in the past.