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Questions tagged [economics]

About Bitcoin as it might be discussed in economics class, e.g. supply, demand and price in theory.

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“Ether” vs. “bitcoin”: I wondered when I heard Ethereum does NOT have any crypto-currency (in a Blockchain workshop by speaker)!

In my opinion, Ethereum has a native coin (crypto-currency) called "Ether". On the other hand, Ethereum allows user to create crypto-token, such as ERC-20, using smart contracts. From my point of ...
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List of dark markets that got shut down by the FBI

I’m writing a research paper on crypto currency darkmarkets, comparing and contrasting them. Does anyone have a list of dark markets using bitcoin that have been shut down by the FBI? So far I have: ...
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Bitcoin usage over time: investment vs spending

1) Some people buy bitcoins as a method to invest/save money, other also spend them directly for purchasing stuff "here and now". First question is how ever can we estimate the ratio: ...
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Selection of dependent variables - Time series regression on Bitcoin Price in USD

We are doing a time series regression project to identify the variables that impacts the bitcoin price in USD. We came up with the following explanatory variables: 1) GDPs of US, Canada, Europe, ...
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How does the Bitcoin forex work?

Does it work differently in relation to a regular forex because of its underlying technology? How can the market calculate its value?