Digital currencies: how do they work and what makes them different? – Quarterly Bulletin article

Digital currencies: how do they work and what makes them different? – Quarterly Bulletin article

Rob, you’ve written an article on the emergence of digital currencies like Bitcoin, and the developments in payment technologies which underpin them. Now before coming on to discuss this further, could you talk us through an electronic payment with a traditional currency such as sterling. Well if we start by thinking about what money is, […]

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Digital currencies: how do they work and what makes them different? – Quarterly Bulletin article

Rob, you’ve written an article on the emergence of digital currencies like Bitcoin, and the developments in payment technologies which underpin them. Now before coming on to discuss this further, could you talk us through an electronic payment with a traditional currency such as sterling. Well if we start by thinking about what money is, […]

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The economics of digital currencies – Quarterly Bulletin article

The economics of digital currencies – Quarterly Bulletin article

We’re here in this café in East London next to this Bitcoin ATM. What is Bitcoin and whatcan I get from this ATM? Sure, Dan. So, Bitcoin is an Internet-basedcurrency and payment system. It was designed to remove any need for a third party, suchas a bank, when making payments either online or, since we’re […]

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