Bitcoin is just one of a number of emerging 'cryptocurrencies' with the capacity to make us rethink the way we conduct our banking, according to
During the public lecture, Andolfatto, who also serves as vice president, Research Division for the Federal Reserve Bank of
Moderated by Georgia Straight editor
"Bitcoin, or shall I say the decentralization of balancing a ledger, is an inevitable part of our future financial system," comments Yeung, who is pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration degree at
"Bitcoin allows people to teleport monetary value of any size to others in a frictionless, feeless manner, with few restrictions, without the need for trust and therefore the need for intermediaries."
Joining SFU in 2000, Andolfatto received his PhD in economics from the
The SFU Vancouver Speaker Series is presented by
The event is free, but registration (https://websurvey.sfu.ca/cgi-bin/WebObjects/WebSurvey.woa/wa/survey?176462518) is required.
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