Bitcoin, Blockchain, distributed ledger, financial privacy, Patrick Byrne

Over two hundred people gathered at the Cato Institute for Tuesday’s conference, “Cryptocurrency: The Policy Challenges of a Decentralized Revolution.”  Three keynote speakers and four panel discussions investigated the public policy implications of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and the underlying distributed ledger blockchain technology.  If you couldn’t make…

monetary policy, federal reserve, plosser, miron, selgin, sumner, john b. taylor

More than two hundred people gathered at the Cato Institute last Thursday for our 33rd Annual Monetary Conference.  Over the course of three addresses and four panel discussions, a distinguished cast of speakers — including St. Louis Fed president James Bullard, Richmond Fed president Jeffrey Lacker, and Stanford…