by Jitasha Bahl INTRODUCTION Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency that operates on blockchain technology. In a white paper published in 2008, Satoshi Nakamoto, a pseudonym for a computer programmer or group of programmers, introduced Bitcoin as an open source, peer-to-peer digital currency (Nakamoto 2008, 2). Bitcoins have no intrinsic worth and are not backed by a … More The Microeconomics of Cryptocurrencies: Can a cryptocurrency become a global currency?
by Aileen Aditi Sundardas Introduction Blockchain and cryptocurrency play an integral role in the technology market, and with the onset of the COVID -19 pandemic, there has been a massive boom in cryptocurrency trading in India. It is clear that there is an increasing appeal and interest in the crypto-assets market, however, due to the … More Case Review: Hitesh Bhatia v. Kumar Vivekanand – A Step in The Right Direction to Navigate Crypto Fraud Cases ￼
By Varda Saxena Instagram and Facebook are tech giants who’ve created an extraordinary demand and supply of products. The services offered by them are not paid. However, such giants have revolutionised the modern-day economy. The way most markets are organised, like a market for agricultural products, these social media platforms are used by large, medium … More Analysis of Instagram’s Business Model: Economic Reflections
by Parvathi Bakshi According to Morningstar, “FinTech companies are those businesses that leverage technology to create better and perhaps new financial services both for consumers and businesses. It includes companies of all kinds that may operate in personal financial management, insurance, payment, asset management, etc.” Overall, technology disruption in the financial services industry, has improved back-end … More Market trends in Fintech: Are Millennials driving financial innovation?
by Muskaan Garg Abstract The classic assumption of the theory of homo-economicus persists at the very root of Neo-classical economics. Homo-economicus is a figurative human being, derived from the term Homo sapiens. It was first defined by John Stuart Mill as “a being who desires to possess wealth, and who is capable of judging the … More Incentivised Cooperation in the upcoming dynamics of Crypto-Economics