What exactly is cryptocurrency and how does it impact our economy? Economics Professor Fadhel Kaboub helps us understand the sometimes confusing world of Crypto, the surprising environmental impact of Bitcoin mining, and why we should be skeptical that the same folks who tanked the economy in 2008 are now champions of cryptocurrency.
Fadhel Kaboub, Ph.D. is President of the Global Institute for Sustainable Prosperity and Associate Professor of economics at Denison University. His research focuses on the Political Economy of the Middle East and the fiscal and monetary policy dimensions of job creation programs. He is a widely published author and his recent work has been presented at many prestigious institutions including the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Harvard Law School, Cornell University, Columbia University, Sorbonne University, and the National University of Singapore.
Doug Pagitt is the Executive Director and one of the founders of Vote Common Good. He is also a pastor, author, and social activist. @pagitt