Cryptocurrencies: (Non)sense and sensibility

May 25, 2018, 01:22 PM
Jon Danielsson interviewed by Tim Phillips, 25 May 2018

The advent of cryptocurrencies has captured the imaginations of consumers, businesses, and investors alike. Policymakers are grappling to regulate them, while economists are still working out the potential that cryptos have to disrupt financial markets. In this Vox Talks, Jon Danielsson takes a different view, explaining why cryptos "just don't make sense", and why they should be treated with some scepticism.