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Wednesday, May 15 • 4:00pm - 4:50pm
What Blockchain Designers Can Learn From the Governments They're Trying to Replace LIMITED

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Attempts to design governance with blockchains are often taken to be a rude departure from how legacy corporations and governments have been governed. But increasingly on-chain governance is coming to mimic patterns from off-chain institutions, such as bicameral legislatures and high courts. Eric Alston and Nathan Schneider of CU Boulder explore lessons for blockchain governance from these and other institutional contexts.

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Nathan Schneider

Assistant Professor, Media Studies, CU Media Enterprise Design Lab
Nathan Schneider is an assistant professor of media studies at the University of Colorado Boulder whose work revolves around economy, technology, and religion. His articles have appeared in publications including Harper's, The Nation, The New Republic, The Chronicle of Higher Education... Read More →
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Eric Alston

Scholar in Residence, University of Colorado Boulder
Eric Alston is a Scholar in Residence in the Finance Division and the Faculty Director of the Hernando de Soto Capital Markets Program in the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado Boulder. His research and teaching is centered in the fields of law and economics and... Read More →

Wednesday May 15, 2019 4:00pm - 4:50pm MDT
Riverside 1724 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80302