Cryptoeconomics Asia (CA) is an independent research firm aimed to bridge the gap between scholarly/programming initiatives in the blockchain industry and the needs of institutional investors. As such, CA aims to simplify and aggregate key investment options within the alpha rich field. Additionally, CA provides research reports for firms on the economic implications of applied blockchain on the real economy.
In the earlier days, CA was founded to bridge the gap between scholarly/programming research and general interest readers. Thus, we aim to simplify and aggregate important ideas for general readers learning about the economics of distributed ledgers. Although CA has pared away from simply providing reports, it is our hope that readers would be led to critically think about the economic implications of applied blockchain through the use of cryptography in the real economy. When examined through the economics of digitization, application of blockchain can be an important solution for agency problems and asymmetric information in industrial organization (Industrial Cryptoeconomics). We understand that blockchain economics can get complex very quickly and commits to simplifying jargon as much as possible.
We recommend that novice readers start by browsing through the “Library,” possibly reading through Cryptoeconomics 101 and Introduction to Crypto Microeconomics. Intermediate and expert readers well versed in economics are encouraged to delve into the analysis of Crypto Microeconomics, Crypto Macroeconomics, and (hopefully) Blockchain Econometrics.
Government officials and regulators are also provided a section in the “Library,” administrators regulating the variants of blockchain can find basic definitions in “Cryptoeconomics Government 101” before progressing to Blockchain Governance and Regulations. Cryptoeconomics Asia resolves to be bi-partisan and will adopt a neutral stance in articles involving cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum. Readers of the Government series will find that articles are concisely written with little to no fluffy language. This is intentional, in order to maximize learning and reduce learning time for regulators and key government officials. Officials might find the Government Policy Indicator (GPI) useful when evaluating themselves against other governmental perspectives in their immediate region and globally.
For central bankers and academia, they will find “Crypto Central Banking” useful as the author discusses the application of the economics of digitization through cryptoeconomics. He will also dissect and explain updates coming from popular programming platforms such as GitHub, and tough to grasp platforms such as reddit and social media. Through Blockchain Macroprudential Analysis, question what are the implications of 15,000 member supergroups on telegram on the cryptocurrency market? Which countries central banks remain bullish on cryptocurrencies? How to stop traders from cheating by manipulating the market? And most importantly, how will central banking be conducted through applied blockchain? Through the Scholarly reviews category, academia can view what others are working. The Central Banking Series can be thought of as the “heavy lifting” section where we learn about the rigorous culture of the Bitcoin and Ethereum blockchain along with the most technical details of today.