Mark Kirker

Mark Kirker is an economics instructor in northern California. He received his MA in economics from San Jose State University. Using sophisticated community college analysis and napkin mathematics, his goal is to provide analysis and thought on cryptocurrencies and their ecosystems.

Bitcoin vs. Economy 101

Every Intro to Macroeconomics course defines money and describes the functions, types, and characteristics of money.  Large stone wheels, tea bricks, cheese, shells, dog teeth and countless other items …