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Nobel Laureate Economist Predicts a Bitcoin Crash "Won't Go to Zero, It Will Just Come Down"

As covered by CCN, Nobel prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz recently stated that bitcoin should be outlawed during a Bloomberg television interview. Just one day after, another Nobel laureate, Robert J. Shiller, shared his view on bitcoin: that it will crash in an event similar to the U.S. stock market crash that preceded the great depression. While Joseph Stiglitz believes the...

Satoshi Nakamoto Not Eligible For Nobel Prize

Although UCLA Professor Bhagwan Chowdhry chose to nominate the pseudonymous creator of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto, for the Nobel Prize for Economic Sciences, it appears the The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences will not consider the nomination unless the legendary Nakamoto were to reveal his identity. The organization's press officer, Hans Reuterskiöld, told Inverse.com that the prize is never...

UCLA Finance Professor Nominates Satoshi Nakamoto For Nobel Prize

Bhagwan Chowdhry, a professor of finance at UCLA, has nominated Satoshi Nakamoto, for the 2016 Nobel Prize in economics, according to the Huffington Post. The professor was asked by the Nobel Prize committee to nominate someone for the prize. Chowdhry said likely candidates for the prize include Paul Romer at New York University, Doug Diamond at the University of Chicago, and Steve Ross at the...