CE101: Intro To Cryptoeconomics

CE101: Intro To Cryptoeconomics

Niloo Ravaei
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Overview

This course introduces students to the fundamental principles that give blockchains value. We will focus on how core concepts in both cryptography and economics work together to create incentive systems for blockchains. Students will also learn what it means to have a decentralized economy, and will begin to understand the protocols that govern the production, distribution and consumption of goods and services in such an economy.

Audience

Anyone interested in understanding how blockchain technology works, how it has value and what its implications are for the world of commerce

 

Prerequisites

None

 

Learning Objectives

At the end of the course students should be able to:

  • Identify the cryptoeconomic properties of a basic cryptocurrency like Bitcoin

  • Describe how cryptographic techniques are implemented in the blockchain

  • Explain how cryptography is used to reach consensus in a decentralized network
  • Understand how the blockchain creates economic incentives
  • Compare proof-of-work and proof-of-stake consensus systems, addressing the economic limitations of both

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Curator

Niloo Ravaei
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Instructor @ Blockgeeks

Curriculum

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  • Narissa Subramoney
    Informative and engaging.

    Wonderful explanation. Easy to understand.

  • Rimsha Salam
    Informative & Engaging

    The course explains the basics and working of blockchain and crypto economics with simplicity and detail. The quizzes also promote engagement. Complex concepts are clearly explained and elaborated so that they are easy to understand. Great course for anyone that is looking to learn about the basic theory and concepts behind the blockchain technology.

  • Neha Prasad
    Excellent content

    This is one of the best explanations I've come across of the underlying principles behind Bitcoin! I've been reading and trying to understand it for quite a while. This really helped tie together all these abstract loosely coupled ideas I had in my head into a consolidated tangible concept. The intuitive explanations really helped nail down so many of the questions I've had, right off the bat. Thank you so much!

  • Saarah Rasheed
    Good start!

    I found the course very engaging! All the concepts were explained quite well and the readings just as useful. Would recommend for anyone looking for an entry point into the cryptos and blockchain realm!

  • Khadeer Akbar
    Cryptoeconomics explained clearly

    Detailed and very nice explanation

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