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Thought leadership, innovative perspectives and real-world impact from Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of Business. Faculty and staff weigh in on relevant issues and discuss how their work makes an impact – illuminating how and why, Broad matters.

Feb 14, 2018

The Spartan Bizcast (aka Broad Matters) returns in 2018 to pull back the veil on cryptocurrency. Even though cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin have been recently making headlines, the details of how cryptocurrencies work are an elaborate mystery to the average consumer. In this episode, Caroline and Don talk with the Broad College's A.J. Pasant Endowed Chair of Finance, Naveen Khanna, and ask: "should we being buying Bitcoins"?

Music: "Upbeat Energetic Uplifting Pop" by pinkzebra

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Want to learn more? Check out these references:

“Bitcoin, rival cryptocurrencies plunge on crackdown fears” by Reuters News, News Article, January 2018

"Ready Player One" by Ernest Cline, Paperback, 2012

"Bitcoin: A Peer-To-Peer Electronic Cash System" by Satoshi Nakamoto, PDF, October 2008

"Mastering Bitcoin: Programming the Open Blockchain" by Andreas M. Antonopoulos, 2nd Edition Paperback/Kindle, 2017

"The Ceremony" by Radiolab. Podcast. Reported by Molly Webster. July 2017