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Blockchain News: United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) releases Blockchain Paper on Social Finance

23 Jun 2016


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  • Title: United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) releases Blockchain Paper on Social Finance
  • Author(S): Richard Kastelein
  • Date: 23 Feb 2016
  • Publication: The Blockchain

A recent working paper has just been released by the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD), coined How Can Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technology Play a Role in Building Social and Solidarity Finance?.

The paper written by Brett Scott, explores the potential of distributed ledgers to help create a global world order fairer and more sustainable than the current one, and wonders how Blockchain technology can be harnessed for community empowerment and solidarity-based finance.

By Richard Kastelein, Blockchain News

Read the article here.

Access also UNRISD Working Paper "How Can Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technology Play a Role in Building Social and Solidarity Finance?"