Eric Vázquez, assistant professor of American Studies and Latino Studies, presented "The Innovator's Dilemma - Bitcoin in El Salvador" to the Iowa Foreign Relations Council on April 5, 2022.
This talk examines bitcoin enthusiasts' arguments about the viability of bitcoin as legal tender in El Salvador. It raises specific concerns about bitcoin adoption in a context of growing authoritarianism, a history of unstable monetary policy, and limited technology.
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