A Bitcoin Primer

Fuqua Professor Campbell Harvey breaks down the Bitcoin fundamentals

No matter where you are in the world you have probably heard a lot about bitcoin lately, both for positive and negative reasons. In just the past month, the cryptocurrency generated headlines about its volatile value, collapsing exchanges and mysterious founder. Fuqua Finance professor Campbell Harvey analyzed the latest developments for media all over the globe including outlets in IndiaChina, and the Middle East.

"This is an extraordinarily disruptive technology, and even if there's a small chance that it works you need to take it seriously. It solves a number of problems," Harvey said.

We asked Harvey to explain the basics of bitcoin and discuss the future of the cryptocurrency in this video series.

What is Bitcoin?

 

Is Bitcoin Secure?

 

The Future of Bitcoin