I am a Ph.D. Macroeconomist. I approach crypto with a focus on the big picture. I focus on economic growth, which has taught me the power of transformative technologies in history, naturally leading me to an interest in blockchain and crypto. I understand the heart of economic growth is technological breakthroughs that allow people to create and trade, to flourish in ways past generations would not have imagined.

A Random Walk Down the Blockchain to Block Technical Analysts

27 Oct 2021 3 minute read 2 comments Scott-Auriat

So disclaimer from the start, I will likely offend some people with this post. When it comes to investing, I come from the academic side of the street. That is to say, from the ivory tower theory side, and not the nitty-gritty gets your hand's dirty...

Why Crypto is not LuLaRoe or any other Pyramid Scheme

27 Oct 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Scott-Auriat

This will be a concise post, as there is no need to ramble on about something simple. It is incredible how often pundits compare Crypto to a pyramid scheme, like the latest LuLaRoe. While they often don't alledge to be pandering to panic, the idea is...

Can Crypto End Poverty?

14 Oct 2021 2 minute read 1 comment Scott-Auriat

From the outset, apologies in advance, I do not intend to answer this question fully. It is impossible to do so. What I would like to do is start a conversation. With that noted, I will give my answer to the question. Can crypto end poverty? YES, yes...