Opening bitcoin programs in the United States top university
Brief introduction: the two top American universities, New York University and the Duke University first offered courses related to digital currency. The two top American universities, New York University and the Duke University first offered courses related to digital currency.
Geoffrey Miller professor New York University yesterday for the new course about the first class, the new curriculum called bitcoin and other digital currency business and law. There are 35 students in our class, the first section of the 14 lesson about the monetary base.
Miller is a teacher of the New York University law school, and Professor Yermack David taught the course together, he is the University’s business school teacher.
Yermack said the effects of this course mainly review the digital currency on the current legal and financial concepts. “The course of bitcoin knowledge is not much, say more is property, finance and contract brought rapid changes in this century the problem. This technology allows people to re-examine the old ideas.”
Yermack and Miller courses started before the finance professor at the Duke University, Campbell Harvey of course, digital currency related courses the spring began.
New York University and Duke University in relevant areas ranked in the top ten. In addition, Coinbase co-founder Campbell Harvey2010 graduated from Duke University. Duke University Harvey course entitled “innovation, destruction and encryption risk”, will focus on the blockchain technology commercial potential. To provide college of Duke University College of computer science and legal business of the students, Harvey believe that the course would be popular with the students.
For Yermack, the teaching course is bitcoin and governance and management issues of the company he is not related to completely deviate from. Last fall, he carried out a bitcoin related impromptu speech at a financial conference in Puerto Rico, and had prepared the soaring price of bitcoin is not related to the theme. “This speech is very popular, after my phone rang non-stop, but I haven’t had time for more research.” He said.
Academic should keep up with the pace of
Although the New York University and the Duke University professor is the new curriculum to promote the development of digital currency, but they admit that the current academic research on the digital currency without too much. Yermack called his course to develop a syllabus is challenging, because peer bitcoin related articles published too little.
The same Harvey is due to a lack of understanding, block chain technology potential did not receive due attention, it is academic to accelerate to do things, to provide more information.
It is worth noting that some universities have provided bitcoin related degree courses and other projects. Cyprus Nicosia university has a master of digital currency, the University of Cambria has two digital currency related certificate.