When: Friday 27 September 2019 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Event Capacity: 60
Admission: Admission Free
Booking: No booking required (drop-in)
Venue Name: Maritime Museum, Shiprow Aberdeen
Aberdeen Maritime Museum
Aberdeen Maritime Museum tells the story of the city’s long relationship with the Sea. This award-winning museum is located on the historic Shiprow and incorporates Provost Ross’s House, which was built in 1593.
The Maritime Museum houses a unique collection covering shipbuilding, fast sailing ships, fishing and port history. It is also the only place in the UK where you can see displays on the North Sea oil and gas industry. Aberdeen Maritime Museum offers visitors a spectacular viewpoint over the busy harbour.
This talk will address issues such as economics of cryptocurrencies, private money, choice in currency, what is money?, money and memory, and monetary policy.
For anyone and everyone that is interested in the mystery surrounding bitcoin and cryptocurrencies!
This talk will be given by Dr Marc Gronwald. Marc is Senior Lecturer in Economics at the University of Aberdeen.
Prior to his appointment as Senior Lecturer at the University of Aberdeen in September 2013, Marc held an appointment as Economist at the ifo Institute, Munich. He obtained a diploma (master equivalent) degree in Economics from the University of Bielefeld, and his PhD. from the University of Hamburg. Marc is member (fellow) of the CESifo Research Network and Research Associate of the ifo Center for Energy, Climate and Exhaustible Resources.
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