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What’s Eating Frances Coppola?

“I am generally a little bit libertarian in some respects, so I don’t have a problem with bitcoin existing. I have a problem with bitcoiners trying to cease the moral high ground. Something can exist just as a thing, as a product, as a good, if people want to invest in it, that’s their choice. I’m not going to interfere with that.” Frances Coppola, What Bitcoin Did, 15 January, 2021 (circa 9:50 minutes).

Frances Coppola
Frances Coppola

Economics and Game Theory

Frances Coppola

We hope to obtain a real understanding of the problem of the exchange by studying it from an altogether different angle; that is, from the perspective of a “game of strategy” — von Neumann and Morgenstern, The Theory of Games and Economic Behaviour (1944)

“By coincidence the person who taught the course was someone that came from Austria. . . . Austrian economics is like a different school than typical American or British. So by coincidence I was influenced by an Austrian economist which may have been a very good influence.” John F Nash Jr., (Nobleprize.org 2004)

The Utility of Inflation

John F Nash Jr.
John F Nash Jr.

Ideas in games, language, and trust.