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Dominant Assurance Contracts and Quadratic Funding

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Here is my keynote talk for the ACM Advances in Financial Technologies conference. I discuss Two Novel Mechanisms for Funding and Discovering Public Goods, namely dominant assurance contracts (with experimental support here) and the Buterin, Hitzig, Weyl work on quadratic funding. Lots of other excellent talks on blockchains, AMMs, decentralized finance and so forth are at the link. The post Dominant Assurance Contracts and Quadratic Funding appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.         CommentsGreat tools for the toolkit and also forces people to pop out ... by JPIn reply to JWatts. My daughter's name is Julie, not Anne. ... by Herbert ThompsonIn reply to Herbert Thompson. Oh, Thiago, are you getting ... by JWattsIn reply to Herbert Thompson. What have we done?! How can we

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Here is my keynote talk for the ACM Advances in Financial Technologies conference. I discuss Two Novel Mechanisms for Funding and Discovering Public Goods, namely dominant assurance contracts (with experimental support here) and the Buterin, Hitzig, Weyl work on quadratic funding.

Lots of other excellent talks on blockchains, AMMs, decentralized finance and so forth are at the link.

The post Dominant Assurance Contracts and Quadratic Funding appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.

Alex Tabarrok
Alex Tabarrok is Bartley J. Madden Chair in Economics at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University and a professor of economics at George Mason University. He specializes in patent-system reform, the effectiveness of bounty hunters compared to the police, how judicial elections bias judges, and how local poverty rates impact trial decisions by juries. He also examines methods for increasing the supply of human organs for transplant, the regulation of pharmaceuticals by the FDA, and voting systems.

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