Chris Berg

RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing

Postdoctoral Fellow

Level 12, 239 Bourke Street

Melbourne, Victoria 3000

Australia

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Scholarly Papers (31)

1.

The Economics of Crypto-Democracy

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 24 May 2017
RMIT University, RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, RMIT University - Graduate School of Business and Law and RMIT University
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Blockchain, Cryptoeconomics, Democracy, New comparative economics, New institutional economics, Transaction cost economics, Voting

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Some Economic Consequences of the GDPR

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 29 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2019
RMIT University, RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, University of Queensland - School of Economics and RMIT University
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Data Markets, Information Economics, Regulation, Financial Innovation, Blockchain

3.

Blockchains Industrialise Trust

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 21 Nov 2017
Chris Berg, Sinclair Davidson and Jason Potts
RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing and RMIT University
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blockchain, transaction costs, industrialisation, platforms

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Some Public Economics of Blockchain Technology

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 08 Mar 2018
Chris Berg, Sinclair Davidson and Jason Potts
RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing and RMIT University
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blockchain, public economics, public choice, institutional economics, comparative economics

5.

What Diplomacy in the Ancient near East Can Tell Us about Blockchain Technology

Berg, C 2017. ‘What diplomacy in the ancient near east can tell us about blockchain technology’, Ledger, vol. 2, pp. 55-64.
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 12 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2017
Chris Berg
RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing
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Blockchain, Institutional Economics, Diplomatic Protocol, Ancient Near East

6.

The Institutional Economics of Identity

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 31 May 2018
RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing and RMIT University
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identity, blockchain, institutional economics, property rights, self-sovereign identity

7.

Crypto Public Choice

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 Sep 2018
Alastair Berg, Chris Berg and Mikayla Novak
RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing and RMIT University
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Public choice, blockchain, cryptocurrency, constitutional design, consensus mechanisms, collective action

8.

Blockchain: An Entangled Political Economy Approach

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 26 Apr 2018
Darcy W E Allen, Chris Berg and Mikayla Novak
RMIT University, RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing and RMIT University
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Blockchain, Finance, Entangled Political Economy, Identity, Property, Trust

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Blockchain TradeTech

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 16 May 2018
RMIT University, RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, RMIT University and RMIT University
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Blockchain, TradeTech, Policy Coordination, Trade Costs

10.

Delegation and Unbundling in a Crypto-Democracy

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 18 Jul 2017
Chris Berg
RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing
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Crypto-Democracy, Blockchain, Transaction Costs, Institutional Economics, Democracy, Representative Government

11.

Ledgers

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 25 Apr 2018
Chris Berg, Sinclair Davidson and Jason Potts
RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing and RMIT University
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ledgers, blockchains, institutional economics, cryptoeconomics

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Beyond Money: Cryptocurrencies, Machine-Mediated Transactions and High Frequency Bartering

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 26 Apr 2018
Chris Berg, Sinclair Davidson and Jason Potts
RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing and RMIT University
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institutional cryptoeconomics, money, bitcoin, institutions

13.

Blockchains Evolving: Institutional and Evolutionary Economics Perspectives

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 29 Apr 2018
RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, University of Queensland - School of Economics, RMIT University and RMIT University
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Blockchain, Technology, Evolution, Diffusion, Psychology

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Institutional Discovery and Competition in the Evolution of Blockchain Technology

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 09 Aug 2018
Chris Berg, Sinclair Davidson and Jason Potts
RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing and RMIT University
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Institutional Evolution, Blockchain, Technological Change

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Regulation and Technological Change

Allen, Darcy WE and Berg, C (eds), Australia's Red Tape Crisis, Connor Court Publishing, Australia, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 20 Mar 2018
Darcy W E Allen and Chris Berg
RMIT University and RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing
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Regulation, Technological Change, RegTech, Innovation Economics, New Institutional Economics

16.

An Institutional Theory of Free Speech

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 Feb 2017
Chris Berg
RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing
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freedom of speech, institutional economics

17.

Identity As Input to Exchange

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 15 May 2018 Last Revised: 18 May 2018
RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing and RMIT University
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Identity, Blockchain, Transaction Cost Economics, New Institutional Economics

18.

Populism and Democracy: A Transaction Cost Diagnosis and a Cryptodemocracy Treatment

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 18 Nov 2017
Chris Berg
RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing
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Crypto-Democracy, Blockchain, Transaction Costs, Institutional Economics, Democracy, Representative Government, populism

19.

Subjective Political Economy

Allen, DWE and C Berg 2017. ‘Subjective Political Economy’, New Perspectives on Political Economy, vol. 13, no 1-2, pp. 19-40
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 26 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2018
Darcy W E Allen and Chris Berg
RMIT University and RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing
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Institutional Possibility Frontier, Political Economy, Subjective Costs, Austrian Economics, New Comparative Economics

20.

Exit, Voice, and Forking

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 07 Dec 2017
Alastair Berg and Chris Berg
RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing and RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing
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Institutional change, forking, open-source software, blockchains, Australia, New Australia

Capitalism After Satoshi: Blockchains, Dehierarchicalisation, Innovation Policy and the Regulatory State

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 28 Dec 2018
Chris Berg, Sinclair Davidson and Jason Potts
RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing and RMIT University
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blockchains, innovation policy, regulatory state, economic policy

Capitalism After Satoshi: Blockchains, Dehierarchicalisation, Innovation Policy, and the Regulatory State

Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy, 2018
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 28 Dec 2018
Chris Berg, Sinclair Davidson and Jason Potts
RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing and RMIT University
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Blockchain, Innovation Policy, Industry Policy, Capitalism

22.

Media Regulation: A Critique of Finkelstein and Tiffen

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 05 Oct 2015
Chris Berg and Sinclair Davidson
RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing and RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing
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Media, Regulation, Public Choice

23.

Outsourcing Vertical Integration: Distributed Ledgers and the V-Form Organisation

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 31 Dec 2018
Chris Berg, Sinclair Davidson and Jason Potts
RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing and RMIT University
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blockchain, supply chains, organisation theory

24.

Byzantine Political Economy

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 21 Mar 2019
Chris Berg, Sinclair Davidson and Jason Potts
RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing and RMIT University
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blockchains, byzantine generals problem, robust political economy, institutional economics

25.

Regulation and Red Tape in a Small Open Economy

Chris Berg, "Regulation and Red Tape in a Small Open Economy" in Darcy WE Allen and Chris Berg (eds.) Australia's Red Tape Crisis: The causes and costs of over-regulation, Connor Court Publishing, Brisbane (2018): 9-27.
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 May 2017 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2018
Chris Berg
RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing
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regulation, red tape, australia, reform

26.

A Genuine Commercial Justification for Interchange Fees

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 19 Mar 2018
Chris Berg, Sinclair Davidson and Jason Potts
RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing and RMIT University
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Interchange Fees, Payments System, Transaction Cost Economics

27.

Blockchains and Constitutional Catallaxy

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 21 Dec 2018
Alastair Berg, Chris Berg and Mikayla Novak
RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing and RMIT University
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constitution, constitutional catallaxy, constitutional entrepreneurship, de jure vs de facto constitution, blockchain, distributed ledger technology

28.

Adam Smith and Jeremy Bentham in the Australian Colonies

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 30 May 2017
Chris Berg
RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing
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Australia, history of economic thought, economic history, Adam Smith, Jeremy Bentham, William Paley, utilitarianism

29.

From Industry Associations to Ecosystem Associations: Blockchain, Interest Groups and Public Choice

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Dec 2018
RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, RMIT University, RMIT University and RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing
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blockchain, economic coordination, ecosystem, interest groups, governance, Mancur Olson

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Blockchains and Institutional Layering as a New Approach to Economic Development

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 04 Mar 2019
Darcy W E Allen and Chris Berg
RMIT University and RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing
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Cryptoeconomics, New Development Economics, Institutional Economics, Institutional Entrepreneurship

31.

Liberalism is Enduring and Urgent

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 13 Dec 2018
Chris Berg
RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing
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liberalism, technology, democracy, populism