Chris Berg

RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing

Senior Research Fellow

Level 12, 239 Bourke Street

Melbourne, Victoria 3000

Australia

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

34

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Scholarly Papers (34)

1.

Some Economic Consequences of the GDPR

Allen, DWE, Berg A, Berg C, Markey-Towler, B and Potts, J (2019) ‘Some Economic Consequences of the GDPR’, Economics Bulletin, vol. 39, no. 2, pp. 785-797.
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 29 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2019
RMIT University, RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, affiliation not provided to SSRN and RMIT University
Downloads 1,104 (19,395)
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Data Markets, Information Economics, Regulation, Financial Innovation, Blockchain

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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 and RMIT University
Downloads 917 (25,391)
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blockchain, transaction costs, industrialisation, platforms

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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 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 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 and RMIT University
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blockchain, public economics, public choice, institutional economics, comparative economics

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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

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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 and RMIT University
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identity, blockchain, institutional economics, property rights, self-sovereign identity

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Blockchain: An Entangled Political Economy Approach

Allen, DWE, Berg, C and Novak, M (2018) ‘Blockchain: An Entangled Political Economy Approach’, Journal of Public Finance and Public Choice, vol. 33, no. 2, pp. 105-125.
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 26 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2019
Darcy W E Allen, Chris Berg and Mikayla Novak
RMIT University, RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing and Australian National University (ANU) - College of Arts and Social Sciences
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Blockchain, Finance, Entangled Political Economy, Identity, Property, Trust

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International Policy Coordination for Blockchain Supply Chains

Allen, DWE, Berg, C, Davidson, S, Novak, M and Potts, J, (2019) ‘International Policy Coordination for Blockchain Supply Chains’, Asia and the Pacific Policy Studies.
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 16 May 2018 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2019
RMIT University, RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, RMIT University, Australian National University (ANU) - College of Arts and Social Sciences and RMIT University
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Blockchain, Supply Chain Governance, International Policy Coordination, Trade Costs

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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 Australian National University (ANU) - College of Arts and Social Sciences
Downloads 350 (87,767)
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Public choice, blockchain, cryptocurrency, constitutional design, consensus mechanisms, collective action

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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 and RMIT University
Downloads 301 (103,632)
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Institutional Evolution, Blockchain, Technological Change

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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
Downloads 284 (110,359)
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Crypto-Democracy, Blockchain, Transaction Costs, Institutional Economics, Democracy, Representative Government

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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 and RMIT University
Downloads 260 (121,076)
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ledgers, blockchains, institutional economics, cryptoeconomics

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Blockchain and the Evolution of Institutional Technologies: Implications for Innovation Policy

Research Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 29 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2019
RMIT University, RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Australian National University (ANU) - College of Arts and Social Sciences and RMIT University
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institutions, governance, platforms, public policy, technology, transactions costs

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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 and RMIT University
Downloads 248 (127,168)
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institutional cryptoeconomics, money, bitcoin, institutions

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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

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An Institutional Theory of Free Speech

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 Feb 2017
Chris Berg
RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing
Downloads 180 (173,262)
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freedom of speech, institutional economics

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 and RMIT University
Downloads 93 (288,630)
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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 and RMIT University
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Blockchain, Innovation Policy, Industry Policy, Capitalism

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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 and RMIT University
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Identity, Blockchain, Transaction Cost Economics, New Institutional Economics

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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
Downloads 160 (190,881)
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Crypto-Democracy, Blockchain, Transaction Costs, Institutional Economics, Democracy, Representative Government, populism

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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 and RMIT University
Downloads 133 (222,196)
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blockchain, supply chains, organisation theory

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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

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Byzantine Political Economy: Property Rights as a Knowledge Commons

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2019
Chris Berg, Sinclair Davidson and Jason Potts
RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, RMIT University and RMIT University
Downloads 127 (230,245)
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blockchains, byzantine generals problem, robust political economy, institutional economics

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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

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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
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Media, Regulation, Public Choice

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Blockchain and the New Economics of Healthcare

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Jun 2019
RMIT University, RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, RMIT University and RMIT University
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Blockchain, Distributed Ledger Technologies, Healthcare, Health Economics, Electronic Health Records, Institutional Cryptoeconomics

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Blockchains and Constitutional Catallaxy

Constitutional Political Economy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 21 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2019
Alastair Berg, Chris Berg and Mikayla Novak
RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing and Australian National University (ANU) - College of Arts and Social Sciences
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constitution, constitutional catallaxy, constitutional entrepreneurship, de jure vs de facto constitution, blockchain, distributed ledger technology

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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 and RMIT University
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Interchange Fees, Payments System, Transaction Cost Economics

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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.

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

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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, Australian National University (ANU) - College of Arts and Social Sciences, 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

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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

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Spatial Institutional Cryptoeconomics

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 22 Aug 2019
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spatial economics, blockchain, smart cities, tradetech, data markets

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Blockchain Governance: What we can Learn from the Economics of Corporate Governance

Number of pages: 16
Darcy W E Allen and Chris Berg
RMIT University and RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing
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Blockchain Governance, Institutional Cryptoeconomics, Economics of Blockchain, Corporate Governance