Sinclair Davidson

RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing

Professor

445 Swanston Street

Melbourne, Victoria 3000

Australia

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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“  I'm currently working on Blockchain and institutional cryptoeconomics.  ”

Scholarly Papers (27)

1.

Economics of Blockchain

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 09 Mar 2016
Sinclair Davidson, Primavera De Filippi and Jason Potts
RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, Université Paris II - Panthéon-Assas and RMIT University
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blockchain, cryptoeconomics, catallaxy, public choice institutional economics

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Disrupting Governance: The New Institutional Economics of Distributed Ledger Technology

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 22 Jul 2016
Sinclair Davidson, Primavera De Filippi and Jason Potts
RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, Université Paris II - Panthéon-Assas and RMIT University
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blockchain, distributed ledger technology, innovation, cryptoeconomics, institutional economics, governance, technological revolution

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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 - 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

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R&D, Agency Costs and Capital Structure: International Evidence

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 09 Dec 2003
Robert D. Brooks and Sinclair Davidson
Monash University and RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing
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R&D, Agency Costs, Capital Structure

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The Institutional Economics of Identity

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 31 May 2018
Alastair Berg, Chris Berg, Sinclair Davidson and Jason Potts
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

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Stubbing Out the Evidence of Tobacco Plain Packaging Efficacy: An Analysis of the Australian National Tobacco Plain Packaging Survey

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 May 2016
Sinclair Davidson and Ashton de Silva
RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing and RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing
Downloads 391 (73,691)
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Tobacco control, Plain Packaging

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Economic and Political Freedom as Determinants of the 1997-98 Financial Crisis

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 12 Nov 2001
Sinclair Davidson
RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing
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The Cost of Trust: A Pilot Study

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Aug 2018
Sinclair Davidson, Mikayla Novak and Jason Potts
RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, RMIT University and RMIT University
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blockchain, measurement, opportunism, transaction costs, 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

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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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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
Downloads 217 (139,330)
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institutional cryptoeconomics, money, bitcoin, institutions

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A New Institutional Approach to Innovation Policy

Australian Economic Review Policy Forum: Research and Innovation, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 21 Jan 2016
Sinclair Davidson and Jason Potts
RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing and RMIT University
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innovation policy, new institutional economics, institutional possibility frontier

A New Institutional Approach to Innovation Policy

Australian Economic Review, Vol. 49, Issue 2, pp. 200-207, 2016
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 03 Jun 2016
Sinclair Davidson and Jason Potts
RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing and RMIT University
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Identity As Input to Exchange

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 15 May 2018 Last Revised: 18 May 2018
Alastair Berg, Chris Berg, Sinclair Davidson and Jason Potts
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

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The Stationary Bandit Model of Intellectual Property

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 15 Jun 2016
Sinclair Davidson and Jason Potts
RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing and RMIT University
Downloads 140 (203,997)
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intellectual property, stationary bandit model, institutional quality, tax havens

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Social Costs and the Institutions of Innovation Policy

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Feb 2015
Sinclair Davidson and Jason Potts
RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing and RMIT University
Downloads 139 (205,196)
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innovation policy, comparative economic institutions, new institutional economics, Schumpeterian economics, market failure, rent-seeking

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

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Blockchains and the Economic Institutions of Capitalism

Journal of Institutional Economics, Vol. 14, Issue 4, 2017
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 28 Sep 2018
Sinclair Davidson, Primavera De Filippi and Jason Potts
RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, Université Paris II - Panthéon-Assas and RMIT University
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blockchain, capitalism, institutional economics, organization

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What the Government Demanded As Proof for Plain Packaging Efficacy: An Analysis the Public Health Lobby Did Not Perform

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 03 May 2017
Sinclair Davidson and Ashton de Silva
RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing and RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing
Downloads 96 (268,659)

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Tobacco control, Plain Packaging

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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 - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing
Downloads 90 (279,969)
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Media, Regulation, Public Choice

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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 - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing and RMIT University
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blockchain, supply chains, organisation theory

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We Want a Republic, God Save the Queen: An Australian Case Study in Democratic Choice

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 24 Mar 2002
Sinclair Davidson, Tim R.L. Fry and Kelly Jarvis
RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research
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Referendum, Constitution, Voting

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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

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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 - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing and RMIT University
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Interchange Fees, Payments System, Transaction Cost Economics

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Populism and Fiscal Illusion

Australian Economic Review, Vol. 51, Issue 3, pp. 418-425, 2018
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 17 Sep 2018
Sinclair Davidson
RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing
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The Social Costs of Innovation Policy

Economic Affairs, Vol. 36, Issue 3, pp. 282-293, 2016
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 25 Oct 2016
Sinclair Davidson and Jason Potts
RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing and RMIT University
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innovation policy, institutional economics, market failure, rent‐seeking