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Joint research on bitcoin's limited adoption by Professor Kose John and PhD student Franz Hinzen is highlighted

Excerpt from Macroblog -- "The introduction of Bitcoin has sparked considerable interest in cryptocurrencies since its introduction in the 2008 paper 'Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System' by Satoshi Nakamoto. However, for all its success, Bitcoin is not close to becoming a widely accepted electronic cash system. Why it has yet to achieve its original goals is the topic of a paper by New York University professor Kose John and NYU Stern PhD student Franz Hinzen, along with McGill University professor Fahad Saleh titled "Bitcoin's Fatal Flaw: The Limited Adoption Problem."

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