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Coin Stories with Natalie Brunell

Jul 7, 2021

Natalie Brunell talks with leading Bitcoin proponent Dr. Saifedean Ammous. Saifedean is an Austrian economist and best-selling author of The Bitcoin Standard and its soon-to-be released sequel, The Fiat Standard.

The Bitcoin Standard is a groundbreaking study of the economics of Bitcoin. The Fiat Standard digs deeper into central banks and government debt. Saifedean discusses both books and his philosophy on Bitcoin's value proposition.

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Dr. Saifedean Ammous is the author of The Bitcoin Standard: The Decentralized Alternative to Central Banking, the best-selling groundbreaking study of the economics of bitcoin. The book was a pioneer in explaining bitcoin’s value proposition as the hardest money ever discovered, and the only working alternative to national central banks for international payments.

Dr. Ammous holds a PhD in Sustainable Development from Columbia University, where his doctoral thesis studied the economics of biofuels and alternative energy sources. He also holds an MSc in Development Management from the London School of Economics, and a Bachelor of Engineering from the American University of Beirut. is a website is intended to showcase Dr. Ammous’ research in studying the economics of bitcoin, and nothing in it should be construed as investment advice. Bitcoin is a sophisticated technology whose ownership requires an understanding of complex technologies and tools. Before deciding whether to invest in bitcoin, you should do your own extensive research into the financial and technical aspects involved. Nothing written in this website should be considered advice related to that decision.