Blockchain revolution without the blockchain?

@article{Halaburda2018BlockchainRW,
  title={Blockchain revolution without the blockchain?},
  author={Hanna Halaburda},
  journal={Communications of the ACM},
  year={2018},
  volume={61},
  pages={27 - 29}
}
  • Hanna Halaburda
  • Published 2018
  • Business, Computer Science
  • Communications of the ACM
Most of the suggested benefits of blockchain technologies do not come from elements unique to the blockchain. 

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      Hanna Halaburda (hhalaburda@gmail.com) is a Visiting Professor at NYU-Stern and a Senior Economist at the Bank of Canada