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Podcast episode Jim Epstein on Bitcoin, the Blockchain, and Freedom in Latin America

EconTalk Episode with Jim Epstein
Hosted by Russ Roberts

blockchain.jpg Writer, reporter, and film producer Jim Epstein talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about mining Bitcoins in Venezuela as a way to import food. Venezuela is a tragicomic example of how policy can lead to strange and presumably unexpected outcomes. Epstein also discusses how Bitcoin is being used elsewhere in Latin America and the potential for the blockchain technology to lower the costs of owning and transferring property.

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