Chris Berg

RMIT University

124 La Trobe Street

Melbourne, 3000

Australia

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Scholarly Papers (45)

1.

Some Economic Consequences of the GDPR

Allen DWE, Berg A, Berg C, Markey-Towler B and Potts J (2019) ‘Some Economic Consequences of the GDPR’, Economics Bulletin, vol. 39, no. 2, pp. 785-797.
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 29 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 18 May 2020
RMIT University, RMIT University, RMIT University, Evidn and RMIT University
Downloads 1,625 (12,647)
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Data Markets, Information Economics, Regulation, Financial Innovation, Blockchain

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Blockchains Industrialise Trust

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 21 Nov 2017
Chris Berg, Sinclair Davidson and Jason Potts
RMIT University, RMIT University and RMIT University
Downloads 1,139 (22,079)
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blockchain, transaction costs, industrialisation, platforms

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The Problem of ‘Freezing’ an Economy in a Pandemic

Cryoeconomics: How to Unfreeze an Economy (2020)
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Apr 2020
RMIT University, RMIT University, RMIT University, RMIT University and RMIT University
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COVID-19, evolutionary economics, pandemics, resilience, institutional economics, regulation

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Cryptodemocracy and its institutional possibilities

The Review of Austrian Economics, vol. 33, no 3.
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 24 May 2017 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2020
RMIT University, RMIT University, RMIT University and RMIT University
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Blockchain, Cryptoeconomics, Democracy, New comparative economics, New institutional economics, Transaction cost economics, Voting

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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, RMIT University and RMIT University
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blockchain, public economics, public choice, institutional economics, comparative economics

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What Diplomacy in the Ancient near East Can Tell Us about Blockchain Technology

Berg, C 2017. ‘What diplomacy in the ancient near east can tell us about blockchain technology’, Ledger, vol. 2, pp. 55-64.
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 12 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2017
Chris Berg
RMIT University
Downloads 690 (44,258)
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Blockchain, Institutional Economics, Diplomatic Protocol, Ancient Near East

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On Coase and COVID-19

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 26 Apr 2020
RMIT University, RMIT University, RMIT University and RMIT University
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COVID-19, Coase theorem, externality

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The Institutional Economics of Identity

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 31 May 2018
RMIT University, RMIT University, RMIT University and RMIT University
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identity, blockchain, institutional economics, property rights, self-sovereign identity

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International Policy Coordination for Blockchain Supply Chains

Allen, DWE, Berg, C, Davidson, S, Novak, M and Potts, J, (2019) ‘International Policy Coordination for Blockchain Supply Chains’, Asia and the Pacific Policy Studies.
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 16 May 2018 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2019
RMIT University, RMIT University, RMIT University, Australian National University (ANU) - College of Arts and Social Sciences and RMIT University
Downloads 500 (67,053)
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Blockchain, Supply Chain Governance, International Policy Coordination, Trade Costs

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Ledgers

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 25 Apr 2018
Chris Berg, Sinclair Davidson and Jason Potts
RMIT University, RMIT University and RMIT University
Downloads 496 (67,733)
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ledgers, blockchains, institutional economics, cryptoeconomics

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Blockchain: An Entangled Political Economy Approach

Allen, DWE, Berg, C and Novak, M (2018) ‘Blockchain: An Entangled Political Economy Approach’, Journal of Public Finance and Public Choice, vol. 33, no. 2, pp. 105-125.
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 26 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2019
Darcy W E Allen, Chris Berg and Mikayla Novak
RMIT University, RMIT University and Australian National University (ANU) - College of Arts and Social Sciences
Downloads 489 (68,760)
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Blockchain, Finance, Entangled Political Economy, Identity, Property, Trust

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Crypto Public Choice

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 Sep 2018
Alastair Berg, Chris Berg and Mikayla Novak
RMIT University, RMIT University and Australian National University (ANU) - College of Arts and Social Sciences
Downloads 392 (89,439)
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Public choice, blockchain, cryptocurrency, constitutional design, consensus mechanisms, collective action

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Blockchain and the Evolution of Institutional Technologies: Implications for Innovation Policy

Research Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 29 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2019
RMIT University, RMIT University, Evidn, Australian National University (ANU) - College of Arts and Social Sciences and RMIT University
Downloads 373 (94,752)
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institutions, governance, platforms, public policy, technology, transactions 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, RMIT University and RMIT University
Downloads 346 (103,112)
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Institutional Evolution, Blockchain, Technological Change

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An Institutional Theory of Free Speech

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 Feb 2017
Chris Berg
RMIT University
Downloads 341 (104,846)
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freedom of speech, institutional economics

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Delegation and Unbundling in a Crypto-Democracy

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 18 Jul 2017
Chris Berg
RMIT University
Downloads 319 (112,881)
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Crypto-Democracy, Blockchain, Transaction Costs, Institutional Economics, Democracy, Representative Government

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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, RMIT University and RMIT University
Downloads 306 (118,058)
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institutional cryptoeconomics, money, bitcoin, institutions

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Regulation and Technological Change

Allen, Darcy WE and Berg, C (eds), Australia's Red Tape Crisis, Connor Court Publishing, Australia, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 20 Mar 2018
Darcy W E Allen and Chris Berg
RMIT University and RMIT University
Downloads 274 (132,632)

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Regulation, Technological Change, RegTech, Innovation Economics, New Institutional Economics

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Blockchain Governance: What We Can Learn From the Economics of Corporate Governance

Allen, DWE and Berg, C (Forthcoming) ‘Blockchain Governance: What can we Learn from the Economics of Corporate Governance?’, The Journal of the British Blockchain Association.
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 07 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2020
Darcy W E Allen and Chris Berg
RMIT University and RMIT University
Downloads 268 (136,168)
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Blockchain Governance, Institutional Cryptoeconomics, Economics of Blockchain, Corporate Governance

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, RMIT University and RMIT University
Downloads 150 (231,338)
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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, RMIT University and RMIT University
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Blockchain, Innovation Policy, Industry Policy, Capitalism

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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, RMIT University and RMIT University
Downloads 231 (157,131)
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blockchain, supply chains, organisation theory

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Property rights, knowledge commons and blockchain governance

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2020
RMIT University, RMIT University, RMIT University and RMIT University
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blockchains, byzantine generals problem, robust political economy, institutional economics, commons

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Populism and Democracy: A Transaction Cost Diagnosis and a Cryptodemocracy Treatment

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 18 Nov 2017
Chris Berg
RMIT University
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Crypto-Democracy, Blockchain, Transaction Costs, Institutional Economics, Democracy, Representative Government, populism

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Identity As Input to Exchange

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 15 May 2018 Last Revised: 18 May 2018
RMIT University, RMIT University, RMIT University and RMIT University
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Identity, Blockchain, Transaction Cost Economics, New Institutional Economics

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Identity Technologies: A Transaction Cost Approach

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 23 Feb 2020
Chris Berg, Sinclair Davidson and Jason Potts
RMIT University, RMIT University and RMIT University
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identity, privacy, institutional economics, technology, blockchain, zero-knowledge proofs

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Blockchain and the New Economics of Healthcare

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Jun 2019
RMIT University, RMIT University, RMIT University and RMIT University
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Blockchain, Distributed Ledger Technologies, Healthcare, Health Economics, Electronic Health Records, Institutional Cryptoeconomics

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Exit, Voice, and Forking

Berg A and Berg C (2020) 'Exit, Voice, and Forking', Cosmos + Taxis', vol. 8, no. 8+9, pp. 76-89.
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 07 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2020
Alastair Berg and Chris Berg
RMIT University and RMIT University
Downloads 164 (214,262)
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Institutional change, forking, open-source software, blockchains, Australia, New Australia

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Blockchain Technology and the Theory of Economic Development

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2020
Darcy W E Allen, Chris Berg and Jason Potts
RMIT University, RMIT University and RMIT University
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Cryptoeconomics, New Development Economics, Institutional Economics, Institutional Entrepreneurship

29.

Panic, Information and Quantity Assurance in a Pandemic

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 26 Apr 2020
Vijay Mohan, Chris Berg and Marta Poblet
RMIT University, RMIT University and RMIT University
Downloads 147 (234,670)

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Pandemic, panic, hoarding, information, supply chain, coordination, quantity assurance

30.

Subjective Political Economy

Allen, DWE and C Berg 2017. ‘Subjective Political Economy’, New Perspectives on Political Economy, vol. 13, no 1-2, pp. 19-40
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 26 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2018
Darcy W E Allen and Chris Berg
RMIT University and RMIT University
Downloads 139 (245,507)
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Institutional Possibility Frontier, Political Economy, Subjective Costs, Austrian Economics, New Comparative Economics

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Blockchain and Investment: An Austrian Approach

Allen, DWE, Berg, C, Davidson, S and Potts, J, ‘Blockchain and Investment: An Austrian Approach’, Review of Austrian Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 24 Feb 2020
RMIT University, RMIT University, RMIT University and RMIT University
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Blockchain Technology, Austrian Capital Theory, Institutional Cryptoeconomics, Cost of Trust

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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 and RMIT University
Downloads 113 (286,599)
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Media, Regulation, Public Choice

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Blockchains and Constitutional Catallaxy

Berg A, Berg C and Novak M (2020) 'Blockchains and Constitutional Catallaxy', Constitutional Political Economy, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 188-204.
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 21 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 18 May 2020
Alastair Berg, Chris Berg and Mikayla Novak
RMIT University, RMIT University and Australian National University (ANU) - College of Arts and Social Sciences
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constitution, constitutional catallaxy, constitutional entrepreneurship, de jure vs de facto constitution, blockchain, distributed ledger technology

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Trustless Architecture and the V-Form Organisation

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 22 Jun 2020
Chris Berg, Sinclair Davidson and Jason Potts
RMIT University, RMIT University and RMIT University
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blockchain, industrial organization, trust, opportunism

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Commitment Voting: A Mechanism for Intensity of Preference Revelation and Long-Term Commitment in Blockchain Governance

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 11 Dec 2020
Chris Berg, Sinclair Davidson and Jason Potts
RMIT University, RMIT University and RMIT University
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voting, commitment, blockchain, intensity of preferences

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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, RMIT University and RMIT University
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Interchange Fees, Payments System, Transaction Cost Economics

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From Industry Associations to Ecosystem Associations: Blockchain, Interest Groups and Public Choice

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Dec 2018
RMIT University, Australian National University (ANU) - College of Arts and Social Sciences, RMIT University and RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing
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blockchain, economic coordination, ecosystem, interest groups, governance, Mancur Olson

38.

Regulation and Red Tape in a Small Open Economy

Chris Berg, "Regulation and Red Tape in a Small Open Economy" in Darcy WE Allen and Chris Berg (eds.) Australia's Red Tape Crisis: The causes and costs of over-regulation, Connor Court Publishing, Brisbane (2018): 9-27.
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 May 2017 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2018
Chris Berg
RMIT University
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regulation, red tape, australia, reform

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Adam Smith and Jeremy Bentham in the Australian Colonies

History of Economics Review, 2017, Volume 68(1), pp 2-16
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 30 May 2017 Last Revised: 22 May 2020
Chris Berg
RMIT University
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Australia, history of economic thought, economic history, Adam Smith, Jeremy Bentham, William Paley, utilitarianism

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The Cryptoeconomics of Cities, Data and Space

Allen, DWE, Berg, C, Jowett, K, Novak, M, Potts, J (Forthcoming) ‘The Cryptoeconomics of Cities, Data and Space’, Cosmos + Taxis.
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 22 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2020
RMIT University, RMIT University, Location Alliance, Australian National University (ANU) - College of Arts and Social Sciences and RMIT University
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Blockchain, Distributed Governance, Smart City, Spontaneous Order, Blockchain Supply Chain, Data Markets, Proof-of-location

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Quantum Crypto-Economics: Blockchain Prediction Markets for the Evolution of Quantum Technology

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 17 Mar 2021
University of Technology Sydney, RMIT University, RMIT University, RMIT University, RMIT University, Macquarie University and RMIT University
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Blockchain, Quantum technology, Quantum crypto-economics

42.

Liberalism is Enduring and Urgent

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 13 Dec 2018
Chris Berg
RMIT University
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liberalism, technology, democracy, populism

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The Hart Asset at the Heart of Your Organisation

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 11 Dec 2020
Sinclair Davidson, Chris Berg and Jason Potts
RMIT University, RMIT University and RMIT University
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strategic assets, theory of the firm, innovation, Oliver Hart

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blockchain, rentseeking, governance

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The Political Economy of Australian Regulatory Reform

Allen, DWE, Berg, C, Lane, AM and McLaughlin, P. ‘The Political Economy of Australian Regulatory Reform’, Australian Journal of Public Administration, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Oct 2020
RMIT University, RMIT University, RMIT University and Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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RegData, Regulatory Accumulation, Regulatory Reform Policies, Regulatory Analytics