Dr. Saifedean Ammous an economic expert and Bitcoin author who first published a book entitled, “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. It was translated into 21 different languages.
The book analyzed the economy of Bitcoin and its use in various technologies. It also discusses its benefits on economies, societies, culture, politics as well as its usage as a sound currency in an effort to give readers of how Bitcoin can be utilized in the future.
He recently published the “Fiat Standard, the debt slavery alternative to human civilization”, applying the framework of the Bitcoin Standard to analyzing the current monetary system.
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.