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In just five short years Bitcoin has grown from an idea to a global currency with more than USD 1.5 bln in circulation and 60,000 daily transactions globally. In the past few months, the debate around whether Bitcoin, and potential other math-based digital currencies without official oversight or high fees, may disrupt the long-standing fiat money system and its accompanying mega financial institutions has made the headlines of newspapers across the globe. On the one hand, Bitcoin poses considerable challenges, such as the inability of governments to control its supply and demand or to determine the identity of who is making transactions, yet it also offers considerable opportunities for economic development. For example, anyone who has access to the internet, such as an entrepreneur in a remote area in Ghana with a mobile phone, can conduct financial transactions instanta...

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