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ICFRC: The Innovator's Dilemma - Bitcoin in El Salvador

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This talk examines bitcoin enthusiasts' arguments about the viability of bitcoin as legal tender in El Salvador. It raises specific concerns about bitcoin adoption in a context of growing authoritarianism, a history of unstable monetary policy, and limited technology.

Presenter Dr. Eric V& aacute;zquez is an assistant professor in American Studies and Latino Studies at University of Iowa. His scholarship emphasizes the cultural, political, military, and economic bonds that link populations and institutions in the United States to Central America.

For more information on the Foreign Relations Council visit their website at www.icfrc.org.

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