Bitcoin and the Deflationary Spiral - a Double Edged Sword

Bitcoin and the Deflationary Spiral - a Double Edged Sword

There have been multiple mentions of bitcoin ending up in a deflationary spiral on the long run. At a bird's eye view for a layman, it sounds true. However, if one takes some time to study bitcoin and understand it in details, it will become obvious that the digital currency is quite different from conventional fiat currencies, and the deflationary spiral that seems perfectly applicable to fiat currency at certain circumstances doesn't apply to its digital counterpart. For those who do not know about deflationary spiral, it is an economic concept which states that continued deflationary....


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