Harvard Professor Kenneth Rogoff Warns Central Banks Will Never Allow Bitcoin...

Harvard Professor Kenneth Rogoff Warns Central Banks Will Never Allow Bitcoin...

Harvard Professor of Economics and former chief economist at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Kenneth Rogoff says that central banks won’t allow bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to become mainstream. “Eventually over the long course of history, the government first regulates and then it appropriates, and I think we can see that happening here,” he warned. Harvard Professor’s Warning About Bitcoin American economist Kenneth Rogoff shared his views on the future of bitcoin, its regulation, and the recent bull run in an interview with CNBC TV18 last week. Rogoff....


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