Policy Formation without Authority: Towards Resilient Financial Infrastructure for Emerging Economies

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We document the design and development of a modular blockchain IT artefact, affording stakeholders in emerging economies the ability to deploy and collectively govern resilient financial infrastructure. The artefact comprises a smart contract system implementing an iterative policy framework through which stakeholders engage in collective deliberation on the compilation, redistribution and inflation of a native asset class. Stakeholders submit and elect 'schemes' implementing policy measures, such as taxation, through voting sessions weighted by 'reputation scoring'. We aim to contribute towards the emerging discourse on the utility of blockchain technology in emerging economies.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSIGMIS-CPR 2020 - Proceedings of the 2020 Computers and People Research Conference
Number of pages2
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery
Publication date2020
ISBN (Electronic)9781450371308
Publication statusPublished - 2020
Event2020 Computers and People Research Conference, SIGMIS-CPR 2020 - Nuremberg, Germany
Duration: 19 Jun 202021 Jun 2020


Conference2020 Computers and People Research Conference, SIGMIS-CPR 2020
SponsorACM SIGMIS, ITONICS, Prospect Press, Tutum

    Research areas

  • Blockchain technology, Decentralized autonomous organization, Digital infrastructure, Public policy

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