Financial and Monetary Systems

Much more than bitcoin: how blockchain can help the world's poorest people

Blockchain-based systems are helping people in the developing world in a number of ways. Image: REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Nir Kshetri

Professor of Management, University of North Carolina – Greensboro

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 A pilot project in Pakistan is using a blockchain system to help needy families get cash and food.
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