More Nobel economics prize winners snub bitcoin


At a UBS panel this week, Nobel prize laureates in economics spoke out about bitcoin, adding to the list of winners of the prestigious prize who have taken a negative view of the controversial cryptocurrency.

When asked about their views on bitcoin, laureates James Heckman (2000), Thomas Sargent (2011), Angus Deaton (2015), and Oliver Hart (2016) laughed nervously and looked at each other as if…