The trust revolution blockchain’s potential to resolve institutional inefficiencies?
Book chapter, 2019

This chapter provides a discussion of the potential impact of blockchain on political institutions. The first section offers a brief explanation of blockchain technology, followed by how it relates to the emergence of trust in political institutions. The second section describes the problems that arise from centralizing power, while the third part focuses on blockchain’s potential to mitigate some of these problems. Finally, the last section ventures into a discussion of the potential benefits of a blockchain nation.


Alejandro Moreno Puertas

Stockholm School of Economics

Robin Teigland

Chalmers, Technology Management and Economics, Entrepreneurship and Strategy

Digital Transformation and Public Services: Societal Impacts in Sweden and Beyond

9781000690644 (ISBN)

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Social Sciences Interdisciplinary

Media Studies

Political Science (excluding Public Administration Studies and Globalization Studies)



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