tokenomics

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(crypto) token +‎ -omics

Noun[edit]

tokenomics (uncountable)

  1. (cryptocurrencies) The rules or science of the token economy.
    • 2019, John Hargrave, Blockchain for Everyone, Simon and Schuster, →ISBN, page 270:
      It is for this reason that the rules of the economy—the “tokenomics”—are so important. Tokenomics is an uncharted discipline, and there are very few best practices. If your kids are going into college, tell them to dual-major in economics and computer science.
    • 2021 December 5, Ephrat Livni, “Welcome to ‘Web3.’ What’s That?”, in New York Times[1]:
      The biggest investors and industry players are also lobbying in Washington to influence rules that would favor their futuristic view of tokenomics, which can already be seen in some burgeoning communities where web3 is not some abstract concept but a feature of daily life.