Location: Selecting A Case Study Area – Key Questions

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  • Which criteria best determine whether a community is more likely to adopt cryptocurrency?
  • What relevant cryptocurrency adoption lessons can be learned from existing academic study and how can these be incorporated into the blueprint?
  • How large should the case study area be? The amount of resources that can be dedicated to the study and the local costs will determine the suitability of case study candidate areas.
  • Is the case study location safe to operate in?
  • Are there any valid legal reasons that act as a roadblock for case study deployment in a specific area?
  • Is the case study area operationally viable? For example, is there adequate internet connection or 3G signal?
  • Are local levels of education in the candidate case study area high enough to reasonably expect to deploy an incubator successfully?
  • What local help can be given on the ground by charities operating in the area?
  • Is the local fiat currency experiencing rapid inflation?
  • Assessment of local trust levels of financial institutions and government.
  • What are the levels of community exclusion from traditional banking services in case study candidate locations?

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