List of Writing

BOOKS (AUTHOR)

  • Allen, DWE, Berg, C and Lane, AML (forthcoming), Cryptodemocracy, Lexington Books Series on Polycentricity: Studies in Institutional Diversity and Voluntary Governance.

BOOKS (EDITOR)

  • Allen, DWE and Berg, C (eds., 2018), Australia’s Red Tape Crisis: The Causes and Costs of Over-Regulation, Connor Court Publishing, Brisbane, Australia.

PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES

  • Allen, DWE, Berg, C, Davidson, S and Potts, J, (2019) ‘International Policy Coordination for Blockchain Supply Chains’, Asia and the Pacific Policy Studies.
  • Allen, DWE, Berg A, Berg C, Markey-Towler, B and Potts, J (2019) ‘Some economic consequences of the GDPR’, Economics Bulletin, vol. 39, no. 2, pp. 1-14.
  • Allen, DWE, Berg A and Markey-Towler, B (2019) ‘Blockchain and Supply Chains: V-form Organisations, Value Redistributions, De-commoditisation and Quality Proxies’, The Journal of the British Blockchain Association, vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 1-8.
  • Allen, DWE, Berg, C and Novak, M (2018) ‘Blockchain: An Entangled Political Economy Approach’, Journal of Public Finance and Public Choice, vol. 33, no. 2, pp. 105-125.
  • Allen, DWE, Berg, C and Lane, AM (2018) ‘Cryptodemocracy and its Institutional Possibilities’, The Review of Austrian Economics, pp. 1-12 (not yet assigned to issue).
  • Allen, DWE and Berg, C (2017) ‘Subjective Political Economy’, New Perspectives on Political Economy, vol. 13, no. 1-2, pp. 19-40.
  • Allen, DWE and Potts, J (2016) ‘How the Innovation Commons Contributes to the Development and Discovery of New Technologies’, International Journal of the Commons, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 1035-54.
  • Moilanen, A, Daly, A, Lobato, R, and Allen DWE (2014) ‘Cultures of Sharing in 3D printing: What Can We Learn from the Licence Choices of Thingiverse Users?’, Journal of Peer Production, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 1-11.

CHAPTERS IN BOOKS

  • Allen, DWE (2019) ‘Entrepreneurial Exit: Developing the Cryptoeconomy’, in Swan, M, Potts, J, Takagi, S, Tasco, P, Witte, F (eds.), Blockchain Economics, World Scientific, pp. 197-214.
  • Allen, DWE and Berg, C (2018) ‘Red Tape Reduction: A New Approach’, in DWE Allen and C Berg (eds.), Australia’s Red Tape Crisis: The Causes and Costs of Over-Regulation, Connor Court Publishing, pp. 208-221.
  • Allen, DWE and Berg, C (2018) ‘Regulation and Technological Change’, in DWE Allen C Berg (eds.), Australia’s Red Tape Crisis: The Causes and Costs of Over-Regulation, Connor Court Publishing, pp. 222-233.
  • MacDonald, TJ, Allen, DWE and Potts, J (2016) ‘Blockchains and the Boundaries of Self-organized Economies: Predictions for the Future of Banking’, In Tasca, P, Aste, T, Pelizzon, L, and Perony, N (eds.), Banking Beyond Banks and Money: A Guide to Banking Services in the Twenty-First Century. Cham: Springer International Publishing, pp. 279-96.

THESIS

  • Allen, DWE. ‘The Private Governance of Entrepreneurship: An Institutional Approach to Entrepreneurial Discovery’, Doctoral Thesis, RMIT University, Melbourne.

PAPERS CURRENTLY UNDER PEER REVIEW

  • Allen, DWE, ‘The proto-entrepreneurial discovery of blockchain applications’ (under review)
  • Allen, DWE, Lane, M and Poblet, M ‘The governance of blockchain dispute resolution’ (under review)
  • Allen, DWE and Berg C, ‘Blockchains and institutional layering as a new approach to economic development’ (under review).

CONFERENCE PAPERS

  • Allen, DWE, Lane, AM and Poblet, M (2018) ‘The Governance of Blockchain Dispute Resolution’, presented at Australian Law and Economics Conference, Brisbane, 7 December.
  • Allen, DWE, Berg, C, Davidson, S, Novak, M and Potts, J (2018) ‘Blockchain TradeTech’, presented at APEC Study Centres Consortium Conference, 12-14 May, Papua New Guinea.
  • Allen, DWE, Berg, C, Lane AM, and Potts, J (2017) ‘The Economics of Crypto-democracy’, presented at Linked Democracy: AI for Democratic Innovation, 26th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 19 August.
  • Allen, DWE and Potts, J (2016) ‘The Origin of the Entrepreneur and the Innovation Commons’ presented at the 86th Annual Meeting of the Southern Economic Association Conference, Washington, D.C. 19-21 November.
  • Allen, DWE (2015) ‘Governing Innovation: Asset Specificity, Opportunism, and the Fundamental Transformation’, presented at the 28th PhD Conference in Business and Economics, University of Queensland, 11-13 November.
  • Allen, DWE and Potts J (2015) ‘The Innovation Commons – Why it Exists, What it Does, Who it Benefits and How’, Presented at the International Association for the Study of the Commons Biannual Global Conference, Edmonton, Canada, 25-29 May.

APPEARANCES AS EXPERT WITNESS BEFORE PARLIAMENT

RESEARCH AND POLICY REPORTS

SUBMISSIONS TO INQUIRIES

KEYNOTES, LECTURES, PANELS

  • Blockchains and the future of trade, keynote presentation to The Future of Trade Conference, Queensland University of Technology Garden Point Campus, Brisbane, Queensland, 10 April 2019.
  • Blockchains and the future of trade, presentation to AUSPack Industry Conference, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, 27 March 2019.
  • Blockchains and institutional cryptoeconomics, presentation to the Management Development Institute, RMIT University, Melbourne, 13 February 2019.
  • Blockchain supply chains and the future of trade, presentation to the Management Development Institute, RMIT University, Melbourne, 13 February 2019.
  • Blockchain in a development context, presentation to the Development Research Centre of The State Council (Delegation from China), RMIT University, Melbourne, 23 October 2018.
  • Institutional cryptoeconomics and supply chains, to Blockchain Pasifik Conference, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 11 October 2018.
  • Blockchain for development, Brief to the Parliament of Papua New Guinea, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 10 October 2018.
  • Cryptodemocracy, Proof of Work Seminar, RMIT School of Economics Finance and Marketing (with Aaron Lane), Melbourne, 4 October 2018.
  • Introduction to blockchain, Board of the Victorian Department of Treasury and Finance (with Sinclair Davidson), Melbourne, 26 September 2018.
  • The proto-entrepreneur and the innovation commons, RMIT Enterprise & Innovation Seminar, Melbourne, 21 September 2018.
  • How blockchain impacts supply chain governance, Zhejiang Institute of Administration, RMIT Executive Education, Melbourne, 12 July 2018.
  • Blockchain TradeTech, APEC Study Centres Consortium Conference, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 14 May 2018.
  • FinTech Australia and Australian Taxpayers’ Alliance Panel on the Regulation of Cryptocurrencies, 1 May 2018, Melbourne.
  • Blockchains, economics and the cryptoeconomy, Guest Lecture to RMIT class, 2018.
  • Panel Member at Hall & Wilcox Law event on blockchain, Melbourne, 2018.
  • Towards a classically liberal innovation policy, Australian Libertarian Society, Sydney, 2017.
  • Innovation, entrepreneurship and regulation, ANZSFL Annual Conference, Melbourne, 2015.
  • Regulation and new technologies, ALS Annual Conference, Sydney, 2015.
  • Cultures of sharing and Thingiverse, Inside 3D Printing Conference, Melbourne Convention Centre, 2014.
  • 3D printing, disruption and the law, Swinburne Institute for Social Research Interdisciplinary Seminar, 2014.

SELECTED POPULAR WRITING

  • Allen, DWE, Berg, C and Potts, J (2019) Blockchain and the Manufacturing Industry, Australian Manufacturing Technology Magazine, June.
  • Allen, DWE and Berg, C (2019) Why Blockchain Technology Could Be the Key to Solving the Developing World’s Biggest Problems, Foundation for Economic Education, 7 May.
  • Allen, DWE, Berg, A and Markey-Towler, B (2019) Predictions for trade in a blockchain world, Machine Lawyering, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 28 January.
  • Allen, DWE and Berg, C (2018) Blockchain to smart up global trade, Vietnam Investment Review, 10 September.
  • Allen, DWE, Berg, A, Berg, C, Potts, J (2018) Some economic consequences of the GDPR, Cryptoeconomics Australia, 8 May.
  • Allen, DWE, Berg, C, Davidson, S, Novak, M and Potts, J (2018) TradeTech and the problem of international policy coordination, Cryptoeconomics Australia, 12 March.
  • Allen, DWE (2018) Clause for Concern, IPA Review 70(2).
  • Allen, DWE (2017) Over-regulation could keep drones grounded, The Weekly Times, 26 July.
  • Allen, DWE (2017) The future of reform, IPA Review 69(4).
  • Allen, DWE and Bushnell, A (2017) Collared, IPA Review 69(2).
  • Allen, DWE (2017) Budget leaves a philosophical deficit, IPA Review 69(2).
  • Allen, DWE (2017) Too much regulation clips wings of innovation, The Australian, 19 May.
  • Allen, DWE (2017) Seeding prosperity, IPA Review 69(1).
  • Allen, DWE (2017) Trumping architecture, IPA Review 69(1).
  • Allen, DWE (2017) IPA Review: A voice for 70 years, IPA Review 69(1).
  • Allen, DWE (2017) Taxi license compensation sends the wrong message, Herald Sun, 14 February.
  • Allen, DWE (2016) Private order, IPA Review 68(4).
  • Allen, DWE (2016) Red tape hampers resources recovery, The West Australian, 7 October 2016.
  • Allen, DWE (2016) Civilized economics, IPA Review 68(4).
  • Allen, DWE and Wild, D (2016) Toxic greens, IPA Review 68(3).
  • Allen, DWE (2016) Cut green and red tape to drive more growth in farming sector, Mercury, 31 July.
  • Allen, DWE (2016) Drive productivity through innovation, Farm Weekly, 28 July.
  • Allen, DWE (2016) Bat problem impossible to fix until we get rid of red tape, The Queensland Times, 29 June.
  • Allen, DWE (2016) Let’s get rid of this suffocating bureaucracy, The Weekly Times, 8 June.
  • Allen, DWE (2016) Why the proposed tree laws are the very worst kind of red tape, Queensland Country Life, 7 April.
  • Allen, DWE (2015) Lessons from private cities, IPA Review 67(4).
  • Allen, DWE (2015) The case for personal income taxation cuts, IPA Review 67(4).
  • Allen, DWE (2015) New money, IPA Review 67(3).
  • Allen, DWE and Hannaford, P (2015) Freedom works, IPA Review 67(1).
  • Allen, DWE (2015) New laws will impact Sydney apartment sizes, Sydney Morning Herald, 4 May.
  • Allen, DWE (2014) What is a taxi? Regulation and the sharing economy, OECD Insights, 22 December.