List of Writing

Books (Author)

Allen, DWE, Berg, C and Lane, AML (forthcoming), Cryptodemocracy: How Blockchain Can Radically Expand Democratic Choice, 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

  1. Allen, DWE, Berg, C, Davidson, S, Novak, M and Potts, J, (2019) ‘International Policy Coordination for Blockchain Supply Chains’, Asia and the Pacific Policy Studies.
  2. 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.
  3. 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. 57-65.
  4. Allen, DWE, Berg, C and Lane, AM (2019) ‘Cryptodemocracy and its Institutional Possibilities’, The Review of Austrian Economics, pp. 1-12.
  5. 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.
  6. Allen, DWE and Berg, C (2017) ‘Subjective Political Economy’, New Perspectives on Political Economy, vol. 13, no. 1-2, pp. 19-40.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.

Book Chapters

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

Journal Articles (Revise & Resubmit and Forthcoming)

Allen, DWE and Berg, C (Revise and Resubmit), ‘Blockchains and Institutional Layering as a New Approach to Economic Development’, Journal of Private Enterprise.

Allen, DWE (Revise and Resubmit), ‘The Proto-entrepreneurial Discovery of Blockchain Applications’, Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy.

Allen, DWE, Berg, C, Markey-Towler, B, Novak, M and Potts, J (Revise and Resubmit), ‘Blockchain and the evolution of institutional technologies: Implications for innovation policy’, Research Policy.

Allen, DWE, Lane, AM and Poblet, M (contract signed), ‘The Governance of Blockchain Dispute Resolution’, Harvard Negotiation Law 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 Before Parliamentary Committees

Senate Committee on Red Tape, Environmental Assessments and Approvals, 22 August 2017, Perth (with Simon Breheny).

Senate Committee on Red Tape, The Effect of Red Tape on the Sale, Supply and Taxation of Alcohol, 24 February 2017, Sydney (with Dr Chris Berg).

Senate Standing Committee on Economics, Inquiry into Criminal, Civil and Administrative Penalties into White Collar Crime, 6 December 2016, Melbourne (with Andrew Bushnell).

Victorian Standing Committee on Economy and Infrastructure, Inquiry into Ride Sourcing Services, 8 September 2016, Melbourne (with Dr Chris Berg and Aaron Lane).

Research and Policy Reports

  1. Allen, DWE and Berg, C (2018) ‘Blockchain for Development’, RMIT Blockchain Innovation Hub and APEC Study Centre Research Report. Presented in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.
  2. Allen, DWE and Wild, D 2018 ‘Five Principles of Red Tape Reduction’, IPA Occasional Paper.
  3. Allen, DWE, Begg, M and Wild, D (2017) ‘Decentralising the Protection of Australian Threatened Species’, IPA Occasional Paper.
  4. Allen, DWE, Berg, C and Fraser, J (2017) ‘Liquor Licensing Red Tape on Australian BusinessesIPA Occasional Paper.
  5. Allen, DWE (2016) ‘The Case for Cutting Red Tape on Drones’, IPA Occasional Paper.
  6. Allen, DWE, Wild, D and Hogan, B (2016) ‘On Regulation, Productivity and Growth: Reforms to Make Australia More Prosperous’, IPA Occasional Paper.
  7. Allen, DWE and Novak, M (2016) ‘Ten Red Tape Initiatives for the Next Australian Government’, IPA Occasional Paper.
  8. Allen, DWE, Stanley, V and Lane, AM (2014) ‘Freedom to Teach: A Research Report on the Work and Conditions of Teachers in AustraliaIPA Occasional Paper.
  9. Allen, DWE and Berg, C (2014) ‘The Sharing Economy: How Over-Regulation Could Destroy an Economic Revolution’, IPA Occasional Paper 2014 (with C Berg).

Submissions to Inquiries

  1. Allen, DWE, Berg, A, Berg, C, Davidson, S, Lane, AM, Novak, M and Potts, J (2018) ‘Submission to Senate Standing Committee Inquiry into My Health Record System’, RMIT Blockchain Innovation Hub Submission.
  2. Allen, DWE, Berg, A, Berg, C, Davidson, S, Lane, AM, Novak, M and Potts, J (2018) ‘Submission into the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics Inquiry into Impediments to Business Investment’, RMIT Blockchain Innovation Hub Submission.
  3. Allen, DWE and Wild, D (2017) ‘Submission to the Senate Inquiry into Environmental Assessments and Approvals’, IPA Submission.
  4. Allen, DWE, Berg, C, Novak, M and Wild, D (2016) ‘A Response to the Productivity Commission Draft Report of the Regulation of AgricultureIPA Submission.
  5. Allen, DWE and Berg, C (2016) ‘Submission to the Senate Inquiry into White Collar Crime Penalties’, IPA Submission.
  6. Allen, DWE, Berg, C and Breheny, S (2016) ‘Submission Relating to the Vegetation Management (Reinstatement) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016’, IPA Submission.
  7. Allen, DWE and Potts, J ‘Innovation Strangled by Red Tape’, Submission to the Productivity Commission Inquiry into Business Set-up, Transfer and Closure, IPA Submission.

Selected Popular Writing

Keynotes, Lectures and 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 (video).
  • 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.