September 9, 2022, 5:25PM EDT
• 13 min read

A Comprehensive Look at Ethereum and The Merge: Part One

Quick Take

  • The Ethereum network is just days away from the merge, where it will finally transition from proof-of-work (PoW) to proof-of-stake (PoS) consensus after years of delay
  • The upgrade includes major changes to Ethereum’s monetary policy that are expected to bring network issuance closer than ever before to becoming net deflationary
  • In part one of this two part series, we will look at some of the key moments that brought the network to this critical moment, as well as the projected impact of the new issuance scheme 

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