As per a recent nationwide survey of more than 500 students conducted by cryptocurrency exchange ‘Coinbase’ in partnership with ‘Qriously’ revealed that around18%of scholars concluded that they own digital assetswhereasabout 1/4of themwished for a course based on blockchain technology and digital assets.
Financial department head ‘David Yermack’ at the ‘Stern School of Business’ in New York aforementioned that the introduction of such courses would be greatly beneficial for the students. As per him, he has seen the growing interest of the students in the blockchain and digital assets based courses since past four years.
Mentioning further he said that:
“Studentscan begreatly profitable bylearningthesenew courses as the ongoing developments would very soon lead to the migration of most financial data to the blockchain based organisations.”
The survey conjointlyfound that cryptocurrency and blockchain coursesarefindingan equally important areaamong world’sprimeuniversities. Amongthe largestU.S. universities, asmentionedby U.S. News and World Report, more than 40 % offer at-least one course based on digital currencies or blockchain technology.
The survey report also has found increasing interest for such courses amongscholars. As per the stats, around47% of studentssaid thatthey werecurious about learning more about crypto.
The news comes after Coinbase CTO ‘Balaji Srinivasan’ sparked a comparison last month, mentioning that majority of people in U.S. own digital assets. This, however, triggeredqueriesfrom tweeters suspecting the accuracy of extrapolating future cryptocurrencypossessionrates.