We further analyze how a Ponzi scheme reduces outflows through the carrot-and-stick retention model, cite the game “Super Rich” to introduce the Compulsory Lock-up Policy, soft policies and expectation management. Finally, we conclude the article.
Written by Robin Gu, a researcher at X-Order, an innovative research institute that attempts to combine cross-disciplinary fields such as distributed computing, computational game theory, artificial intelligence and cryptography to discover future extended orders. It was founded by Tony Tao, who is also a partner at NGC Ventures.
Reducing Outflows: The Carrot-and-Stick Retention Model
The concept of user retention is not unique to Ponzi schemes. Traditional economies have also witnessed a gradual evolution of retention models.
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