“Ethereum does have, simply from an financial perspective and due to the impact of the provision shock, an opportunity to flip Bitcoin,” stated Raman in an unique interview with Cointelegraph.
The Merge, a long-awaited improve that can full Ethereum’s transition from a proof-of-work to a proof-of-stake system, is ready to happen in September. As well as, The Merge will rework Ethereum’s financial coverage, making the community extra environmentally sustainable and lowering ETH’s complete provide by 90%.
“After The Merge, Ethereum may have decrease inflation than Bitcoin. Particularly with price burns, Ethereum shall be deflationary whereas Bitcoin will all the time be inflationary. Though, with each halving, the inflation price goes down,” identified Raman.
Whereas Bitcoin will retain its operate as digital gold, in accordance with Raman, Ethereum will nonetheless have “a bigger adoption area” as the bottom layer of the decentralized finance (DeFi) financial system.
The Merge gained’t scale back Ethereum’s excessive transaction charges, which remains to be the primary situation stopping Ethereum from scaling. That’s not a problem, in accordance with Raman, as Ethereum will depend on layer2 scaling options to assist most customers’ exercise.
“Customers have to study that every one of their actions ought to be on layer 2 after which layer 2s finally will use Ethereum as a base layer 1 for settlement and safety and decentralization.”