I have been researching various incentivization models and reading whitepapers regarding crypto-economics(e.g: steemit whitepaper) for a while but is it necessary to have a private blockchain for that purpose? Can't we use smart contracts on a public blockchain like ethereum to design such models and if yes then is there any resource for the same?

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