Cardano Stake Pool Desirability

April 3rd, 2019

What makes one Cardano stake pool more desirable than all the other stake pools?



We will be looking at desirability from Cardano's framework perspective, getting a pool to saturation.

A stake pool operator has three primary controls to make their pool more diserable: 1

  1. Cost
  2. Margin
  3. Pledge
Cost
The cost of operating a pool is its total operating expenses in USD/ADA per epoch.
Cost Desirability
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Margin
The margin, or pool fee, set the reward distribution for delegation members, range between 0 to 1.
Margin Desirability
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Pledge
Added cost in operating a pool, preventing pool level Sybil attacks, and allows for more than one owner of a stake pool.
Pledge Desirability
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