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Cryptocurrency Research

This area includes content on all aspects of cryptocurrencies. Areas of research include the technologies that empower cryptocurrencies, as well as the business, economic, environmental, legal, political, and regulatory implications it poses globally across numerous industries.

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1.

Some Simple Economics of the Blockchain

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2874598, MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5191-16
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2019
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management

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Downloads 41,138
2.

DeFi and the Future of Finance

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2022
Working Paper Series
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Independent and Fei Protocol
Downloads 18,448
3.

Non-Fungible Tokens: Blockchains, Scarcity, and Value

Critical Blockchain Research Initiative (CBRI) Working Papers, 2021
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 21 Apr 2021
Working Paper Series
UNSW Business School
Downloads 16,801
4.

Taming Wildcat Stablecoins

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 90, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2022
Accepted Paper Series
Yale School of Management and University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 16,712
5.

Initial Coin Offerings and the Value of Crypto Tokens

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5347-18, Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 3137213
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management

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Downloads 16,366
6.

Cryptocurrencies: A Brief Thematic Review

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2022
Working Paper Series
UNSW Business School
Downloads 14,295
7.

Sex, Drugs, and Bitcoin: How Much Illegal Activity Is Financed Through Cryptocurrencies?

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 17 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Macquarie University, The University of Western Australia and University of Technology Sydney (UTS)
Downloads 14,193
8.

The non-fungible token (NFT) market and its relationship with Bitcoin and Ethereum

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 08 Jun 2021
Working Paper Series
Blockchain Research Lab
Downloads 9,577
9.

The ICO Gold Rush: It's a Scam, It's a Bubble, It's a Super Challenge for Regulators

University of Luxembourg Law Working Paper No. 11/2017, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 17-83, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2017/035, European Banking Institute Working Paper Series 18/2018, Harvard International Law Journal, Vol. 63, No. 2, 2019
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2018
Working Paper Series
Universite du Luxembourg - Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance, University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law and Research Assistant @ ADA Chair in Financial Law (inclusive finance)
Downloads 9,574
10.

An Investor’s Guide to Crypto

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 Jun 2022 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2022
Working Paper Series
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Man AHL, Man Group, Man AHL, Man Group, Man AHL and Man AHL
Downloads 9,120
11.

Blockchain Technology and Non-Fungible Tokens: Reshaping Value Chains in Creative Industries

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 26 Aug 2018
Working Paper Series
Independent
Downloads 7,887
12.

Virtual Art and Non-fungible Tokens

50 Hofstra Law Review 361 (2022).
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 12 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 31 May 2022
Accepted Paper Series
Prairie View A&M University - College of Business
Downloads 7,782
13.

DeFi Protocol Risks: The Paradox of DeFi

“Regtech, Suptech and Beyond: Innovation and Technology in Financial Services” RiskBooks – Forthcoming 3Q 2021.
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Aug 2021
Working Paper Series
Castle Island VC and Georgetown University Law Center, Institute of International Economic Law
Downloads 7,224
14.

Non-fungible Token (NFT) Markets on the Ethereum Blockchain: Temporal Development, Cointegration and Interrelations

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 16 Aug 2021
Working Paper Series
Blockchain Research Lab
Downloads 6,911
15.

Bitcoin: Cryptopayments Energy Efficiency

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Jun 2022 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2022
Working Paper Series
Valuechain
Downloads 6,705
16.

Digital Finance & The COVID-19 Crisis

University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2020/017, UNSW Law Research
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2021
Accepted Paper Series
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law, Thomson Reuters - Refinitiv (formally Thomson Reuters), University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law, Qatar University - College of Law and Universite du Luxembourg - Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance
Downloads 6,295
17.

Alternative Investments in the Fintech Era: The Risk and Return of Non-fungible Token (NFT)

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 01 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2022
Working Paper Series
National Taiwan University - Department of Finance and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 6,097
19.

An Equilibrium Valuation of Bitcoin and Decentralized Network Assets

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2021
Working Paper Series
Singapore Management University and Imperial College Business School
Downloads 4,956
20.

Proof-of-Stake Is a Defective Mechanism

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 29 Apr 2022
Working Paper Series
University of London
Downloads 4,780
21.

Decentralized Finance: On Blockchain- and Smart Contract-based Financial Markets

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 May 2020 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2021
Working Paper Series
Center for Innovative Finance, University of Basel

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Downloads 4,754
22.

Advances in Financial Machine Learning: Numerai's Tournament (seminar slides)

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2020
Working Paper Series
Cornell University - Operations Research & Industrial EngineeringAbu Dhabi Investment Authority
Downloads 4,686
23.

Regulating LIBRA: The Transformative Potential of Facebook’s Cryptocurrency and Possible Regulatory Responses

European Banking Institute Working Paper Series 2019/44, University of New South Wales Law Research Series UNSWLRS 19-47 , University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2019/042, University of Luxembourg Faculty of Law Research Paper, Oxford Journal of Legal Studies (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2020
Accepted Paper Series
Universite du Luxembourg - Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance, University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
Downloads 4,518
24.

A History of Dogecoin

Discussion Series: Notes on the 21st Century
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 27 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2021
Working Paper Series
UNSW Business School
Downloads 4,416
25.

Blockchain Without Waste: Proof-of-Stake

Review of Financial Studies, Volume 34, March 2021, Pages 1156-1190
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2021
Accepted Paper Series
Wake Forest University - Schools of Business
Downloads 4,259
26.

An Examination of the Cryptocurrency Pump and Dump Ecosystem

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2021
Working Paper Series
University of Tulsa - Tandy School of Computer Science, University of New Mexico - Computer Science Department, University of Tulsa - Tandy School of Computer Science, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Berglas School of Economics, Tel Aviv University, University of Tulsa - Tandy School of Computer Science and University College London - Department of Computer Science

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Downloads 4,172
27.

Deconstructing 'Decentralization': Exploring the Core Claim of Crypto Systems

Chapter in Crypto Assets: Legal and Monetary Perspectives (Chris Brummer, ed), Oxford University Press, 2019.
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2021
Accepted Paper Series
St. Mary's University School of Law
Downloads 3,970
28.

Risks and Returns of Cryptocurrency

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 08 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Rochester - Simon Business School and Yale UniversityYale University - Cowles Foundation

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Downloads 3,809
29.

Built to Fail: The Inherent Fragility of Algorithmic Stablecoins

11 Wake Forest L. Rev. Online 131 (October 2021)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 18 Nov 2021
Working Paper Series
University of Calgary Faculty of Law
Downloads 3,800
30.

The Lightning Network: Turning Bitcoin into Money

FRB of Cleveland Working Paper No. 22-19, 2022
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 22 Jun 2022
Working Paper Series
University of Bergen and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
Downloads 3,729
31.

Cryptocurrency & Its Impact on Environment

International Journal of Cryptocurrency Research ISSN: 2790-1386 Int.J.Cryp.Curr.Res. 1(1) (2021) 1-4, DOI: https://doi.org/10.51483/IJCCR.1.1.2021.1-4
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 18 May 2021 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2022
Accepted Paper Series
Maharishi University of Information Technology
Downloads 3,638
32.

The Markets in Crypto-Assets Regulation (MICA) and the EU Digital Finance Strategy

European Banking Institute Working Paper Series No. 2020/77, University of Luxembourg Law Working Paper Series No. 2020-018, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2020/059
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 11 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2020
Working Paper Series
Universite du Luxembourg - Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance, Bocconi University - Department of LawEuropean Banking Institute, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law and University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 3,626
33.

Crypto Wash Trading

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 02 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2021
Working Paper Series
Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, University of Newcastle - Newcastle University Business School, Institute of Economics, School of Social Sciences, Tsinghua University and Institute of Economics, School of Social Sciences, Tsinghua University
Downloads 3,498
34.

The Property Law of Tokens

Florida Law Review (Forthcoming 2022), U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021-44, Widener Law Commonwealth Research Paper
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 23 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2022
Working Paper Series
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School and University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 3,439
35.

Bitcoin Pricing, Adoption, and Usage: Theory and Evidence

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-42
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 21 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Independent, Graduate School of Business - CIRCLE and Harvard University
Downloads 3,190
36.

Decentralized Finance: Blockchain Technology and the Quest for an Open Financial System

Stevens Institute of Technology School of Business Research Paper
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 12 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2019
Working Paper Series
Stevens Institute of Technology - School of Business and Syracuse University - Whitman School of Management
Downloads 3,160
37.

The Future of Data-Driven Finance and RegTech: Lessons from EU Big Bang II

European Banking Institute Working Paper Series 2019/35, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 19-22, University of Luxembourg Law Working Paper No. 005-2019, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2019/004
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 27 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
Universite du Luxembourg - Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law and University of Zurich - Faculty of Law
Downloads 3,111
38.

Blockchain Analysis of the Bitcoin Market

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 14 Oct 2021 Last Revised: 02 May 2022
Working Paper Series
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 3,096
39.

Exploring Signals for Investing in an Initial Coin Offering (ICO)

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 19 Sep 2017
Working Paper Series
Technische Universität Berlin (TU Berlin) - Computer Science, Students
Downloads 3,077
40.

From 'Blockchain Hype' to a Real Business Case for Financial Markets

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 07 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2018
Working Paper Series
Banca IMI
Downloads 3,033
41.

Decentralized Finance—A Systematic Literature Review and Research Directions

ECIS 2022 Research Papers. 25. https://aisel.aisnet.org/ecis2022_rp/25
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 28 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 16 May 2022
Accepted Paper Series
Technische Universität München (TUM), Technische Universität München (TUM) - School of Management and Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Downloads 3,011
42.

Blockchain based E-voting System

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 11 Aug 2020
Working Paper Series
University of Mumbai, Pillai College of Engineering, Students
Downloads 2,970
43.

The Dark Side of Digital Financial Transformation: The New Risks of FinTech and the Rise of TechRisk

UNSW Law Research Paper No. 19-89, European Banking Institute Working Paper 2019/54, University of Luxembourg Law Working Paper 2019-009, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2019/112, Singapore Journal of Legal Studies (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 18 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2020
Working Paper Series
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law, Universite du Luxembourg - Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance and The University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Law, Students
Downloads 2,827
44.

On the Economic Design of Stablecoins

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 06 Aug 2021
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Princeton University
Downloads 2,694
45.

The Treachery of Images: Non-fungible Tokens and Copyright

Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, jpab152, https://doi.org/10.1093/jiplp/jpab152
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 17 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2021
Accepted Paper Series
University of Sussex
Downloads 2,691
46.

Smart Contracts and the Digital Single Market Through the Lens of a 'Law + Technology' Approach

European Commission, 2021
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 25 Oct 2021
Accepted Paper Series
VU University Amsterdam
Downloads 2,640
47.

Taxonomy of Blockchain Technologies. Principles of Identification and Classification

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 01 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2018
Working Paper Series
UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies and University of Zurich
Downloads 2,620
48.

The Bored Ape Business Model: Decentralized Collaboration via Blockchain and NFTs

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 16 Nov 2021
Working Paper Series
Chicago-Kent College of Law - Illinois Institute of Technology
Downloads 2,566
49.

The Economics of Non-Fungible Tokens

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Mar 2022
Working Paper Series
LUISS University - Department of Economics and Finance, University of Rochester - Simon Business School and Yale UniversityYale University - Cowles Foundation
Downloads 2,399
50.

Blockchain (Distributed Ledger Technology) Solves VAT Fraud

Boston Univ. School of Law, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 16-41
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Oct 2016
Working Paper Series
NYU - Graduate Tax Program and Boston University - School of Law
Downloads 2,378