Cryptocurrencies: A Brief Thematic Review

9 Pages Posted: 25 Aug 2017  

Usman Chohan

University of New South Wales (UNSW), UNSW Business School

Date Written: August 4, 2017

Abstract

Cryptocurrencies are an area of heightened pecuniary, numismatic, technological, and investment interest, and yet a comprehensive understanding of their theories and foundations is still left wanting among many practitioners and stakeholders. This discussion paper synthesizes and summarizes the salient literature on cryptocurrencies with a view to advancing a more general understanding of their order and purpose.

Keywords: Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Virtual Money, Disruption

Suggested Citation

Chohan, Usman, Cryptocurrencies: A Brief Thematic Review (August 4, 2017). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3024330 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3024330

Usman Chohan (Contact Author)

University of New South Wales (UNSW), UNSW Business School ( email )

Sydney, New South Wales
Australia

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