Cryptocurrencies: A Brief Thematic Review
9 Pages Posted: 25 Aug 2017
Date Written: August 4, 2017
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
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