A History of Bitcoin

24 Pages Posted: 6 Oct 2017 Last revised: 25 Feb 2022

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Usman W. Chohan

UNSW Business School; Critical Blockchain Research Initiative (CBRI); International Association of Hyperpolyglots (HYPIA); Centre for Aerospace & Security Studies (CASS)

Date Written: February 5, 2022

Abstract

The meteoric rise of Bitcoin has led to heightened investment, academic, commercial, numismatic, transactional, and practitioner interest in that cryptocurrency, as well as in the growing array of such instruments worldwide. This leads to an accentuated need for an examination of the historical evolution of Bitcoin as the seminal instrument in the development of cryptocurrencies, and this discussion paper seeks to address that gap.

Keywords: bitcoin, blockchain, cryptocurrency, digital, satoshi nakamoto

Suggested Citation

Chohan, Usman W., A History of Bitcoin (February 5, 2022). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3047875 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3047875

Usman W. Chohan (Contact Author)

UNSW Business School ( email )

UNSW Business School
High St
Sydney, NSW 2052
Australia

Critical Blockchain Research Initiative (CBRI) ( email )

International Association of Hyperpolyglots (HYPIA) ( email )

HYPIA
www.polyglotassociation.org
Montreal, Quebec
Canada

Centre for Aerospace & Security Studies (CASS) ( email )

Islamabad
Pakistan

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