Beyond Bitcoin: The Economics of Digital Currencies and Blockchain Technologies (Introduction)
6 Pages Posted: 9 Mar 2018 Last revised: 3 Sep 2021
Date Written: May 28, 2021
Introductory thoughts, and preview of topics discussed in later chapters.
For Chapter 2 (Means of Exchange: Ever-present Competition), see https://ssrn.com/abstract=3135028.
For Chapter 3 (Platform-based Currencies), see https://ssrn.com/abstract=3135030.
For Chapter 4 (Bitcoin and Emergence of Cryptocurrencies), see https://ssrn.com/abstract=3135043.
For Chapter 5 (The Rich Land of Crypto), see https://ssrn.com/abstract=3135057.
For Chapter 6 (Smart Contracts and Blockchain), see https://ssrn.com/abstract=3894110.
For Chapter 7 (Enterprise Blockchains), see https://ssrn.com/abstract=3894117.
For Chapter 8 (Conclusions: Future Full of Possibilities), see https://ssrn.com/abstract=3894118.
Keywords: Bitcoin, digital currencies, cryptocurrencies, network effects
JEL Classification: D8, E4, G2, O3, D83, D84, E42, G21, G23, O33
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