Cryptocurrency: Tulip Mania or Digital Promise for the Millennial Generation?

Posted: 17 Oct 2018 Last revised: 20 Jan 2019

See all articles by Rand Kwong Yew Low

Rand Kwong Yew Low

University of Queensland; Bond University

Terry Marsh

Quantal International Inc.

Date Written: September 25, 2018

Abstract

We provide a summarized description of cryptocurrencies and their relationship with other fiat currencies globally. We discuss whether the popularity of cryptocurrency is more akin to Tulip-mania or the digital currency for future generations.

Keywords: cryptocurrency, bitcoin, etheresum, ripple, dash, litecoin, crash, boom

JEL Classification: G01, G02, G10

Suggested Citation

Low, Rand Kwong Yew and Marsh, Terry, Cryptocurrency: Tulip Mania or Digital Promise for the Millennial Generation? (September 25, 2018). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3254700 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3254700

Rand Kwong Yew Low

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Terry Marsh (Contact Author)

Quantal International Inc. ( email )

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