Bitcoin in the Literature of Economics and Finance: A Survey

38 Pages Posted: 26 Aug 2019

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Parthajit Kayal

Madras School of Economics

Purnima Rohilla

Madras School of Economics

Date Written: August 23, 2019

Abstract

This paper provides a systematic review of the literature on key matters related to the popular cryptocurrency Bitcoin. The key motivation of this paper is to provide a review of existing literature and also to understand the underlying principle of this digital currency from the economic and finance point of view. For the survey to be comprehensive, the paper is categorized in varied themes: Price Dynamics, Volatility, and Bubble Dynamics, Mode of recognition in the financial market, Efficiency, and economics, social media and investor sentiment and lastly regulation and legality.

Keywords: Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, Price Dynamics, Volatility, Bubble Dynamics, social media and investor sentiment

JEL Classification: E42, F33, K42, G15

Suggested Citation

Kayal, Parthajit and Rohilla, Purnima, Bitcoin in the Literature of Economics and Finance: A Survey (August 23, 2019). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3441652 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3441652

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