The Economics of Cryptocurrencies - Why Does It Work?
11 Pages Posted: 3 Aug 2020
Date Written: June 6, 2020
The impact of the introduction of cryptocurrencies in all economies are discussed here. The advantages of using cryptocurrencies as well as the drawbacks of traditional digital payments are covered. Cryptocurrency aimed to revolutionize the digital payments market; however, it does give rise to many questions as to its cost, reliability, and the future competition amongst the cryptocurrencies as well. In this paper, I try to answer the basic questions arising due to the introduction of cryptocurrencies, as well as the economic problems it presents.
Keywords: Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum, Cryptocurrencies, Cryptocurrency, Economics, Digital, currency
JEL Classification: D31, D51, G18, G23
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