Is Bitcoin the Only Cryptocurrency in the Town? Economics of Cryptocurrency and Friedrich A.Hayek

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Iwamura, Mitsuru ; Kitamura, Yukinobu ; Matsumoto, Tsutomu (2014)
  • Publisher: Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University
  • Subject: Cryptocurrency | Friedrich A. Hayek | Bitcoin | Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency, Friedrich A. Hayek
    • jel: jel:E42 | jel:E51 | jel:B31

This paper overviews the entire landscape of Bitcoin-like cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin has not emerged out of cryptocurrency competition, but rather became a dominant currency as the first broad market based cryptocurrency. But there are more than a hundred of cryptocurren... View more
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