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Decentralizing Money: Bitcoin Prices and Blockchain Security.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Review of Financial Studies. Feb2022, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p866-907. 42p.

Abstract: We address the determination of bitcoin prices and decentralized security. Users forecast the transactional and resale values of holdings, pricing the risk of systemic attacks. Miners contribute resources to protect against attackers and compete for bl...

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After the fall: Bitcoin's true legacy may be blockchain technology.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. Jul2022, Vol. 78 Issue 4, p187-190. 4p.

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Abstract: Bitcoin and its peers have set off a technological revolution that will transform money, finance, and society. However, the future of cryptocurrencies as financial assets is far from certain – as can be seen from Bitcoin's halving in value in six month...

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Time-varying dependence of Bitcoin.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Quarterly Review of Economics & Finance. Nov2022, Vol. 86, p211-220. 10p.

Abstract: This paper analyzes Bitcoin investment in terms of portfolio diversification. Over the period July 2011-April 2021, we use the copula-GARCH approach to test the time-varying dependence of Bitcoin in a portfolio composed of six stock markets (CAC40, DJI...

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Bitcoin as a digital commodity.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): New Political Economy. Dec2022, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p1046-1061. 16p.

Abstract: The paper demonstrates that Bitcoin is not money but rather a digital commodity that has value but no value-added. We show that both the production of and the speculation with Bitcoin draw from the existing global pool of value-added. By extending the ...

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Bitcoin: jumps, convenience yields, and option prices.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Quantitative Finance. Nov2022, Vol. 22 Issue 11, p2079-2091. 13p.

Abstract: We investigate Bitcoin pricing characteristics and find evidence of jumps and positive convenience yield. We develop a theoretical jump diffusion model for options on spots and use simulations to evaluate non-linear parameter estimates. Data from the D...

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Bubbly Bitcoin.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Economic Theory. Oct2022, Vol. 74 Issue 3, p973-1015. 43p.

Abstract: There has been a burgeoning Fintech literature in the past years, especially on cryptocurrencies. However, there is lack of research handling cryptocurrencies in a mainstream macroeconomic model. To bridge the gap, we develop a model for Bitcoin-like c...

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Why Bitcoin Will Fail to Scale?

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Management Science. Oct2022, Vol. 68 Issue 10, p7323-7349. 27p. 1 Color Photograph, 13 Diagrams, 3 Charts, 7 Graphs.

Abstract: Bitcoin falls dramatically short of the scale provided by banks for payments. Currently, its ledger grows by the addition of blocks of ∼2,000 transactions every 10 minutes. Intuitively, one would expect that increasing the block capacity would solve th...

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COVID-19 and the volatility interlinkage between bitcoin and financial assets.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Empirical Economics. Dec2022, Vol. 63 Issue 6, p2875-2901. 27p. 6 Charts, 6 Graphs.

Abstract: We investigate the effects of COVID-19 on volatility connectedness between bitcoin and five traditional financial assets from the gold, oil, foreign exchange, stock, and bond markets, employing high-frequency data. The empirical analyses are carried ou...

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The economics of cryptocurrency: Bitcoin and beyond.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Canadian Journal of Economics. Nov2022, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p1762-1798. 37p. 4 Diagrams, 1 Graph.

Abstract: Résumé: L'économie des cryptomonnaies : au‐delà des Bitcoins. Dans quelle mesure une cryptomonnaie peut‐elle servir de mode de paiement? Les cryptomonnaies doivent surmonter la double dépense découlant du minage coûteux et des délais liés au règlement....

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Bitcoin adoption and beliefs in Canada.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Canadian Journal of Economics. Nov2022, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p1729-1761. 33p. 8 Charts, 5 Graphs.

Abstract: Résumé: Adoption du bitcoin et croyances au Canada. Nous élaborons un modèle souple d'adoption du bitcoin avec effets de réseau et apprentissage social, que nous lions ensuite aux données uniques de l'enquête‐omnibus sur le bitcoin réalisée par la Banq...

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