Some Economics of Private Digital Currency
Chapter in NBER book Economic Analysis of the Digital Economy (2015), Avi Goldfarb, Shane M. Greenstein, and Catherine E. Tucker, editors (p. 257 - 276)
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During the course of this research I worked at Microsoft Research. Microsoft has a broad interest in intellectual property matters but this paper was independent of any work done for them.
Funding from the Sloan Foundation is acknowledged for other research.