Digital Currencies: Principles, Trends, Opportunities, and Risks

Year 2015
Author Paolo Tasca
Publisher SSRN: Deutsche Bundesbank
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Cryptocurrencies / Society / Trading

The report describes the ongoing innovations in the financial sector brought about by digital currencies from a multi-level perspective: systemic, technical, legal, and industrial. The report extensively covers the current trends in the domain, in order to give the reader a quantitative understanding of the potential opportunities and risks arising from the global adoption of digital currencies.