Digital Currencies:
Principles, Trends, Opportunities, and Risks

Author: P Tasca
Source/Publisher: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2657598ECUREX Research WP
Publication date: 2015/9/7
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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.

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Picture: Log-scale distribution of Bitcoin transactions per number of inputs and number of outputs.