Our scientific report „LAND Ho! Digital Real Estate in the Metaverse as an Emerging Asset Class” highlights digital real estate (or virtual land) in the metaverse as an emerging asset class. It examines the price drivers of digital real estate and whether it represents a new and unique asset class.
In this BRL research note, we analyzed data from the list of all 22,560 individual Mt. Gox creditors, who may receive payouts by late August, 2022. The total claims amount to $18.6 billion in BTC and BCH and $48.1 million in USD. The top 1% of creditors together account for over 50% of all claims. The top 0.1% – only 23 claims – share 27.3% of all claims, or $5.1 billion.
We are pleased to announce that the Blockchain Research Lab has received a grant from the Ethereum Foundation. The aim of the project is to investigate the extent to which transaction costs interrelate with different economic activities on the Ethereum network. We would like to thank the Ethereum Foundation for its trust placed in us and look forward to the implementation of the research project.