Since July 2019, the Blockchain Research Lab collaborates on a three-year research project called DiBiChain. The project is funded by Germany’s Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). Its research goal is to make product life cycles more transparent and sustainable through the use of blockchain technology.
A Place Beside Satoshi – Scientific Foundations of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency in Business and Economics
The research foundations of blockchain and cryptocurrencies in business and economics are analyzed using co-citation analysis. Five strands of research are identified, reviewed and visualized, of which two are well-established and three are still emerging.
Based on a representative survey among 3,864 German adult Internet users, this report presents reliable insights on the respondents’ faith in, and the challenges associated with cryptocurrencies, as well as on their perceived vs. actual use.
For most purposes of technical analysis, the price of the last transaction is considered representative of the market price. However, on closer examination, the question arises as to why a past event should be relevant to the future, and why other, potentially more recent information should not be used to discover a future price.
A survey among 3,864 respondents that is representative of the adult Internet population in Germany allows deep and reliable insights into the adoption and usage of cryptocurrencies. 18% of all respondents either own or owned cryptocurrency.
This study provides the first overview of security tokens and the STO model for corporate financing. Our analysis investigates security tokens from the perspective of a firm looking to raise capital. The results show that cheap signals are effective, which raises concerns for investor protection.