Who knows and who uses cryptocurrency?

The BRL looks to further the general understanding of the blockchain technology and therefore initiated a project to evaluate knowledge and use of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology.

By conducting representative surveys, the aim of the project is to gain an understanding of the relevance of cryptocurrencies for society.

Publications:

2020-05-06T18:49:52+00:00

Perceptions towards the Digital Currency Project Libra: Germany Q4 2019

Based on a representative survey among 3,059 German adult Internet, this report captures users’ perceptions and anticipations towards Libra. Libra is a blockchain-based payment token that is backed by a basket of financial assets, such as the Dollar and the Euro. It is developed by...

2020-05-06T19:32:00+00:00

Returns from Investing in Cryptocurrency: Evidence from German Individual Investors

We analyze a subpopulation of 225 cryptocurrency owners who classify as investors. 56% of them experienced positive returns, while 29% had negative results. The remaining respondents broke even. The average investment was €1,773 in a portfolio ...

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Fred Steinmetz

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