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Handbook of Digital Currency : Bitcoin, Innovation, Financial Instruments, and Big Data

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Incorporating currencies, payment methods, and protocols that computers use to talk to each other, digital currencies are poised to grow in use and importance. The Handbook of Digital Currency gives readers a way to learn about subjects outside their specialties and provides authoritative background and tools for those whose primary source of information is journal articles. Taking a cross-country perspective, its comprehensive view of the field includes history, technicality, IT, finance, economics, legal, tax and regulatory environment. For those who come from different backgrounds with different questions in mind, The Handbook of Digital Currency is an essential starting point.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 612 pages
  • 198.12 x 236.22 x 38.1mm | 1,247.37g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0128021179
  • 9780128021170
  • 1,097,085

Table of contents

PART I: DIGITAL CURRENCY AND BITCOIN SYSTEM

1 Bitcoin System and Alternative Cryptocurrencies

1. Introduction to Bitcoin Lam Pak Nian, David Lee Kuo Chuen

2. Is Bitcoin a Real Currency? An Economic Appraisal David Yermack

3. Bitcoin Mining Technology Nirupama Devi Bhaskar, David Lee Kuo Chuen

4. National Crypto Currencies Andras Kristof

5. Evaluating the Potential of Alternative Cryptocurrencies Bobby Ong, TM Lee, Guo Li, David Lee Kuo Chuen

2 E-Payment and Security

6. The Effect of Payment Reversibility on E-commerce and Postal Quality Christian Jaag, Christian Bach

7. Blockchain and Digital Payments: An Institutionalist Analysis of Cryptocurrencies Georgios Papadopoulos

8. Counterfeiting in Cryptocurrency: An Emerging Problem Ralph McKinney, Dale Shao, Lawrence Shao, Duane Rosenlieb

3 Big Data, Network Effect and Capital Flow

9. Emergence, Growth and Sustainability of Bitcoin: The Network Economics Perspective Ernie G. S. Teo

10.Cryptocurrencies as Distributed Community Experiments Matthias Tarasiewicz, Andrew Newman

11.Extracting Market Implied Bitcoin's Risk Free Interest Rate Nicolas Wesner

12.A Microeconomic Analysis of Bitcoins and Illegal Activities Tetsuya Saito PART II: FINANCE MARKETS AND BITCOIN

4 Regulation, Taxation and Anti Money Laundering Measures

13. Legal Issues in Cryptocurrency Vrajlal Sapovadia

14. How to Tax Bitcoin? Aleksandra Bal

15. Crypto- and Virtual Currencies: Corruption, and Money Laundering / Terrorism Financing Risks? Raymond Choo

16. A Light Touch of Regulation for Virtual Currencies Lam Pak Nian, David Lee Kuo Chuen

17. Real Regulation of Virtual Currencies Richard B. Levin, Aaron O'Brien, Madiha Zuberi

18. A Facilitative Model for Crypto-currency Regulation in Singapore; Jonathan Lim 5 Financial Innovation and Internet of Money

19. Advancing Egalitarianism Gavin Wood, Aeron Buchanan

20. How Digital Currencies Will Cascade Up to a Global Stable Currency Gideon Samid

21.Bitcoin-Like Protocols and Innovation Ignacio Mas, David Lee Kuo Chuen

22. Blockchain Electronic Vote Pierre Noizat

23.Translating Commons-Based Peer Production Values into Metrics: Towards Commons-Based Crypto-Currencies Primavera De Filippi

24. The Confluence of Bitcoin and the Global Sharing Economy Alyse Killeen

25.What Does Cryptocurrency Mean for the New Economy? Dave Birch

26. Bitcoin: A Look at the Past and the Future Anton Cruysheer

6 Investments and Crowdfunding

27. Bitcoin IPO, ETF and Crowdfunding Lam Pak Nian, Nirupama Devi Bhaskar, David Lee Kuo Chuen

28. Bitcoin Exchanges Nirupama Devi Bhaskar, David Lee Kuo Chuen
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" The Handbook of Digital Currency is a very timely reference source on the emerging phenomenon of digital currencies, especially in these times of astonishing growth in popularity and public attention to digital currencies and cryptocurrencies. This book provides an authoritative and reliable reference in this quickly emerging field, setting up a context for future academic and research works on the topic." --ETH Zurich
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"The Handbook of Digital Currency is a very timely reference source on the emerging phenomenon of digital currencies, especially in these times of astonishing growth in popularity and public attention to digital currencies and cryptocurrencies. This book provides an authoritative and reliable reference in this quickly emerging field, setting up a context for future academic and research works on the topic." --ETH Zurich
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About David Lee Kuo Cheun

Prof David LEE Kuo Chuen, founder of several companies including California based Left Coast and Singapore's Ferrell Group. He is a non-executive director of two listed companies. He is the founding investor in ZCash, Qtum and a few other blockchain companies. He is an advisor to Financial Inclusion Institute, and was the Director of the Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial Economics at Singapore Management University. He graduated with BSc, MSc and PhD from the London School of Economics and Political Science. He was the Group Managing Director of OUE and Auric Pacific. He founded and managed one of the most successful hedge funds in 1998 for property investment in Asia with several commercial buildings and more than 100 units of residential units. He founded Premium Land and was the property developer for Ferrell Residences, a high-end 24th story residential building in 2006.

His operation and managing experience includes F&B, manufacturing, hospitality, hedge funds, stockbrokering, property management, property development, REITs, medical plastic components, listing and de-listing of companies, start-ups and multinationals. He is the editor and an author of the American Library Association Outstanding Award Reference Book titled "Digital Currency" by Elsevier and the LASIC model for scalable technology companies. He has been nominated by Internal Consulting Group as a Global Thought Leader for Fintech and Blockchain.
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