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#HashBased for week 17/2020

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Worth reading How to Resist Censorship with Bitcoin Giving cryptocurrency users more bang for their buck Academe Harald Kinateder, Vassilios G. Papavassiliou, Calendar effects in Bitcoin returns and volatility, Finance Research Letters, 2019, 101420, in press Raúl Zambrano, Taming the Beast: Harnessing Blockchains in Developing Country Governments, Front. Blockchain, 08 January 2020 Kuang-Chieh Yen, Hui-Pei Cheng, Economic policy uncertainty and cryptocurrency volatility, Finance Research Letters, 2020, 101428, in press Charles Perez, Karina Sokolova, Malick Konate, […]

#HashBased for week 51

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#hashbased is a blockchain innovation newsletter provided by HashBased.com, an OKA innovation brand Worth reading Sorry, but cryptocurrency will likely make you uncomfortable in 2020 by Mike Orcutt Crypto’s Valachi Papers by Michael del Castillo BDoS: Blockchain Denial of Service by Ittay Eyal Perpetual Swaps: Comparisons and Findings by Su Zhu and Hasu Ranking Crypto Assets by Auditability  In support of the proof of work [un]fair launch by Nic Carter (Have seen interesting articles? Send me your […]

#hashbased for week 48

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#hashbased is a blockchain innovation newsletter provided by HashBased.com, an OKA innovation brand Worth reading Hard Problems in Cryptocurrency: Five Years Later by Vitalik Buterin Manhattan U.S. Attorney arrests someone working at the Ethereum Foundation for assisting North Korea in evading sanctions Freedom Is Meaningless Under Insurmountable Debt Measuring Blockchain Decentralization by ConsenSys Research Academe (Have seen interesting papers? Send me your suggestions) Tetsuya Takaishi, Rough volatility of Bitccoin, Finance Research Letters, 2019, 101379, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.frl.2019.101379 […]

China’s digital currency

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Well, that’s an interesting turn of events. China’s central bank, the People’s Bank of China (PBoC), revealed that its central bank digital currency (CBDC) “can now be said to be ready“. The new CBDC will not be available to the public and will not compete with commercial bank deposits. It will be used by the PBoC and commercial banks for settlement of transactions. This may increase transparency of the Chinese banking system and create some […]