Bitcoin, Blockchain, and Cryptoassets
A Comprehensive Introduction
Fabian Schar, Aleksander Berentsen
An introduction to cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology; a guide for practitioners and students.
Bitcoin and blockchain enable the ownership of virtual property without the need for a central authority. Additionally, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies make up an entirely new class of assets that have the potential for fundamental change in the current financial system. This book offers an introduction to cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology from the perspective of monetary economics.