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Blockchain: a primer

In: The Most Important Concepts in Finance

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  • Gerald P. Dwyer

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Anyone trying to understand finance has to contend with the evolving and dynamic nature of the topic. Changes in economic conditions, regulations, technology, competition, globalization, and other factors regularly impact the development of the field, but certain essential concepts remain key to a good understanding. This book provides insights about the most important concepts in finance.

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  • Gerald P. Dwyer, 2017. "Blockchain: a primer," Chapters,in: The Most Important Concepts in Finance, chapter 2, pages 12-27 Edward Elgar Publishing.
  • Handle: RePEc:elg:eechap:17331_2
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    Keywords

    Economics and Finance;

    JEL classification:

    • G10 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - General (includes Measurement and Data)
    • G18 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Government Policy and Regulation
    • G21 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Banks; Other Depository Institutions; Micro Finance Institutions; Mortgages
    • G23 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Non-bank Financial Institutions; Financial Instruments; Institutional Investors
    • G28 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Government Policy and Regulation

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