Crypto Economics - The Top 100 Token Models Compared
BANKING & FIN. SER. POL. REP. (2018)
33 Pages Posted: 12 Oct 2018 Last revised: 20 Apr 2019
Date Written: September 15, 2018
The article provides an overview of the evolving economic incentive designs in decentralized systems. After introducing the decentralized economic policy tools that influence token design, the author examines the leading token models in a hand-selected dataset comprising the top one hundred cryptocurrencies by market capitalization (N=100). The dataset enables a time series trend analysis of token models, consensus algorithms, and governance mechanisms, among other data points.
Keywords: Emerging Technology, Crypto Economics, Token Models, Incentive Design, Velocity, Supply, Demand, Tokens, Initial Coin Offerings, Blockchain, Distributed Ledger Technology, Regulation, Market Abuse, Investor Protection, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Science, Data Scientists
JEL Classification: K20, K23, K32, L43, L5, O31, O32
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