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Under the hood of the Ethereum blockchain

Urquhart, A. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8834-4243 (2021) Under the hood of the Ethereum blockchain. Finance Research Letters. 102628. ISSN 1544-6123

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To link to this item DOI: 10.1016/j.frl.2021.102628

Abstract/Summary

Since the creation of Bitcoin, there has been an explosion in the number of cryptocurrencies developed and although Ethereum is the second largest cryptocurrency in terms of market capitalization, there is very little research on this cryptocurrency and in this paper, we provide an overview of this cryptocurrency. We examine the addresses, transactions and fees as well as users holding patterns to the Ethereum blockchain. Therefore this paper offers the first detailed overview of the Ethereum blockchain.

Item Type:Article
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Henley Business School > ICMA Centre
ID Code:101841
Publisher:Elsevier

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