Blockchain Research Network is live!

We’ve grown! And we’re officially live!

Over the past month I have added over a thousand bibliographic entries to the Blockchain Research Network, switched to a new bibliography system (changing WordPress plugins from Teachpress to Zotpress), and generally cleaned up much of the system. I have also checked the bibliography against Christian Decker’s “comprehensive” collection, which required days of labourious de-duping, cleaning metadata, and downloading full texts. Today, the Blockchain Research Network is easily the most comprehensive resource on cryptocurrency and blockchain research (that I’m aware of).

Even though I have purposefully not advertised or announced the site up to this point, some people have already found the site and registered. Hopefully these early users have found the site to be useful. There’s lots to do still, but I think the site is finally ready to be announced to the world.

So, I hope you’ll register, add events, CFPs, and whitepapers, contribute to introductory documents and special topics, and edit the bibliography (currently, the bibliography can only be edited from within the Zotero group, but I’m working on figuring out ways to improve this).

Currently, the Blockchain Research Network has about 2,000 publications and 900 full text PDFs. These publications are comprised of approximately 40 books, 60 student theses, 65 book chapters, 430 conference papers, 540 unpublished manuscripts, and 820 journal articles.

We are looking for contributors of all kinds. In addition to helping create the bibliography, we need general and special editors. If you are an active cryptocurrency or blockchain scholar and think you might be able to help guide the Blockchain Research Network, please contact me.

Happy researching!

~ Quinn DuPont

Interested in writing a blog post about your research? Contact us with a short pitch.

Garrod, J. Z. (2019). On the property of blockchains: comments on an emerging literature. Economy and Society, 48(4), 602–623.
Schneider, N. (2019). Decentralization: An Incomplete Ambition. Journal of Cultural Economy, 12(4), 265–285.
Cohney, S., Hoffman, D., Sklaroff, J., & Wishnick, D. (2019). Coin-Operated Capitalism. Columbia Law Review, 119(3), 591–676. Retrieved from
Sklaroff, J. M. (2017). Smart Contracts and the Cost of Inflexibility. University of Pennsylvania Law Review, 166, 263. Retrieved from
Jensen, T., Hedman, J., & Henningsson, S. (2019). How TradeLens Delivers Business ValueWith Blockchain Technology. MIS Quarterly Executive, 18(4).
Rieger, A., Guggenmos, F., Lockl, J., Fridgen, G., & Urbach, N. (2019). Building a Blockchain Application that Complies with the EU General Data Protection Regulation. MIS Quarterly Executive, 18(4).
Rossi, E., & Sørensen, C. (2019). Towards a Theory of Digital Network De/centralization: Platform-Infrastructure Lessons Drawn from Blockchain. Retrieved from
Barraza, B. (2019). The Worth of Words: How Technical White Papers Influence ICO Blockchain Funding. MIS Quarterly Executive, 18(4).
Mattke, J., Maier, C., Hund, A., & Weitzel, T. (2019). How an Enterprise Blockchain Application in the U.S. Pharmaceuticals Supply Chain is Saving Lives. MIS Quarterly Executive, 18(4).
Maurer, B. (2019). Payments are Getting Political Again. In S. Chishti, T. Craddock, & R. Courtneidge (Eds.), The PayTech Book (pp. 6–10). John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Hasan, J. (2018). Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance. Incite Media, DBA.
Garimella, K. K. (2018). AI + blockchain: a brief guide for game changers. Meghan-Kiffer Press.
Miscione, G., Goerke, T., Klein, S., Schwabe, G., & Ziolkowski, R. (2019). Hanseatic Governance: Understanding Blockchain as Organizational Technology. In ICIS 2019 Proceedings. Retrieved from
Athique, A. (2019). Integrated commodities in the digital economy. Media, Culture & Society, 0163443719861815.
Murko, A., & Vrhovec, S. L. R. (2019). Bitcoin Adoption: Scams and Anonymity May Not Matter but Trust into Bitcoin Security Does. In Proceedings of the Third Central European Cybersecurity Conference (pp. 15:1–15:6). New York, NY, USA: ACM.
Mbarek, B., Jabeur, N., Pitner, T., & Yasar, A.-U.-H. (2019). MBS: Multilevel Blockchain System for IoT. Personal and Ubiquitous Computing.
Stifter, N., Judmayer, A., & Weippl, E. (2019). Revisiting Practical Byzantine Fault Tolerance Through Blockchain Technologies. In S. Biffl, M. Eckhart, A. Lüder, & E. Weippl (Eds.), Security and Quality in Cyber-Physical Systems Engineering: With Forewords by Robert M. Lee and Tom Gilb (pp. 471–495). Cham: Springer International Publishing.
Zehir, S., & Zehir, M. (2020). Internet of Things in Blockchain Ecosystem from Organizational and Business Management Perspectives. In U. Hacioglu (Ed.), Digital Business Strategies in Blockchain Ecosystems: Transformational Design and Future of Global Business (pp. 47–62). Cham: Springer International Publishing.
Drew, J. (2019). A Different Approach to Applying Blockchain: A Virginia-Based CPA Is Rolling out a Blockchain-Based Marketplace for Transferring Tax Credits in All States That Have Legally Transferable Tax Credits. Journal of Accountancy, 228(4), 20. Retrieved from
Mahmoud, H. H. M., Wu, W., & Wang, Y. (2019). Secure Data Aggregation Mechanism for Water Distribution System using Blockchain. In 2019 25th International Conference on Automation and Computing (ICAC) (pp. 1–6).
Kim, D.-H., Ullah, R., & Kim, B.-S. (2019). RSP Consensus Algorithm for Blockchain. In 2019 20th Asia-Pacific Network Operations and Management Symposium (APNOMS) (pp. 1–4).
Ara, S. S., Thakur, S., & Breslin, J. G. (2019). Secure and Distributed Crowd-Sourcing Task Coordination Using the Blockchain Mechanism. In R. Montella, A. Ciaramella, G. Fortino, A. Guerrieri, & A. Liotta (Eds.), Internet and Distributed Computing Systems (pp. 402–413). Cham: Springer International Publishing.
Eltayieb, N., Sun, L., Wang, K., & Li, F. (2019). A Certificateless Proxy Re-encryption Scheme for Cloud-Based Blockchain. In B. Shen, B. Wang, J. Han, & Y. Yu (Eds.), Frontiers in Cyber Security (pp. 293–307). Singapore: Springer.
Tian, J., Jing, X., & Guo, R. (2019). Public Audit Scheme of Shared Data Based on Blockchain. In B. Shen, B. Wang, J. Han, & Y. Yu (Eds.), Frontiers in Cyber Security (pp. 327–344). Singapore: Springer.
Ku, S.-W. (2020). Platform Strategy for Business Transformation in a Blockchain Ecosystem. In U. Hacioglu (Ed.), Digital Business Strategies in Blockchain Ecosystems: Transformational Design and Future of Global Business (pp. 305–316). Cham: Springer International Publishing.
Akyuz, G. A., & Gursoy, G. (2020). Transformation of Supply Chain Activities in Blockchain Environment. In U. Hacioglu (Ed.), Digital Business Strategies in Blockchain Ecosystems: Transformational Design and Future of Global Business (pp. 153–175). Cham: Springer International Publishing.
Shin, H.-Y., Kim, D., Maeng, S., Lee, K., & Ju, H. (2019). Web Server for Analysis and Visualization of Bitcoin Data. In 2019 20th Asia-Pacific Network Operations and Management Symposium (APNOMS) (pp. 1–3).
Çağlıyangil, M., Erdem, S., & Özdağoğlu, G. (2020). A Blockchain Based Framework for Blood Distribution. In U. Hacioglu (Ed.), Digital Business Strategies in Blockchain Ecosystems: Transformational Design and Future of Global Business (pp. 63–82). Cham: Springer International Publishing.
Gabriel, T., Cornel-Cristian, A., Arhip-Calin, M., & Zamfirescu, A. (2019). Cloud Storage. A comparison between centralized solutions versus decentralized cloud storage solutions using Blockchain technology. In 2019 54th International Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC) (pp. 1–5).
Jeon, J. M., & Hong, C. S. (2019). A Study on Utilization of Hybrid Blockchain for Energy Sharing in Micro-Grid. In 2019 20th Asia-Pacific Network Operations and Management Symposium (APNOMS) (pp. 1–4).
Khan, K. M., Arshad, J., & Khan, M. M. (2019). Simulation of transaction malleability attack for blockchain-based e-voting. Computers & Electrical Engineering. Retrieved from
Cao, H., Li, R., Tian, W., Xu, Z., & Xiao, W. (2019). Blockchain-based accountability for multi-party oblivious RAM. Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing.
Cretarola, A., & Figà-Talamanca, G. (2019). Bubble regime identification in an attention-based model for Bitcoin and Ethereum price dynamics. Economics Letters, 108831.
Lysenko, G. L., Kuzmenko, L. V., Kisała, P., Klimek, J., & Kalimoldayev, M. (2019). The use of optically controlled transparent and blockchain technology for the processing of large-scale data arrays. In Photonics Applications in Astronomy, Communications, Industry, and High-Energy Physics Experiments 2019 (Vol. 11176, p. 111760G). International Society for Optics and Photonics.
Choi, Y., & Lee, I.-G. (2019). Game Theoretical Approach of Blockchain-Based Spectrum Sharing for 5G-Enabled IoTs in Dense Networks. In 2019 IEEE 90th Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC2019-Fall) (pp. 1–6).
Fassas, A. P., Papadamou, S., & Koulis, A. (2020). Price discovery in bitcoin futures. Research in International Business and Finance, 52, 101116.
Xiao, L., Cheng, Y., Deng, H., Xu, S., & Xiao, W. (2019). Insurance Block: An Insurance Data Security Transaction Authentication Scheme Suitable for Blockchain Environment. In M. Qiu (Ed.), Smart Blockchain (pp. 120–129). Cham: Springer International Publishing.
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Kumar, K., & Sharma, A. (2019). E-Voting in India Using Blockchain and It’s Modus Operandi. Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience.
Su, L., Cheng, Y., Meng, H., Thing, V., Wang, Z., Kong, L., & Cheng, L. (2019). Securing Intelligent Transportation System: A Blockchain-Based Approach with Attack Mitigation. In M. Qiu (Ed.), Smart Blockchain (pp. 109–119). Cham: Springer International Publishing.
Pillai, A., Saraswat, V., & V. R., A. (2019). Smart Wallets on Blockchain—Attacks and Their Costs. In G. Wang, A. El Saddik, X. Lai, G. Martinez Perez, & K.-K. R. Choo (Eds.), Smart City and Informatization (pp. 649–660). Singapore: Springer.
Komiya, K., & Nakajima, T. (2019). Community Cash: A Community-Based Cryptocurrency for Implementing Activity-Based Micro-Pricing. In M. Qiu (Ed.), Smart Blockchain (pp. 66–75). Cham: Springer International Publishing.
Ho, S.-B., Ahmad, N. A., Chai, I., Tan, C.-H., & Chean, S.-L. (2020). Modeling Reliable Intelligent Blockchain with Architectural Pattern. In F. Saeed, F. Mohammed, & N. Gazem (Eds.), Emerging Trends in Intelligent Computing and Informatics (pp. 1122–1131). Cham: Springer International Publishing.
Xu, X., Geng, Q., Cao, H., Mo, R., Wan, S., Qi, L., & Wang, H. (2019). Blockchain-Powered Service Migration for Uncertainty-Aware Workflows in Edge Computing. In G. Wang, M. Z. A. Bhuiyan, S. De Capitani di Vimercati, & Y. Ren (Eds.), Dependability in Sensor, Cloud, and Big Data Systems and Applications (pp. 217–230). Singapore: Springer.
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