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publications are comprised of approximately 40 books, 60 student theses, 65 book chapters, 430 conference papers, 540 unpublished manuscripts, and 820 journal articles.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.

Yue, K.-B. (2020). Blockchain-Augmented Organizations. In AMCIS 2020 Proceedings (Vol. 5, p. 11). Retrieved from
Reinsberg, B. (undefined/ed). Fully-automated liberalism? Blockchain technology and international cooperation in an anarchic world. International Theory, 1–27.
Laskowski, M., Kim, H., Zargham, M., Barlin, M., & Kabanov, D. (n.d.). Token Economics in Real-Life: Cryptocurrency and Incentives Design for Insolar’s Blockchain Network, 21.
O’Dwyer, R. (2017). Code != Law: Explorations of the Blockchain as a Mode of Algorithmic Governance. Retrieved from
Elghaish, F., Abrishami, S., & Hosseini, M. R. (2020). Integrated project delivery with blockchain: An automated financial system. Automation in Construction, 114.
Hawlitschek, F., Notheisen, B., & Teubner, T. (2020). A 2020 perspective on “The limits of trust-free systems: A literature review on blockchain technology and trust in the sharing economy.” Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, 40.
Liu, X. L., Wang, W. M., Guo, H., Barenji, A. V., Li, Z., & Huang, G. Q. (2020). Industrial blockchain based framework for product lifecycle management in industry 4.0. Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, 63.
Di Vaio, A., & Varriale, L. (2020). Blockchain technology in supply chain management for sustainable performance: Evidence from the airport industry. International Journal of Information Management, 52.
Liu, Z., & Li, Z. (2020). A blockchain-based framework of cross-border e-commerce supply chain. International Journal of Information Management, 52.
Zhang, A., Zhong, R. Y., Farooque, M., Kang, K., & Venkatesh, V. G. (2020). Blockchain-based life cycle assessment: An implementation framework and system architecture. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 152.
Singh, A., Parizi, R. M., Zhang, Q., Choo, K. K. R., & Dehghantanha, A. (2020). Blockchain smart contracts formalization: Approaches and challenges to address vulnerabilities (Vol. 88).
Wamba, S. F., & Queiroz, M. M. (2020). Blockchain in the operations and supply chain management: Benefits, challenges and future research opportunities (Vol. 52).
Thakur, S., & Breslin, J. G. (2020). Scalable and Secure Product Serialization for Multi-Party Perishable Good Supply Chains using Blockchain. Internet of Things, 100253.
Drljevic, N., Aranda, D. A., & Stantchev, V. (2020). Perspectives on risks and standards that affect the requirements engineering of blockchain technology. Computer Standards and Interfaces, 69, 103409.
Yang, R., Wakefield, R., Lyu, S., Jayasuriya, S., Han, F., Yi, X., … Chen, S. (2020). Public and private blockchain in construction business process and information integration. Automation in Construction, 118, 103276.
Helo, P., & Shamsuzzoha, A. H. M. (2020). Real-time supply chain—A blockchain architecture for project deliveries. Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, 63, 101909.
Ar, I. M., Erol, I., Peker, I., Ozdemir, A. I., Medeni, T. D., & Medeni, I. T. (2020). Evaluating the feasibility of blockchain in logistics operations: A decision framework. Expert Systems with Applications, 158, 113543.
Perera, S., Nanayakkara, S., Rodrigo, M. N. N., Senaratne, S., & Weinand, R. (2020). Blockchain technology: Is it hype or real in the construction industry? Journal of Industrial Information Integration, 17, 100125.
Tönnissen, S., & Teuteberg, F. (2020). Analysing the impact of blockchain-technology for operations and supply chain management: An explanatory model drawn from multiple case studies. International Journal of Information Management, 52, 101953.
Kontogianni, A., & Alepis, E. (2020). Smart tourism: State of the art and literature review for the last six years. Array, 6, 100020.
Venkatesh, V. G., Kang, K., Wang, B., Zhong, R. Y., & Zhang, A. (2020). System architecture for blockchain based transparency of supply chain social sustainability. Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, 63, 101896.
Frizzo-Barker, J., Chow-White, P. A., Adams, P. R., Mentanko, J., Ha, D., & Green, S. (2020). Blockchain as a disruptive technology for business: A systematic review. International Journal of Information Management, 51, 102029.
Lu, N., Zhang, Y., Shi, W., Kumari, S., & Choo, K.-K. R. (2020). A secure and scalable data integrity auditing scheme based on hyperledger fabric. Computers & Security, 92, 101741.
Narbayeva, S., Bakibayev, T., Abeshev, K., Makarova, I., Shubenkova, K., & Pashkevich, A. (2020). Blockchain Technology on the Way of Autonomous Vehicles Development. Transportation Research Procedia, 44, 168–175.
Weigand, H., Blums, I., & de Kruijff, J. (2020). Shared Ledger Accounting — Implementing the Economic Exchange pattern. Information Systems, 90, 101437.
Younan, M., Houssein, E. H., Elhoseny, M., & Ali, A. A. (2020). Challenges and recommended technologies for the industrial internet of things: A comprehensive review. Measurement, 151, 107198.
Ozdogru, U. (2020). Chapter 3 - Impact of exponential technologies on global supply chain management. In A. M. Pagano, M. B. T.-T. in S. C. M. Liotine, & Logistics (Eds.) (pp. 37–56). Elsevier.
Chang, V., Baudier, P., Zhang, H., Xu, Q., Zhang, J., & Arami, M. (2020). How Blockchain can impact financial services – The overview, challenges and recommendations from expert interviewees. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 158, 120166.
Fu, Z., Dong, P., & Ju, Y. (2020). An intelligent electric vehicle charging system for new energy companies based on consortium blockchain. Journal of Cleaner Production, 261, 121219.
Perrons, R. K., & Cosby, T. (2020). Applying blockchain in the geoenergy domain: The road to interoperability and standards. Applied Energy, 262, 114545.
Schinckus, C. (2020). The good, the bad and the ugly: An overview of the sustainability of blockchain technology. Energy Research and Social Science, 69, 101614.
Ge, C., Ma, X., & Liu, Z. (2020). A semi-autonomous distributed blockchain-based framework for UAVs system. Journal of Systems Architecture, 107, 101728.
Sund, T., Lööf, C., Nadjm-Tehrani, S., & Asplund, M. (2020). Blockchain-based event processing in supply chains—A case study at IKEA. Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, 65, 101971.
Yiyan, C., Ye, L., & Cunjin, L. (2020). Electronic agriculture, blockchain and digital agricultural democratization: Origin, theory and application. Journal of Cleaner Production, 122071.
Kouhizadeh, M., Saberi, S., & Sarkis, J. (2021). Blockchain technology and the sustainable supply chain: Theoretically exploring adoption barriers. International Journal of Production Economics, 231, 107831.
Alam Khan, F., Asif, M., Ahmad, A., Alharbi, M., & Aljuaid, H. (2020). Blockchain technology, improvement suggestions, security challenges on smart grid and its application in healthcare for sustainable development. Sustainable Cities and Society, 55, 102018.
Lo, S. K., Xu, X., Staples, M., & Yao, L. (2020). Reliability analysis for blockchain oracles. Computers and Electrical Engineering, 83, 106582.
Gupta, R., Tanwar, S., Kumar, N., & Tyagi, S. (2020). Blockchain-based security attack resilience schemes for autonomous vehicles in industry 4.0: A systematic review. Computers and Electrical Engineering, 86, 106717.
Singh, S., Sharma, P. K., Yoon, B., Shojafar, M., Cho, G. H., & Ra, I.-H. (2020). Convergence of Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence in IoT Network for the Sustainable Smart City. Sustainable Cities and Society, 102364.
Liu, Y., He, D., Obaidat, M. S., Kumar, N., Khan, M. K., & Raymond Choo, K.-K. (2020). Blockchain-based identity management systems: A review. Journal of Network and Computer Applications, 166, 102731.
Xue, F., & Lu, W. (2020). A semantic differential transaction approach to minimizing information redundancy for BIM and blockchain integration. Automation in Construction, 118, 103270.
Liu, L., Tsai, W.-T., Bhuiyan, M. Z. A., & Yang, D. (2020). Automatic blockchain whitepapers analysis via heterogeneous graph neural network. Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, 145, 1–12.
Upadhyay, N. (2020). Demystifying blockchain: A critical analysis of challenges, applications and opportunities. International Journal of Information Management, 54, 102120.
Yuen, T. H. (2020). PAChain: Private, authenticated & auditable consortium blockchain and its implementation. Future Generation Computer Systems, 112, 913–929.
Rashideh, W. (2020). Blockchain technology framework: Current and future perspectives for the tourism industry. Tourism Management, 80, 104125.
Mirabelli, G., & Solina, V. (2020). Blockchain and agricultural supply chains traceability: Research trends and future challenges. Procedia Manufacturing, 42, 414–421.
Yu, C., Jiang, X., Yu, S., & Yang, C. (2020). Blockchain-based shared manufacturing in support of cyber physical systems: concept, framework, and operation. Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, 64, 101931.
Singh, A., Click, K., Parizi, R. M., Zhang, Q., Dehghantanha, A., & Choo, K. K. R. (2020). Sidechain technologies in blockchain networks: An examination and state-of-the-art review. Journal of Network and Computer Applications, 149, 102471.
Clarke, N. S., Jürgens, B., & Herrero-Solana, V. (2020). Blockchain patent landscaping: An expert based methodology and search query. World Patent Information, 61, 101964.
Janssen, M., Weerakkody, V., Ismagilova, E., Sivarajah, U., & Irani, Z. (2020). A framework for analysing blockchain technology adoption: Integrating institutional, market and technical factors. International Journal of Information Management, 50, 302–309.
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