General introduction to cryptocurrency and blockchain research

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Books:

Brunton, F. (2019). Digital Cash: The Unknown History of the Anarchists, Utopians, and Technologists Who Created Cryptocurrency. Princeton: Princeton University Press. Retrieved from https://press.princeton.edu/titles/13537.html
Popper, N. (2015). Digital Gold: Bitcoin and the Inside Story of the Misfits and Millionaires Trying to Reinvent Money. New York: Harper.
Filippi, P. D., & Wright, A. (2018). Blockchain and the Law: The Rule of Code. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press.
DuPont, Q. (2018). Cryptocurrencies and Blockchains. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press.

Everything essential:


Maurer, B. (2016). Re-risking in Realtime. On Possible Futures for Finance after the Blockchain. Behemoth, 9(2), 82–96. Retrieved from https://ojs.ub.uni-freiburg.de/behemoth/article/view/917
Krafft, P. M., Della Penna, N., & Pentland, A. (2018). An Experimental Study of Cryptocurrency Market Dynamics. In CHI ’18 Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (Vol. 605, pp. 1–13). Montreal: ACM. https://doi.org/10.1145/3173574.3174179
Ron, D., & Shamir, A. (2013). Quantitative Analysis of the Full Bitcoin Transaction Graph. In Financial Cryptography and Data Security (pp. 6–24). Kralendijk, Bonaire: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-39884-1_2
Athey, S., Catalini, C., & Tucker, C. (2017). The Digital Privacy Paradox: Small Money, Small Costs, Small Talk (Working Paper No. 23488). Cambridge, MA: National Bureau Of Economic Research. Retrieved from https://www.nber.org/papers/w23488
Hileman, G., & Rauchs, M. (2017). Global Cryptocurrency Benchmarking Study (p. 113). Cambridge, England: University of Cambridge.
Velasco, P. R. (2016). Sketching Bitcoin: Empirical Research of Digital Affordances. In Innovative Methods in Media and Communication Research (pp. 99–122). Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-40700-5_6
Bashir, M., Strickland, B., & Bohr, J. (2016). What Motivates People to Use Bitcoin? In E. Spiro & A. Yong-Yeol (Eds.), Social Informatics (pp. 347–367). Bellevue, WA: Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-47874-6_25
Brunton, F. (2019). Digital Cash: The Unknown History of the Anarchists, Utopians, and Technologists Who Created Cryptocurrency. Princeton: Princeton University Press. Retrieved from https://press.princeton.edu/titles/13537.html
Rauchs, M., Glidden, A., Gordon, B., Pieters, G., Recanatini, M., Rostand, F., … Zhang, B. (2018). Distributed Ledger Technology Systems: A Conceptual Framework (p. 97). Cambridge: Cambridge Center for Alternative Finance. Retrieved from https://www.jbs.cam.ac.uk/faculty-research/centres/alternative-finance/publications/distributed-ledger-technology-systems/
Weber, B. (2016). Bitcoin and the Legitimacy Crisis of Money. Cambridge Journal Of Economics, 40(1), 17–41. https://doi.org/10.1093/cje/beu067
Swartz, L. (2017). Blockchain Dreams. In M. Castells (Ed.), Another Economy is Possible: Culture and Economy in a Time of Crisis (p. 224). Cambridge UK: Polity Press.
Böhme, R., Christin, N., Edelman, B., & Moore, T. (2015). Bitcoin: Economics, Technology, and Governance. Journal of Economic Perspectives, 29(2), 213–238. https://doi.org/10.1257/jep.29.2.213
Luther, W. J. (2016). Cryptocurrencies, Network Effects, and Switching Costs. Contemporary Economic Policy, 34(3), 553–571. https://doi.org/10.1111/coep.12151
Popper, N. (2015). Digital Gold: Bitcoin and the Inside Story of the Misfits and Millionaires Trying to Reinvent Money. New York: Harper.
Filippi, P. D., & Wright, A. (2018). Blockchain and the Law: The Rule of Code. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press.
DuPont, Q. (2018). Cryptocurrencies and Blockchains. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press.
O’Dwyer, K. J., & Malone, D. (2014). Bitcoin Mining and Its Energy Footprint. Presented at the ISSC 2014 / CIICT 2014, Limerick, Ireland. Retrieved from http://digital-library.theiet.org/content/conferences/10.1049/cp.2014.0699
Fairfield, J. (2014). Smart Contracts, Bitcoin Bots, and Consumer Protection. Washington & Lee Law Review, 71(2), 35–299. Retrieved from https://litigation-essentials.lexisnexis.com/webcd/app?action=DocumentDisplay&crawlid=1&doctype=cite&docid=71+Wash.+%26+Lee+L.+Rev.+Online+35&srctype=smi&srcid=3B15&key=0c06490150482c691664225d0110a27b
Mori, T. (2016). Financial Technology: Blockchain and Securities Settlement. Journal of Securities Operations & Custody, 8(3), 208–227. Retrieved from http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/hsp/jsoc/2016/00000008/00000003/art00006
Gitlen, J. (2017, November 15). Investing in Bitcoin: Survey & Report. Retrieved November 20, 2017, from https://lendedu.com/blog/investing-in-bitcoin
Maddox, A., Singh, S., Horst, H., & Adamson, G. (2016). An Ethnography of Bitcoin: Towards a Future Research Agenda. Australian Journal of Telecommunications and the Digital Economy, 4(1). https://doi.org/10.18080/ajtde.v4n1.49
Szabo, N. (1997). Formalizing and Securing Relationships on Public Networks. First Monday, 2(9). https://doi.org/1459874140
Zeilinger, M. (2016). Digital Art as ‘Monetised Graphics’: Enforcing Intellectual Property on the Blockchain. Philosophy & Technology, 1–27. Retrieved from http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13347-016-0243-1
Narayanan, A., & Clark, J. (2017). Bitcoin’s Academic Pedigree. ACM Queue, 1–30. Retrieved from http://queue.acm.org/detail.cfm?id=3136559
Wolfson, S. N. (2015). Bitcoin: The Early Market. Journal of Business & Economics Research (Online), 13(4), 201. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/openview/4f5a0893cf264479d148f2b69e373311/1?pq-origsite=gscholar&cbl=2026884
Hendrickson, J. R., & Luther, W. J. (2016). Banning Bitcoin. Retrieved from https://papers.ssrn.com/abstract=2850730
Agha, A. (2017). Money Talk and Conduct from Cowries to Bitcoin. Signs and Society, 5(2), 293–355. https://doi.org/10.1086/693775
Levy, K. E. C. (2017). Book-Smart, Not Street-Smart: Blockchain-Based Smart Contracts and The Social Workings of Law. Engaging Science, Technology, and Society, 3(0), 1–15. https://doi.org/10.17351/ests2017.107
Brandvold, M., Molnár, P., Vagstad, K., & Andreas Valstad, O. C. (2015). Price discovery on Bitcoin exchanges. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, 36, 18–35. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.intfin.2015.02.010
Dodd, N. (2018). The Social Life of Bitcoin. Theory, Culture & Society, 35(3), 35–56. https://doi.org/10.1177/0263276417746464
Nelms, T. C., & Maurer, B. (2014). Materiality, Symbol, and Complexity in the Anthropology of Money. In The psychological science of money (pp. 37–70). New York: Springer. Retrieved from http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-1-4939-0959-9_3