Jerry Brito's scientific contributions

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Bitcoin es la primera moneda digital completamente descentralizada en el mundo. Este trabajo presenta una breve introducción a la red de Bitcoin, incluidas sus propiedades, operaciones y carácter pseudónimo. Describe los beneficios que permite que la red de Bitcoin se desarrolle y continúe innovando y, al mismo tiempo, resalta los asuntos de interé...
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The next major wave of Bitcoin regulation will likely be aimed at financial instruments, including securities and derivatives, as well as prediction markets and even gambling. While there are many easily regulated intermediaries when it comes to traditional securities and derivatives, emerging bitcoin-denominated instruments rely much less on tradi...
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Bitcoin is the world’s first completely decentralized digital currency. This paper will provide a short introduction to the Bitcoin network, including its properties, operations, and pseudonymous character. It will describe the benefits of allowing the Bitcoin network to develop and innovate, while highlighting issues of concern for consumers, poli...

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... As a matter of fact, the initial studies mainly focused on studying the different features of Bitcoin, given that it was the first digital currency and the largest in terms of market capitalisation. In particular, the main strands of its literature shed some light on (i) market efficiency (Urquhart, 2016;Nadarajah and Chu, 2017;Vidal-Tomás and Ibañez, 2018), (ii) statistical properties (Urquhart, 2017;Bariviera et al., 2017;Katsiampa, 2017), (iii) diversification (Dyhrberg, 2016;Bouri et al., 2017;Baur et al., 2017), (iv) regulation (Brito et al., 2014;Böhme et al., 2015;Hendrickson and Luther, 2017), (v) cybercriminality (Pinzón and Rocha, 2016;Göbel et al., 2016;Li et al., 2017) and (vi) bubble dynamics (Baek and Elbeck, 2015;Cheah and Fry, 2015;Fry and Cheah, 2016). 1 Afterwards, scholars extended the literature by examining different groups of cryptocurrencies, even though most of the papers focused on the largest digital currencies of the market, such as Ethereum, Ripple, and Litecoin. Consequently, academics contributed to the literature by analysing some of the previous topics but including more cryptocurrencies. ...
... The current position is tested for validity and thus validated. Miners prevent double-spending on currency through the verification process [20]. ...