Predictability, innovation, and competition in Bitcoin's mining market

Robert PARHAM    Robert Parham, Einar Kjenstad
05 Oct 2018
Categories: Industry/Sector Analysis, FinTech / RegTech, Currency, Corporate Finance

Country or region: Singapore, China, Hong Kong SAR

Summary:
Bitcoin mining has developed into an industry in its own right. But specialized equipment manufacturers (ASICs) now control the market, deriving most of the profits from it. Parham and Kjenstad analyse the economics of the Bitcoin mining market, showing that their model is able to predict energy consumption by miners ......


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