Econ Focus

Third Quarter 2013

Digital Currency

New private currencies offer potential — and puzzles

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Bitcoin statistics

Department of the Treasury Financial Crimes Enforcement Network's guidance on virtual currencies

Grinberg, Reuben. "Bitcoin: An Innovative Alternative Digital Currency." Hastings Science and Technology Law Journal, Winter 2012, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 159-208.

Selgin, George. "Synthetic Commodity Money." Working Paper, April 10, 2013.

Virtual Currency Schemes. European Central Bank, October 2012.

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