Governance in the Blockchain Economy: A Framework and Research Agenda

  title={Governance in the Blockchain Economy: A Framework and Research Agenda},
  author={Roman Beck and Christoph M{\"u}ller-Bloch and John Leslie King},
  journal={J. Assoc. Inf. Syst.},
Blockchain technology is often referred to as a groundbreaking innovation and the harbinger of a new economic era. Blockchains may be capable of engendering a new type of economic system: the blockchain economy. In the blockchain economy, agreed-upon transactions would be enforced autonomously, following rules defined by smart contracts. The blockchain economy would manifest itself in a new form of organizational design—decentralized autonomous organizations (DAO)—which are organizations with… 

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