An Event Study of the Ethereum Transition to Proof-of-Stake
- Computer ScienceSSRN Electronic Journal
The impact on the network and competing platforms in a short event window around the Beacon chain merge is studied, finding that the transition to PoS has reduced energy consumption by 99.98% and stablecoin transfer volumes rise on all three networks.
Ethereum Gas Price Prediction Using Facebook Prophet Model
- Computer Science2022 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Everything (AIE)
The prediction of gas prices was conducted in this study using the Facebook prophet model in python programming language with the aim to narrow the gap between the current unexpected gas fee price and the ability of predicting the future gas fee.
Black-Box for Blockchain Parameters Adjustment
- Computer ScienceIEEE Access
This paper introduces a function for blockchain performance evaluation as a black-box. The function runs the Solana blockchain test network with the only differences between the main network in a…
Security Enhancement in Smart Logistics with Blockchain Technology: A Home Delivery Use Case
- Computer ScienceInformatics
This paper proposes preventing nonrepudiation in home delivery through blockchain technology, and designs a data structure and smart contract for distributed application and proposes a security policy for the proposed framework.
Containerized immutable maritime data sharing utilizing Distributed Ledger Technologies
- Computer ScienceJournal of Physics: Conference Series
How tamperfree maritime data sharing can enable automated transactions between vessels and shore-based entities is explored and how the distributed ledger VeChain, as compared to Ethereum, have some distinct advantages that may be beneficial for continued automation and efficiency gains are explored.
A Secured Blockchain-based Information-Centric Network
- Computer ScienceJournal of Computer Science
This study describes and develops a voting system based on a blockchain consensus algorithm to avoid a single point of failure during the verification process and applies the system using an Ethereum smart contract to verify the effectiveness of the proposed system.
Stablecoins: Survivorship, Transactions Costs and Exchange Microstructure
- EconomicsSSRN Electronic Journal
Five of the ten largest stablecoins are backed by fiat assets. Four hold digital assets; all ten are collateralized. Seven of the ten are on the Ethereum network. Failure rates of stablecoin projects…
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Is Bitcoin Really Untethered?
This paper investigates whether Tether, a digital currency pegged to the U.S. dollar, influenced Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency prices during the 2017 boom. Using algorithms to analyze blockchain…
Sex, Drugs, and Bitcoin: How Much Illegal Activity Is Financed Through Cryptocurrencies?
- Mathematics, EconomicsThe Review of Financial Studies
It is estimated that around $76 billion of illegal activity per year involves bitcoin (46% of bitcoin transactions), which is close to the scale of the US and European markets for illegal drugs.
Datestamping the Bitcoin and Ethereum Bubbles
- MathematicsFinance Research Letters
We examine the existence and dates of pricing bubbles in Bitcoin and Ethereum, two popular cryptocurrencies using the (Phillips et al., 2011) methodology. In contrast to previous papers, we examine…
A Proof for the Queuing Formula: L = λW
In a queuing process, let 1/λ be the mean time between the arrivals of two consecutive units, L be the mean number of units in the system, and W be the mean time spent by a unit in the system. It is…
Markov processes in blockchain systems
- Mathematics, Computer ScienceComputational Social Networks
A more general framework of block-structured Markov processes in the queueing study of blockchain systems, which can provide analysis both for the stationary performance measures and for the sojourn time of any transaction or block is developed.
The economics of BitCoin price formation
- Economics, Business
ABSTRACT This is the first article that studies BitCoin price formation by considering both the traditional determinants of currency price, e.g., market forces of supply and demand, and digital…
From Mining to Markets: The Evolution of Bitcoin Transaction Fees
- BusinessJournal of Financial Economics
Abstract We investigate the role that transaction fees play in the bitcoin blockchain's evolution from a mining-based structure to a market-based ecology. We develop a game-theoretic model to explain…
Instrumental Variables Regression with Weak Instruments
- Economics, Mathematics
This paper develops asymptotic distribution theory for instrumental variable regression when the partial correlation between the instruments and a single included endogenous variable is weak, here…