The Digital Agenda for vitual currencies : can Bitcoin become a global currency?
- Kancs, D'Artis
- Ciaian, Pavel
- Rajčániová, Miroslava
- Comisión Europea Centro Común de Investigación
- Instituto de Estudios de Prospectiva Tecnológica
This paper identifies and analyzes BitCoin features which may facilitate Bitcoin to become a global currency, as well as characteristics which may impede the use of BitCoin as a medium of exchange, a unit of account and a store of value, and compares BitCoin with standard currencies with respect to the main functions of money.
See at: https://ec.europa.eu/jrc/en/publication/digital-agenda-virtual-currencies-can-bitcoin-become-global-currency