Blockchain Economic Networks: Economic Network Theory—Systemic Risk and Blockchain Technology

This chapter discusses how the widespread adoption of blockchain technology might contribute to solving a larger class of economic problems related to systemic risk, the degree of systemic risk in financial networks

Melanie Swan

2018

Scholarcy highlights

  • This chapter discusses how the widespread adoption of blockchain technology might contribute to solving a larger class of economic problems related to systemic risk, the degree of systemic risk in financial networks
  • The key finding is that the replication of network statistical behavior in cryptographic networks indicates the robust adoption of blockchain systems
  • Part II addresses balance sheet network analysis, first from the classical sense of central bank balance sheet network analysis developed by Castrén, Gai and Kapadia, and Chan-Lau, and proposes how blockchain economic networks might help solve systemic risk problems
  • Fractal network derived from banking transaction—An analysis of network structures formed by financial institutions
  • More banks are trying out blockchains for fund transfers
  • Complex network measures of brain connectivity: Uses and interpretations

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