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The Application of Advanced Technologies in the Field of International Finances: Bitcoin Phenomenon

Aleksandar Dordevic

Ekonomika, Journal for Economic Theory and Practice and Social Issues, 2018, vol. 64, issue 1

Abstract: During the history there have been different examples of incorporating technology into economics. Some of them include SWIFT, e-banking, mobile payments, and many more. Technology had to be commercialized and put into service of facilitating economic processes. International finances underwent the process of development too. With the globalization process national economies became more interconnected and dependent from each other. Individuals demanded a faster and more convenient way to make international payments. Internet trade is on the rise, social media rule the contemporary world, and then appears the inception of so-called crypto currencies. The most famous is Bitcoin. Where lays its place in the economic science? It looks like that Bitcoin is going towards decentralization of the monetary system known by now. The goal of this paper is to raise the awareness of the changes happening in economy and in economic science.

Keywords: Demand and Price Analysis; Institutional and Behavioral Economics (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2018
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DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.290218

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