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The section Blockchain Economics explores the transition of socio-economic systems towards open models built on distributed ledger technologies (DLTs) and Blockchain, and it addresses a plethora of fundamental questions on Blockchain and Economics. Typical studies in this realm will include (but are not limited to):
· Contract, market design and information mechanisms of distributed marketplaces
· Economics (including supply policy) of blockchains employing tokens or account balances that represent assets (physical or otherwise) or are exchangeable for goods, services or currency.
· Token engineering
· Analysis of incentives (designed or hidden) in blockchain-based platforms
· Decision-making processes in decentralized environments
· Analysis of collective-decision making
· Token circulation and distribution
· Economic aspects of design and functioning of centrally issued digital currencies
· Economic aspects of Initial Coin Offerings and Security Token Offerings
· Modelling and forecasting of blockchain economics
· Economic metrics of Blockchain
· Political aspects of Blockchain Economics
· Economic aspects of decentralized autonomous organizations
· Token economics / tokenomics
· Strategic behavior in Blockchain
· Economic aspects of distributed consensus systems
· Blockchain in Economics and the economics of Blockchain
· Interdisciplinary approaches in Blockchain research
Papers can be either theoretical or empirical: in both cases, they must contain original content that advances the state of the art in the area of Blockchain Economics. Methods include (but are not limited to): game theory, social choice theory, contract theory, macro-economic analysis, data-driven and econometric approaches, and agent-based modelling. We also welcome survey papers that compare existing approaches, or systematize the knowledge about a given topic. Contributions that might influence commercial speculation, for example by predicting the future value of a particular asset, are unlikely to be accepted.
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Blockchain Economics welcomes submissions of the following article types: Addendum, Book Review, Brief Research Report, Case Report, Classification, Clinical Study Protocol, Clinical Trial, Code, Community Case Study, Conceptual Analysis, Conference Brief Paper, Conference Comments Paper, Conference Full Paper, Core Concept, Correction, CPC, Curriculum, Instruction, and Pedagogy, Data Report, Editorial, Empirical Study, Erratum, Evaluation, Field Grand Challenge, Focused Review, Frontiers Commentary, General Commentary, Highlights, Hypothesis and Theory, Images in Medicine, Letter to the Editor, Mechanisms of Disease Reviews, Medical Book Review, Medical Case Report, Methods, Mini Review, Mini Reviews in Medicine, New Discovery, Opinion, Original Research in Medicine, Perspective, Perspectives in Medicine, Policy and Practice Reviews, Policy Brief, Protocols, Registered Report, Research Snapshot, Review, Reviews in Medicine, Specialty Grand Challenge, Study Protocol, Systematic Review, Technology and Code and Technology Report.
All manuscripts must be submitted directly to the section Blockchain Economics, where they are peer-reviewed by the Associate and Review Editors of the specialty section.
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