Blockchain-Based Financial Technologies and Cryptocurrencies for Low-Income People: Technical potential versus practical reality

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Nir B. Kshetri, Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: Several blockchain-based financial technologies and cryptocurrencies have been launched for low-income people. Blockchain’s technical potential can be used to serve the needs of unbanked and underbanked populations, but there is no evidence that these needs are being met.

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IEEE Computer, 53(1),18-29.
Language: English
Date: 2021
blockchain, cryptocurrency, market opportunities

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