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Special Issue on Blockchain

  1. Research

    A new proof-of-work mechanism for bitcoin

    Bitcoin system, when more than 51% computing power is controlled by a single node, the block chain can be distorted maliciously. This is called 51% attack which is a well-known potential risk that could destro...

    Ning Shi

    Financial Innovation 2016 2:31

    Published on: 22 December 2016

  2. Editorial

    Overview of business innovations and research opportunities in blockchain and introduction to the special issue

    Blockchain has become a new frontier of venture capitals that has attracted the attention of banks, governments, and other business corporations. The recent blockchain related attempts included legal blockchai...

    J. Leon Zhao, Shaokun Fan and Jiaqi Yan

    Financial Innovation 2016 2:28

    Published on: 15 December 2016

    The Erratum to this article has been published in Financial Innovation 2017 3:9

  3. Research

    Are blockchains immune to all malicious attacks?

    In recent years, blockchain technology has attracted considerable attention. It records cryptographic transactions in a public ledger that is difficult to alter and compromise because of the distributed consen...

    Jennifer J. Xu

    Financial Innovation 2016 2:25

    Published on: 10 December 2016

  4. Review

    Blockchain application and outlook in the banking industry

    Blockchain technology is a core, underlying technology with promising application prospects in the banking industry. On one hand, the banking industry in China is facing the impact of interest rate liberalizat...

    Ye Guo and Chen Liang

    Financial Innovation 2016 2:24

    Published on: 9 December 2016

  5. Research

    A maturity model for blockchain adoption

    The rapid development of the blockchain technology and its various applications has rendered it important to understand the guidelines for adopting it.

    Huaiqing Wang, Kun Chen and Dongming Xu

    Financial Innovation 2016 2:12

    Published on: 14 November 2016