Blockchain Technology: Advances in Research and Applications


Eva R. Porras, PhD –  Managing Director and Lead Researcher at SmartLedger Blockchain Solutions and Honorary Research Collaborator of the Department of Business Economics, Rey Juan Carlos University, Spain

Series: Economic Issues, Problems and Perspectives
BISAC: COM093000; BUS114000; COM004000

Nakamoto’s 2008 publication of the Bitcoin protocol started a technological and economic revolution. Now, more than 10,000 digital payment brands in the markets claim to be backed up by distributed ledger technologies (DTLs) or blockchains. This volume compares the characteristics of these technologies while it brings clarity to the different aspects of the ecosystem.

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Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Ledger Comparative Analysis
D. Joseph, Y. Lo, A. Pagani, L. Pan and V. Skovorodov
nChain Ltd, London, U.K

Chapter 2. Some Fundamentals of Mathematics of Blockchain
Julien Riposo, PhD, CQF

Chapter 3. On the Intersection of Ricardian and Smart Contracts
Ian Grigg
Financial Cryptographer, Peer for Peer Foundation, Anguilla

Chapter 4. Current State and Future Perspectives of Auditing Blockchain Technology
Ana Jezovita, PhD, and Boris Tusek, PhD
Department of Accounting, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia

Chapter 5. Triple-entry Accounting with Blockchain
J. I. Ibañez
Centre for Blockchain Technologies, University College London, London, UK

Chapter 6. Blockchain Technology: The Case of Blockchain-Enabled Supply Chain Management and Its Potential
Azadeh Dindarian, PhD and Sid Chakravarthy2
Co-Founder-ETHOS AI, Berlin, Germany
2CEO-STATWIG, Ahmadabad, India

Chapter 7. Proof of Work in Governance and Politics
Konstantinos Sgantzos1, MSc, and Gregory Ward2,, MSc
1Research Institute of Sciences and Engineering [RISE], University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE
2SmartLedger Blockchain Solutions, Inc, USA

Chapter 8. Blockchain Adoption in Renewable Energy Communities (REC): A TOE-Sustainability Framework
Sushil Chaurasia, M. Mazhar Rathore and Dhirindra Shukla
The J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management and Entrepreneurship, Faculty of Engineering, University of New Brunswick, New Brunswick, Canada


Editor’s ORCID iD

Eva R. Porras – 0000-0002-2167-6275