Graduation Date

Fall 12-16-2017

Grading Professor

Linda Prout

Subject Concentration

Business & Economics

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


The use of the digital currency Bitcoin has spiked dramatically over the last several years. Spurred by interest from investors and those excited about its commercial and banking potential, the value of the cryptocurrency has seen its value greatly increase since its beginning in 2009.

This project explains the underlying technology behind Bitcoin, how Bitcoin is and will change commerce, and what potential lies ahead for the digital currency.

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