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Banking Beyond Banks and Money

A Guide to Banking Services in the Twenty-First Century

  • A reference for academics and graduate students in the fields of peer-to-peer finance, digital currencies, crowdfunding

  • Offers a multidisciplinary approach where experts of different disciplines give their own perspectives on the argument

  • Sets the foundations for a new interdisciplinary research area

  • Includes supplementary material: sn.pub/extras

Part of the book series: New Economic Windows (NEW)

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Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-vi
  2. Introduction

    • Paolo Tasca, Tomaso Aste, Loriana Pelizzon, Nicolas Perony
    Pages 1-4
  3. Classification of Crowdfunding in the Financial System

    • Loriana Pelizzon, Max Riedel, Paolo Tasca
    Pages 5-16
  4. Crowdfunding and Bank Stress

    • Daniel Blaseg, Michael Koetter
    Pages 17-54
  5. FinTech in China: From Shadow Banking to P2P Lending

    • Jànos Barberis, Douglas W. Arner
    Pages 69-96
  6. Features or Bugs: The Seven Sins of Current Bitcoin

    • Nicolas T. Courtois
    Pages 97-120
  7. Trustless Computing—The What Not the How

    • Gavin Wood, Jutta Steiner
    Pages 133-144
  8. Reinventing Money and Lending for the Digital Age

    • Richard D. Porter, Wade Rousse
    Pages 145-180
  9. Scalability and Egalitarianism in Peer-to-Peer Networks

    • Fabio Caccioli, Giacomo Livan, Tomaso Aste
    Pages 197-212
  10. Blockchains and the Boundaries of Self-Organized Economies: Predictions for the Future of Banking

    • Trent J. MacDonald, Darcy W. E. Allen, Jason Potts
    Pages 279-296
  11. Blockchain 2.0 and Beyond: Adhocracies

    • Mihaela Ulieru
    Pages 297-303
  12. Back Matter

    Pages 305-316

About this book

Do you know how banking and money will look like in the new digital age?

This book collects the voices of leading scholars, entrepreneurs, policy makers and consultants who, through their expertise and keen analytical skills, are best positioned to picture from various angles the ongoing technological revolution in banking and finance.

You will learn how lending and borrowing can exist without banks; how new forms of money can compete to better serve different society needs; how new technologies are banking the unbanked communities in the poorest parts of the world, and how ideas and small projects can be financed by the crowds without the need to rely upon banks. You will learn how, in the new digital age, we will interact with new self-organised and autonomous companies that operate without any human involvement, based on a set of programmed and incorruptible rules. You will learn that new business models will emerge thanks to technology-enabled platforms, upon which one can build new forms of non-hierarchical cooperation between strangers. And you will also learn that new forms of risks and threats are emerging that will destabilise our systems and jeopardise the stability of our financial order.

Keywords

  • Bitcoin
  • Cryptographic Protocols
  • Digital Currencies
  • Distributed Autonomous Corporations
  • Financial crime prevention
  • P2P Financing
  • Peer-to-peer finance
  • Peer-to-peer networks
  • Security engineering
  • Smart Contracts
  • Smart Properties
  • data-driven science, modeling and theory building
  • quantitative finance

Reviews

“Banking beyond banks and money is a compendium of in-depth articles detailing the individual authors’ make-up of 21st century financial institutions. … The book is definitely meant for a niche audience: those whose whole careers depend on innovations in the banking and financing world.” (James Van Speybroeck, Computing Reviews, January, 2017)

Editors and Affiliations

  • UCL, Center for Blockchain Tecnologies, London, United Kingdom

    Paolo Tasca

  • UCL Computer Science, London, United Kingdom

    Tomaso Aste

  • SAFE-Goethe University Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

    Loriana Pelizzon

  • ETH Zurich & ECUREX Research, Zurich, Switzerland

    Nicolas Perony

Bibliographic Information

Buying options

eBook USD 139.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-319-42448-4
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 179.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book USD 179.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)