Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Publishes: "Bitcoin: A Primer"Submitted by Diamond Dog on Sun, 11/10/2013 - 10:45
Bitcoin: A primer
by François R. Velde, senior economist
Bitcoin is a digital currency that was launched in 2009, and it has attracted much
attention recently. This article reviews the mechanics of the currency and offers some
thoughts on its characteristics.
The publication is a PDF, four pages long, which can be found here: