U4: Blockchain as an Anticorruption Tool: Case Examples and Introduction to the Technology

The technology behind bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies was supposed to end poverty, eliminate corruption, and provide financial inclusion for all. The very financial institutions it was created to exclude are adopting the technology to increase transactions’ security and reduce costs. Its degree of success is more contextual than related to the technology itself.

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Document type Analysis, discussion papers, and blogs
Language of document
  • English
Topics Anti-corruption
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Global
Copyright Yes
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Version / Edition U4 Issue 2020:7
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Author (individual) Per Aarvik
Co-author (individual) Arne Strand (Series Editor)
Publication place Norway
Publisher U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre
Publication date 2020
Pagination 38
Keywords Blockchain,Corruption,Development,E-Government,Illicit financial flow,Money laundering,Transparency
Date uploaded July 27, 2020, 09:51 (UTC)
Date modified August 3, 2020, 02:33 (UTC)