Research Reports

The Case for Electronic Cash

Framework for Securities Regulation of Cryptocurrencies

The Need for a Federal Alternative to State Money Transmission Licensing

The Bank Secrecy Act, Cryptocurrencies, and New Tokens: What is Known and What Remains Ambiguous

State Digital Currency Principles and Framework

Open Matters: Why Permissionless Blockchains are Essential to the Future of the Internet

A Securities Law Framework for Blockchain Tokens

Bitcoin: A Primer for Policymakers

Overcoming Obstacles to Banking Virtual Currency Businesses

Bitcoin: Risk Factors for Insurance

Bitcoin: Our Best Tool for Privacy and Identity on the Internet

Bitcoin Financial Regulation: Securities, Derivatives, Prediction Markets, and Gambling

The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics: cryptocurrency

Based in Washington, D.C., Coin Center is the leading non-profit research and advocacy center focused on the public policy issues facing cryptocurrency and decentralized computing technologies like Bitcoin and Ethereum. Our mission is to build a better understanding of these technologies and to promote a regulatory climate that preserves the freedom to innovate using permissionless blockchain technologies.