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Are Americans Nowadays More Willing to Use Bitcoin-Like Cryptocurrencies?

Posted November 24, 2020 in Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies, Data Analytics & Digital Technologies Cutter Business Technology Journal
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The authors focus specifically on the potential of cryptocurrencies by asking the timely question, “Are Americans nowadays more willing to use Bitcoin-like cryptocurrencies?” Specifically, they want to know whether Americans would be more willing to use cryptocurrencies over credit cards to complete different e-commerce trans­actions. To answer the question, they surveyed 195 US participants about their willingness to use a hypothetical cryptocurrency called “DIGIcoin” to pay for 11 different products and services.
About The Author
Manjul Gupta
Manjul Gupta is Assistant Professor in the Department of Information Systems and Business Analytics in the College of Business at Florida International University. Dr. Gupta’s research focuses on the cross-cultural issues in a variety of technology-driven phenomena, such as computer-mediated communication, blockchain, big data, artificial intelligence, telemedicine, the sharing economy, and social networks. He has been published in… Read More
Carlos Parra
Carlos M. Parra is Clinical Professor in the Department of Information Systems and Business Analytics in the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU). Dr. Parra works on qualitative information systems research, including capability emergence, digital communities, and culture studies; neuro-economics, specifically exploring links between neural activation, self-reported measures, lab-task performance, and real-life behaviors… Read More
Eduardo Salcedo
Eduardo Salcedo is a PhD candidate at Florida International University (FIU) with research interests in information security policy, blockchain technology, and the sharing economy. He earned a master’s in information systems from FIU and has over six years’ experience working in management outside of academia. He can be reached at esalcedo@fiu.edu.
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