Event Title

An analysis of the blockchain ecosystem in the Western Balkans countries

Session

Computer Science and Communication Engineering

Description

. In the same way that billions of people all over the world are currently connected to the Internet, millions and billions of people in the world will be connected via blockchains in the near-coming future. Every day, more countries embrace this technology and introduce it to many domains, and we ask how the Western Balkan countries are doing to this regard. To answer this, in this paper we present a generic overview of the blockchain technology and then offer a generic view of its ecosystem in Europe. We focused on the Western Balkan countries and analyzed it in respect to the economic benefits of this technology and considered as a case study Albania.

Keywords:

Blockchain, Western Balkans, ICO, Albania

Session Chair

Patrik Elm

Session Co-Chair

Paivi Jokela

Proceedings Editor

Edmond Hajrizi

ISBN

978-9951-437-69-1

Location

Pristina, Kosovo

Start Date

27-10-2018 9:00 AM

End Date

27-10-2018 10:30 AM

DOI

10.33107/ubt-ic.2018.82

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An analysis of the blockchain ecosystem in the Western Balkans countries

Pristina, Kosovo

. In the same way that billions of people all over the world are currently connected to the Internet, millions and billions of people in the world will be connected via blockchains in the near-coming future. Every day, more countries embrace this technology and introduce it to many domains, and we ask how the Western Balkan countries are doing to this regard. To answer this, in this paper we present a generic overview of the blockchain technology and then offer a generic view of its ecosystem in Europe. We focused on the Western Balkan countries and analyzed it in respect to the economic benefits of this technology and considered as a case study Albania.