Involvement in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies garnered significant media attention during the global COVID-19 lockdown. Trading or investing in cryptocurrencies can be considered quite risky due to high volatility, drastic swings in price, and the potential for losses due to fraud and scams. The proposed research will thoroughly explore involvement in cryptocurrencies among a sample of Canadians, including patterns of behaviour, motives for purchasing these products, associations with gambling behaviours, and the stability/change in cryptocurrency ownership over time.
Timeframe: December 1, 2022 to December 1, 2024
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