A Study on Blockchain-Based Circular Economy Credit Rating System

  • Hsin-Te Wu
  • Yi-Jen Su
  • Wu-Chih Hu
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 733)


Circular economy is distinct from the linear economy model in the past. Circular economy emphasizes regeneration instead of possession of resource, and proposes using shared resources to create new supply chains and new economies. When practicing circular economy, prior to collaboration, each economic entity must learn of each other’s credit rating. This study applies the blockchain technology to establish each economic entity’s transaction details, and then employs confidence level algorithms to calculate each entity’s credit rating; the method utilizes the concept of decentralization to reduce third-party broker fees, which, aside from decreasing transaction costs, provides effective credit rating of public economic entities.


Blockchain Circular economy Sharing economy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and Information EngineeringNational Penghu University of Science and TechnologyMagong CityTaiwan
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science and Information EngineeringShu-Te UniversityYanchaoTaiwan

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