2021 Economics of Cryptocurrencies

June 3, 2021

Location: Zoom

Organizers: Aleh Tsyvinski and Wei Xiong

Thursday, June 3
1:00pm to 1:45pm Raphael Auer (Bank for International Settlements), Cyril Monnet (University of Bern), *Hyun Shin (Bank for International Settlements), "Permissioned Distributed Ledgers and the Governance of Money"
10:45am to 11:30am Will Cong (Cornell University), "Crypto Wash Trading "
11:30am to 12:15pm Itay Goldstein (University of Pennsylvania), "Initial Coin Offerings as a Commitment to Competition"
12:15pm to 1:00pm Christine Parlour (University of California, Berkeley), "Miner Collusion and the Bitcoin Protocol"
10:00am to 10:45am Matteo Benetton (University of California, Berkeley), *Giovanni Compiani (University of Chicago Booth), "Investors’ Beliefs and Asset Prices: A Structural Model of Cryptocurrency Demand "
2:00pm to 2:45pm Panel Discussion with Commissioner Hester M. Peirce (Securities and Exchange Commission), Darrell Duffie (Stanford University), Hyun Shin (Bank for International Settlements), Markus Brunnermeier (Princeton University), "The Future of Cryptocurrencies"


Zheng (Michael) Song
(Yale University)
Ernest Liu
(Princeton University)
Nikhil Agarwal
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Stelios Michalopoulos
(Brown University)
Pol Antras
(Harvard University)
Divyansh Mishra
Costas Arkolakis
(Yale University)
Cyril Monnet
(University of Bern)
Jefferson Barbosa
(Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo)
Giuseppe Moscarini
(Yale University)
Zack Barnett-Howell
(Yale University)
Augustus Panton
(International Monetary Fund)
Dirk Bergemann
(Yale University)
Christine Parlour
(University of California, Berkeley)
David Bishop
(Yale University)
Hester Peirce
(Securities and Exchange Commission)
Markus Brunnermeier
(Princeton University)
Cristina Pereiro
Charles Cai
(Yale University)
Michael Peters
(Yale University)
Lorenzo Caliendo
(Yale University)
Jorge Ponce
(Central Bank of Uruguay )
Bhagwan Chiwdhry
(Indian School of Business Management and Administration)
Tommaso Porzio
(Columbia Business School)
Giovanni Compiani
(University of Chicago Booth)
Yujie Qian
(Yale University)
Will Cong
(Cornell University)
Yongseok Shin
(Washington University in St. Louis)
Juan Cordoba
(Iowa State University)
Hyun Shin
(Bank for International Settlements)
Nicolás De Marco
(Central Bank of Uruguay )
Tony Smith
(Yale University)
Chuan Du
(Yale University)
Paulo Somaini
(Stanford University)
Darrell Duffie
(Stanford Graduate School of Business)
Jintaek Song
(Yale University)
Konstantin Egorov
(New Economic School)
Philipp Strack
(Yale University)
William English
(Yale University)
Ruslan Sverchkov
(University of Warwick)
Ana Cecilia Fieler
(Yale University)
Tomasz Swiecki
(University of British Columbia)
Coy Garrison
(Securities and Exchange Commission)
Chris Tonetti
(Stanford Graduate School of Business)
John Geanakoplos
(Yale University)
Ardit Trikshiqi
(Universität Vienna)
Itay Goldstein
(The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania)
Aleh Tsyvinski
(Yale University)
Deeksha Gupta
(Carnegie Mellon University)
Mauricio Une
(Rabobank International)
Zijian He
(Yale University)
Joao Paulo Valente
(Yale University)
Zhen Huo
(Yale University)
Santiago Velez
(Block Digital Corporation & Real Vision Finance)
Hayrettin Konuk
Stephan Waizmann
(Yale University)
Herve Kouna
(Faith, Family and Finances)
Sandra Waliczek
(The World Bank)
Antzelos Kyriazis
(Yale University)
Xi Wu
(University of California, Berkeley)
Ricardo Lagos
(New York University)
Pengpeng Xiao
(Duke University)
Ashley Lannquist
(World Economic Forum)
Xiaochuan Xing
(Yale University)
Jacob Leshno
(University of Chicago Booth)
Wei Xiong
(Princeton University)
Ilse Lindenlaub
(Yale University)

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