Agenda

Take a look at the full agenda of this year’s Peer-to-Peer Financial Systems Workshop including invited talks, panels, paper sessions, keynotes, and welcome addresses by an incredible global network of top-tier speakers.
11:15 am
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11:30 am
Paolo Tasca (UCL CBT) and Nikhil Vadgama (UCL CBT)
11:30 am
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12:00 pm
First Paper Session: Spillover Effects of Peer-to-Peer Lending on the Loan Losses of Commercial Banks
Janus Zhang (Hong Kong Baptist University)
12:00 pm
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12:30 pm
Second Paper Session: Ride the Lightning: Turning Bitcoin into Money
Peter Zimmerman (Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland)
12:30 pm
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1:00 pm
Alfred Lehar (University of Calgary)
1:00 pm
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2:00 pm
Michael Kumhof (Bank of England), Kevin Werbach (University of Pennsylvania - Wharton), Spmka Davidovic (IMF), and Tom Wilson (Reuters)
2:00 pm
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2:00 pm
Nikhil Vadgama (UCL CBT)
11:15 am
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11:30 am
Paolo Tasca (UCL CBT) Jiahua (Java) Xu (UCL CBT)
11:30 am
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12:00 pm
First Paper Session: The Value of "New" and "Old" Intermediation in Online Debt Crowdfunding
Fabbio Braggion (Tilburg University)
12:00 pm
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12:30 pm
Second Paper Session: Asymmetric Cross-side Network Effects on Digital Platforms: Evidence from Marketplace Lending
Ke Tang (Tsinghua University)
12:30 pm
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1:00 pm
Geoffrey Goodell (UCL)
1:00 pm
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1:45 pm
Keynote Speech: The Economics of Distributed Ledger Technology
Raphael Auer (Bank for International Settlements)
1:45 pm
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1:45 pm
Jiahua (Java) Xu (UCL CBT)
11:15 am
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11:30 am
Paolo Tasca (UCL CBT) and Geoff Goodell (UCL CBT)
11:30 am
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12:00 pm
First Paper Session: (R)evolution in Entrepreneurial Finance? The Relationship between Cryptocurrency and Venture Capital Markets
Kirill Shakhnov (University of Surrey)
12:00 pm
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12:30 pm
Second Paper Session: Why Fixed Costs Matter for Proof-of-Work Based Cryptocurrencies
Maarten van Oordt (Bank of Canda)
12:30 pm
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1:00 pm
Third Paper Session: A Contract Service Provider Model for Virtual Assets
Thomas Hardjono (MIT Connection Science & Engineering)
1:00 pm
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2:00 pm
Kary Bheemaiah (Capgemini Invent), Paolo Sironi (IBM), Mark Esposito (Arizona State University) and moderated by Christina Frankopan (Lazard Financial Advisory)
2:00 pm
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2:00 pm
Geoffrey Goodell (UCL CBT)