Presentations 2020

Presentations

Day 1

Opening remarks

 

Paolo Tasca, UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies

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Miner Collusion and the BitCoin Protocol

 

Alfred Lehar, University of Calgary

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Spillover Effect of Peer-to-Peer Lending on the Loan Losses of Commercial Banks

 

Janus Zhang, Hong Kong Baptist University

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Ride the Lightning: Turning Bitcoin into Money

 

Peter Zimmerman, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

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Panel Discussion: Central Bank Digital Currency and the future of digital money

 

Michael Kumhof, Bank of England
Kevin Werbach, University of Pennsylvania (Wharton)
Sonja Davidovic, IMF
Moderator: Tom Wilson, Reuters

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Day 2

Opening Remarks

 

Paolo Tasca, UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies

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The Value of New and Old Intermediation in Online Debt Crowdfunding

 

Fabio Braggion, Tilburg University

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Asymmetric Cross-side Network Effects on Digital Platforms: Evidence from Marketplace Lending

 

Ke Tang, Tsinghua University

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Digital Currency and Economic Crises: Helping States Respond

 

Geoffrey Goodell, University College London

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Keynote: Permissioned Decentralised Ledgers and the Governance of Money

 

Raphael Auer, Bank for International Settlements

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Day 3

Opening Remarks

 

Paolo Tasca, UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies

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(R)evolution in Entrepreneurial Finance? The Relationship between Cryptocurrency and Venture Capital Markets

 

Kirill Shakhnov, University of Surrey

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Why Fixed Costs Matter for Proof-of-Work Based Cryptocurrencies

 

Maarten van Oordt, Bank of Canada

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A Contract Service Provider Model for Virtual Assets

 

Thomas Hardjono, MIT Connection Science & Engineering

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Panel Discussion: The global pandemic and new opportunities for financial technologies

 

Kary Bheemaiah, Capgemini Invent
Paolo Sironi, IBM
Mark Esposito, Thunderbird School of Global Management and Harvard University
Moderator: Christina Frankopan, Lazard Financial Advisory

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