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Crypto and Blockchain Economics Research (CBER) Conference Day 2

April 17, 2021 @ 6:00 am - 10:20 am EDT

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Crypto and Blockchain Economics Research (CBER) Conference Day 2

In collaboration with Management Science, FinTech at Cornell – an Initiative of the SC Johnson College of Business, and the Rotman School of Management’s FinHub.


Host: Gideon Saar (Cornell University)

Session 3: Beyond Bitcoin (10:00 AM EST – 11:30 AM EST)

Session Chair: Garud Iyengar (Columbia University)

To Infinity and Beyond: Financing Platforms with Uncapped Crypto Tokens by Rowena Gan (Southern Methodist University), Gerry Tsoukalas (University of Pennsylvania) and Serguei Netessine (University of Pennsylvania)

Discussant: Yao Cui (Cornell University)

(R)Evolution in Entrepreneurial Finance? The Relationship between Cryptocurrency and Venture Capital Markets by Kirill Shakhnov (University of Surrey) and Luana Zaccaria (Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance) Discussant: Evgeny Lyandres (Tel Aviv University)

Break (11:30 AM EST – 11:35 AM EST)

Session 4: Mining and Welfare (11:35 AM EST – 1:05 PM EST)

Session Chair: Wei Xiong (Princeton University)

When Cryptomining Comes to Town: High Electricity-Use Spillovers to the Local Economy by Matteo Benetton (UC Berkeley), Giovanni Compiani (University of Chicago) and Adair Morse (UC Berkeley)

Discussant: Hanna Halaburda (New York University)

StableFees: A Predictable Fee Market for Cryptocurrencies by Soumya Basu (Cornell University), David Easley (Cornell University), Maureen O’Hara (Cornell University) and Emin G¨un Sirer (Cornell University) Discussant: Mariana Khapko (University of Toronto)

Break (1:05 PM EST – 1:10 PM EST)

Keynote Speech (1:10 PM EST – 2:10 PM EST)

Moderator: Gur Huberman (Columbia University)

Elaine Shi (Carnegie Mellon University and Cornell University) presents Foundations of Distributed Consensus and Blockchains

Awards Ceremony (2:10 PM EST – 2:20 PM EST)

Presented by Andrew Karolyi (Dean of the College and Dean of Academic Affairs, and Harold Bierman, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Management, SC Johnson College of Business

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April 17, 2021
6:00 am - 10:20 am EDT
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