Crypto & Digital Currency

See what our faculty experts have to say about crypto, digital currency, and other fintech innovations.

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The Lackluster Past and Promising Future of China’s Central Bank Digital Currency

China’s slow adoption of its central bank digital currency, e-CNY, suggests existing electronic payments systems can be a deterrent.

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Johnson BusinessFeed

The Emerging Market of Cryptocurrencies and Perpetual Contracts

Cryptocurrencies have attracted much attention from the public. In the cryptocurrency space, perpetual contracts play a crucial role.

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Assessing Risks and Realignments in Emerging Markets

The 2023 Emerging Markets Institute conference was held on the Cornell Tech campus in NYC, Nov. 3, hosting nearly 500 attendees in person and online.

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Dyson BusinessFeed

John Wu’s Journey from Tech Investor to Blockchain Entrepreneur and Web3 Champion

Blockchain entrepreneur John Wu ’92 built his career through Cornell connections and gives back as an advisor, speaker, and benefactor.

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Johnson BusinessFeed

Panel Debates Digital Currencies’ Purpose, Privacy, Governance, and Stability

In a panel led by Fintech at Cornell executive director Susan Joseph, Cornell cryptocurrency experts debated the pros and cons of digital currencies.

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Johnson BusinessFeed

Nigeria’s eNaira CBDC: What Went Wrong?

Pratham Rawat ’23 discusses reasons for the low usage rates of Nigeria’s  eNaira a year after the release of the country’s CBDC initiative.

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Johnson BusinessFeed

Reinventing global value chains in uncertain times

Emerging markets benefit from greater engagement in global value chains but fear a loss of momentum in today’s complex and uncertain world.

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Johnson BusinessFeed

Does the Digital Yuan Mark the End of Commercial Banks, Established Players?

Four Johnson Cornell Tech MBA students examine the launch of China’s new digital currency, the e-yuan, and its implications.

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Johnson BusinessFeed

Cryptocurrency in Latin America: Adoption, Regulation, and Financial Inclusion

Raghav Nath, MBA ’22, examines cryptocurrency and its adoption, promise, and regulation in the Latin American countries.