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Privacy and Central Bank Digital Currencies, Luohan Academy Webinar, 2022
On Interest-bearing Central Bank Digital Currency with Heterogeneous Banks, CB & DC Seminar, 2021
Estimating Policy Functions in Payment Systems using Reinforcement Learning, Best Empirical Paper, 2020 Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS) Workshop.
Panel Discussion on The New Digitalisation of International Finance and the future of the International Monetary System, Dialogue of Continents 2020, The Age of Imagination, Reinventing Bretton Woods Committee.
Why Fixed Costs Matter for Proof-of-Work Based Cryptocurrencies, San Francisco Blockchain Week 2020.
TSE Panel Discussion on Digital Currencies, Toulouse 2019
Panel Discussion on Private Digital Currencies or Central Bank Digital Currencies? Third Annual Fintech Conference, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, November 2019.
Trust – 2019 Payments Canada SUMMIT
Tokenomics 2019, Paris: Entrepreneurial Incentives and the Role of Initial Coin Offerings
Testimony before the Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade, U.S. House of Representatives, at a hearing entitled The Future of Money: Digital Currency.
Cryptocurrencies and Global Monetary Policy – MIT Technology Review: Presentation, Roundtable.
Blockchain Unbound, Puerto Rico, March 2018: Cash, Cryptocurrencies and Digital Payments
GRIT Talk: From Bitcoin to Central Bank Digital Currencies
Payments Canada Summit: Project Jasper Phase II Distributed Ledger for Central Banking
ESI Lecture Series, Chapman University: Let Me, or Let George? Motives of Competing Altruists