2019 - Radical Mechanisms 10 Years After the Financial Crisis

JRCPPF 8th Annual Conference | February 21-22, 2019

Held ten years after the financial crisis this conference explored new ideas and mechanism designs aimed at addressing some of the most pressing issues facing financial markets and the macro-economy. The conference featured mix of speakers including experts on blockchain, fintech, financial decentralization, and innovative mechanism design.

The Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance’s Annual Conference brings together preeminent researchers, policy experts, and market practitioners from across the globe to exchange ideas and shed new light on the most pressing economic issues of our time. The conference also exposes our students to a range of economic expertise and provides them with the opportunity to interact with leading academics and policy makers. This year's conference was co-sponsored by Microsoft Research.

Read the summary of the conference here.

Videos, slides, papers (Radical Markets)


Lucas Geiger, Cofound, Wireline

Lucas Geiger, Cofound, Wireline

Nicole Immorlica

Nicole Immorlica | Senior Researcher, Microsoft Research New England

Steve Randy Waldman

Steve Randy Waldman | interfluidity.com

Rachel Cummings

Rachel Cummings | Assistant Professor, Georgia Tech

Ananya Chakravarti

Ananya Chakravarti | Assistant Professor of History, Georgetown University

Robin Hanson

Robin Hanson
Associate Professor of Economics, George Mason University

Zoë Hitzig

Zoë Hitzig | Ph.D. Graduate Student, Harvard University

Matt Prewitt, Deputy Director, RadicalxChange

Matt Prewitt, Deputy Director, RadicalxChange

Aparna Krishnan

Aparna Krishnan | Co-founder, Mechanism Labs

John Mercurio

John Mercurio, Chief Communications Officer, Bitfury

Devon Zuegel

Devon Zuegel | Engineer, GitHub

Anthony Lee Zhang

Anthony Lee Zhang | Ph.D. Candidate, Stanford Graduate School of Business

Ernest Liu

Ernest Liu, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Princeton University

Karsten Muller

Karsten Müller, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Princeton University



Glen Weyl

Glen Weyl

Atif Mian

Atif Mian

Keynote Speaker
Glen Weyl, Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research and Visiting Research Scholar, Princeton University
Glen Weyl '07 *08, Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research and Visiting Research Scholar, Princeton University