2019 Annual Conference: Agenda

Radical Mechanisms 10 Years after the Financial Crisis | February 21-22, 2019 | Agenda

Please note that the conference will take place at two locations: the Microsoft Technology Center in Times Square (NYC) and the Princeton University campus.The conference will be livestreamed and recorded for later viewing. All papers and slides will be made available to registrants via a secure website. 

Papers, Videos, and Slides

Property Rights & Taxation

Anthony Lee Zhang, Ph.D. Candidate, Stanford Graduate School of Business
"Competition Policy and Price Discovery" | Slides | Video

Matthew Prewitt, Deputy Director, RadicalxChange
"Ownership & Punishment" | Slides | Video

Robin Hanson, Associate Professor of Economics, George Mason University
"Decentralized Zoning via Conditional Harberger Taxes" | Slides | Video

Moderator: Atif Mian, Princeton University

Decentralization and Competition

Steve Randy Waldman, interfluidity.com
"a tao of (de)centralization" | Slides| Video

Rachel Cummings, Assistant Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering and Computer Science, Georgia Tech
"Market Design for Personal Data" | Slides | Video

Ioana Marinescu, Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Pennsylvania
"Labor Market Concentration and Legal Implications" | Slides | Video

Moderator: Ernest Liu, Princeton University


Devon Zuegel, Engineer, Github
"What can physical infrastructure teach us about open source?" | Slides | Video

Zoë Hitzig, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Economics, Harvard University
"Optimal Matching Funds for Public Goods" | Slides | Video

Nicole Immorlica, Senior Researcher, Microsoft Research-New England
"Quadratic Voting" | Slides | Video

Moderator: Karsten Müller, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Princeton University


Ananya Chakravarti, Assistant Professor of History, Georgetown University
"Multidisciplinary Academic Research and RadicalxChange" | Slides | Video

Lucas Geiger, Co-founder, Wireline
"Open-source cloud application marketplaces" | Slides | Video

Aparna Krishnan, Executive Vice-President, Blockchain Berkeley
"Mechanism Design and Decentralized Finance" | Slides | Video

Moderator: Matthew Prewitt, RadicalxChange

Keynote: The Political Economy of Increasing Returns

Glen Weyl, Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research and Visiting Research Scholar, Princeton University
"The Political Economy of Increasing Returns" | Slides | Video