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. 

Agenda

Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019 (Microsoft Technology Center, Times Square)

9:00 am

Registration (coffee/light breakfast)

9:30 am

Introductory Remarks
Glen Weyl, Principal Researcher,  Microsoft Research and Visiting Scholar, Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance

Atif Mian, John H. Laporte, Jr. Class of 1967 Professor of Economics, Public Policy and Finance and Director of the Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance, Princeton University

10:00 am

 

Session 1: Property

Robin Hanson, Associate Professor of Economics, George Mason University

John Mercurio, Chief Communications Officer, Bitfury Group

Matthew Prewitt, Deputy Director, RadicalxChange

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

Moderator: Atif Mian 

12:00 pm

Networking Lunch

1:30 pm

 

Session 2: Decentralization

Rachel Cummings, Assistant Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering and Computer Science, Georgia Tech

Ioana Marinescu, Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Pennsylvania

Steve Randy Waldman, interfluidity.com

Moderator: Ernest Liu, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Princeton University

3:00 pm Break

3:15 pm

 

Session 3: Community

Zoë Hitzig, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Economics, Harvard University

Nicole Immorlica, Senior Researcher, Microsoft Research-New England

Devon Zuegel, Engineer, Github

Moderator: Karsten Müller, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Princeton University

4:45 - 5:00 pm

Closing remarks
Glen Weyl

Friday, Feb. 22, 2019 (Princeton University, A71 Louis A. Simpson Building

11:00 am

Session 4: Organization

Ananya Chakravarti, Assistant Professor of History, Georgetown University

Lucas Geiger, Co-founder, Wireline

Aparna Krishnan, Executive Vice-President, Blockchain Berkeley

Moderator: Matthew Prewitt

12:30 - 1:00 pm

Lunch

1:00 - 2:00 pm

Keynote Talk

Glen Weyl, Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research and Visiting Research Scholar, Princeton University

2:00 -   2:15 pm

Closing Remarks

Atif Mian, John H. Laporte, Jr. Class of 1967 Professor of Economics, Public Policy and Finance and Director of the Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance, Princeton University