About Me


I am a Digital Money Economist in the research department of the International Monetary Fund.

My research interests are Applied Microeconomic Theory, Blockchains and Cryptocurrencies, Digital Money, and Market and Mechanism Design. I have received my Ph.D. from the University of Mannheim in 2023.

You can find the latest version of my CV here.


Jun 3, 2023 I am serving on the program committee of the Advances in Financial Technologies 2023 conference at Princeton. Please submit your papers on all things blockchain and crypto by June 15th here.
May 2, 2023 I will join the Research Department of the International Monetary Fund as a Digital Money Economist in August 2023. If you are in the DC area, feel free to reach out!
Apr 28, 2023 I will visit Piotr Dworczak’s IMD project at GRAPE from June 28th to July 5th in Warsaw. Let me know if you are around!
Mar 24, 2023 I will visit a16z crypto for a research visit from June 17th to June 24th in New York City. If you would like to catch up, let me know!
Jan 13, 2023 I have presented my paper “The Value of Decentralization Using The Blockchain” and written an article for a16z crypto on why entrepreneurs may want to build on a blockchain. Please check out the article and the video!