About Me

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I am a Digital Money Economist in the macro finance division of the research department at 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. Previously, I was a researcher in the Market Design Department at the ZEW.

You can find the latest version of my CV here.

News

Feb 19, 2024 My paper The Value of Decentralization Using the Blockchain has received a major rework. It is now available as Platform Precommitment Via Decentralization.
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!