Research

Studies and Reports:

"2017 Global Blockchain Benchmarking Study" with Michel RauchsCambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, Sept. 2017

"2017 Global Cryptocurrency Benchmarking Study" with Michel Rauchs, Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, April 2017

“Bitcoin: risk factors for insurance” with Jerry Brito, Peter van Valkenburgh, and Satyaki Dhar, Lloyd's of London, May 2015

"State of Bitcoin" and "State of Blockchain", CoinDesk, 
2014 - 2016


Peer-Reviewed Articles and Abstracts:

The Bitcoin Market Potential Index. In Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Bitcoin Research in Association with Financial Crypto 15, Puerto Rico, Springer


From Bitcoin (BTC) to the Brixton Pound (B£): History and Prospects for Alternative Currencies. In Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Bitcoin Research in Association with Financial Crypto 14, Barbados, Springer




Other Work in Progress:

“Estimating the Relative Impact of Distributed Ledger and Blockchain Technology on Industry: A Composite Index Approach”

“Bitcon’s Blips and Breaks: Turning Point Analysis of High-Frequency Bitcoin Price Data”

“A Brief History of Cryptocurrencies” with Andrew Miller and Nick Szabo

“Traditional Remittances vs ReBittances: A Cost-Benefit Analysis”

“The Financial Repression Index”


Other Writing:

"Buying into Bitcoin", Feb. 2014, Project Syndicate

"Why Lower Bitcoin Price Volatility is No Panacea", Feb. 2014, CoinDesk

Book Review: Sylvia Nasar's Grand Pursuit - The Story of Economic Genius, Dec. 2011, LSE Book Reviews