Research

Studies and Reports:

"2019 State of Stablecoins", Blockchain, Feb. 2019

"2018 State of Stablecoins", Blockchain, Sept. 2018

"2017 Global Blockchain Benchmarking Study", University of Cambridge, Sept. 2017

"2017 Global Cryptocurrency Benchmarking Study", University of Cambridge, April 2017

“Bitcoin: risk factors for insurance”, Lloyd's of London, May 2015

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


Peer-Reviewed Publications:

"Governance and control in distributed ledgers: Understanding the challenges facing blockchain technology in financial services", (2019), Information and Organization, Elsevier

"The Bitcoin Market Potential Index", Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Bitcoin Research in Association with 2015 Financial Cryptography and Data Security, Springer

Media citations: CNNBloombergCoinDesk Supplementary materials: Rankings Methodology Q&A 

"From Bitcoin (BTC) to the Brixton Pound (B£): History and Prospects for Alternative Currencies", Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Bitcoin Research in Association with 2014 Financial Cryptography and Data Security, Springer




Other Work in Progress:

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

“A Brief History of Cryptocurrencies"

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

“The Financial Repression Index”


Other Writing:

"The Bitcoin White Paper’s Birth Date Should Give Us All a Scare", Oct. 2018, CoinDesk

"Crypto gambit a likely bust for Venezuela but a boost for the industry", Feb. 2018, The Hill

"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