An Introduction to Blockchain, Cryptocurrency and Decentralized Finance
Thursday, June 10th, 2021
12:00PM – 1:00PM EDT
Professor Andreas Park will provide a brief introduction to blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies, providing an overview of some of the tools and apps that are available in the new world of decentralized finance. Park has recently been part of a research effort for the Bank of Canada on the design of a central-bank issued digital Loonie, and he will provide an overview of how this development together with advances in blockchain technology drive broader changes in the financial industry internationally, and discuss what changes we might expect over the next decade.