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CEPR and INSEAD webinars on Fintech and Digital Currencies
CEPR and INSEAD are organizing a series of webinars discussing recent technology developments in financial markets. This initiative is part of the activities of the CEPR Policy and Research Network on Fintech and Digital Currencies: https://cepr.org/content/cepr-rpn-fintech-digital-currencies.

The webinars will bring together two speakers to discuss a relevant policy issue. The sessions will be moderated by Antonio Fatás (INSEAD and CEPR) and questions from the audience will be possible.

- Wednesday 2 September: Topic: Digital Currencies and Payments. Speakers: Christian Catalini (Libra) and Tara Rice (BIS).

- Tuesday 15 September: Topic: Distributed Ledger Technologies and Financial Markets. Speakers: Hanna Halaburda (NYU Stern) and Raphael Auer (BIS and CEPR).

- Wednesday 30 September: Topic: Fintech, Financial Inclusion and Competition. Speakers: Thomas Philippon (NYU Stern and CEPR) and Aaron Klein (Brookings).

Each webinar will start at 2PM London time, and last 45 minutes. 

Future sessions will be added to the registration page and announced as soon as they are confirmed.

Sep 30, 2020 02:00 PM in London

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Speakers

Thomas Philippon
Max L. Heine Professor of Finance @NYU Stern and CEPR
Thomas Philippon is the Max L. Heine Professor of Finance at New York University, Stern School of Business and a Research Fellow at CEPR. Philippon was named one of the “top 25 economists under 45” by the IMF in 2014. He has won the 2013 Bernácer Prize for Best European Economist under 40, the 2010 Michael Brennan & BlackRock Award, the 2009 Prize for Best Young French Economist, and the 2008 Brattle Prize for the best paper in Corporate Finance.
Aaron Klein
Policy Director, Center on Regulation and Markets @Brookings
Aaron Klein is a fellow in Economic Studies and serves as policy director of the Center on Regulation and Markets. He focuses on financial regulation and technology, macroeconomics, and infrastructure finance and policy. Previously, Klein directed the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Financial Regulatory Reform Initiative and served at the Treasury Department as deputy assistant secretary for economic policy.