News & Event

Seminar

News & Event

Seminar

(Jun 5) Blockchain and Cryptoeconomics

Subject

Blockchain and Cryptoeconomics

Date

2018.06.05 (Tue) 16:00-18:00

Speaker

Prof. Seungwon Jeong (University of Bristol, UK)

Place

N5 B/D #2125

Overview:

This talk starts with introduction of blockchain technology with the brief history of Bitcoin. Then it discusses pros and cons of several consensus mechanism: PoW, PoS, DPoS. It introduces the brief overview of Smart Media Tokens. It also reviews some recent academic research in cryptoeconomics.

Profile:

Seungwon Jeong received a Ph.D. in Management Science and Engineering and masters degrees in Economics and Statistics from Standford University. Before joining Bristol, he was a new faculty fellow in the Economics Research group at Facebook.