Blockchain Finance and Cryptocurrency Markets

Alexander Brauneis (project member)

Roland Mestel (principal investigator)

Ryan Riordan (project member)

Erik Theissen (project member)


This project studies cryptocurrencies as a new asset class and focuses on the different channels these currencies can be transferred (on-chain versus off-chain). The main research areas include: (i) Price efficiency and liquidity on cryptocurrency trading platforms, (ii) Microstructure of crypto-markets, (iii) Interdependences between on-chain and off-chain trading of cryptocurrencies.