The future of money and the impact of fintech and cryptocurrencies - Conference


November 26th 2018
Time: All day  

Venue: Conference Suite, 9th floor, Pankhurst House, London School of Economics (Map)

OrganisersJon Danielsson (SRC, LSE Finance), Eva Micheler (SRC, LSE Law)

Speakers: Jason Allen (Humboldt University of Berlin Centre for British Studies, University of New South Wales Centre for Law Markets and Regulation), Jon Danielsson (SRC, LSE Finance), Rosa Lastra (Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London), Igor Makarov (FMG, LSE Finance), Eva Micheler (SRC, LSE Law), John Moore (The University of Edinburgh, LSE), Co-Pierre Georg (University of Cape Town, Economic Research Southern Africa and Deutsche Bundesbank), Catherine Schenk (University of Oxford, Faculty of History, St Hilda's College), Edmund Schuster (LSE Law)

Following increased public interest in the topic, this event will bring together academics, policy-makers and practitioners working in the areas of banking, finance and law, to stimulate the academic discourse on the role of money in society, the lessons which may be drawn from history, and the impact of technology and cryptocurrencies.
Materials available for download
John Moore (Edinburgh, LSE) - slides
Inside money and liquidity (joint with Nobu Kiyotaki)
Catherine Schenk (Oxford) - slides
Historical reflections on the transition between money technologies
Rosa Lastra (CCLS, QMUL) and Jason Allan (Humboldt University of Berlin & UNSW) - slides
Virtual currencies in the Eurosystem: challenges ahead
Edmund Schuster (LSE) - slides
Cloud crypto land: why smart contracts and crypto assets won't change the world
Igor Makarov (LSE) - slides
Trading and arbitrage in cryptocurrency markets
Co-Pierre Georg (UCT, ERSA, Deutsche Bundesbank) - slides
Financial inclusion and technology
Jon Danielsson (LSE, SRC) - slides
Cryptocurrencies do not make sense
Eva Micheler (LSE, Systemic Risk Centre) - slides
Money as a technology - a legal perspective
Twitter hashtag: #LSEFutureOfMoney
The conference was co-hosted with the Department of Law.