Dr. Gina C. Pieters
Assistant Professor of Economics, Trinity University // Research Associate, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas // Research Fellow, University College London - Centre for Blockchain Technology
Trinity University // Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas – Globalization and Monetary Policy Institute // University College London - Centre for Blockchain Technology
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Last week the leading cryptocurrency exchange in Asia, Coincheck, was hacked and it's been estimated that $530 milliion has been stolen from users. To discuss, we FEATURE Dr. Gina C. Pieters. Gina is currently studying the use and impact of cryptos (such as Bitcoin) in international markets, and has published multiple academic papers on the topic. Her research has shown that Bitcoin can be used to detect manipulation of official exchange rates, the consequence of regulations on Bitcoin prices, and examined the distribution of cryptos transactions around the world. Media includes: NPR Marketplace, NPR Tech, TheStreet.com, Experian, TPR The Source.