8th Annual Conference
Special Session: Blockchain & Cryptocurrency


Chair: Zhiguo He (University of Chicago & ABFER)

8:30 am - 9:15 am (SGT)
Game Theoretic Protocols inspired by Blockchains
Kai-Min Chung
T-H. Hubert Chan
Ting Wen
Elaine (Runting) Shi* (Carnegie Mellon University)
9:15 am - 9:25 am
9:25 am - 10:10 am
An Economic Model of Consensus on Distributed Ledgers
Jiasun Li* (George Mason University)
Hanna Halaburda (New York University)
Zhiguo He (University of Chicago & ABFER)
10:10 am - 10:20 am
10:20 am - 11:05 am
Double-Spend Counterattacks: Threat of Retaliation in Proof-of-Work Systems
Daniel J. Moroz* (Harvard University)
Daniel J. Aronoff (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Neha Narula (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
David C. Parkes (Harvard University)
11:05 am - 11:15 am
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Self-fish Mining with a Financial Perspective
Jing Huang* (University of Chicago)
Ling Ren (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

* Presenter. Program is subjected to change. Updated 21 Jun 2021. 

Session Format

Four papers will be presented during the session. 45 minutes for each paper including presentation and open discussion. There will be 10 minutes break after each paper.

Call for Papers
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Conference Schedule (PDF)
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