Scholarship

My publications are available at https://ssrn.com/author=1031367.

Blockchain Governance: De Facto or Designed?, co-authored with Darra Hofman, Quinn DuPont, and Ivan Beschastnikh, in Building Decentralized Trust: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on the Design of Blockchains and Distributed Ledgers (ed. Victoria Lemieux and Chen Feng), Springer (2021).

Deconstructing ‘Decentralization’: Exploring the Core Claim of Crypto Systemsin Cryptoassets: Legal, Regulatory, and Monetary Perspectives (Oxford Univ. Press, ed. Chris Brummer, 2019).

Contributor to Michel Rauchs et. all, Distributed Ledger Technology Systems: A Conceptual Framework, Report from the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, August 2018.

In Code(rs) We Trust: Software Developers as Fiduciaries in Public Blockchains in Regulating Blockchain. Techno-Social and Legal Challenges, (eds Philipp Hacker, Ioannis Lianos, Georgios Dimitropoulos & Stefan Eich), Oxford University Press, 2019.

The Path of the Blockchain Lexicon (and the Law), 36 Rev. Banking & Fin. L. 713 (2017).

Open Source Operational Risk: Should Public Blockchains Serve as Financial Market Infrastructures? in Handbook of Blockchain, Digital Finance, and Inclusion, Vol. 2 (Elsevier, David Lee Kuo Chuen and Robert Deng, eds., 2017).

The Bitcoin Blockchain as Financial Market Infrastructure: A Consideration of Operational Risk, 18 New York University Journal of Legislation & Public Policy 837 (2015).

Crypto Miners as Intermediaries (in progress).

 Blockchain Emergencies & Open-Source Software Governance: Is ‘Rough Consensus’ a Suicide Pact? (in progress)

 Communication Problems & Systemic Risk: How Imprecise Language Could Taint System-Wide Decisions on Blockchain Technology (in progress).

Locating “Process” in Cryptoeconomic Systems (in progress).

 What is Public Information in Crypto Systems? (in progress).

Rethinking Digital Assets as Commodities (in progress).

Systemic Resilience & Chartalist Theories of Money (in progress).