Economics and Finance Topics

Call for papers and extended abstracts

The conference organizers invite authors to submit strong empirical, theoretical or policy related papers or extended abstracts on the economics and finance of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies. Two main themes and their associated subtopics are of particular interest:

Industrial organization and market design:

  • Economics of blockchain consensus and mining
  • Blockchain and potential implications on competition
  • Market design considerations relevant to blockchain ecosystems

Monetary policy, financial stability and market dynamics:

  • Fiat cryptocurrencies and monetary policy
  • Adjustment paths towards fiat cryptocurrencies
  • Fundamentals or speculation: dynamics of cryptocurrency FX markets
  • Market microstructure issues such as transaction costs, liquidity, market impact and price discovery

Conference paper submission procedure

Papers should be submitted via email to in PDF format. The submission deadline is February 15, 2018 23.59 CET. In your submission email, please indicate the authors and title of the paper.

Notification of paper acceptance will be on April 1st, 2018. There will be no rebuttal phase. No conference proceedings will be published. Extended abstracts (min 3 pages) are acceptable but full papers are encouraged.

Key Dates
Deadline for paper / abstract submission: 15.02.2018
Notification of paper /abstract acceptance: 1.04.2018
Conference dates 20. - 22.06.2018
Economics and Finance track date: 22.06.2018
Next Deadline: Extended abstracts & full papers:

Economics and Finance
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