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Digital Economy and
Financial Technology

Research Lab


Recent DEFT Articles and Working Papers


  • Crypto Wash Trading” (Lin William Cong, Xi Li, Ke Tang, & Yang Zhang), (2023), Management Science, Vol 69/11, (2023), pp. 6427-6454

DEFT Research Notes/Blogs


Short notes/commentaries/blogs connecting research to ongoing issues concerning the digital economy and financial technologies.

Project NavDark


A project dedicated to understanding the dark side of crypto assets, blockchain networks, and DeFi, while offering tools for detecting issues and solutions for improving the systems. Topics cover crypto-enabled cybercrimes, market power and concentration, blockchain forensics, big data analytics, etc. Below is a list of short reports by Lin William Cong, Kim Grauer, Daniel Rabetti, and Henry Updegrave.

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