Professor Rod Garratt Receives Best Cryptoeconomics Paper Award at Toronto Fintech Conference
Professor Rod Garratt received an award for his paper, "Why Fixed Costs Matter for Proof-of-Work Based Cryptocurriencies."
Professor Rod Garratt received the award for Best Cryptoeconomics Paper at the 2020 Toronto Fintech Conference.
Professor Garratt's paper, "Why Fixed Costs Matter for Proof-of-Work Based Cryptocurrencies," focuses on the security of Bitcoin transactions. Garratt proposes that mining some cryptocrurrencies require investment in protection methods, such as specialized computing hardware.
More information about the award can be found on the Scotiabank Digital Banking Lab website.