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Purdue FinTech Conference

Friday, May 6, 2022


8:00 AM

Breakfast – RAWL 3011

9:00 AM

Opening Remarks - RAWL 3082
Ananth Iyer -  Senior Associate Dean, Susan Bulkeley Butler Chair in Operations Management

9:15 AM

Session 1RAWL 3082
Money Creation in Decentralized Finance: A Dynamic Model of Stablecoin and Crypto Shadow Banking
Ye Li – Assistant Professor of Finance, Ohio State University
Goal-Setting and Saving in the FinTech Era
Alberto Rossi - Provost's Distinguished Associate Professor, Georgetown University

10:15 AM

Break – RAWL 3011

10:30 AM

Panel Discussion: Fintech and BankingRAWL 3082
Craig M. Dwight - CEO, Horizon Bank
Bob Falk – CEO, Purdue Federal Credit Union
Anjan Thakor – John E. Simon Professor of Finance, Washington University, St. Louis
Julapa Jagtiani – Senior Economic Advisor and Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

12:00 PM

LunchRAWL 3011

1:30 PM

Keynote SpeakerRAWL 3082
Fintech, Decentralization, and Utility Tokens
Itay Goldstein – Joel S. Ehrenkranz Family Professor, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

2:15 PM

Break – RAWL 3011

2:30 PM

Session 2RAWL 3082
Central Bank Digital Currency: When Price and Bank Stability Collide
Harald Uhlig – The Bruce Allen & Barbara Ritzenthaler Professor in Economics, University of Chicago
Machine Learning Lecture
Serdar Dinc – Professor, Rutgers University

3:30 PM

Break – RAWL 3011

3:45 PM

Session 3RAWL 3082
Financing Micro-entrepreneurship in Online Crowdfunding Markets: Local Preference versus Information Frictions
Jian Ni – Associate Professor, John Hopkins University
Shocks and Technology Adoption: Evidence from Electronic Payment Systems
Filippo Mezzanotti- Associate Professor, Northwestern University

4:45 PM

Conference Adjourned

6:00 PM

Shuttle ArrivesState St. Bus Stop (South Side of Purdue Union Building)
Dinner at McGraw's