Ville Savolainen

Ville Savolainen
Hanken School of Economics · Department of Finance and Statistics

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Additional affiliations
January 2017 - May 2018
Harvard University
Position
  • Fellow
Education
June 2016 - June 2016
IESE Business School
Field of study
  • International Faculty Program
August 2008 - January 2013
University of Jyväskylä
Field of study
  • Economics

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In most blockchain based cryptocurrencies majority of verification power is required for facilitating a successful double spending attack, i.e. using the same funds multiple times. Because possibility to double spend sharply deteriorates trust and value, concentration is traditionally considered to be a significant problem. We model agents’ incenti...

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In lieu of a common computer science approach, to increase our understanding of what role economic incentives could play in blockchain based cryptocurrency mechanism design and to analyse security of most prominent existing protocols from this perspective.