New York University (held virtually on Zoom)


From 11/18/2021 to 11/19/2021

Tokenomics 2021 : November 18-19

Chair event

Tokenomics is an international forum for theory, design, analysis, implementation and applications of blockchains and smart contracts. The goal of the conference is to bring together economists, computer science researchers and practitioners working on blockchains in a unique program featuring outstanding invited talks and academic presentations. This year’s conference is hosted by New York University (NYU), and will be held remotely on Zoom.

Keynote speakers include :

  • Joseph Halpern (Cornell University)
  • Catherine Tucker (MIT)
  • David Parkes (Harvard University)

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Distributed protocols for blockchains
  • Consensus games and mechanism design issues of blockchains
  • Lightweight protocols and networking issues of blockchains
  • Fairness and Consistency (logical and economical) of blockchains
  • Blockchain security, privacy and cryptographic tools
  • Repeated games, collaborative games, reputation, algorithmic game theory
  • ICO and cryptocurrencies, token valuation, governance and voting
  • Trust models for blockchains
  • Smart contracts and programming languages
  • Interaction of supply chains and blockchains, with use of smart contracts
  • Formal methods for blockchains
  • Incentive theory and mechanisms design in DeFi
  • Secure multiparty computations (SMPC, e. g, auctions with sealed bids)
  • Multi-agent systems and machine learning techniques applied to blockchains

Award for the best paper and talk

Asseth-Kaiko Prize for Research in Cryptoeconomics 2021 will be awarded to the best paper and talk.
The authors of the best papers published at Tokenomics 2021 will be invited to submit the extended version of their paper to a special issue of the journal Theoretical Computer Science (TCS).

Important dates

  • Paper submission deadline: August 15
  • Author notification: September 30
  • Camera ready deadline (for conference proceedings): October 18
  • Conference: November 18-19

Program committee chairs

Computer science track:

  • Vincent Gramoli, University of Sydney and EPFL <>
  • Rafael Pass, Cornell Tech <>

Economics track:

  • Hanna Halaburda, NYU Stern School of Bussiness <>

Organizing committee chairs

  • Hanna Halaburda, NYU Stern School of Bussiness <>
  • Joseph Bonneau, NYU Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences <>

Registration & Program for Tokenomics 2021
Proceedings of Tokenomics 2020
Proceedings of Tokenomics 2019



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