Desmarais Global Finance Lecture | Will CBDC Disintermediate Banks?

VIDEO October 8, 2022


Speaker / Author

Alfred Lehar, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Finance, University of Calgary Haskayne School of Business

Alfred is associate professor in the finance area. He has been teaching at the Haskayne School of Business since 2005. He received an undergraduate degree and a PhD from the University of Vienna. Prior to Joining Haskayne, Alfred held positions at the University of Vienna and the University of British Columbia. Alfred teaches a introductory finance for the MBAs and a class on Corporate Finance for PhD students. Alfred's areas of research interest include fintech, bank regulation, financial stability, and corporate finance. Alfred is currently researching mining fees and price differentials in Bitcoin markets, decentralized exchanges, and under what conditions renegotiations can ... Read More

Yufeng Wu

Associate Professor of Finance and Shebik Faculty Fellow, Gies College of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Yufeng Wu is an Associate Professor of Finance, and the Shebik Faculty Fellow at Gies College of Business, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Wu’s primary areas of research are empirical corporate finance and financial intermediaries. Her research analyzes how the structure of the financial service industry and the competition among banks and nonbanks influence their strategic behaviors and the effectiveness of government policies. Her articles have appeared in leading academic journals in finance and economics, such as the Journal of FinanceJournal of Financial EconomicsReview of Financial ... Read More