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February 2, 2017

Canadian regulators need to start preparing now for the rapidly approaching blockchain revolution, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Blockchain Technology – What’s in Store for Canada’s Economy and Financial Markets?,” authors Thorsten Koeppl and Jeremy Kronick unveil the potential of blockchain technology and offer guidance to regulators on how to approach the challenges this technology entails.

Thorsten Koeppl
Thorsten Koeppl, Professor and RBC Fellow, Queen's University, Fellows-in-Residence

Scholar in Financial Services and Monetary Policy, C.D. Howe Institute

Professor Koeppl is Professor and RBC Fellow in the Department of Economics at Queen’s University and Scholar in Financial Services and Monetary Policy at the Institute.

Jeremy Kronick
Jeremy Kronick, Associate Director, Research, Policy Expert

Jeremy is Associate Director, Research at the C.D. Howe Institute, where he is in charge of the financial services and monetary policy research programs.  He has written on a range of topics including the link between demographics and monetary policy, how blockchain technology will impact the economy, and the importance of the financial services sector in trade negotiations.