Paolo Tasca

Paolo Tasca is a FinTech economist specialising in P2P Financial Systems and Systemic Risk. He is the co-author of the “FINTECH Book” and the co-editor of the book “Banking Beyond Banks and Money”. A former senior research economist at Deutsche Bundesbank, Paolo is now consulting different international organizations including the EU Parliament on blockchain technologies. Paolo is also a Research Fellow at CFS, Goethe University and a Research Associate at the Systemic Risk Centre of the LSE. He holds an M.A in Politics and Economics (summa cum laude) from the University of Padua and a M.Sc. in Economics and Finance from Ca’ Foscari, Venice. He did his PhD studies in Business between Ca’ Foscari Venice and ETH, Zürich.

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Research Fields

Economics and Finance


Blockchain, Complex networks, Complex Systems, Digital Currencies, Finance, Financial markets, FinTech, Network models, Network Theory, P2P Systems, Portfolio Management, Smart Contracts, and Social networks


Goethe University, LSE, and UCL