Nihar Shah and Lucas Baker – Research at Jump Crypto

Nihar Shah and Lucas Baker – Research at Jump Crypto

Nihar Shah and Lucas Baker are researchers and investors at Jump Crypto, the crypto division of Jump Trading Group, a research-driven quantitative trading firm.  Jump Crypto is committed to building and standing up critical infrastructure needed to catalyze the growth of the crypto ecosystem. They study questions regarding protocol and mechanism design, tokenomics, stablecoins, optimal governance, core blockchain infrastructure, and the financial stability of crypto ecosystems. Lucas previously worked as a macro researcher at D.E. Shaw and a software engineer on the DeepMind AlphaGo team. He received his undergraduate degree in computer science from Stanford University and an MS/MBA dual degree from Harvard University. Nihar previously worked as an economist at Meta on the Libra/Diem cryptocurrency project. He received his undergraduate degree in economics, masters degrees in statistics and economics, and PhD in economics, all from Harvard University.

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