Coinbase launches its first ever in-house think tank. To produce research reports, the team will collaborate with policymakers, academic institutions, and crypto leaders.
Coinbase, a crypto exchange, is launching an in-house think tank that is focused on crypto.
In order to conduct research, the think tank will collaborate with other think tanks and academic institutions. This partnership is the first of its kind. It was formed with the University of Michigan’s Survey Research Center. The Center conducts surveys for both the U.S. Census Bureau (and the Department of Defense).
Coinbase’s first survey will examine the “adoption and sentiments towards crypto” of U.S. households. The think tank will also collaborate with policymakers and crypto leaders, beginning with its first project on and the climate.
Today’s launch also marks the debut of the Monthly Information Report. This report focuses on real-time analysis and market movements in traditional and crypto finance.
The “Coinbase Institute” is a think tank that includes an internal team headed by Hermine Wong, Dr. Cesare Fracassi and Dr. Cesare Fracassi.
Wong was previously employed by the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission in their Division of Economic and Risk Analysis. He is currently Coinbase’s director of policy and director of the Coinbase Institute. Fracassi was an associate professor of financial studies at the University of Texas at Austin. He directed the Fintech Research Lab and the Blockchain Intuitive. Fracassi is currently the Director of Economic Research at Coinbase Institute and Chief Economist.