Department of Economics

Benjamin Nadareski of R3 delivers Bernard I. Fain Lecture on Distributed Ledger Technology and the Foundations of Finance

On Friday April 6, the Department of Economics presented the Bernard I. Fain Lecture, delivered this year by Benjamin Nadareski.

Nadareski is a member of the Global Business Development team of, an enterprise software firm working with over 100 banks, financial institutions, regulators, trade associations, professional services firms and technology companies to develop a distributed ledger platform designed specifically for financial services. His talk was titled "Distributed Ledger Technology and Blockchain: Redefining the Foundations of Finance." The Fain Lecture honors the memory of Bernard I. Fain, a member of the Brown University class of 1952.