The best and 3 second best will be awarded a grant. The grant amount is split into two parts: 50% immediately and 50% upon completion of the project outlined in the research proposal.

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  • 23.12.2018

The contest is finished You can help us determine the winners. Voting ends on December 23.

  • Submissions

    Nov 12 - Dec 17, 2018

  • Voting

    Dec 17 - Dec 23, 2018

Newly created Lykke Research Hub invites research community and industry practitioners to participate in the applied research projects competition.

Research areas include (but are not limited to): 

  • Digital markets microstructure: liquidity, volatility and price discovery
  • Financial market event time and scaling laws
  • Algorithmic trading, market making, and HFT strategies
  • ICO auction design
  • Crypto assets valuation
  • Centralized markets vs. DEX
  • Market abuse studies: fake volume, pump & dump schemes, spoofing & layering, etc.
  • Stablecoins design
  • Governance in decentralized projects, Digital democracy

The results should be submitted in PDF publicly available on the Internet (under Creative Common CC BY license). There is no specified format. It is helpful if the proposal includes a brief review of the problem, a proposed research agenda, a description of the data, methodology, and milestones.

The best and 3 second best will be awarded a grant (paid in crypto to the Lykke Wallet). The grant amount is split into two parts: 50% immediately and 50% upon completion of the project outlined in the research proposal. In addition, selected research projects will be invited to present on Perm Winter School 2019 on Digital Markets (http://permwinterschool.ru).

The participants of the competitions are encouraged to use open tradelog data with account ID resolution provided by Lykke (https://www.lykke.com/public-tradelog).

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Please refer to the Terms of Use of the organization and remuneration issues. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask them in the contest comments. 

Disclaimer

Submitted results must be publicly available under Creative Commons CC BY. There is no guarantee of winning a prize. The prizes are only awarded to entries that the Lykke judges find worthwhile. Prizes are awarded in Lykke coins, which may be redeemed for currency and sent to your bank. You must be at least 18 years of age. You must not submit twice - your first submission is the one that counts. You will be responsible for declaring your own income to your local tax authorities. The prizes are given at organizer's sole discretion. The decisions of the judges will be final - there is no appeals process if your project does not win a prize. No other compensation will be given at this stage.

Experts

Lykke co-founder and Chief Technical Officer
Richard Olsen
Vladimir Petrov
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Doctor Bitcoin · 02:42 AM December 12, 2018

What is the precise deadline for this project (i.e., min/hour/time zone)? The deadline posted on SSRN is the 13th of December (as compared to the 17th here on this website). Thanks!

Iuliia Anferova moderator · 04:51 AM December 12, 2018

Dear Doctor Bitcoin, we prolong the deadline until 17th to give you more time for preparation ;) The timezone is UTC±0:00.
Thank you for your interest, we are waiting for your results!

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