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Ingolf Gunnar Anton Pernice

Doctoral Researcher

Ingolf G. A. Pernice research associate at the Weizenbaum Institute in the interdisciplinary research group “Trust in Distributed Environments” and at the Humboldt University of Berlin in the Department of Computer Engineering. Ingolf holds a B.Sc. in Economics from the University of Leipzig and a M.Sc. in Financial Economics from Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, where he was part of the “Accounting and Finance Fellows” promotion program. Ingolf completed internships at Targobank AG & Co. KGaA (Consumer Banking) and Ernst & Young GmbH WPG (Transaction Advisory). During his studies, Ingolf worked as a research assistant at the Corporate Finance Institute of the Humboldt University in Berlin and for research projects in the field of SME and public administration at the Universidade Ijuí-RS.

His research focuses on digital, decentralized money systems. In particular, Ingolf investigates causes of monetary instability of crypto currencies, possibilities of forecasting price volatility and price modeling. Other areas of interest include regulatory approaches to crypto currencies and their social benefits and costs. Ingolf promotes the scientific exchange between industry and science within the organization of the Blockchain Nights of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.


Positions at Weizenbaum Institut

Doctoral Researcher

Research Group: Trust in Distributed Environments


I. Pernice, G. Gentzen, H. Elendner Cryptocurrencies and the Velocity of Money, Cryptoeconomic Systems Journal (CES), 2020

I. Pernice, S. Henningsen, R. Proskalovich, M. Florian, H. Elendner, B. Scheuermann Monetary Stabilization in Cryptocurrencies – Design Approaches and Open Questions, to appear in IEEE Crypto Valley Conference on Blockchain Technology, 2019


Invited Talks

Cryptocurrencies and the Velocity of Money. 4th ForDigital Blockchain Workshop, Karlsruhe (2020) 

Understanding Cryptocurrency Stabilization - Approaches, Promises, Risks (with S. Henningsen and R. Proskalovich). 3rd ForDigital Blockchain Workshop, Karlsruhe (2019)

Stablecoins: In 5 minutes from Buzz to Structure. 2nd Berlin Conference on Crypto-Currencies in a Digital Economy, Berlin (2018)

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