Donghwa Shin’s research interests center around FinTech, financial innovation and consumer finance. His recent research examines crowdfunding in the blockchain economy and manipulative trading practices in the cryptocurrency market.
In another line of research, Dr. Shin studies investors’ behavioral biases in the market for complex retail financial products.
Before he began his academic career, he worked as a machine learning engineer for three years in a startup in South Korea.
He received his PhD and MA in economics from Princeton University, and his BS in industrial engineering from Seoul National University.