Prof. Dr. Ingo Fiedler

Co-founder & researcher

Dr. Ingo Fiedler is co-founder of the Blockchain Research Lab. Building on many years of research activities, he provides scientific guidance and support for various other research projects.

Ingo is Affiliate Professor at Concordia University, Montreal, and worked for many years as scientific head of the gambling research group at the University of Hamburg. He holds diplomas both in business administration and economics and obtained his award-winning Ph.D. from Universität Hamburg. He started his career 2008 at the Institute of Law & Economics and was visiting scholar at UC School of Law, Berkeley, and Concordia University, Montréal. In 2015, Ingo was worldwide the first economist to offer a Master seminar on cryptocurrencies. Ingo regularly adds to the public knowledge on his main research topics – gambling and blockchain – by commenting in various media outlets and by consulting key policy stakeholders.

Ingo is broadly interested in social sciences, follows an interdisciplinary research approach and is author of seven books and over 50 scientific articles. His research covers the topics of gambling, blockchain and cryptocurrencies from a microeconomic and a societal perspective with a focus on regulatory implications.