The impact of tighter crypto reporting requirements in the digital asset provision of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act will concentrate on cryptocurrency mining.
Ariel Zetlin-Jones is an associate professor of economics at Carnegie Mellon University. He studies the interaction of financial intermediation and the macroeconomy. Since 2016, Ariel has been researching the economics of blockchains — how economic incentives may be used to shape blockchain consensus and stablecoin protocols as well as the novel and economically large centralized markets that currently support cryptocurrency trading. His research has been published in the American Economic Review, the Journal of Political Economy and the Journal of Monetary Economics.