Dr. Hanna Halaburda is a Visiting Associate Professor at NYU Stern and a Senior Economist at the Bank of Canada. Prior to her current roles, she was an Assistant Professor at Harvard Business School. Her research uses game theory to study how technology influences network effects and interactions in the marketplace and how these changes affect business models. Much of her work focuses on competition between platforms, e.g. Appleâs iPhone vs. Android or eHarmony vs. Match. Most recently, her research applies platform competition concepts to analyze the development of digital currencies and blockchain technologies.