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Drawing on Duke University’s Signature Strengths in Engineering, Finance, Law and Public Policy

The Digital Asset Research & Engineering Collaborative (DAREC) at Duke University is a research effort into one of the fastest-growing global asset classes—digital assets. DAREC's online research repository is a browseable library of high-quality research, analysis and commentary by Duke experts.


The Latest

May 29, 2023 | DAREC

Deep reinforcement trading with predictable returns

An original research of Duke University's DAREC (Digital Asset Research & Engineering Collaborative) published on Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications

January 16, 2023 | DAREC for DA@D

Digital Assets @ Duke - Selected Papers

Four selected papers to provide novel perspectives on emerging trends in the Blockchain and DeFi space.

November 20, 2022 | DAREC

Assessing the resiliency of investors against cryptocurrency market crashes through the leverage effect

By analyzing a large cross-section of cryptocurrencies, we document the absence of the leverage effect in this market.

June 29, 2022 | American Banker

How the SEC threw a wrench in bank regulators’ crypto custody efforts

Duke's Jimmie Lenz provides insight into the consequences of a new US Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) ruling into how institutions should treat digital assets they hold in custody.