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The Crypto and Blockchain Economic Research (CBER) Forum and Circle are proud to announce that the winner of the inaugural CBER-Circle Insight Prize is Flash Boys 2.0: Frontrunning, Transaction Reordering, and Consensus Instability in Decentralized Exchanges. Professor Ari Juels will present this seminal paper at the 3rd Annual CBER Conference on May 5th, 2023 at Columbia University. Registration for the 3rd Annual CBER Conference is available here, and the full conference program can be found here.

We thank the Selection Committee (listed below) for evaluating papers and selecting the award winner.

CBER-Circle Insight Prize

Selection Committee


University of Toronto


University of California, Berkeley


Columbia University


New York University

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