Ph.D., A.M. Economics, Harvard University

A.B. Applied Mathematics, Harvard University


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Gordon Liao is an economist with research and policy expertise in financial intermediations, international finance, and digital assets. He currently serves as the Chief Economist for Circle, and is also a Research Fellow at the Cornell Fintech Initiative and a co-chair of the National Association for Business Economics Finance Roundtable. In addition, he advises Uniswap Labs, where he previously led research. Gordon’s career has encompassed diverse areas within finance, including fixed income relative value trading at the Harvard endowment, policy advising on short-term funding markets at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, and leading research and development in decentralized finance. His academic contributions have been published in respected journals such as the Review of Financial Studies and Journal of Financial Economics. His work has been featured in Bloomberg, WSJ, Barrons, PYMNTS, among others. Gordon holds a Ph.D. and A.M. in Economics from Harvard University. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Applied Mathematics from Harvard College.

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