Kevin Lu

Market Data Product Manager &
Lead Data Scientist

Kevin is a Market Data Product Manager and Lead Data Scientist at Coin Metrics. He primarily works on Coin Metrics’ market data product offerings. Kevin formerly held positions in the investment management and economic consulting industries.

Bitcoin: A Novel Economic Institution

By |2021-02-05T14:15:04+00:00September 22, 2020|Jon Geenty, Kevin Lu, Nate Maddrey, State of the Network|

Below is an excerpt of a research report authored by ARK Invest and Coin Metrics. In Part 1 of this research, we described how we believe Bitcoin satisfies the four assurances that maximize the probability of a robust and predictable financial system. In Part 2, [...]

Bitcoin As An Investment (ARK Invest + Coin Metrics)

By |2021-02-09T23:21:50+00:00September 17, 2020|Jon Geenty, Kevin Lu, Nate Maddrey, Original Research|

In Part 1 of this research, we described how we believe Bitcoin, a novel economic institution, satisfies the four assurances that maximize the probability of a robust and predictable financial system. In Part 2, we explore bitcoin as an emerging [...]

Is Bitcoin Becoming a Safe Haven Asset?

By |2021-02-05T15:05:14+00:00January 14, 2020|Kevin Lu, State of the Network|

Discussion regarding Bitcoin’s status as a safe haven asset during times of elevated geopolitical risk and macroeconomic uncertainty has existed almost since Bitcoin’s inception. Despite anecdotal evidence that Bitcoin has reacted positively to certain historical events and a compelling narrative [...]

The Psychology of Bitcoin Bubbles as Measured by Investor Cost Basis

By |2021-02-05T15:35:58+00:00December 3, 2019|Kevin Lu, State of the Network|

Bubbles and subsequent crashes in financial assets occur with regular frequency in economic history, largely due to deeply-rooted cognitive biases in human psychology. In Bitcoin’s ten year history, at least three complete bubble-and-crash cycles have been observed.  We examine the [...]

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