public communication

"Pieters" is pronounced as "Peters". 
In-person speaking engagements must compensate travel and accommodation. If attendees are required to buy tickets you must pay me an honorarium. Standard exemptions for academia and policy institutions apply.
Please direct media requests to: 

Television, Radio, or Podcast Interviews

British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
National Public Radio (NPR) or its regional affiliates

Quoted in a Written Piece

British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Crypto-News Sources

Presentations & Panels for Industry/Policy-Focused Audiences

Panels or Roundtables
  • Public Engagement with CBDCs, R3 CordaDay, 2023
  • Roundtable on Digital Assets, Wharton Crypto-Governance Group, 2021
  • The impact of CBDC (Central Bank Digital Currency) and its Current State, DEconomy (Seoul, South Korea), 2019
  • Launch of Global Cryptoasset Reports, University of Cambridge, Centre for Alternative Finance (hosted by CME Group, Chicago), 2018 
  • Crypto-Economics, FinTech DC (IMF, Washington DC), 2018

  • Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC), National Association for Business Economics - Dallas Chapter (DABE), 2023
  • Pseudo-anonymous not anonymous, Chicago Financial Forum, 2021
  • The Global Rise of Cryptocurrency, Chicago Financial Exchange, 2020
  • Crypto across International Markets, Chicago University Blockchain Symposium (Northwestern University), 2019 
  • Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain in Globally-Linked Economies, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Education Sessions at Geekdom (San Antonio), 2018  
  • Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies, and Blockchain Technology, National Association for Business Economics (NABE) - Dallas Chapter, 2018
  • An overview of Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies, and Blockchain Technology, San Antonio Business and Economics Society Luncheon Speaker (SABES), 2017

Academic Presentations (Conferences, Invited Seminars, Etc.)

Conference: Southern Economic Association (Online)

Conferences: American Economic Association (Atlanta Meeting) 

Seminars: Texas State University

Central Banks: Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta: Workshop on Financial Stability Implications of New Technology

Conferences:  American Economic Association (Philadelphia Meeting), International Trade and Finance Association (Beijing Meeting), Western Economic Association (Vancouver Meeting)

Central Banks: De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB), Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Conferences: Liberal Arts Macroeconomics Workshop (Davidson College Meeting), Midwest Macroeconomics Meeting (Louisiana State University­ Meeting), The 49th Money, Macro and Finance Conference (Kings College, London Meeting), Royal Economic Society Conference (University of Sussex Meeting), Western Economic Association (San Diego Meeting) 

Seminars: Lafayette College, Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Conferences: Midwest Macroeconomics Meeting (University of Pittsburgh Meeting), Western Economic Association (Portland Meeting), Society for Economic Measurement (MIT Meeting), Eastern Economic Association (Washington D.C. Meeting), International Trade and Finance Association (Occidental College Meeting), Southern Economic Association (New Orleans Meeting)

The following are pedagogy-focused academic presentations

Seminar: The University of Chicago Center for Teaching and Learning

Conference: Southern Economic Association (Fort Lauderdale Meeting) [Presidential Session]

Conference: American Economics Association (Boston Meeting) 

Seminar: The University of Chicago Center for Teaching and Learning

Seminar: The University of Chicago Center for Teaching and Learning 

University-Level Courses

In additional to undergraduate teaching of Principles of Microeconomics, Principles of Macroeconomics, Intermediate Microeconomics, and Intermediate Macroeconomics, I have taught self-designed topical courses in:

Invited Guest Speaker in a University Class

Student Evaluations of Teaching