Xingru Chen
2019 | An Earth Pig Year | 惊蛰

Cryptocurrency Market


Background
Blockchain technology and ICO.

The latest statistics
We first consider both the overall market statistics and individual currency statistics. We then quantify the development of Bitcoin, Ethereum and Tether.

The interaction between Bitcoin and Tether
Tether is a controversial cryptocurrency token claimed by its creators to be backed by one dollar for each token issued. It was issued on the Bitcoin blockchain through the Omni Layer Protocol. Reserach suggests that the trading and printing of Tether account for price increase in Bitcoin.


Imperfect Vaccines


Background
vaccination hesitancy and current situation.

Disease-behavior interaction model
We first built an SIRV model, then considered different vaccination strategies and applied methods of evolutionary dynamics.

Bifurcation analysis


Factors contributing to vaccine hesitancy


a report linking the measles vaccine to autism

scare tatics of anti-vaccine groups

misinformation by celebrity personalities


Antibiotic Resistance


Social learning can promote socially optimal use of antibiotics.

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