Facebook Is Seeking an Economics Researcher for Its Calibra Wallet

Facebook Is Seeking an Economics Researcher for Its Calibra Wallet

Facebook is continuing to grow the team for its Libra cryptocurrency project with the hiring of a new economics researcher.
July 12th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

On Friday July 12, 2019, Anna Baydakova at CoinDesk wrote:
The social media giant currently has almost 40 posts open for roles at Libra and its wallet app Calibra – mostly taking a focus on data professionals.

In addition to the bunch of data scientists and engineers that would study the ways people use Calibra, Facebook is now seeking a professional researcher with a PhD degree in economics to “initiate and execute projects around topics such as auction design, economic incentives in consensus protocols, market concentration, and macroeconomic aspects of the Libra currency,” the job description says.

Giving some insights into the initial design and functions of the Calibra wallet, the ad states:

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