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Julian Ma

Julian Ma

Research Assistant, Robust Incentives Group, Ethereum Foundation
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Block vs. Slot Auction PBS

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Julian Ma
December 14
Proposer-Builder Separation (PBS) calls for choice on auction mechanism design. In this post we consider what the effect is of different auction mechanisms on MEV
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Next-Block Base Fee Options: Towards a Practical Implementation

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Julian Ma
October 21
Structuring base fee derivatives is hard. In this article we give a rough example of how next-block base fee options could be designed.
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Structuring Blockspace Derivatives

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Julian Ma
October 21
How to design financial instruments that let users hedge against gas price movements in a non-manipulable and mutually advantageous manner.