Jiaying Christine Jiang

Jiaying Christine Jiang is the co-leader of CBDC Project at Yale Law School


Jiaying Christine Jiang is a Post-Doctoral Fellow affiliated with the Information Law Institute. Jiaying Christine Jiang is also the co-leader of CBDC Project, cooperating with the China Center at Yale Law School; and contributor of the RegTrax Initiative at CodeX, Stanford Law School.


Jiaying Christine Jian is originally from China but is now living in NYC. Her research focuses on the interaction between law and technology, especially policies and regulations on emerging technologies, such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, smart contracts, digital currencies, FinTech, and LegalTech. Her doctoral thesis is about policies and regulations in the blockchain industry, comparing approaches in China and the US. In addition to blockchain research, she is also interested in Central Bank Digital Currency, smart contracts, computational law, comparative law, data rights issues, platform competition, and privacy issues.

At NYU Law, Jiaying currently analyzes if sandbox and technology can be a new regulatory approach for blockchain implementation. In addition, she is the co-leader of the Central Bank Digital Currency project, cooperating with the China Center at Yale Law School. She is also a contributor of the RegTrax Initiative at the CodeX, Stanford Law School.


Jiaying received her SJD from Emory University School of Law, LLM from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law, where she received the Graduate and International Programs Award at the Annual Shattuck Awards, and LLB from Shenzhen University (with distinction). She is admitted to the bars in China and the State of New York.