Money For the Rest of Us
Money For the Rest of Us
J. David Stein
Here Come Central Bank Digital Currencies
25 minutes Posted Oct 28, 2020 at 9:00 am.
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How central bank digital currencies would work, what is the motivation to create them and what are the risks.

Topics covered include:

  • What percentage of central banks are working on a digital currency and plan to issue one soon
  • What are the two kinds of money that central banks currently issue and how would a central bank digital currency differ
  • How central bank digital currencies would be similar and different from Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies
  • What are the benefits and risks of central bank digital currencies
  • What are the design principles that major central banks proposed for their digital currencies
  • What percentage of central banks currently have the legal authority to issue their own digital currency


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