The sweet spot for programmable money is: On a blockchain, aimed at businesses, issued by a central bank. Here’s why.
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Ray Dalio is one of the best economic thinkers alive. On 9 April 2020, TED interviewed him about what coronavirus means for the global economy. Here is my summary. Any errors, omissions, misunderstandings are mine. Interviewer: Corey Hajim (TED)Intervi…Read More
I’m often asked for material about CBDCs (central bank digital currencies), blockchains / distributed ledgers, stablecoins, and cryptocurrencies. So here’s a list of reports from central banks, regulators, international organisations and ot…Read More
This short blog post describes three different types of currency wars that seem to be happening at the moment. The phrase “currency wars” is not new – typically is has referred to deliberate devaluation of one’s own currency to increase competiti…Read More
In this post I discuss several differences between physical cash, and what I imagine retail Central Bank Digital Currencies might end up looking like.
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