Central Bank Digital Currencies



This is the fourth webinar in the series Central Banking in the COVID-19 Era, sponsored by the Initiative for Central Banking and Financial Policy. The major …

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Central Bank Digital Currencies

This is the fourth webinar in the series Central Banking in the COVID-19 Era, sponsored by the Initiative for Central Banking and Financial Policy.

The major central banks of advanced countries have just issued their study on the central bank digital currency (CBDC). Some other central banks, such as the People's Bank of China, have started issuing CBDC as "experiments." This webinar will explore the current state and thinking of CBDC from experts on the issue.

Moderator: Takatoshi Ito, Professor, School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), Columbia University; Director, Program on Public Pension and Sovereign Funds, Center on Japanese Economy and Business, Columbia Business School

Discussant: Patricia C. Mosser - Senior Research scholar, Columbia SIPA ; Director, Central Banking and Financial Policy @ SIPA

Panelists:
Sir Jon Cunliffe: Deputy Governor, Bank of England

Eswar Prasad: Professor, Cornell University

Shinichi Uchida: Executive Director, Bank of Japan