Category: Finance

Slides on CBDC design & polling results from the M.A.S. CBDC Masterclass

On 9. Sept 2021, I delivered the inaugural Global Retail CBDC Challenge Masterclass organised by the BIS Innovation Hub and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), in cooperation with the International Monetary Fund, Asian Development Bank (ADB), OECD – OCDE and the United Nations. Below are the slides, including the results from two polling rounds on what the advantages and disadvantages […]

Exchange Rates and Prices: Evidence from the 2015 Swiss Franc Appreciation

Finally forthcoming in the American Economic Review: Exchange Rates and Prices: Evidence from the 2015 Swiss Franc Appreciation, with Ariel Burstein and Sarah M. Lein. Link: paper on the AEA website, and to the full (up to date version) with appendix: BIS Working paper 751

Keynote – “Rise of the CBDC” CBDC Research Forum Bern

I presented BIS WP 880 at the CBDC Research Forum Bern. Many thanks to the organizers Susan Emmenegger, Mirjam Eggen, Christian Sillaber, Cyril Monnet, and Dirk Niepelt. The program included some very nice papers: Project Helvetia: Settling Tokenised Assets in Central Bank Money – Nino Landerer (Swiss National Bank) A model of central bank digital […]

(Chinese) CBDC around the world – Presentation at 18th Caijin Annual Confernece

On 25.11.2020, I presented my BIS work in a plenary on “Digital Currency: From Concept to Reality”, alongside: LI Lihui, Leader of Blockchain Research Working Group, NationalInternet Finance Association of China; Former President, Bank of ChinaCAI Weide, Distinguished Professor of National “One Thousand PeoplePlan”, Beihang University; Chair Professor, CKGSBLIU Xiaochun, Vice President, Shanghai Finance Institute; […]