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Event Review: The Value Added of Central Bank Digital Currencies

13 June 2023, 02:00 pm - 04:45 pm

The sessions are available to watch here.

Studies and conclusions of the conference speakers are published in the Forum of Intereconomics No. 4 / 2023.

Session 1: Debate on CBDCs pros and cons


Maria Demertzis, Senior fellow, Bruegel


Chair: Jiffer Bourguignon, Editor, Intereconomics

Maria Demertzis, Senior fellow, Bruegel

Josh Lipsky, Senior Director, GeoEconomics Center, Atlantic council

Session 2: Country experiences with CBDCs

Chair: Grégory Claeys, Senior fellow, Bruegel

Ananya Kumar, Associate Director, Digital Currencies GeoEconomics Center, Atlantic council

Jennifer B. Lassiter, Executive Director, The Digital Dollar Project

Kwame Oppong, Head of fintech and Innovation, Bank of Ghana

Allan Wright, Manager of the Research Department, Central Bank of The Bahamas

Catarina Martins, Research analyst, Bruegel