CIGI Conference Report on the topic of CBDCs

The Centre for International Governance Innovation has published the report of the a conference held in Rome on April 4, 2023.

From the CIGI website:

Central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) promise to revolutionize the way the world uses money, but there are questions around the impacts on monetary regulation and financial markets that still need to be answered. Unlike other types of digital currencies, such as cryptocurrencies and stablecoins, CBDCs are considered more trustworthy as a national currency because they are issued by national banks. But moving from traditional paper- and coin-based currencies to a digital platform raises many questions around monetary and financial stability, as well as governance (for example, related to privacy, competition, consumer protection and so on) that are currently being explored.

Co-hosted by the Centre for International Governance Innovation, the Fondazione Mario Arcelli ETS, Istituto di Studi per l’Economia Applicata and UniCredit Group, the conference on “Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC) and Their Implications for the International Monetary System” looked at the possible implications of CBDCs on monetary policy and financial markets.

Read the full article on the CIGI website.