Future monetary systems

Are we moving to a world where anyone can issue money? Lucrezia Reichlin of London School of Business, the third subject of CEPR & UBS’s Women in Economics profiles, looks to a future where the new cryptocurrency technologies will be used for payment systems but the money behind them will remain a monopoly of the central banks - fundamentally the value of money is guaranteed by the credibility of the state.

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Topics:  Financial regulation and banking Monetary policy

Tags:  Women in Economics, digital currencies, cryptocurrencies

Chairman and co-founder, Now-Casting Economics; Professor of Economics, London Business School; CEPR Research Fellow; Fellow of the British Academy; Fellow of the Econometric Society

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