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How Did We Get Here? From Observing Private Currencies to Exploring Central Bank Digital Currency

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  • Jesse Leigh Maniff

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The emergence of private digital currencies has inspired discussion over the possibility of central bank-issued digital currencies. While privately issued currencies are not new, the rise of digital currencies has highlighted both concerns and opportunities for central banks.

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  • Jesse Leigh Maniff, 2020. "How Did We Get Here? From Observing Private Currencies to Exploring Central Bank Digital Currency," Payments System Research Briefing, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, pages 1-7, February.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedkpb:87728
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    1. Jesse Leigh Maniff, 2020. "Motives Matter: Examining Potential Tension in Central Bank Digital Currency Designs," Payments System Research Briefing, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, pages 1-4, July.

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    Keywords

    Digital currencies; Central banking; Central Bank Digital Currency;
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    JEL classification:

    • G21 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Banks; Other Depository Institutions; Micro Finance Institutions; Mortgages
    • G23 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Non-bank Financial Institutions; Financial Instruments; Institutional Investors

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