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Digital Currency Economics and Policy

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  • Bernard Yeung
    (National University of Singapore, Singapore)

Abstract

Recent technological advancements, particularly the advent of distributed ledger, have made the development of private digital currencies possible. This raises some important questions: Whether private digital currencies can be considered "money" and their impact on monetary policy and the international monetary system; whether central banks should issue their own digital currencies and the impact of such actions; and the usage of the distributed ledger technology in the financial system.

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  • Bernard Yeung (ed.), 2020. "Digital Currency Economics and Policy," World Scientific Books, World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., number 11922, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:wsi:wsbook:11922
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    Keywords

    Digital Currency; Economics and Policy; Finance; Cryptocurrency;
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    JEL classification:

    • O33 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Technological Change: Choices and Consequences; Diffusion Processes
    • G2 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services

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